Since 2004, Thu Phong Vuong has been pursuing his passion of supporting individuals and groups in their development and goals on a full-time basis. During this time, he has accompanied over 8,000 managers and professionals, from over 100 organisations ranging from German DAX companies to NGOs from four continents across the globe. His experience as a facilitator, trainer and coach, but also as a project manager of a management consultancy, an NGO and managing director of a company in China, help him to always remain practice oriented.
Thu-Phong is a certified trainer, moderator, and coach through Sylvia LatourTraining, Neuland & Partner, AIESEC, Aperian Global (Globesmart Certified), Worldworks (IPI Certified), Opus Novum (Moderation), Crosscultural Competence through IMB and Consilia CCT, Systemic Coaching through 2Coach, and Crosscultural Coaching through Consilia CCT. He obtained his diploma in International Business and Cultural Studies from the University of Passau.
Notable clients that have partnered with Thu-Phong include AIRBUS, SIEMENS Windpower, VW, Deutsche Entwicklungshilfe, German Armed Forces, Deutsche Telekom, Daimler, Bosch, BASF, Heraeus, SCHOTT Glas, Evonik, Clariant, German Chamber of Commerce, Roechling Automotive, PricewaterhouseCooper, Lanxess, ZF, Schaeffler, Continental Hans-Seidel-Stiftung, Hertie-Stiftung, Beijing University, Universität St.Gallen, HAW Ingolstadt, HAW Hamburg, and many more.
Thu-Phong’s main areas of expertise include leadership development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, workshop moderation, cross-cultural competency, and coaching. Relevant projects include delivering DEI keynotes and workshops for over 70 managers of a German MDAX-company on the topic of leading with D&I, conflict resolution within different foundations at a German university, consulted organisation of 3000 employees on effective DEI change management, managing director of a coaching and training company in Shanghai, China coaching executives globally on communication, self-awareness, and leadership, training of middle and front-line managers in a global leadership program of over 20 countries for a DAX company, and delivering conferences and workshops on intercultural competency for managers responsible for relocation of a production site from Europe to Vietnam.
Each of his activities aims not only at imparting technical knowledge, but also at practicing relevant skills, and reflecting on one’s own attitudes necessary for positive change. It is important to him to focus on the participants’ own resources and to be as hands-on as possible in the methods he uses. Due to his experience and numerous training courses, he can draw on a wide variety of internationally proven methods and content.
- Certified trainer, moderator, and coach
- Experienced in workshop delivery, conference design, and coaching
- Global work experience as a trainer, consultant, and project manager