Name Dr. Norbert Völker
Company VDMA
Position Head of Education International
Type of Business (Services/Products) Engineering Industry Association
Address Lyoner Strasse 14; 60528 Frankfurt; Germany
Telephone | Fax T: +496966031650 | F: +496966032650
E-Mail Norbert.voelker@vdma.org
Homepage https://bildung.vdma.org/afrika
Number of employees 500
Average Annual Turnover -
Company Profile VDMA – More than 125 years with a finger on the pulse Constantly looking to the future has been a key characteristic of VDMA for over 125 years. With around 3,300 members, VDMA is the largest network organization for mechanical engineering in Europe. The association represents the common economic, technological, and scientific interests of this diverse industry. VDMA was founded in November 1892 and is the most important voice for the mechanical engineering industry today. It represents the issues of the mechanical and plant engineering sector in Germany and Europe. It successfully accompanies its members in global markets. Its technical expertise, industry knowledge, and straightforward positioning make it a recognized and valued point of contact for companies as well as the general public, science, administration, and policymakers.
Business in Ghana -
Objectives VDMA-Initiative Skilled Workers For Africa Africa is a growth market that is becoming increasingly important to the global economy. The technologies, products, and know-how of German mechanical engineering can make a significant contribution to the economic and industrial development of Africa. Well-trained skilled workers are essential for achieving this development. Together with local partners and organizations, we have initiated a unique competency-based technical vocational education and training initiative, which will enable practice and demand-oriented qualification of skilled workers. In this way, we support our member companies in their engagement in the African market and contribute to economic growth of the continent. In the framework of our initiative, technical vocational training centers are being professionalized in Botswana, Kenya and Nigeria. Other collaborations in further countries to add…..