English Profile

Andreas Leschke
Training in Management and Sales

 

Foto Andreas Leschke - 270Andreas Leschke, born in 1967 in Hannover (Germany), settled in Vienna in 1997. Since 2006, he is a professional training consultant and he has implemented numerous highly successful projects in the area of sales, leadership and management.

In his projects he fills several roles, depending on the customer’s demand and individual requirements. First he delivers trainings and coaching, also in pilot sessions and roll outs. Second he serves as a consultant on a strategic level and implementation level. And third he takes over project management functions for local and international projects.

Andreas holds certifications from several well established organizations like  Miller Heiman Group, achieve+forum, BTI , and DiSC. He is accustomed to working with and instructing people from all hierarchical levels. He speaks English fluently and delivers English training sessions regularly to international classes.

He holds an academic degree in Business and Management from Fachhochschule Bielefeld (Germany) and a European degree, coming from an integrated exchange program with the International School for Economics Rotterdam (The Netherlands).

In his thesis on Cross- Cultural Management – prepared in cooperation with the European headquarters of US multinational – he showed his deep interest for the interpersonal dimension of business and management and its impact on the overall success of organizations.

To better handle the challenges of an executive sales manager, Andreas started to develop his skills in communication, coaching and training people.

All these elements are now combined in his work to help his customers develop their staff members as well as their organization as a whole and to achieve their goals.

He is experienced in training and coaching people from different industries – from healthcare to finance and production, from small local operating teams to middle sized organizations to multinationals. That makes it easy for him to adapt himself to the individual expectations and demands of his customers and participants.

In his workshops and seminars he creates an open, positive and relaxed atmosphere. This encourages participants to try the different types of behavioral strategies they get introduced to and to further develop themselves. They practice these skills with exercises and start working to transfer and apply them into their daily work.

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Professional Experience

  • 2014 – present: Freelance Training Consultant in Management and Sales
  • 2006 – 2016: Senior Training Consultant with AchieveGlobal / MHI Global (international training und consultancy company in the area of sales performance, leadership development and customer service excellence)
  • 2006 – 2013: Partner, Trainer and Consultant at Kaminski Coaching KG / Vienna (consultancy company for human resources development and recruiting)
  • 2005 – 2006: Sales Director at Schober Business Information GmbH / Vienna (multinational direct marketing services company)
  • 2002 – 2005: Managing Director of Postadress Austria GmbH / Vienna (a joint venture of Österreichische Post AG and Schober Information Group in the area of direct marketing)
  • 1997 – 2002: Head of Branch Office with power of attorney according § 54 I HGB of Kroschke Ges.m.b.H. / Klosterneuburg (sales and production company in the area of safety at work and safety signs)
  • 1996: Trainee in Marketing and Sales at Kroschke sign international GmbH / Brunswick / Germany (assignment: foundation of a branch office in Austria)
  • 1994 / 1995: Internship in Direct Marketing department at Avery Dennison / Hazerswoude / The Netherlands (multinational in the area of self- adhesive material)

 

Education

  • 1990 – 1996 Business Administration and Management at Fachhochschule Bielefeld (Germany) and International School for Economics Rotterdam (The Netherlands)
  • Academic degree „Diplom- Betriebswirt (FH)” / core area: Marketing / thesis subject: Cross- Cultural Management

 

Qualifications and Certifications

  • Trainer- Certification for Sales Performance, Leadership Development and Customer Service Excellence from AchieveGlobal
  • Certified Trainer for Management Games and Simulations by BTI – Business Training International
  • DiSC- Certification from iiLS – Institute for innovative Learning Systems
  • NLP- communication training at Österreichischen Trainingszentrum für NLP
  • Fluent in English