Change Management

IMAPS 3D Printing Change Management – Strategy & Consulting


What do we offer?


A successful implementation of any new technology starts with people and ends with people. Whether 3D printing is considered to have a disruptive or complementary potential, it does not change the fact that the profitable deployment in any company can only succeed if the entire organization and all relevant stakeholders – from top management to the operationally responsible employee – share a common vision.

This requires expectation management, the development of an appropriate communication strategy, and the provision of specialist training to educate the operational staff about 3D printing to ensure professional application.
The Steinbeis Consulting Center IMAPS advises and supports you in these tasks and works with you to develop a concept to make the change process that the use of 3D printing technology entails as enriching as possible for all those involved. These approaches distinguish effective change management.

Why is it worthwhile?


With the Steinbeis Consulting Center IMAPS you gain a strong and experienced partner with profound industry knowledge and practical experience in handling additive manufacturing. With our customized and highly flexible
Change management strategies and our individually adaptable range of seminars ensure that all employees are convinced of the added value of 3D printing for the company, that the processes and standards are clear during implementation, that every move is right on the machines, and that you benefit from our large network of Steinbeis consulting experts. This means we have the right partner for every requirement and problem at hand.

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Our services at a glance:


  • Investigate and predict the impact of 3D printing on the company and its employees
  • Investigate and predict the impact of 3D printing on processes and regulations
  • Design of an effective implementation scenario to ensure a positive effect on the business objectives
  • Drafting of a detailed change plan and monitoring of the implementation
  • Theoretical and practical seminars to provide the necessary expertise in 3D printing

If you are confident that our experts can help you with your 3D printing projects and provide new insights, please contact us today. Convince yourself of our performance in a free initial consultation sponsored by Steinbeis.

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