Professionalization and digitalization of HR funtions
Dr. Ilka Heinze studied business administration and psychology studierte Betriebswirtschaftslehre und Psychologie and did her doctorate on learning strategies of failed entrepreneurs.
Since 2009, Ilka Heinze has been working as a freelance consultant and trainer for companies of all sizes. Previously, she worked as a regional human resources manager for an international consulting firm. In this function she has gained extensive expertise in all aspects of human resources management as well as consulting for executives.
Her current consulting focus is on the professionalization and digitalization of HR departments as well as the design and modification of operational organizational processes. She also supports organizations as a change leader and in cultural changes.
Ms. Heinze has gained further practical experience in controlling and risk management in a staff position and through her participation in various research projects at various universities and technical colleges in Germany and abroad.
An education in Counselling at the Edinburgh University and the certification as Social Styles® Facilitator complete her profile.
Dr Heinze is a member of the International Council for Small Business and the CIPD. Furthermore, she is a volunteer mentor and is involved with BPW Berlin.
Risk management for small- and medium sized enterprises
Dr. Thomas Henschel, MBA, Dipl.-Kaufmann (FH) is Professor of Business Administration with a focus on internal accounting at the Berlin University of Applied Sciences.
Prior to that he was a lecturer in accounting at Edinburgh Napier University, School of Accounting, Financial Services and Law, UK. In 2016/17 Mr. Henschel held a visiting professorship at Skövde University in Sweden.
Mr. Henschel gained practical experience in accounting and controlling as an audit team leader with an international accounting firm and as a commercial manager in a medium-sized company.
His consulting focus is on risk management and corporate management of medium-sized companies.
Mr. Henschel has published several specialist books and numerous articles on accounting and controlling in medium-sized companies. He is also involved in projects for technology transfer in medium-sized companies.
Dr. Henschel is a member of the International Council for Small Business and the European Risk Research Network.