Awards & Distinctions
During his time at the Boston Consulting Group, Dr. Hirt has received several awards for his Client Service.
According to Harvard Business Review and McKinsey, his publication "How Microsoft Netherlands Reinvented The Way Of Work (really)" is one of the best case studies on the topic of "Management Innovation".
Dr. Hirt has been awarded the CMC - Certified Management Consultant - "with distinction" and is thus a member of the exclusive consulting faculty which, as members of the Hearing Commission, is responsible throughout Austria for the certification examination of your consulting colleagues for the CMC.
Dr. Hirt was ranked among the top 100 trainers in Austria, Germany and Switzerland in 2011 by Speakers Excellence.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) at INSEAD (Fontainebleau) "with distinction" (Dean's List).
Doctorate in law at the University of Vienna "with distinction".
Performance Scholarship from McGill University, Montreal/Canada.
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship.
Scholarship abroad from the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber.
Further Training & Certifications
CSE - Certified Supervisory Expert - Certification Membership in Supervisory & Trust Fund Boards.
Registered SFA Corporate Finance Representative of the Securities & Futures Authority, London.
CMC consultant course (incite - Academy of the Austrian Professional Association of Management Consultants (UBIT).
Export Consultant Course (incite - Academy of the Austrian Professional Association of Management Consultants (UBIT).
Professional Speaker GSA (SHB).
Process Competence in Consulting (incite - Academy of the Austrian Professional Association of Management Consultants (UBIT).
Comprehensive Project Management Training, including leadership, structured problem solving, communication, meeting management and moderation as part of the leadership training at Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
Training in systemic coaching and consulting with Peter Senge (MIT, Boston), Amy Schwab & David Schmalz (True North, USA), Richard & Emily Axelrod (Axelrod Group, USA), Sonja Radatz (ISCT, Vienna), Horst Kusch (Avicare, Hamburg) and Louis Cauffman (Solutions Network, Belgium)
Courses and seminars on self-organisation, time management, interview techniques, communication, body language & emotionality, rhetoric, presentation techniques and conflict management at leading providers.
Dip RSA, Diploma in Fine and Decorative Arts, graduated in the top 5% of the class (Royal Society of Arts & Christie's Education).
French School Leaving Certificate (Baccalauréat - Lycée Français de Vienne).