We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.

T. S. Eliot

Dr. Susanne Skandera, M.A.

Consultant for personnel and organizational development, trainer and coach

Fields of Consulting

During the course of her professional career, Susanne Skandera has gained considerable experience in international HRD from an organisational and a consultant´s perspective. Her focus of work is on management development programs and on facilitating change and development for organizations, teams and individuals. Her approach considers and appreciates diversity and intercultural dynamics and helps integrating different cultures.
  • Human resources and organizational development, especially in connection with integration and change processes
  • International management development programs and business simulation games with a focus on personality development in the leadership role
  • Trainings in intercultural management, communication, leadership, facilitation and presentation, team development, self management, conflict management
  • Facilitating team and strategy workshops in German, English, French

Customers (Selection)

Education and Health: Medizinische Universität Innsbruck, Sprachenzentrum der Universität und ETH Zürich

Services and Trade: Altor Gruppe, Coca-Cola Helenic, dm Österreich, Fiducia AG

Energy: Electricité de France, Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, IKB Innsbrucker Kommunalbetriebe AG, TIWAG Tiroler Wasserkraft AG

Financial Service: Raiffeisen International, Raiffeisen Landesbank Tirol, Volksbanken International

Industry: Adler Lacke, BASF Coatings GmbH, BASF SE, Continental AG, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG, Heraeus Noblelight, Mondi Packaging, OMV / Petrom SA, Plansee AG, Siemens Austria, Swarovski Optik KG, Zumtobel AG

Social Profit: SOS Kinderdorf International

Extended consultant profile

Born 1968 in Constance.

Studies of English, Political Science and Romance Languages in Freiburg (D), Leicester and Oxford (GB).  M.A. Leicester University, 1st state examination and Dr. phil. University of Freiburg.

Further training in systemic consulting, conflict management and mediation, group dynamics, person-centred communication, coaching, organisational development and mindful leadership.

Four years manager for personnel development in an energy company; lecturer for international personnel management and personnel development at the Management Center Innsbruck.

Since 2003 self-employed as consultant, trainer and coach.

Since 2007 shareholder of Trigon Entwicklungsberatung Munich.

Loves discovering new things, mountain and water sports, yoga, literature and theatre.

Married, two daughters, lives in Innsbruck.

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