personal consulting

your project - my concern


The power of entrepreneurs lies in the personal competence of those who are behind the business. Schimek plant, therefore, is a single person business because of personal commitment. Jobs aren't done by someone else but personally, following your needs and challenges.

 

Principles of my work are:

  • Highest quality,
  • clear analysis,
  • direct and open consulting,
  • integrative and creative solutions,
  • personal commitment.

Michael Schimek collaborates with a wide network of other businesses following the same principles. This is why schimek plant can put together new, innovative and specialized teams according to the specific job. Based on fair and transparent calculations, they will create significant benefit for you.

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Curriculum vitae Michael Schimek
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SOLUTION-ORIENTED PRACTICAL WORK

PLANNING FOR SPECIAL ENVIRONMENTS

Michael Schimek has a long personal record in managing a World Heritage site and in planning and implementing spatial strategies and concepts.

 

A special focus lies on protected areas and, connected with that, the duty to refrain from overexploitation and to strive for highest quality - in managing the World Heritage and European Diploma for Protected Area cultural landscape Wachau in Austria, in redeveloping Jauerling-Wachau Nature Park, but also exchanging with other similar regions and sites.

 

The key areas of work are World Heritage compatibility, townscape, landscape and monument protection work, nature protection, arts and culture, sustainable tourism and regional development in general.

 

Schimek plant develops:

  • Management plans for World Heritage sites and other protected areas,
  • feasibilities for potential World Heritage sites,
  • nomination dossiers for new World Heritage proposals,
  • World Heritage compatibility expert statements and Heritage Impact Assessments (HIAs),
  • expertise on townscape and landscape compatibility,
  • regional development strategies,
  • municipal master plans, zoning plans, land development plans,
  • sustainable arts and culture and tourism projects,
  • stakeholder involvement and conflict solving in planning.
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Project list Michael Schimek / schimek plant
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LIVELY and target group-oriented

my expert input for your event

Michael Schimek advises organisations in Austria and abroad in developing their capacities. A special focus lay on supporting the building-up of sustainable regional development institutions in some of the new members states of the EU.

 

Above that, he was invited to a huge number of expert meetings and conferences during the last years and organised excursions on regional development and the World Heritage in Austria and abroad. From 2009 to 2018, Michael Schimek taught future World Heritage experts studying "World Heritage Studies" at Brandenburg Technical University in Cottbus.
Michael Schimek is always looking for unconventional ways of addressing issues and develops tailor-made interventions for all jobs, both in German and in English.
 

Schimek plant delivers lectures and organizes workshops:

  • On the World Heritage, on integrated strategies and concepts, on objectives and how to (or even not to) achieve them,
  • on regional development, EU programmes, stakeholder involvement, project management and financing,
  • on management in general, on important skills when collaborating with municipalities and regions, on ways of planning and implementing.
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Lectures and workshops by Michael Schimek
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PROJECT EXAMPLES

Being Austrian, a lot of my projects were done in German. There are some good examples, though, that may be shown in English, too. Please find out by clicking on the links below.

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Management plan of the World Heritage cultural landscape Wachau, Austria
Mgmt plan Wachau english.pdf
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Exercise at the workshop for Flemish and Dutch site managers, Oct 2017
Antwerpen exercise.pdf
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Course design for university lecture at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg
Course design.pdf
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European guidelines for wine cultural landscape preservation and enhancement
Landscape Guidelines.pdf
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Exercise for Romanian Leader region stakeholders
Vision 2015.pdf
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