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Dr. Franz Heimel


  • Certified Supervisory Expert, CSE, Incite Vienna
  • Doctorate Degree, Social and Commercial sciences, University of Vienna
  • Certified Business Consultant (Vienna Chamber of Commerce)
  • Master's Degree, Social and Commercial Sciences, WU Vienna
  • Consulting and Management Training: AfU (Vienna), MDI (Vienna), ÖTZ NLP (Vienna), MZSG (Switzerland), Institute for Systemic Consulting (Germany), Cape Cod Institute (USA, NTL (USA), Green Field (Vienna)
  • Licensing for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator-MBTI (NTL, USA), the LIFO®-Method (LPC, Germ.), Insights MDI®

Professional Experience

1996 - today VIP Consulting for Management OG (Managing Partner)
1995 - 1996 Inter-Management Unternehmensberatung GmbH (Partner)
1986 - 1995 MDI-Managementinstitut der Industrie, Vienna/ MDI Management Trainings- und BeratungsGmbH, Munich (Controlling, Marketing, Consulting, Training/ Managing Director)

2001 - today Vienna University of Economics and Business
1995 - 2000 Open University Business School, UK

Professional Focus

  • Coach and consultant to management teams with focus on: leadership, alignment of conflicting goals and interests, structures and processes for improving performance
  • Interface between decision-makers and implementers in change processes, facilitation of internal engagement and feedback processes, recommendations for subsequent action
  • Behavior-based assessment of key contributors with respect to leadership, interdisciplinary (non-technical) competence, further potential and fit to the organizational culture - analysis of individuals and teams, recommendations for development and growth
  • Process consulting and ongoing support for integration of teams and organizational entities as well as different organizational cultures
  • Enhancing succession planning processes: evaluation of candidates and facilitation of transition process
  • Conflict facilitation between individuals and teams/li>
  • Management coaching for handling new and challenging situations - supporting newly appointed managers on all levels
  • Providing expert know-how on leadership and management in internal development and training programs


  • "Typologie des Managers" (together with R. Attems), Ueberreuter publishing, reprint 2003
  • Dissertation "Management of Organizational Change: How to Deal with Resistance in a Constructive Way"
  • Articles on leadership, personal development, change, management consultancy and training