Music for Leaders -

Conducting Qualities for Managers & Executives

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Michael Hartenberg

International Choir Academy Freiburg

Susan & Bernd Glathe

ISS Institut fuer Systementwicklung und Systemsteuerung

Conductor and Pianist

M. Hartenberg was born in Vienna (Austria). He studied Conducting in Vienna and Salzburg. During his studies he directed numerous opera projects, which were initiated by himself. There he gained his first leadership competence. After his studies, he started a career as a young musical director at a public opera house.

In 1986 he founded the "Musikseminar Hamburg GmbH", a professionally managed private music academy with completely new educational system (officially recognized). He was member of the board until 2007 and taught conducting and music history. At the moment he is in charge of building up an "International Choir Academy" at Freiburg / South Germany.

Apart from conducting various concerts as a worldwide asked for conductor and pianist. he has developed a new training concept together with the "Institut fuer Systementwicklung und Systemsteuerung" (ISS).

This special training concept offers the possibility to adapt the specific leadership experience of a music conductor to executives in companies.

ISS Institut fuer Systementwicklung und Systemsteuerung

We offer consultation and support you in the development of

  •  Persons to Personalities
  •  Groups to Teams
  •  Organisations to Systems
  •  Systems to Networks

    Bernd Glathe (Master of Business Administration) and
    Susan Glathe
    (Psychologist) are the holders of ISS. They have many years of experience in the field of personell development and leadership. Since 1989 they have successfully trained, coached and offered their consultancy to various persons, groups and enterprises.

    In addition, they offer tailor made training programs for executives within companies and they coach and advise executives to improve leadership and managerical abilities.
    They have developed a concept for leadership qualities called DIFUE®.

    The training at ISS is a specialized and balanced composition of transferring "know-how" and "practical usage" with feedback and reflection.
  • Management & Music for Leaders

    For management and "Music for Leaders" the DIFUE® maxim is true: "No action without diagnosis!", which has proved to be very useful in our experience with leadership.

    In "Music for Leaders" you learn how to conduct yourself in challenging situations and how to better adjust your leadership to situational requirements of your staff.