Dr Daniel Büttner on COLCONS

Management consultant, trainer, coach and mediator

In parallel to my training as a banker, I studied business economics at the Hagen Distance-learning University. I subsequently worked as a legal counsel, interim manager and managing director of different companies.

Since 2007, I have focused on business training as a corporate learning consultant. In 2013, I began my doctoral studies at the Humboldt University in Berlin in the subject of Educational Science: Business Education. The subject of my doctorate completed in 2017: Certificates as trust substitutes. The emergence of trust in systems and institutions. What is the significance of ISO 9001 in relation to educational services? Through my lecturing activities regular publications, and by conducting many advanced training courses, I have built a wide-ranging, practically oriented knowledge base.

Dr Daniel Büttner

Organisational consultant – Trainer – Coach – Mediator

As a corporate consultant and trainer, …

… I advise domestic and foreign organisations in Germany (also in English) and provide in-house courses on vocational training subjects. In doing so, I convey complex matters so that each participant is able to incorporate what they learn into their work from the very first day. In doing so, I convey complex matters so that each participant is able to incorporate what they learn into their work from the very first day.

Since I have been providing education and conducting training courses for many years, I am familiar with all possible and impossible situations that can arise in a teaching/learning situation. My training courses are based on action-oriented methods and techniques, such as role-play and other simulations. In computer-supported management simulations, the participants are able to connect the theory directly with the experience from their everyday work. To ensure that they can continue learning independently, To ensure that they can continue learning independently, I create company-wide learning-management systems.

In my training courses, the participants receive much more than expertise on the way. They learn how processes of change and learning function and why they are necessary. I promote the growth of individuals. And, as an entrepreneur, the business aspects are always in my sights.

Course subjects (selection):

  • Training the trainer (in accordance with AEVO)
  • Enabling training in the workplace
  • Stress prevention
  • Interaction with young people
  • Introduction of appraisal systems
  • Communication seminars
  • Feedback training
  • Conflict dialogue on all hierarchy levels

As executive coach and mediator, …

… I support, for example, young executives on their paths to new positions and manage human resources development. In doing so, I follow the principles of the Neue Hamburger Schule (NHS). As an action learning coach (certified by WIAL – World Institute of Action Learning) and mediator (FeU), I am specialised in change processes and conflict resolution. Online coaching is a tool that gives the coach greater flexibility without losing efficiency.

Qualifications and advanced training

2022 – MicroMasters Program: Instructional Design and Technology (University of Maryland)

2021 – Microsoft 365 Certified – Teams Administrator Associate certification (Microsoft).

2020 – Advanced training as a systemic stress prevention trainer (Scientific Institute for Systemic Psychology and Organizational Consulting)

2017 – Doctorate in Educational Sciences: Business Education (Humboldt University Berlin)

2016 – Reputation Management in a Digital World (MOOC – Curtin University)

2013 – Foreign language training English (Wallstreet Institute)

2012 – Action Learning Coach in London (WIAL – World Institute for Action Learning)

2011 – Leading employees through change processes (TATA Interactive)

2009 – Mediator (Long distance University of Hagen)

2009 – Authorized seminar trainer for TOPSIM business management games

2007 – „Train the Trainer“ (IHK Berlin)

Voluntary activities

IHK Berlin Chairman of the Examination Board “Certified Vocational Educators

DIHK Member of the Exam Preparation Committee „Certified Professional Pedagogues”


Expert’s activity

2010 – Member of the DIHK expert commission for the development of the framework curriculum for the advanced training qualification “Certified Vocational Educator

2009 – External examiner of the nationwide DIHK textbook “Training of trainers – according to the new AEVO 2009”.


Publications and speeches

2017 – Speaker at the DKB Deutsche Kredit Bank S festive event on the occasion of “10 years of Dual Vocational Training”.

2014 – Author of textbooks for the distance learning institute of Beuth University for the course “Geprüfte Betriebswirte (IHK)”.

2012 – Author of the nationwide DIHK textbook “Certified Vocational Educators – Personnel Development and Consulting “.

2011 – Keynote speaker of the forum “Action-oriented Examinations” on the occasion of the 2nd Examiners’ Conference for honorary examiners in vocational education and training of the Berlin Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IHK)

2010 – Author of the nationwide DIHK textbook “Certified Vocational Educators – Vocational Pedagogical Action in Areas of Vocational Training