RNDr. Peter Stefányi, PhD.


Examples of Projects
  • Magneti Marelli : Leadership program for supervisors of the company. Team coaching and training of 5 groups of supervisors.
  • Lear Seating Corporation : Leadership program for shift-leaders and business leaders. Individual coaching and leadership training of general manager. Individual coaching of expat country manager, plant manager, quality manager, industrial manager, production manager, team coaching and training of supervisors and project leaders. Aim of the long term project is change in company culture towards improved teamwork and increased initiative, delegation and proactive approach.
  • Getrag Ford : Individual leadership training and coaching of expat quality manager in Slovakia plant with the aimed to improve identified weaknesses and to win the selection process for position of Quality manager in Getrag Ford mother plant in UK.
  • Peugeot : Individual and team coaching of management for Peugeot partners across Slovakia. Goal - increased quality of sales, KPIs and management of teams.
  • Bukoza : Individual training and coaching of a technically highly valuable manager with aim to improve his people skills and tendencies for conflicts with subordinates.
  • Slovenske Elektrarne : Training for managers in giving feedback to subordinates. The training involved shadowing techniques and coaching.
  • Getrag Ford : Individual soft skills training and coaching for middle level managers.
  • Embraco : Individual training and coaching of procurement manager aimed at improved team leadership
  • 1984-1990 : Post gradual study at Faculty of Sciences UPJŠ Košice finished with a title CSc.(PhD.) in physics of condensed matter and acoustics
  • 1978-1983 : Faculty of Sciences UPJŠ Košice, solid state physics
Additional Education
  • 2013 : Finished internal training of Erickson College, Vancouver, Canada and was awarded rights to train: Powerful negotiations.
  • 2011 : Finished internal training of Erickson College, Vancouver, Canada and was awarded rights to train worldwide the following courses on behalf of Erickson College : The art and Science of Coaching, Module I and II, Team Coaching, 4Quadrant Thinking
  • 2010 : Training of Trainers, Erickson College, 4Quadrant thinking, Erickson C.
  • 2009 : Team Coaching course, Erickson College
  • 2008 : Internationally recognized, certified coaching program accredited by ICF (International Coach Federation), organized by Erickson College
  • 2001-2007 : Self development and soft skills courses, total of 9 courses.
  • 1993-1995 : Post gradual study of management at University of Plymouth, UK
Membership in Professional Organizations and Certifications
  • Since 2008 : International Coach Federation – ICF, board member
  • Since 2009 : Slovak Coach Association – SAKO, at present Chairman of SAKO
  • 2012 : ICF accreditation level ACC – international certificate
  • 2014 : ICF accreditation level PCC – higher level international certificate
  • 2015 : ICF Mentor coach, SAKO mentor coach
Work Experience
  • 2010 : Personel Efekt, s.r.o. - Recruitment and Development Agency Position: Director, coach, trainer, Recent projects – In house ongoing training program for managers and supervisors : Lear Academy, restructuring the biggest Slovak heath care insurance company - VšZP Coaching clients: Slovenske Elektrarne,a.s., Peugeot Slovakia, s.r.o., Bukoza, a.s, Lear Corporation Seating Slovakia, s.r.o., Huisman, s.r.o., Getrag Ford Transmissions Slovakia, s.r.o., Magneti Marelli Slovakia, s.r.o.
  • 2008 – 2010 : Sole proprietor – SZČO, Specialization – solution focused coaching for corporate clients Clients: Botex, s.r.o., EVASPORT, s.r.o., Holz – Mobel SR, s.r.o., Regada, s.r.o., Syráreň Bel Slovensko, a.s., Tesco Stores SR a.s.,J&T Bank, Bukoza, a.s.,
  • 2000-2007 : Interim manager, internal coach I participated in interim management projects in production oriented companies in various industries – machinery and electronics, chemistry, glass, magnesite with between 90 and 2300 employees. The aim of the projects was to introduce change at corporate level. I used coaching techniques with management of the company to increase participation of managers and lessen resistance to change. Companies : Chemko , a.s. Strážske, Slovmag, a.s.,TESLA Liptovský Hrádok, a.s., Slovglass, a.s., Finmag Slovakia, s.r.o.
  • 1998 - 2000 : Finmag, s.r.o., Position: Sales and personnel director Responsibility: sales of services of hedging currency risks for export companies and management of human resources.
  • 1997-1998 : Adams &Co., s.r.o., Position: senior consultant,
  • Consultancy in the area of strategy, management and human resources.
  • 1995-1998 : International Executive Services Corps, Position: regional director, Sales and management of projects organized for Slovak companies in the region of Eastern Slovakia
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  • Russian
  • Hungarian
  • Slovak