It was a real paradigm shift for the Volkswagen Brand, when, at the beginning of the year, the matrix organizational structure was introduced. It replaced the former line organization. Alongside the existing departments of development, production, and sales, the four cross-departmental G1 to G4 product lines were established. The Volkswagen Academy has developed a seminar to teach participants the fundamentals of the matrix organizational structure. Katrin Nehring, an educational specialist from the Academy, summarizes the main points for inside.