Prof. Dr. André Coners studied economics and then graduated with a professorship in Business Informatics and Controlling at the Westfallian Wilhelms-University Muenster. He is holder of the Professorship for Controlling and Process Mangement at the University of Southwestfalia in Hagen/ Germany. Professor Dr. Andre Coners is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and he taught for 4 years at an international business school in Switzerland.
He has worked and managed controlling and process management projects in middle-sized and listed companies in various sectors. He was also partner-manager of a subsidiary of Horvath AG (Horvath&Partners). Project references (extract presentation) are in the Financial Industries, the introduction of a Lean Six Sigma-initiative and in Processing Cost Management. He created a Process Performance Measurement-Concept and introduced a Process Related Creation of Services for banks in Switzerland.
Professor Dr. Coners led Lean Management- and Six Sigma-Projects for process optimisation in the manufacturing industry by which the value stream analysis and statistical tools were used. In the public sector he continually coordinated a Lean Six Sigma- Initiative (city of Hagen) and also introduced the Balanced Scorecard to institutions. Additionally Professor Coners has gathered project experience in the area of explorative data analysis (Big Data) in the trade sector (internet based) and in the field of call centre management. Furthermore he led a restructuring project at an aviation company and the short term planning of a railway company. He was responsible for the (branch-) benchmarking program of several businesses in the utilities sector. Along with this, Professor Coners has project experience in determining cost targets for the service sector. Professor Coners was involved in the conception of Shared Service Units and he also supported the product calculation in a lighting industry project.
To sum up, Prof. Dr. André Coners is portrayed as a driving force within the framework of projects in the controlling and process management industry , in branches of the finance industry, the service industry, manufacturing (incl. automotive, lighting) the public sector, trade, utilities and transport.