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Karim-Elmahi Ismail

Karim-Elmahi Ismail (MBA & Ph.D)


“Be the change that you want to see in the world.” (M. Ghandi)

Intercultural Trainer & Coach for Arab & Islamic countries

Countries

Afghanistan, Chad, Egypt, Germany, Iran Islamic Republic Of, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territory Occupied, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Languages

German, English, Arabic
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Professional background

  • I have worked for the Embassy of Qatar as an Economical attaché and head of the consult for about 10 years.
  • In 1995 I founded the IfNO – Institute for Middle East Marketing (IfNO e.K.). I consult German & International Companies & Governmental Institutions in all matters related to Intercultural Communication & Marketing for Arab & Islamic countries.

Experience as coach or trainer

  • Since 1990 trainer & coach for Siemens AG Sectors, Erlangen, Nürnberg, Offenbach, Berlin, München – trainings and coachings for Arab-islamic countries & cross-cultural training & qualification of Siemens Project Management in Saudi-Arabia and upper management trainings
  • Since 1984 intercultural trainer & consultant Sudan for former Inwent / Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) “Landesanalyse Sudan”
  • Auswärtiges Amt, Zentralabteilung, Referat 1 AF-3 (Fortbildung) Berlin – Islam intercultural seminars
  • Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft (BMWi), Referent / Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung, Forum – Perspektiven zur Erschließung Arabischer Weiterbildungsmärkte
  • Cifa Crossculture, IFA Institut für Auslandsbeziehung – coach & trainings
  • Daimler Chrysler AG, Stuttgart – project management Dubai
  • KLETT Verlag – co-operation as author PONS Business Sprachführer
  • Linde Gas AG – trainings, project management & sales training
  • Lufthansa Technik AG, Hamburg – project management
  • Lufthansa Aviation, Munich & Frankfurt – trainings for flight crew
  • Verband Deutscher Maschinen- & Anlagenbau (VDMA)
  • VDI Wissenforum GmbH (VDI Bildungswerk), Düsseldorf – trainer

Additional work experience

Publications:

  • Business Spotlight: The Arab World / Worlds apart?: Doing business with Arab countries
  • PONS Verlag: Interkultureller Business Sprachführer Arabien
  • Management Circle: Schriftlicher Lehrgang: Interkulturelles Management

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