From the Practice for the Practice

Profile Thomas M. Kärcher

Education

  • Studies in Electrical Engineering (1984 - 1990) at the University of Stuttgart (control systems / automation)
  • Project Manager for projects like "Quelle Mailorder Center Leipzig, Baggage Handling Systems Hong Kong, Vienna, Geneva; also sales activities (1990-2002)
  • Trainer-, Consultant and Coach Development (2002, company internal)
  • Was certified as "Project Management Professional (PMP®)" acc. to PMI (2004-2017)
  • TK-PRO GmbH since 2004

Professional

I worked more than twelve years in sales and as a Project Manager in system business and I am used to getting things going. While doing so I have led complex projects with international teams, both at home and abroad to successful operation. Projects like "Quelle Mailorder Center Leipzig" or the Baggage Handling System at Hong Kong Airport, I accompanied always from the design to the warranty stage and I was also able to do nearly all the necessary work myself.

In addition to the longstanding practical experience I have worked as employed consultant, trainer and coach in the area of Project Management and - from the practice for the practice - I could pass on my knowledge to others.

Since 2004 I offer - together with partners - this combination of practical experience in Project Management and as a coach/trainer in my own company. My trainings excel by total integration of hard and soft factors, i. e. my customers have not only learned Project Management, but acquired and used it themselves.

Languages

German, English, French

AOB

Member of the "Project Management Institute" (PMI), certified as "Project Management Professional" (PMP) from 2004-2017.
Left PMI and gave back the Certificate out of Protest 2017.