Advanced Training.


The personal and professional advancement of each of our employees is highly important to MARC O’POLO. We offer our employees continuous learning and growth and the integration of acquired knowledge into their daily routines. To make this possible, we work with highly skilled trainers who share our philosophy. In addition to individual opportunities for advancement, which can be determined together with one’s respective superior, MARC O’POLO offers the possibility of participating in various seminars, depending on career level:

  • In-House Academy
    Training courses for the development and assurance of the decision-making and responsibility of our employees (professional, methodical, personal and social skills). The In-House Academy offers trainings in project  and process management, communications & conflict management, languages as well as first-aid courses.
  • TrainUp!
    Future-oriented personnel development program for trainees.
  • ChallengeYourself!
    Advancement of the methodical and social skills as well as self-development of internal high performers.
  • Leadership Academy
    This program for managers is based on the MARC O’POLO management principles, with a focus on delving deeper into topics such as values, culture and mindfulness.
  • Leadership Essentials
    MARC O’POLO leadership development for new Head of’s und Group Managers.
  • Wholesale & Online Academy
    Special training program for sales staff to support their sales personality – offered both face-to-face or online.
  • E-Learning
    Online training modules on different topics create a knowledge base within the scope of a Blended Learning approach and form the basis for subsequent face-to-face training courses.
  • Lecture Series
    Lectures by key speakers and market leaders from different fields offer a source of inspiration and motivation for employees and executives.

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In Retail, MARC O’POLO attaches importance to continuous advancement as a means of continually motivating employees and preparing them in the best way possible. Regular trainings offer the opportunity for professional and personal development and strengthen team spirit.

  • Intake
    This event is for our new national and international Store Managers. It aims at ensuring an optimal entry into the world of MARC O’POLO and offers a good overview of all relevant interfaces and structures. The event gives you exciting insights into the atmosphere and workflows at our headquarters in Stephanskirchen. In addition, you get to know your future contacts in person.
  • Regional Newcomer Seminars
    The seminars offer fundamentals on MARC O’POLO’s philosophy, sales techniques and merchandise knowledge for new Sales Assistants.
  • Retail Academy
    The MARC O’POLO Retail Academy is a concept for professional trainings. Competence is an important element for working in a service-oriented way. Only if you know the products of your brand can you serve the customer appropriately and achieve success. We make sure to convey this expert knowledge through continuous training courses on current collections as well as theoretical sessions on commodities and sales.
  • High Potential Program (national) / Develop Yourself (international)
    It is one of our principles to fill leading positions from within our own ranks. Young talents who are especially committed face excellent national and international career opportunities in retail by participating in our High-Potential Program and Develop Yourself programs respectively. These programs offer seminars and on-the-job training that have been individually developed to prepare young talents for future executive functions.
  • Competence Stores
    In the course of on-the-job training, new Store Managers are introduced to the procedures of the stores, management ratios and sales principles. This takes place in-store with training by colleagues from other MARC O’POLO stores.

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