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Strategic Business Development in Raw Materials Industry EITRawMaterials

About This Webinar

Strategic Business Development in Raw Materials Industry differs from that of most of the other industries due to specifics of Raw Materials: Deposits cannot be moved, logistics are important, dependence of the entrepreneurs from local communities and authorities is playing an decisive role (geopolitics).

The webinar gives a brief but complete introduction of the challenges a Raw Materials company is facing in its effort to grow and add value to its shareholders and stakeholders. It analyses the methods that mineral companies are using for growing their business and the influence of external factors. Participants will learn how to develop medium – long term business development strategies which are based in technical understanding of materials and applications, yet under the light of innovative out-of-the-box thinking.


9 July 2019


11:00 a.m. CET


- Introduce audience to the specifics of Strategic Business Development of Raw Materials Industry

- Analyse deployment strategies taking into consideration market dynamics

- Present basic project management systems

- Connect innovation with strategy and business development


Researchers and PhD students who wish to understand how their technical and scientific skills can contribute to Strategic Business Development process and which role they could undertake in small and large corporations growth efforts.

Course Staff

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Anastasios (Tassos) Kladis

Tassos is Mining Engineer – Metallurgist (B.Sc. NTUA, Greece – M.Sc. University of Nottingham, UK). He has been working for more than 20 years in minerals industry, in senior positions as a Business Developer active in many countries and minerals. Currently he is Business Development Manager in Monolithos and consults several mining companies in Business Development across the world.