15 Jun

Application of the SUCCESS Formula

IBCS Workshop


Tue. 15. Jun. 2021

Wed. 16. Jun. 2021

still 110 days left tickets available Price 1985€
  • Objective

    The objective of this workshop is to enable the participants to apply the rules of the IBCS SUCCESS formula to their own reports and presentations.

  • Prerequisites

    Participants in this seminar must have already attended the introductory IBCS® with SUCCESS seminar. The seminar is only available in German.

  • Package Price

    Participants booking the introductory IBCS® with SUCCESS seminar and the two-day IBCS® Workshop as a package will benefit from the reduced price of €2,690 plus VAT (instead of €3,035).


  • 9:00 am


    • Recapitulation of the one-day IBCS with SUCCESS seminar
    • Objective of this workshop and overview of the two days
  • 9:45 am

    Convey a Message (SAY)

    • Elaboration of rules for creating convincing storylines, using appropriate wording and for highlighting messages
    • Individual exercise on wording
  • 11:00 am

    Organize Content (STRUCTURE)

    • Elaboration of rules for homogeneous, non-overlapping and exhaustive structuring
    • Group exercise on improving a poorly structured text
  • 12:30 pm

    Lunch Break

    • 1:30 pm

      Choose Proper Visualization (EXPRESS)

      • Elaboration of rules for choosing appropriate chart and table types
      • Group exercise with case studies
    • 3:30 pm

      Avoid Clutter (SIMPLIFY)

      • Elaboration of rules for a cleaner layout
      • Individual exercises on removing clutter from charts and tables
    • 5:00 pm

      End of Day One

      • 9:00 am

        Increase Information Density (CONDENSE)

        • Elaboration of rules for adding data and visual elements to charts and tables and for adding objects to report pages and screens
        • Group exercise with case studies
      • 11:00 am

        Ensure Visual Integrity (CHECK)

        • Elaboration of rules for avoiding misconceptions, in particular as a result of incorrect scaling
        • Discussion on proper scaling for typical practical challenges
      • 11:45 am

        Apply Semantic Notation (UNIFY)

        • Elaboration of rules for consistent semantic notation
        • Necessity for and content of a corporate notation manual
      • 12:30 pm

        Lunch Break

        • 1:30 pm

          Case Studies

          • Group exercises: Designing report pages to convey given messages
          • Presentation of the results
        • 3:30 pm

          Implementing the IBCS® Standards in a Company

          • Discussion of the challenges of implementing IBCS®
          • Elaboration of the benefits of a consistent report notation
        • 5:00 pm

          End of the Workshop


          • Jürgen Faisst


            HICHERT+FAISST GmbH

          • Markus Wolff


            Chartisan GmbH