The Business Connect

Hello there! So you want to know more about The Business Connects?
Well, maybe this will help:

What is our core business?

The Business Connect is an agile consulting company building bridges between Asia and Europe and connecting the dots. By continuously interacting with our network and listening carefully we are able to develop valuable services. The development of our  services are always in close collaboration with our customers.

Another focus is to create Agile awareness, support companies transition to Agile and train local talents to become Agile professionals. The Business Connect has a lot of experience and expertise that is available and ready to be deployed. For an impression of what are workshops are like please check out one of the movies.

So for all companies and/or professionals that want to know more, please contact us and let's find out how we can help each other.

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Is that all we do?

No, actually it isn't. We connect the dots between Asia and Europe. We provide informative, educational and don't forget, fun tours to the Netherlands. Enrich your knowledge with University and company visits and explore the real Dutch culture. You will meet Dutch professionals in the education and business field that will share their expertise. All tours are combined with special certified workshops that also make this a worthful tour for your personal development.

So anyone interested in joining this program or companies looking to partner up, please contact us. We are looking forward to meeting you!

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Where are we located?

We are currently located in The Hague/The Netherlands and in Taipei/Taiwan. These locations are (for now) sufficient to support our customers, but at the rate The Business Connect is growing we foresee that we will have to expand to other countries sooner than later.

So anyone that want to physically meet up, please contact us and let's have a nice cup of coffee while discussing how we can help one another.

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We connect the dots!

Services

What we offer

THE BUSINESS CONNECT
AGILE ACADEMY PROGRAM

According to Scrum Alliance, companies that are using Agile best practices are using the same methodology in manufacturing, marketing, HR, etc. Any team can transfer to an Agile team to improve productivity. Agile best practices makes your team work more efficiently. Our professional guidance brings you closer to your customers and testify the goal of your team/project faster than the traditional ways of work.

The Business Connect offers a wide range of training courses that will help your company to get the right Agile mindset. We have courses that are great for beginners and advanced Agile professionals. Our courses can be offered as standard off-shelf program and can also be tailor made for specific training requirements.

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Agile Awareness Training

This training is specifically designed for delivery to all members of an enterprise who have an involvement in the development of software, systems and products. This includes business and IT Staff.

PSM1

Scrum Master Training

The Professional Scrum Master course is for anyone involved in product delivery using the Scrum framework. It is particularly beneficial for those people within an organization accountable for getting the most out of Scrum.

ALT

Agile Leadership Training

The Agile Leadership Training is a hands-on workshop that uses a combination of instruction and hands-on exercises to help managers and other leaders who work directly with agile teams understand how to best support, guide, and coach their teams.

AMC

Agile Master Course

The AMC program is developed to anticipate on the growing demand for Agile transformation expected for (large) Asian companies. By training Agile professionals now, the candidates will learn all the basic and advanced skills that are required to be of value.

DS

Design Sprint Training

The Design sprint training is developed for teams that are in need of new ways for solving problems through ideation, prototyping, and testing ideas with specifically targeted users.

PSPO

Product Owner Training

The Professional Scrum Product Owner course is suitable if you are responsible for products from a business and product management perspective and taking the role of Product Owner within the Scrum framework.

SBP

Scaling Best Practices

This one-day training introduces you to the topic of agile scaling. You will learn about the main challenges and areas of change. The most widely used frameworks are presented to help you choose which ones are the most interesting for your organization to learn more about.

ATP

Agile Transition Program

This program will help companies to get organize in a way so they will be able to react and anticipate adequately on changes in their (competitive markets) and changes in their customers need.

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Visit and Research Tour

The Visit and Research Tour
The Business Connect has developed The Visit and Research Tour! If you are interested in traveling to the Netherlands, we will create an informative, educational, and don't forget fun tour for you. Enrich your knowledge with University and company visits and explore the real Dutch culture. You will meet Dutch professionals in the education and business field that will share their expertise. All tours are combined with special certified workshops that also make this a valuable tour for your personal development.

So anyone interested in joining this program or companies looking to partner up, please contact us. We are looking forward to meeting you!

MEET THE TEAM

MEET YOUR CONNECTS

Integrating Dutch-born European point of view and Taiwanese-origin Asian mentality, our team is a well-balanced combination to guide corporates establishing solid foundation from one culture to another.

Pjotr

CEO

Meet Pjotr Steinmetz. Pjotr is one of the founding fathers of TBC who will focus on all matters regarding our services for Sales and Marketing together with setting up Companies in Europe. 

Marciano

CEO

Meet Marciano Weidum. Marciano is one of the founding fathers of TBC who will focus on all matters regarding our services for Agile Transitions together with setting up Warehouses and Logistics in Europe.

Iris

CSO

Meet Iris Chang. Iris is our Chief Strategy Officer and first point of contact for organizations in Asia. Together with our (potential) clients she will perform a quick scan to see how TBC can be of value.

Maggie

Administration

 Meet Maggie. Maggie is delivering great support in our day-to-day operations.

NEWS

FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY

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Partnership with AIDEA is sealed

The Business Connect is proud to present the partnership with AIDEA. This partnership is a big step in achieving our mission. AIDEA, is an Asian Innovation, Development, and Entrepreneurship Association, based in Taipei bridging ecosystem partners in Asia in the sectors of finance, startups, retails and talent recruitment.

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Connecting the dots at the National Taiwan University

The Business Connect was invited to join the Demo Day, co-hosted by NTU Industry Liaison Office (ILO) and NTU Taidah Entrepreneurship Center (TEC). We were very honored to meet all the startups and to discuss all their great products that are ready for the world to enjoy. The partnership between NTU and The Business Connect has already proven to...

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CHECK US OUT!

Agile Awareness Workshop @ NTU TEC

Want to have an idea of what it's like to follow one of our workshops? Please have a look at the compilation of our workshop at NTU TEC (Taidah Entreprenuership Center).
Agile Awareness Workshop @ DragoNation

What an honor to also facilitate our Agile Awareness Workshop for DragoNation, the Alumni Association of The Dragon Foundation. Great interaction, great ambiance, great people!

About Us

As The Business Connect we have the responsibility to do what we can, learn what we can, improve the solutions and pass them on.

Contact

Business Connect: Pjotr
T: +316 1987 6396
E: pjotr@thebusinessconnect.com

Business Connect: Marciano
T: +316 3393 9293
E: marciano@thebusinessconnect.com

Business Connect: Iris
T: +886 958 402 210
E: iris@thebusinessconnect.com