Consultant | Business Analyst | Facilitator | Trainer | Coach | Lecturer | Published Author
Nicolai Andler studied chemical engineering and commerce at the Technical University of Berlin as well as at the French Graduate School of Business in Toulouse (Grande Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Toulouse) where he graduated with the French equivalent of an MBA.
After working for a leading international management consultancy and then an IT and CRM consultancy in South Africa, he founded his company ‘Ignite Group’, a business and IT consultancy with clients in the UK, Germany and South Africa.
In 2005, Nicolai started authoring a management book ‘Tools for Project management, Workshops and Consulting’ which was published in German in 2007 shortly followed after by the English version in 2008.
The book has established itself as a consulting and project management best-seller. Currently, the German version exists in its 6th edition and the matching English version exists in its 3rd editions. By 2018, over 32,000 copies have been sold.
In 2008 Nicolai also began lecturing the content of his books in MBA programs at universities in Germany, Switzerland and Asia – focusing on management consulting and project management.
Nicolai also trains management and IT consulting companies (their new hires and consultants) in the use and application of the methods and tools.
For the last 17 years, Nicolai has been exploring management tools and models and has become a proficient expert in this field.