Our national & international partners
Peter Kraska – PK Management Consulting
Peter Kraska is an executive coach who knows what he’s talking about. The former general staff officer of the German army (Bundeswehr) completed his 2-year German and US general staff training. He has successfully led troops, staff and command authorities. He created the first conceptual basis for operational management and new innovative management structures. As a longstanding national spokesman for NATO and the European Union, he has acquired a high reputation and expertise in international and multilateral negotiations. As the Chief Academic Planning Group at the NATO Defense College in Rome, he prepared staff officers, diplomats and senior government officials in so-called senior courses, specifically for management positions and top assignments in international organizations, and trained as a lecturer in the subject areas of Crisis Management and Changing Global Environment.
As an independent management consultant, he understands how to quickly grasp complex questions in their essential content, structure them transparently and convey potential solutions clearly. He likes working with people, focusing them on challenges and goals, and helping them achieve those goals.
He is a coach who is able to convince sustainably by example.
Dr. Stephan Ernst – IQE-Consult
Dr. Ernst is an agile coach and change manager with many years of experience in process optimization, team development, coaching, and training. Almost 20 years of management experience in an international context, especially in a wide variety of management situations (line, project, coach) and often in teams spread around the world.
His goal is self-organization and the development of an agile attitude through the training and coaching of executives and teams.
IWM Gesellschaft für internationale Wirtschaftsförderung und Management mbH
The team at IWM Gesellschaft für internationale Wirtschaftsförderung und Management mbH passes on what they have experienced and mastered as people and as a company. The company creates new perspectives and competencies for organizations, companies and above all, for people in training courses, coaching and consulting. In doing so, IWM orients itself towards the specific needs and develops individual programs together with the customer.
The team „Die MIT-Macher“ (Global Power and IWM) accompanies your company actively in the process development for internationalization at an international level.
Zhao CHEN – AnKraft GmbH
Preparatory analyzes and research
- Analysis of opportunities and potential in Thuringia for target customers and investors from China
- Introduction to German culture and German markets Support for international exchange
Support for Chinese companies entering the market and settling
- Product and supplier search for Chinese customers and investors
- Information on the trade policy of Germany and the EU
- Support for investment and settlement in Thuringia
- Translation of product information and company documents
Support and assistance in business initiation
- Preparation of business trips, trade fairs and negotiations
- Planning and implementation of advertising measures
- Assistance with dealing with authorities in Thuringia and Germany
- Coordination with industry networks (professional associations, clusters, etc.)
Support in staff development
- Search, training/further training or coaching of personnel/skilled workers and executives for use in Germany
- On-boarding of professionals and executives from China
Der Mittelstand. BVMW
The BVMW is the largest, voluntarily organized and cross-sector interest group of German medium-sized companies. As part of the SME Alliance, it represents the common economic, social and socio-political interests of the industry associations with more than 900,000 members. Its aim is to strengthen the competitiveness of companies and thus secure the future viability of German medium-sized companies
RKW Thuringia is a competent partner for all business issues. With the RKW principle, companies are supported from business potential analysis and advice to applications for funding and advanced training. As an accredited RKW consultant, we work closely with RKW Thuringia when it comes to funding opportunities for our projects.