UNESCO’s inscription of mechanical watchmaking and art mechanics on the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity was a victory for those involved. Six months on, as the groundwork for future action is prepared, in Sainte-Croix initiatives are already well under way.
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With over a third of the world's population in lockdown, remote learning comes into its own. FHH Academy is making more of its classes and talks available through webinars, with the opportunity to take its FHH Certification exam online.
Watch Advisor, Watch Specialist or Watch Expert: FHH Academy helps participants take their understanding of watches and watchmaking to the next level, and earn an industry-recognised certificate in the process.
FHH Academy at the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie is the only organisation in the watch industry to deliver training that leads to industry-recognised certification. Initially targeting sales staff, it now also addresses the general public through digital tools.
Fairs, training and a new headquarters for the Fondation de la Haute Horlogerie in the centre of Geneva... chairwoman and managing director, Fabienne Lupo, talks about the FHH's projects and its role in the watchmaking world.
After the international launch in Hong Kong last June, followed by Dubai in July and Shanghai in early October, the roadshow arrives in North America on October 27, 2018, at WatchTime New York 2018.
After the international launch in Hong Kong on June 27 and a first stop in Dubai on July 11, the road show now arrives in Shanghai on October 12 before the next event in New York on October 27, 2018.
Having observed the digital transformation of marketing and media, Thomas Baillod set up Mercari Academy to prepare current and future managers for the challenges in distribution as it enters its digital age.
As Industry 4.0 continues to develop, new professions will appear but there will still be a place for rare crafts. Businesses will have to take lucid decisions about where to make cuts in the workforce.