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Paris, 2024
Pateau Consultants is conducting several cross-cultural sessions for Sonepar, a leading technical solutions provider to electrical industry professionals.  

Lyon, March 12th, 2024
Jacques Pateau is Key Note speaker at the annual EMEA meeting of EJ, the world leader in access solutions. Topic : "The importance of culture for sustainable development."

Paris-Bonn, February-September 2024
Pateau Consultants continues to support Buyin, the JV of Deutsche Telekom and Orange through on-line and face-to-face coaching and cross-cultural training. 

Mannheim, September 24th-25th, 2024
Prof. Pateau facilitates a cross-cultural seminar for MBA' students at the Mannheim Business School, the leading business school in Gerrmany 

Events / 2017

Some highlights of the year

A new Franco-German co-operation
Villeneuve d'Ascq-Weiden, 2017

Mobivia Groupe, Europe’s largest independent automotive maintenance and repair services group, has acquired A.T.U Auto-Teile-Unger (“A.T.U”), the German automotive services market leader. Once completed, the proposed transaction will reaffirm Mobivia Groupe as the largest automotive maintenance and repair chain in Europe. Pateau Consultants has been selected to facilitate the integration process und to cascade down a series of training sessions called Bridges. First attendees of the year : Top Management and IT.

Part-Time MBA
Mannheim, 2017

In addition to the one-week module “Cross Cultural Management” of the Full-Time MBA Jacques Pateau is now in charge of a similar module for the Part-Time MBA, in which students have the possibility to profit from the program’s success factors, while at the same time pursuing their professional career. The Mannheim Business School is the leading institution in business administration in Germany. Excellence in research and teaching, internationality in all areas and a vast corporate network are the success factors of the ‘Mannheim Concept’.

Culture for executive leaders
Paris, Baden-Baden, 2017; June-September

The “Baden-Baden Entrepreneur Talks” (BBUG) is considered the most important and most highly profiled German institution to further the personal development of the next generation's executive leaders. Speakers at BBUG are chief decision-makers, renowned experts and distinguished leaders from business and politics, science and research, as well as vanguard figures from culture and society. In 2017 Jacques Pateau was invited twice to adress the topic « Culture, globalization and virtual closeness. » 

Co-operation for start-ups
Berlin, 2017

Virtual and cross-cultural cooperation plays even for Start-ups a decisive role. In 2017 Pateau Consultants has been asked to run a module called « Bridge » for Contentful, Content Infrastructure for Digital teams, a young company in Berlin, owning a subsidiary in the Silicon Valley and whose typical employee profile is extremely multicultural. Knowing each other better, mastering cultural differences between nationalities, functions, is a proving to be a priority even for an organisation, where the average age is below 30…

Daimler, Renault-Nissan...and Mitsubishi
Paris, Stuttgart, Yokohama, 2017

Like in previous years Pateau Consultants was asked to run sessions in Stuttgart and Paris in order to improve cross-cultural co-operation between Daimler and Renault teams. In addition to this training, our consultants organised in Yokohama and Paris seminars to bring the Light Vehicles Top Management of the Alliance – Renault/Nissan… and Misubishi Motors closer together. Hard facts and soft facts : no real synergies without rapport, empathy and people skills.  

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