"FMG's methodical approach has resulted in a clear picture of assumptions across divisions that we can use to initiate strategic projects.
It was very helpful how the very different ideas were brought together.
We will integrate the opportunities into our strategy."
"The impact of this project is immense!
We shined a light on our strategy and set the course for the future."
Spokesman of the Management Board
"FMG has fully delivered the promised results.
We appreciated the structured approach and the well-founded contributions. The FMG team was able to pick up both the Kautex core team and the Kautex leadership team in terms of content at all times and lead them to good, joint results."
Jörg Rautenstrauch President & CEO
Develop a clear, long-term strategic vision and direction for the company.
"We are very satisfied with the strategy process and the result, both in terms of content and emotion. Both have an extremely positive resonance among our executives. When FMG presented us with the vision and strategy on the last day of the project, it sent a shiver down all our spines."
Max H.-H. Schaber & Dirk Peters
CEO & COO
"As a result of the project with FMG, we have a common picture of our assumptions for the future and of key future developments that are relevant to us. This has further strengthened the basis of our strategic management. The project has produced precisely the results we need for our strategy for the future."
"We are pleased with the outcome of the process as it led us as a heterogeneous management team to a commonly accepted vision."
Member of the Board
The development of a vision for Ravensburger AG in the three central business areas of toys, books and digital products for the year 2020.
"The Exercice for the company was good and important especially to take the relevant participants to a new level of thinking and thinking bigger / further."
CTO of the group of companies
"I didn't expect us to think through so much across the board."
"Core team work was very good, clear facilitation, clear goal setting, clear thread."
"It's very good to be so open in your self-criticism. I respect and credit that. That's very unusual for consultants."
Chairman of the Board
"Without working with you, we wouldn't be where we are today: It has focused tremendous energy. We are extremely satisfied with the results almost two years later."
"FMG helped us create a picture of the future with solid scenarios and strategic direction that is future-proof and motivating for all employees in the new business unit."
"Through the assumption analysis of our updated strategy, we feel we are well positioned and can fully focus on implementing it."
"Their systematic approach helped us a lot to develop a clear picture and a roadmap for the future.
I asked the team: Everyone would like to continue working with you.
Jens Rottmair Spokesman of the Board of Management
"I am very happy about the process and the result. I looked at the results presentation again: It feels great! I'm looking forward to presenting this in the team meeting."
Dr. Frank Schifferdecker-Hoch
"The project support by FMG was very competent, goal-oriented and systemically structured. The project was top-prepared and perfectly moderated. Thanks to the results, we now know more clearly where the journey is going."
Director Waldheim Foundation
"It was an intense and exciting time that helped us a lot. I feel really well prepared and positioned now."
Frédéric Gabriel Chief Strategy Officer
"This was exactly what I had in mind. The results are more concrete and useful than I could have hoped for."
"I am extremely satisfied with the result one year later. It has given us a high degree of certainty internally in operational decisions and externally we can take an eloquent position on strategy."
Dr. Thomas Nüßlein
"With the help of FMG's holistic Eltville model and their professional advice, we've been able to produce results that allow us to look at a short- and medium-term horizon and make ourselves robust for long-term success."
Dr. Volker Rehrmann
"FMG successfully supported us in developing an effective strategic vision for our group of companies through 2023 within a short period of time."
Christian Benz CEO
"FMG doesn't play the future, it lives it.
As a result, the project with FMG has increased internal collaboration and brought a new drive to long-discussed issues."
Dr. Ralf Koch
Vice President Research and Development
"We handle the majority of our projects with internal resources and only use external consultants in special cases. FMG, however, is not a 'typical' consultant, but extremely solution-oriented. The methodology and the quality of the results were excellent and positively surprised us."
"It is impressive how masterfully FMG has navigated through the strategy maze and guided us unerringly to the result.
I am very satisfied with the results. The vision is a motivational boost for employees. When we achieve that, we'll be in a fascinating world."
René Fässler Chief Executive Officer
Greater clarity on the potential drivers of change and the resulting opportunities and needs for action.
"I am very pleased with the outcome of the project. We have our opportunities extensively thought through and clearly in front of us, and a shared understanding of our mission."
"No one can see into the future, but we have to think about it in a structured way, and we have been able to do that with FMG in a very pragmatic and purposeful way.
We now have a clear orientation on relevant future developments and a basis for decision-making on strategy."
Rudolf Edelmann, Oswald Heizenreder
"A convincing methodology and the excellent moderation of the workshops led to a very good result in a very short time. We are sure that we have not overlooked any relevant trends.
We look forward to FutureManagementGroup's continued support."
Eckart Strangfeld Head of Market Research
The potentially relevant trends, topics and technologies of the future were identified as the foundation of a scenario analysis as well as the impetus for the strategy.
"In a compact and structured format, FMG succeeded in an impressive way in providing the management group with food for thought for strategy developments."
Provide answers with a keynote and compact wargame:
"We had respect at the beginning for the future trends that were coming our way. Now we have a sophisticated future-robust vision that builds on our strengths.
We were pleasantly surprised at how we arrived at a robust picture of the future so painlessly in such a diverse group."
Chairman of the Board
"The BRZ's national companies are very different and we were curious to see whether we would succeed in arriving at a common vision of the future.
FMG succeeded in this in an impressive manner through a clear and goal-oriented structure and convincing moderation. The project has been instrumental in moving us forward."
Oswald Heizenreder Managing Director
The aim of the project was to determine the strategic direction of the international BRZ Group up to the year 2025.
"Even under challenging conditions with three companies operating at the same time, FMG has succeeded in achieving a viable, forward-looking result.
A great deal of clarity has been provided. Key questions have been answered for the group that were previously unclear."
Dr. Christoph Schmucker, Oliver Geer, Klaus Facklam,
"Sitting in your competitor's chair and working to attack your own business model is a strange feeling. But it's absolutely surprising what new perspectives this opens up."
"With FutureManagementGroup, we were able to take a solid look at the changes ahead. The mission statement gives us a clear picture of where we want to go, and the strategy shows us the way to get there.""
Member of the Group Executive Board, Head of PostMail
"Putting ourselves in the shoes of our competitors has helped us identify previously unexpected attacks and develop effective countermeasures. FMG has guided us through a process that has unlocked new and disruptive life science solutions for our markets.""
Dr. Holger Warth
CTO Hoya Vision Care
"Finally, we can support the monitoring of competitive activities with an automated tool.
We now have the activities of our competitors available on a daily basis in an interactive interface.""
"This was an unusually interesting process Thank you for the professional guidance and impulses.
It was exciting and fun. Now it is much clearer for us what we can do. Now I'm looking forward to implementing it! I'm glad we did this.""
Dr. Thomas Hain
Chief executive officer
"In a rousing way, we recognized a wealth of approaches to competitive strategies that are valuable and new to us. We took the opportunity to raise our management's awareness of future developments in the competitive environment through a professional wargame.
VP Project SCORE
"Every year we are blown away again by how Dr. Micic manages to purposefully focus the discussion on the essentials. It's great to see him facilitate an event and a set of highly engaged and motivated entrepreneurs in a way that produces tangible results."
Gabriele & Jürgen Dawo
"We have been working successfully with FMG for several years now. The collaboration has brought us years forward in our strategy work."
Head of Marketing & Communication
Development of a future strategy until 2018, derivation and implementation of strategic programs as well as identification and utilization of opportunities in the future market "energy efficiency services" for Cofely Germany.
"We've never had an outside consultancy that we've worked with so efficiently."
Owner & Managing Director
"Our business has developed extremely well over many years. The future strategies developed with FMG were essential for this. The superior methodology and project management were a perfect match for our culture as a large family-owned company. This is also the reason for FMG's high level of acceptance among all employees. And it was fun."
Head of Gases Division
Development and updating of future strategies in the three business areas over almost twenty years of good cooperation.
"The methodical approach, the active moderation and the follow-up of the strategy finding process were very result-oriented and thus enriching and motivating even for a "consulting-resistant" medium-sized company - a series of successful workshop days."
Dr. Axel Bruder
Development of an innovative and solid strategy for the future
"Our management team has benefited greatly from the compelling methodology. The software-supported and mathematically based decision-making process has given us
helped a lot. Working with FMG has made an important contribution to securing the company's future."
Head of Print Media PostMail
Opportunity development and assessment for new and existing business areas in the media market.
"The way you facilitated the process, from everything I've seen over the many years, you're right up there. We have an excellent partner in FMG who remains methodologically rigorous and has a special way of managing the process."
A shared understanding of a long-term corporate vision based on a concrete and fascinating picture of the future of Leifheit AG 2020.
"The Future Radar motivated our management team to think about previously unrecognized future developments. The results led us to initiate concrete activities immediately after the workshop. The result exceeded our expectations and we will continue to work with FMG."
"Looking into the future has opened up many new perspectives for us. We have clearly defined how we want to tackle the potential we have identified."
Director Business Development & Marketing
"With FMG, we have worked out a large number of new future opportunities and developed a fascinating new strategy from them. It gives us orientation and clearly shows us the potential in our business. We are much more focused and think beyond boundaries. This is now firmly in place."
Chairman of the Board
WAREMA's strategic vision was to be further specified and concretized, enriched with innovations and made easier to communicate.
"The Eltville Model is the most effective strategy method in our company so far. We emerged from a strategic impasse and decided on definitive next steps. The solid structuring and excellent guidance through the process proved particularly valuable."
Dr. Hartmut Wöhler
Marketing and sales manager
"FMG guided us through a clearly structured insight process that led to the strategic alignment of our Central Regulation business unit. The methodology and the pragmatic approach have convinced us very much to have chosen the right partner for this."
Dr. Oliver Recklies
The strategic orientation of DZB BANK's "Central Settlement" business area
"Through our future project, we have taken into account future developments beyond what is immediately relevant. The future assumptions shared by the management team are a valuable basis for making our strategic decisions more soundly."
Head of Strategic Marketing
Solidification of the DAW building envelope strategy
"FMG is a highly skilled team, adaptable to client needs, works lean in its projects, and prepares results well."
Head of Digital Transformation Roche Diagnostics GmbH
Solidifying the digitization strategy of the sites
"The FMG team understands how to reach a result pragmatically and efficiently, even with difficult questions and critical groups. The collaboration is challenging and fascinating. The opportunity portfolio takes us decisive steps forward."
"FMG used a compelling methodology to identify business models in future markets. In addition to the outstanding facilitation, we were convinced by the meta-opportunities and business model opportunities FMG brought to the table."
Head of Innovation Management
The identification and elaboration of concrete opportunities in the future market SmartHome with a time horizon of
three years, giving Thüga's partner municipal utilities a successful entry into the "smart home, smart meter, etc." business field.
"FMG's valuable system ensures a very good result in a very short time."
Dr. Georg Oenbrink
Senior Vice President Innovation Management
"Using convincing methodology to think beyond day-to-day business and develop promising business concepts for the future gave us many aha effects. We were surprised by the stimulating inputs and the huge number of opportunities. Very valuable was the very good methodology and the insight process into concrete projects."
Thomas Lothar Hensel
"We were impressed by the amount of future opportunities and the potential of the future market rough concepts developed. We very much liked the personal, reserved style of the FMG team. There were no 'know-it-alls' coming, but professional future managers."
Frank A. Bergner Managing Director Shareholder
"Many valuable opportunities came up on the agenda that otherwise would not have come up and been accepted until later, if at all."
Identify attractive future markets, both in the traditional business field and in adjacent and distant business fields
"FutureManagementGroup's structured and methodically thought-out approach and goal-oriented facilitation of the workshops impressively led a team of internal experts to a good project result."
Dr. Bernhard Klofat CEO
"We can be pretty sure we didn't miss any relevant technology. What was good was the methodology, which was conveyed in a structured and comprehensible way. The project with FutureManagementGroup was a lot of fun for us. We learned new things!"
Dr. Jörg Böcking Chief Technology Officer
Identify technologies with explosive power and develop future market target images from them
"With FMG, we have taken a new path for Europa-Park in recognizing business ideas. This first attempt has been a complete success. We will continue to work with FMG in the future."
Michael Mack Management
"We had a lot of fun working on the topic "Future" with you. A special "aha effect" was the FutureManagementGroup's thinking along in discussions. This significantly expanded the range of ideas developed and made discussions much more dynamic."
Bettina Peetz Management
"It was very valuable to consciously ask ourselves questions about the future and identify opportunities and risks for our business. Everything has become much more tangible. We have a clear picture of the future direction of our core brands. What we have done is not the end of something, but the beginning. I am personally very satisfied."
Karl Fischer Managing Director
Identify opportunities for strategic alignment for the HABA family of companies' brands.
"Under FMG's leadership, we have succeeded in developing and agreeing on our strategically relevant assumptions in the management team through a very concrete systematic approach. The FMG gentlemen succeeded very well in guiding us again and again to the important issues."
Rolf Schmid CEO
"This future radar helps companies achieve even greater economic success while reducing environmental impact. By taking advantage of the myriad economic opportunities, new 'green jobs' will be created."
Niki Berlakovich Minister of the Environment
"We were pleasantly surprised that from a very broad, detailed collection of frameworks, trends and technologies, a clear prioritization on a few crucial Strategic Actions was possible in the end!"
Nestlé Future Team
"With the scenarios, the fight against the growing crime field of cybercrime could be substantiated and - despite the high complexity of the topic - the most effective design options could be identified. The problem awareness for future developments in cybercrime was sharpened. Solutions were pointed out for a long-term combat strategy."
Jörg Ziercke President Federal Criminal Police Office
Develop cybercrime scenarios and strategic courses of action based on them.
"The scenarios developed have shown us the areas in which we need to strengthen our activities. The importance of some trends has become clearer to us and in this regard we will supplement some of our strategies."
J. Wolfgang Kirchhoff Managing Partner & COO
Evaluate and adjust current corporate strategy based on a shared, clear and solid understanding of likely and potential changes in the market environment
"It was impressive to witness how the view of us and our competitive environment changes as a result of the change in perspective. The project was fun and broadened our assessment to future developments."
Andreas Enslin Head of Design Center
"The wargame gave us a better understanding of the market and competitive dynamics. We were able to derive concrete measures for positioning."
Dr. Gregor Schlechtriem Division Manager Building Security