KTC – Knowledge Transformation Center

Academic Partner

All of our Academic Partners are university professors and within their respective discipline, are leading heads of their institutions. Their experience is backed up by academic research and teaching and their result-based solutions are successfully implemented internationally.

  • Prof. Dr. Olaf-Axel Burow Universität Kassel

    Prof. Dr. Olaf-Axel Burow

    Professor for General Pedagogics at the University of Kassel since 1996, www.olaf-axel-burow.de  |  Well-Known Expert for Future Search and Creativity Methods and Large Groups Interventions  |  Well-Known Expert for Future Search, Creativity Methods and initialization of Happiness in organizations, schools and society  |  Former Dean of the Department of Humanities and Director of the Institute of Education (IfE)  |  Several Books about Happiness, Gestalt-Therapy and Gestaltpedagogics, the Training of Creativity, Models of Collaborate Work, Participation-Design, School- and Organizational Developement

  • Dr. Ernst Fritz-Schubert

    Dr. Ernst Fritz-Schubert

    Developer of the school-subject & curriculum "Happiness and Well-Being" for German schooling system  |  Founder of the Fritz-Schubert Institute  |  Consultant to the German Government  |  Author and publisher of several books in the context of learning and Well-Being, www.fritz-schubert-institut.de

  • Prof. Dr. Jürgen Haritz

    Prof. Dr. Jürgen Haritz

    Currently Professor for Human Resources / Employer Branding at a well know German private University for Applied Sciences. Former HR Director and Board Member of Bertelsmann Media Group  |  Senior Human Resource executive with extensive international management experience in the Production, Insurance and Media Industries as well as in the Consulting Business  |  Expertise in strategic and operational Human Resource  |  Activities in complex international settings  |  Co-Founder of HaritzChur&Partner, haritzchurpartner.com

  • Prof. Dr. Klaus Tochtermann Know-how Center GmbH TU Graz ZBW – Deutsche Zentralbibliothek für Wirtschaftswissenschaften

    Prof. Dr. Klaus Tochtermann

    Director of German National Library of Economics and Leibniz Information Center for Economics, www.zbw.eu  |  Director Know-Center Graz (Austria), know-center.tugraz.at  |  Former Head of the Institute for Knowledge Management at the Graz University of Technology, www.kmi.tugraz.at

  • Prof. Dr. Jürgen Reese Master of Public Administration UNIKIMS – Die Management School der Uni Kassel

    Prof. Dr. Jürgen Reese

    Full Professor and Course Director at Kassel International Management School, Universität Kassel, www.mpa.uni-kassel.de  |  Full Professor at KIMS, unikims.de  |  Planning and Organization of Administrative Systems  |  Research and Teaching in the Field of Public Administration and eGovernment  |  Manager of the Master of Public Administration program

Business Experts

The co-lecturers are business experts and seniors in their field of expertise – still working for more than 15 years in their respective discipline. The programs are held together and in partnership with the relevant academic professor.

  • Wafa Disi

    Wafa Disi

    People Selection and Human Resource Management

    More than 8 years of experience as Head of HR and Head of Leadership Development for National Health Insurance Company - Daman  |  MA in Consulting and Coaching for Change – INSEAD  |  >17 years of experience in People Development and Training  |  Knowledge and experience in Arab, Western and Multinational business culture  |  Takes special interest in Organization’s psychology and the basic drivers of human behaviour  |  Certified in the use of HOGAN assessments

    Phone UAE: +971 - 50 5627080

  • Dr. Stefan Bornemann

    Dr. Stefan Bornemann

    Idea and Innovation Management

    Assistant Professor in the research group of Prof. Dr. Olaf-Axel Burow  |  Major team- and innovation research  |  Research on participation design and the initiation of creative fields and happiness  |  Founder of www.folie8.de

  • Dr. Thomas Juli

    Dr. Thomas Juli

    Project and Process Management

    Leading edge project and interim management  |  Leadership Principles for Project Success, theprojectleadershippyramid.net  |  i-Sparks, i-sparks.net  |  Over 14 years of progressive leadership and management experience  |  Ph.D. International Studies, University of Miami, School of International Studies, Florida, USA, 1997  |  M.A. Economics, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 1994  |  Project Management Professional (PMP®), 1998  |  Certified ScrumMaster (CSM®), 2010

  • Dr. Werner Killian

    Dr. Werner Killian

    Public Service Management

    Dr. rer. pol. (Ph. D.) University Kassel, Germany  |  Eidmann & Killian Managementberatung, www.eidmann-killian.com  |  MA in Political Sciences and Sociology  |  Large number of own publications addressing public management topics  |  Periodical Lecturer activities at Kassel University, Master of Public Administration Course as well as at Verwaltungsschule Thüringen (TVS – Training Institute for Government Service), addressing “e-Government”, “Analyses of customer-orientation structure of public administrations” and “governance of public companies”

  • Chris Frey

    Chris Frey

    Customer Experience Management

    Guest Lecturer for Brand Strategy Development, Communication Strategy and Design Management  |  Core competencies: Brand Management (Qualitative, Quantitative Analytics, Customer Segmentation/Typology, Brand Strategy, Product Development and Management, Communication Strategy, Communication Management, Design Management) and Customer Management (Customer Experience Management, Customer Value Management), www.seymoresharp.com

  • Bert Gochermann

    Bert Gochermann

    People Selection and Human Resource Management

    Director Management Courses, Lufthansa Business School and Corporate University  |  More than 20 Years Line Experience in HR  |  Experienced Trainer and Coach  |  Head of Lufthansa School of Business / Management Programes, Deutsche Lufthansa AG, Frankfurt  |  Head of Learning and Development for Asset Management Europe, Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt  |  Senior HR Advisor Global Equities Learning and Development, Deutsche Bank AG, New York  |  Advanced professional “Training-Expert” and HR Specialist, “German Chamber of Commerce”

  • Friedrich Tontsch

    Friedrich Tontsch

    IT Project Management

    Expert for People Development and Adult Education  |  IT management consultant  |  Over 30 years of experience in the area of systems development  |  Has been working as project manager and as quality manager of several large-scale projects  |  Main areas are: strategic planning, project management, quality management, innovation management, IT-architectures  |  Expertise in introducing innovative technologies and organizations into companies  |  Personal coach to IT- and project managers

  • Dirk Chur

    Dirk Chur

    Founder  |  German National

    People Selection and Human Resource Management

    Expert for People Development and Adult Education, www.churpartner.de  |  Details, More Info ...

    Phone UAE: +971 50 2595499
    Phone Germany: +49 170 910 9323