Best Office Committees

“We serve as a platform for exchanging best practices in managing an organization.”

The purpose of committees is helping member companies to improve their organizational capabilities, serving as a resource for member companies with respect to business & finance, HR, IT & telco, marketing & communications or real estate related issues and help member companies maximize their membership and market its benefits to clients.

Committees are composed of experts in each respective area, and are charged with preparing activities and publications that will help companies enhance their intelligence, refine capabilities and improve their practices through the sharing of information, ideas and best practices various member companies have.

Committees organize events such as talks, edu briefs, seminars, panel discussions and roundtables to facilitate this sharing of knowledge.

If you are interested to participate in any of above mentioned committees please contact Jitka Tůmová at jtumova@amcham.cz (+420 732 970 579).

AmCham has several committees in the area of:

These committees are composed of experts in each respective area, and are charged with preparing activities and publications that will improve members' organizational capabilities.

 
 
Marketing & Communications Committee

 

The Committee covers marketing, communication & PR. Activities cover latest trends, social media appereance, PR activities like Quo vadis, Czech media? event or Political marketing for business event. Edu brief e.g. on GDPR, interactive workshops etc. 

Organized activities:

  • Regular Committee meetings
  • Educational (Edu) briefs in the form of 20minute presentation on current relevant topics followed by Q&A part.
  • Seminars on legal issues related to data protection & online business.
  • Best practices from implementations GDPR.
  • Interviews, articles.

Marketing & Communications Committee co-chairpersons: Ivana Šedivá of McDonald's and Petr Andrýsek of SocialSharks. 

 
 
Finance Committee
 

Activities are focused mostly on latest trends in Finance management, new legislative changes in the sector (Accounting, Taxation, Banking) and opportunities for further development in this area.

Organized activities:

  • Regular Committee meetings
  • Educational (Edu) briefs in the form of 20minute presentation on current relevant business topics followed by Q&A part.
  • Small educational workshops for Finance/Accounting/Tax representatives.
  • Panel Discussions on the latest trends.

Finance Committee co-chairpersons: Martin Brix of LeasePlan Česká republika and Karin Hejmová of Swiss Life Select.

 

Human Resources Committee

 

HR Committee is the platform for regular meetings of HR professionals. HR Committee mission is the platform for discussing challenges in the area of human resources and a catalyst of change to resolve these challenges. Activities are focused primarily on providing our members with insights, latest trends and opportunities for further development in the area of human resources. HR Committee meetings and organized activities that serve as a way of sharing experience and have educational format. They shouldn´t be used as a selling point of company goods and services.

Committee is composed of the core members and observers. Member willing to be a core member applies for a core status which needs to be approved by the Committee chairman and AmCham representative. Core members attend the Committee meeting on the regular basis (at least 70% of the meetings). Core members have a decision-making power based on the opinion of the majority and respecting goals and objectives of AmCham. Maximum 20 core members of the Committee allowed (of which 50% service providers and 50% HR corporate representatives).

Organized activities:

  • Monthly Committee meetings dedicated to planning & discussing new ideas and activities.
  • Talks organized during every Committee meeting where a member within ten-minute talk on a beneficial topic shares knowledge, speak about new trends or shows different way of doing things. Talks are followed by twenty-minute discussion.
  • Panel Discussion on carefully reviewed topics to make sure that the latest knowledge and networking opportunities are provided.

HR Committee chairperson: Ladislav Kučera of Hays Czech Republic

 
 
 
IT Committee
 

Activities are focused mostly on latest trends in IT, new technologies, IT tools and best practices for further development of the company.

Organized activities:

  • Regular Committee meetings
  • Educational (Edu) briefs in the form of 20minute presentation on current relevant IT topics followed by Q&A part.
  • Seminars on legal issues related to data protection, online business & internet of things.
  • Best practices from implementations of new technologies/tools - such as Cloud.

IT Committee chairperson: Štěpán Bechynský of Microsoft Czech Republic

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