Salini Impregilo, with the objective of ensuring availability of the skills necessary for proper performance of activities and achievement of business objectives, during 2014 continued to invest in the development programs, in place in the respective companies prior to the merger, in individual and role training activities, aimed at acquiring and consolidating knowledge and skills as well as regulatory updating necessary for the specific job of the resource.

In parallel with this attention toward the professionalism of the individual and his specific needs, the Group also promotes and outlines Institutional Training programs, an inter-functional activity specifically dedicated to providing all the knowledge required in order to operate consistently and in compliance with regulatory provisions and to transfer knowledge concerning the organizational and operational functioning of the company and the business environment in which the Group operates.

With regard to this latter area, consistent with the attention and the importance placed by the Group on the issues of occupational health and safety, in addition to the normal classroom activities for new recruits in accordance with the provisions of Legislative Decree no. 81/08 aimed at providing a description of the existing regulatory framework and information, both on the key figures for safety management in the company, as well as management of the various types of risks, including those relating to health and biological risks, implementation continued, as in the first half of 2014, of e-learning courses specifically dedicated to Senior Managers (new recruits and/or newly appointed), as required by the State Regions Agreement of December 12, 2011. An intense planning activity for further institutional and professional role training, the implementation of which was in part carried out in the second half of 2014 and in part is planned to be delivered during the first half of 2015, was also conducted.

In particular, training programs with reference to the Organization, Management and Control Model and the Anti-corruption Model were outlined, with different delivery modes according to the recipient (classroom for top management, e-learning for all headquarters and project resources) with the objective of acquiring basic knowledge on the subject of Administrative Liability of Companies, pursuant to Legislative Decree 231/2001, and on the main international anti-corruption standards (UK Bribery Act, FCPA, etc.), in order to prevent commission of the crimes envisaged by the legislation, together with full knowledge of company regulations and ethical standards on which conduct within the Company must be based.

Moreover, as part of the integration and Change Management projects, during the second half of 2014 numerous training activities closely related to migration to an integrated information system both for projects and headquarters and, in parallel, initial Team Coaching training sessions were implemented . Also in this specific area of the Integration and Change Management process, during 2014, a great deal of planning was carried out for further activities during 2015 that will be mainly dedicated to the issues of Communication and Management using various training methods, also including specific Business Coaching and Mentoring interventions

A Video Tutorial Project will also be launched with the aim of encouraging and supporting dissemination and understanding of the new procedural and organizational structure, through user friendly and more exploitable means, with the aim of facilitating the integration and adoption of a common and shared operational language and mentality.

It is also envisaged, as a function of the increasing degree of definition of the organizational structures and quantitative and qualitative progress of the integration process, to implement additional activities with specific reference to:

  • awareness-building among top management who determine, in exercising their powers, occupational health and safety or significantly influence the same with regard to the corporate role, training addressed to Employers and Managers who are responsible for processes directly connected with occupational health and safety;
  • ad hoc training projects related to specific professional families (QHSE – Compliance – Internal Audit);
  • "Induction" for new recruits;
  • individual and role professional training.