SQM-praxis GmbH: about us
The company SQM-praxis has been founded to promote the widespread use of
SQM providing training, materials, services and web-based tools. It has
been established in 2001 as company with limited liability under German law
(GmbH). The headquarters of SQM-praxis are in Freiburg i.Br./ Germany , a second office is
located in Firenze / Italy (Contact).
The company has been founded and is being directed by
Ruggero Schleicher-Tappeser (director of EURES Institute in Freiburg i.Br/
Filippo Strati (director of SRS in Firenze/ Italy) (Founders).
On the background of a long experience in local and regional development the
concepts and tools of SQM have been developed since the mid-nineties (History of SQM).
SQM-praxis holds all rights associated with the SQM system. The trademark ' SQM -
Sustainable Quality Management ®' was registered since 1999 in a series of countries.
The company SQM-praxis earns money with the following products :
- training courses for consultants and final users of the SQM system (Training)
- licenses for the access to customisable web-based SQM instruments provided by
the SQM server (ASP, Application Service Providing) (Instruments)
SQM-praxis does not charge any licenses for the use of its concepts and
building up a European SQM Partner Network of certified consultants who use the SQM methodology and
the SQM instruments and who introduce them to
final users. (Partner Network).
SQM-praxis also helps to set up SQM User Networks for the different
SQM instruments. (User Networks)
Starting in 2003, SQM-praxis is publishing an electronic newsletter
concerning its activities and products. It appears irregularly. (News)
SQM-praxis is looking for partners. In order to seize the large
potentials of the developing market for management tools for sustainable
development, the founders of SQM-praxis are looking for partners who would
contribute investment capital and marketing competences. If you are
interested, please contact the founders.