Swiss Management Training

Our comprehensive range of services

swiss management training – previously GAF, Gesellschaft zur Ausbildung von Führungskräften AG – has been committed to providing professional management training at all levels and across industries since 1964. Our range of services encompasses:

  • Public training programmes for individual attendees
  • In-house training, seminars, workshops, major events
  • Project management, PMP / CAPM certification preparation
  • Communication, negotiation, presentation, meeting moderation
  • Leadership
  • One-to-one coaching, coaching for core teams and management
  • Team development
  • Implementation of new strategies or new leadership culture
  • Simulations (project management, leadership, team development)
  • e-learning

Specialised and appropriately experienced in conducting large workshops and conferences, i.e. 50 to 500 attendees. We also handle organisation and logistics. You can count on our long-standing experience!
We are a general contractor and readily provide complete management training solutions, from concept and structure to logistics and execution.

Significant milestones


  • New training module: 3-level communication
  • New simulation: helicopter base
  • New company name, new logo, new colours, new website: swiss management training gaf

2016 eduQua quality certification

2014 New location: Bern

2013 Launch Executive Speech

2011 Launch Dynamic Speech®

2010/11 Development HOT-SEAT (negotiation, presentation)

2009 Launch e-Learning

2007/08 Launch Pick-up simulation with Lego building blocks

2004/05 Launch Helicopter simulation with Lego building blocks


  • Launch PC-supported project management simulation SimulTrain®
  • Founding partner of proPM-P – the leading experts in PMP/CAPM project manager certification preparation. (There have since been over 2,500 successful participants; 96% of our trainees pass on their first attempt!)

1989-91 Launch “Effective Speaking and Presenting”; In 2001 renamed to Power Speech® (showing over 12,000 highly satisfied participants since)

1969 Launch of training “My Role as an Executive” in collaboration with Prof. Peter F. Drucker

1964 Foundation in Zurich by employee organisations, IfB St. Gallen, various Chambers of Commerce