Thomas Schlesinger

Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (FH)





Ausbildung

Dies sind die Stationen meiner Ausbildung:

Diplom-Wirtschaftsinformatiker (FH)

Hochschule für Berufstätige, Rendsburg (heute: AKAD Fachhochschule Pinneberg), (1992-1995)
Thema der Diplomarbeit: Systemsicherheit von Mehrplatzsystemen, dargestellt am Beispiel des Betriebssystems UNIX

Datenverarbeitungskaufmann (IHK)

Bildungsinstitut der Rheinischen Wirtschaft e.V., Köln (1989-1992)

Staatlich geprüfter Technischer Assistent der Fachrichtung Elektrotechnik

Werner-von-Siemens-Schule, Köln (1985-1988)


Weiterbildung

Für mich ist lebenslanges Lernen eine Pflicht und ein Vergnügen zugleich. Neben vielen Büchern, die ich gelesen habe, kann ich die folgenden Weiterbildungen durch Zertifikate belegen.

I. ITIL-Zertifizierungen

  • ITIL® Expert Certificate in IT Service Management
  • ITIL® Certificate in Managing Across the Lifecycle (MALC)
  • ITIL® Intermediate Certificate in IT Continual Service Improvement
  • ITIL® Intermediate Certificate in IT Service Operation
  • ITIL® Intermediate Certificate in IT Service Transition
  • ITIL® Intermediate Certificate in IT Service Design
  • ITIL® Intermediate Certificate in IT Service Strategy
  • ITIL® Version 3 Foundation Examination

II. PRINCE2-Zertifizierungen

  • PRINCE2® Practitioner certificate in Project Management
  • PRINCE2® Foundation certificate in Project Management


III. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

  • Marketing in a Digital World
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - College of Business
    Verified Certificate by Coursera (2015)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Course Overview and Digital Tools for Developing Innovative New Products
    • Digital Tools for Persuading Customers to Buy Your Products
    • Digital Tools for Effectively Distributing Your Products
    • Digital Tools for Setting the Right Prices for Your Products
  • Introduction to Finance
    University of Michigan
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2014)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Time Value of Money: Present Value and Future Value for Single and Multiple Cash Flows
    • Decision Criteria and Cash Flow Estimation
    • Bonds
    • Stocks
    • Risk and Return
    • Valuation: Putting it All Together!
  • An Introduction to Marketing
    Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    Statement of Accomplishment with Distinction by Coursera (2014)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Branding
    • Customer Centricity
    • Go to Market Strategies
  • On Strategy : What Managers Can Learn from Philosophy - Part 1
    Ecole Centrale Paris
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2014)
    Kursinhalte: "To help leaders to be rigorous even without figures, great philosophers have lots of ideas. Managers are invited to rediscover the art of thinking. They should understand the role of mental models, realize the importance of cognitive bias, agree on clear definitions..."
  • Analyzing Global Trends for Business and Society
    University of Pennsylvania
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2014)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Globalization
    • Demographic Trends
    • Inequality and the Global Middle Class
    • Global Economic and Financial Imbalances
    • The Shifting Geopolitical Landscape
    • The Quest for Sustainability
    • Global Powers of the 21st Century
  • Enhance Your Career and Employability Skills
    University of London
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2014)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Self Awareness
    • Skills Awareness
    • Career Readiness
    • Articulating Your Experiences
    • Making a Good Impression in Person
    • Networking Online and in Person
  • Organizational Analysis
    Stanford University
    Online Course Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2014)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Decisions by rational and rule-based procedures
    • Decisions by dominant coalitions
    • Decisions in organized anarchies
    • Developing organizational learning and intelligence
    • Developing an organizational culture
    • Managing resource dependencies
    • Network forms of organization
    • Institutions and organizational legitimacy
  • Foundations of Business Strategy
    University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2014)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Introduction to Strategic Analysis and Understanding Competitive Markets
    • Analyzing Industry Structure
    • Analyzing Firm Capabilities
    • Analyizing Competitive Dynamics
    • Determining Competitive Positioning
    • Determining Firm Scope
    • Final Project

  • Critical Perspectives on Management
    IE Business School
    Statement of Accomplishment with Distinction by Coursera (2014)
    Kursinhalte:
    "This MBA-level course examines aspects of modern management strategy through a critical lens to examine their underlying foundations as well as their long-term outcomes, and provides an introduction to the conceptual and theoretical language used in the study of management."
  • Design Thinking for Business Innovation
    University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • What is Design Thinking?
    • How can we prepare ourselves to be leaders of innovation?
    • How can you use Design Thinking to generate ideas?
    • How can you use Design Thinking to test ideas?
  • New Models of Business in Society
    University of Virginia - Darden School of Business
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Business in Society: The Problem
    • Corporate Philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Creating Value for Stakeholders
    • Becoming a Stakeholder Entrepreneur
  • The Power of Microeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World
    University of California, Irvine
    Verified Certificate with Distinction by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Introduction to Microeconomics
    • Supply and Demand
    • Demand and Consumer Behavior
    • Supply and Production Theory
    • Perfect Competition
    • Monopoly and Monopolistic Competition
    • Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior
    • Land and Rent
    • Labor Market and Wage Determination
    • Capital Market
    • Interest and Profits
    • Public Goods and Externalities
  • The Power of Macroeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World
    University of California, Irvine
    Verified Certificate with Distinction by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Aggregated Supply/Demand Model
    • Keynesian Model and Fiscal Policy
    • Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy
    • Unemployment
    • Inflation
    • Stagflation
    • Schools of Macroeconomics
    • Economic Growth and Productivity
    • Budget Deficits and Public Debt
    • InternationalTrade and Protectionism
    • Exchange Rates
    • Balance of Payments
    • Trade Deficits
    • Economics of Developing Countries
  • Social Psychology
    Wesleyan University
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    "This course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary research in social psychology, including studies on persuasion, obedience, conformity, group behavior, prejudice, interpersonal relationships, helping, conflict resolution, and life satisfaction."
  • Microeconomics Principles
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Verified Certificate by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Basic Concepts
    • Modeling and Trade
    • Supply and Demand
    • Market Efficiency and Government Intervention
    • Elasticity and Taxes
    • Production and Costs
    • Competitive Output
    • Firms With Market Power
    • Public Goods
    • Common Resources
    • Externalities
  • Creativity, Innovation, and Change
    The Pennsylvania State University
    Verified Certificate by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • The Creativity, Innovation, and Change (CIC) Mindset
    • Understanding Creative Diversity
    • The CENTER Model
    • Innovation
    • Value Creation
    • Launching Your Creativity
    • Innovation and Change Project
  • Introduction to Philosophy
    The University of Edinburgh
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • What is Philosophy?
    • What is Knowledge? And Do We Have Any?
    • Minds, Brains and Computers
    • Morality: Objective, Relative or Emotive?
    • Should You Believe What You Hear?
    • Are Scientific Theories True?
    • Time Travel and Philosophy
  • Think Again: How to Reason and Argue
    Duke University
    Statement of Accomplishment with Distinction by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    "This course teaches students how to analyze and reconstruct arguments, how to assess arguments for deductive validity and inductive strength, and how to avoid common fallacies."

  • Introduction to Psychology
    University of Toronto
    Statement of Accomplishment with Distinction by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • A Brief History and Introduction to the Science of Psychology
    • The Matter of the Mind
    • Sensation, Perception, Attention and Awareness
    • Learning
    • Memory
    • The Social Mind
    • Mental Illness
    • Requested Extra Lectures!
  • A Beginner's Guide to Irrational Behavior
    Duke University, Fuqua School of Business
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    "Behavioral economics, scientific research on the psychology of decision making"
  • Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part II
    Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    "
    This Course is based on research and content from the Darden Graduate School of Business MBA course: "Growing an Entrepreneurial Business", and focuses on the common human resource challenges faced by private businesses when they attempt to grow substantially."
  • Introduction to Systematic Program Design - Part 1
    The University of British Columbia
    Verified Certificate with Distinction by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Atomic forms of data including intervals, enumerations & itemizations
    • Interactive programs
    • Repres. arbitr. sized inform. using lists
    • Decomposition of information into multiple types
    • Functions on natural numbers
    • List abbrevations
    • Binary trees
    • Arbitrary arity trees
    • Abstraction
    • Generative recursion
    • Fractals
    • Search problems

  • Generating the Wealth of Nations
    The University of Melbourne
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2012)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Introduction
    • Malthusian Era
    • Industrial revolution
    • First era of globalisation and the rise of the USA
    • Great Depression
    • Golden Age
    • Japan and High Performing Asian Economies
    • China and former Soviet Union
    • History of economic development in Africa
    • History of economic development in Latin America
  • Model Thinking
    University of Michigan
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Sorting and Peer Effects
    • Aggregation
    • Decision Models
    • Models of People
    • Linear Models
    • Tipping Points
    • Economic Growth
    • Diversity and Innovation
    • Markov Process
    • Lyapunov Function
    • Coordination and Culture
    • Path Dependency
    • Networks
    • Randomness and Random Walks
    • Colonel Blotto Game
    • Prisoners' Dilemma
    • Collective Action
    • Mechanism Design:Auctions
    • Replicator Dynamics
    • Many Model Thinker
  • Know Thyself
    University of Virginia
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    "An investigation of the nature and limits of self-knowledge from the viewpoints of philosophy, psychoanalysis, experimental psychology, neuroscience, aesthetics, and Buddhism. Readings are drawn from classical Western, non-Western, and contemporary sources"

  • Surviving Disruptive Technologies
    University of Maryland, College Park
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Simple model of the incumbent’s dilemma of how to respond to a potentially disruptive technology
    • Kodak
    • Blockbuster vs. Netflix
    • Borders
    • Newspapers
    • Books and Publishers
    • Education
    • Dictators
    • Risky business
    • United States Postal Service (USPS)
    • Some survivors
    • What new disruptions are on the horizon
    • Strategies for survival

  • Introduction to Psychology as a Science
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Verified Certificate with Distinction by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Psychology as a Science
    • Biopsychology
    • Sensation and Perception
    • Learning
    • Memory
    • Cognition
    • Language and Intelligence
    • Development
    • Motivation and Emotion
    • Personality
    • Social Environment
    • Psychological Disorders
    • Treatment
  • Grow to Greatness: Smart Growth for Private Businesses, Part I
    Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    "This Course is research- and case-based, and its content is used in a Darden Graduate School of Business MBA course: "Growing an Entrepreneurial Business." The Course focuses on the common challenges of growing an entrepreneurial business."

  • Critical Thinking in Global Challenges
    The University of Edinburgh
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    "This introductory undergraduate-level course in critical thinking aimed to help participants to develop a better understanding of what critical thinking is, and to practice and enhance their critical thinking skills."

  • The Modern World: Global History since 1760
    University of Virginia
    Statement of Accomplishment with Distinction by Coursera (2013)
    Kursinhalte:
    "This is a survey of modern history from a global perspective. It begins with the revolutions of the late 1700s, tracks the transformation of the world during the 1800s, and analyzes the cataclysms of last century, concluding with the new phase of world history we are experiencing today."

  • An Introduction to Operations Management
    Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
    Statement of Accomplishment by Coursera (2012)
    Kursinhalte:
    • Process analysis
    • Productivity
    • Responsiveness
    • Quality and Product variety