Stefan Ruhdorfer

Consultant, Trainer
Coverdale Deutschland

‘Structure follows strategy.’ (Alfred Chandler), but ‘culture eats strategy for breakfast.’ (Peter Drucker)
I am passionate about expanding people’s personal spectrum of actions and about contributing to the optimal development of teams and organizations.


Consulting and training focuses

  • Managing processes for developing vision, corporate strategy and business models
  • Consulting in and design of (international) organizational development projects and organizational transformation
  • Multi-modular (global) programs for (junior) executive development
  • (Global) programs for developing high performance teams and organization
  • Consulting and process accompaniment in program, project and change management
  • Facilitation of workshops, events, (project) meetings
  • Trainings and seminars in team development, leadership and cooperation, project management and agility, innovation, change management, presentation, communication, negotiation and conflict management

Working languages

German, English

Education and training

  • Industrial Manager (CCI), Merkle Schweißanlagen GmbH, Munich/Koetz
  • B.Sc. in International Management & Economics, Leopold-Franzens-University, Innsbruck
  • M.Sc. in Strategic Management Leopold-Franzens-University, Innsbruck
    Major fields: Strategy, Leadership, Innovation- & Change Management,
  • Certified & trained Agile Scrum Master (ASM)
  • Certified & trained Agile Product Owner (ASPO)
  • Certified & trained Prince2Practitioner (PR2P)
  • Modular Systemic Hypnosis (D. Treusch, Darmstadt)
  • Trained as consultant and trainer by Coverdale Germany

Professional experience

  • 3 years of experience working for a welding technology and engineering company (Marketing & Sales Manager)
  • 5+ years of leadership experience working for international management consultancies and service providers (Assistant to the Executive Board, Project Lead restructuring programs in New Delhi and Singapore, Director IP (Intellectual Property) Benchmarking & Innovation Management, Project Lead/Scrum Master for (agile) transformation and change)