Karsten Bredemeier

Professor of Practice

Prof. Dr. Karsten Bredemeier teaches strategic business management/ business strategy/ business and corporate ethics/ start-ups/ CSR/ communication in English.

He is a TopExceutive coach and communication strategist and is considered Germany’s “rhetoric therapist” (manager magazin).
His many years of experience as managing partner of a renowned consulting group, his theological background and his journalistic expertise convincingly flow into his award-winning teaching and consulting activities for DAX and medium-sized companies, institutions and start-ups.
This multi-faceted approach is complemented by many years of consulting for world-class athletes and (inter)national politicians as well as lecturing at various universities and colleges in the subjects of business ethics, corporate strategies and communication. As an esteemed keynote speaker, he synthesizes overarching therapeutic themes and sociopsychological concepts into other compelling communication models.

Overall, he has (co)founded various start-ups (including Clevertanken), sold some or holds various investments.

As a best-selling author, he has published 16 books in 20 languages with more than 160 editions.

Expanded qualification

Translator activity
1984-1987 Universität Bonn (lat.-dt.)
1987-1989 Fischer-Verlag (engl.-dt./dt.-engl.)

Freelance journalist since March 1988/ Journalist in DJV a.o. Der Spiegel, Die Welt, Management Wissen, Wirtschaftswoche, Quick, Bild, Cosmopolitan, WDR, RTL, SAT.1/ProSieben

> 1.500 articles on various topics Focus: Management, politics, business, continuing education

Publications with more than 160 editions and translations/ in 20 languages Seminar leader at journalism schools
– Axel-Springer Berlin, Hamburg
– Gruner + Jahr, Hamburg
– Holtzbrinck-Verlag, Düsseldorf

1989-1991 Part-time lecturer at the Federal Center of the DRK, Meckenheim Focus: Anthropology, ethics, formation of conscience, pedagogy

Since 1988 freelance rhetoric and management trainer, among others Ebeling-Seminare, TÜV-Akademie Rheinland, Management Institut Ruhleder, IHK, Global Competence Forum, Management Circle, WestLB Akademie (now: Haufe Akademie) Focus: Rhetoric, media, interviewing, didactics, advanced training for trainers, media training, dealing with journalists.

Therapy training/education
– Provocative Therapy/D.I.P. (Basics and Strategies of Provocative Therapy)</span >
– Psychodrama/Gestalt Therapy – Dr. Saaman</span >
– NLP – various</span >

01.05.1990 – 31.03.1991
Head of Communication/Training
GEMADI, Agency for Motivation and Communication, Nauheim

01.04.1991 – 31.06.1996
Head of Public Relations Department and Management Trainer Mummert + Partner GmbH, Erftstadt 01.10.1991 zusätzlich Vertriebsbereichsleiter Süd

01.10.1992 Business Unit Manager Training
01.01.1993 Managing Director Marketing/Sales
01.01.1994 Managing Partner
as of 01.01.1996 appointment as shareholder and offer as sales/marketing director for the AG foundation of Mummert + Partner GmbH
– declined by me, since resigned

Fields of activity at Mummert + Partner Consulting GmbH
– PR and public relations
– Media training
– Consulting: Dealing with the media
– Planning and design of advertising measures
– Marketing and sales
– Coaching
– Strategic marketing/staff development
– PE/OE – TopExecutiveCoach
– Support for IPOs

since 01.07.1996 Dr. Karsten Bredemeier, sole proprietorship TopExecutiveCoach – communication strategist
Focus on
* Reputation
* Rhetoric
* Dialektics
* Crisis prevention
* OE/PE Strike Skill
* Conversational management
* Crisis management
* Leadership Corporate strategy
* Public Relations Dax-companies, leading medium-sized companies, start-ups – primarily: TopManagement

  • University of Heidelberg, Faculty of Medicine Mannheim: Communication for medical professionals
  • Frankfurt School of Finance: Communication and business ethics
  • Business School Universität Moskau, Dubai: Communication, Journalism and PR
  • TU Dortmund: Business Ethics
  • Provadis F/M und FOM Gütersloh: Strategic business management, business strategy, business and corporate ethics, start-ups, CSR, communication in English, negotiations
  • Since 08/2021 Appointment as Honorary Professor at the Provadis School for international Management, F/M