Klaus Sodemann
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CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Klaus W. Sodemann

Date of Birth 25 June 1955

Nationality German

Civil status Single

 

EDUCATION
1973 Matriculation (Abitur) at Bischöfliches Willigis-Gymnasium, Mainz, Germany
1973 – 1978 Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany
Masters Degree in Education and Economics
(Diplom-Handelslehrer)
1979 – 1980 Teacher Training, Government Examination as Teacher for Business Administration, Commerce and Mathematics

 

OCCUPATIONAL DATA

1999 – present GTZ Contact Person, responsible for management, execution and internal monitoring of the German contribution for the Development of the TVET System in Albania
1997 - 1998 Independent Consultant for Human Resource Development, Training Systems and Information Technology
1994 - 1996 GTZ Contact Person, responsible for management, execution and internal monitoring of the German contribution towards the Human Resources Development in the Eastern Caribbean (OECS-GTZ TVET Project)
1991 - 1994 Adviser for Business Education and College Management at the Antigua State College within the framework of a German Technical Cooperation Project in the Eastern Caribbean (OECS)
1989 - 1991 Member of the Management Team of a Government Vocational Institute, Idar-Oberstein, responsible for Planning, Scheduling and Information Technology
1980 -1989 Teacher at a Government Vocational Institute, Kirn, lecturing in Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, Information Technology and Mathematics

 

Additional Responsibilities

1989 - 1991 Chairman, Committee for Curriculum Development in Information Technology
1985 - 1991 Facilitator of several regional seminars to train teachers in Information Technology and its integration into Vocational Training
1983 - 1990 Responsible for design and procurement of Computer Laboratories and for Staff Development in Information Technology at the Government Vocational Institute, Kirn
1981 - 1991 Member of Regional Examination Board for Commercial Clerks

 

 

CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE

2000

March - April

Project Progress Review: Development of the Vocational Training System, Jamaica and OECS
1999

May

Development of the Vocational Training System, Management Information System for HEART/NTA-GTZ, Jamaica
1998

September – November

Establishment of a Private Sector Training Agency – Project Appraisal Mission for the Delegation of The European Commission in Guyana
1998

September

Advisory Services to several Training Offices in the OECS, OECS-GTZ TVET Project
1998

May – June

Development of the Vocational Training System, Design and Implementation of a Project Information System for HEART/NTA-GTZ, Jamaica
1998

March - April

Lerotholi Polytechnic, Lesotho: Review of the Business Education Department
1998

February

Caribbean Environmental Health Institute (CEHI): Planning, Procurement and Installation of a WINDOWS NT Network including Training of administrators and users
1998

January - February

Development of the Vocational Training System, Business Education and Information Technology, Planning and Implementation for HEART/NTA-GTZ, Jamaica
1997

November

CAREC GTZ Public Health Project: Implementation of Cost Monitoring System
1997 October OECS GTZ TVET Project: Project Progress Review
1997

May – December

Development of the Vocational Training System, Business Education and Information Technology, Planning and Implementation for HEART/NTA-GTZ, Jamaica
1997

January - July

Development of the Vocational Training System, Business Education, for Instituto Nacional de Aprendizaje y Formación Profesional (INAFORP), Panamá
1996

September

Development of the Vocational Training System, Business Education and Income Generating Units, Study for HEART/NTA-GTZ, Jamaica
1996

July – August

Development of the Vocational Training System, Skill Development Centers, Project Appraisal Mission for GTZ, Ethiopia
1995

October

Vocational and Commercial Training Institute Matsapha, Swaziland, Project Progress Review for GTZ
1995

August - September

Information Technology and Training Office Approach in Business Education, Project Design, Implementation and Teacher Training, Trinidad and Tobago
1994

August

Development of the Vocational Training System, Design of a Business Education Component, Laos
1991

April

Information Technology and Training Office Approach in Business Education, Project Implementation and Teacher Training, Antigua, West Indies
1990 / 1991

December - January

Implementation of an Integrated Order Processing System in a small size manufacturing company

 

 

 

 

 

CONTINUATION COURSES

February 1999 General Preparation for GTZ Overseas Staff
January 1997 Spanish Language (in Costa Rica)
December 1996 School-to-Work Transition (Cincinnati, Ohio)
July 1996 Role of Advisers in Technical Cooperation Projects
August 1995 Communication and Conflict Solving Techniques
April 1995 Project Monitoring and Evaluation
June/July 1994 Spanish Language (in Costa Rica)
August 1993 Project Cycle Management
May 1993 Conversation and Negotiation Techniques
May 1992 NOVELL Netware Installation and Trouble Shooting

 

LANGUAGES

Reading

Speaking

Writing

English

excellent

excellent

excellent

Spanish

good

good

fair

French

fair

acceptable

basic

German

mother tongue

 

Professional Affiliations

International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA)

Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE, formerly AVA)

Verband der Lehrer an Wirtschaftsschulen e. V. (VLW)

References

Oberstudiendirektor Klaus Flörchinger, Berufsbildende Schule Wirtschaft Idar-Oberstein, Vollmersbachstr. 55743 Idar-Oberstein, phone +49 67 81 - 9 83 30

Mrs. Sara E. Unrue, Director Marketing and Aquisitions, Promised Land Technologies, 195 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, phone +1 203 562 7335 ext 292, Fax +1 203 624 0655

Prof. Dr. Klaus Meininger, Senior Planner, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5, 65760 Eschborn, phone +49 61 96 79 1241

Dr. Volker Paul, GTZ Ansprechpartner, c/o German Embassy, P. O . Box 444, Kingston 10 Jamaica, Telefon +1 876 927-3571, Fax +1 876 978-0684

 

CONTACT

Address Stevenagestr. 4a
55218 Ingelheim
Phone +49-6132-1720
Fax +1-978-246-6054
Answer Machine +1-530-660-7178
Voice Mail +1-914-613-3630
E-Mail sodemann@gmx.de
Internetpräsenz www.sodemann.de