Biography Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani
Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani is the founder and owner of M. Khorasani Consulting (MMK) specializing in executive coaching, leadership, public speaking and intercultural training. Dr. Khorasani has conducted seminars in executive coaching, leadership, and intercultural training in the banking, insurance and law firm and real estate industries with more than 20 years of professional experience. He has taught across Europe in English, German, and Spanish in Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Spain, Switzerland and UK. He also taught in different events in the USA, Russia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, the UK, Italy, Iran, Mongolia and Malta.
He is also a lecturer at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management and ISM (International School of Management) and teaches cross-cultural and ethical leadership for MBA (fulltime and parttime) and BBA classes. He has supervized many Master theses of students in the areas of ethical leadership and CSR and cross-cultural leadership.
Dr. Khorasani is specialized in teaching and transferring intercultural skills. As a trained English and Spanish linguist and teacher, he is fluent in both languages. He has been teaching leadership, Presentation Skills, financial and business English and Spanish to a number of banks (such as Commerzbank), insurance companies and asset management groups (such as Allianz Global Investors), chemical, pharmaceutical and medical industries (German Cancer Research Center, DKFZ), and production companies (Egger Holzwerkstoffe Brilon). He also teaches Presentation Skills, Public Speaking, Coaching and Legal English to a number of leading law firms (such as Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling). His areas of interest and research are the culture of following cultures: USA, UK, Spain, Mexico and other Middle and South American countries, Germany, France and Iran. He teaches intercultural competence for the above-mentioned cultures. Dr. Khorasani is also fluent in German, French and Persian.
Dr. Khorasani has also been teaching leadership skills to a number of companies. He not only concentrates on classical leadership tools (goal setting and formulation, interim performance audit, performance appraisal, motivation, team development), but is specialized in Business Ethics and Practical Ethics. He teaches Business Ethics to Master of Science Students in business administration at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
Dr. Khorasani has published seven books and is the award-winning author who won three major book Prizes:
- Gloria Musealis 2018 for his book "Heirloom of Steel: The Collection of Oriental and Asian Arms and Armor in Znojmo Museum (The Czech Republic)", which is a major Czech Museum Prize,
- The Book Prize of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2012 for his book Lexicon of Arms and Armor from Iran: A Study of Symbols and Terminology, and
- The Book Prize of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 2009 for his book Arms and Armor from Iran: The Bronze Age to the End of the Qajar Period.
He has also written 183 print articles (more than 130 in peer review journals worldwide).
Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Korasani's Awards
Books written by Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani
Museums and private Collections
Dr. Manouchehr Moshtagh Khorasani has done the following artifact anlayses and museum works:
Iranian Museums: Analysis, measurement and classification of the inventories of historical Persian/Iranian arms and armor of eleven Iranian museums from ancient Iran up to the end of the Qajar period.
1) National Museum of Iran (Tehran, Ancient Iran; Islamic Era Iran);
2) Cultual Institute of Bonyad (Tehran, Ancient Iran, Islamic Era)
3) Reza Abbasi Museum (Tehran, Ancient Iran, Islamic Era)
4) Sabz Museum (Tehran, Islamic Era)
5) Military Museum of Tehran (Tehran, Islamic Era)
6) Military Museum of Shiraz (Shiraz, Islamic Era)
7) Military Museum of Bandar Anzali (Bandar Anzali, Islamic Era)
8) Naderi Museum (Mashad, Islamic Era)
9) Museum of Shiraz (Shiraz, Islamic Era)
10) Melat Museum (Tehran, Islamic Era)
11) Niavaran Palace Museum (Tehran, Islamic Era).
European Museums: The Persian cannons, howitzers and mortars of Museum of Artillery in St. Petersburg; the analysis of all arms and armor of Znojmo Museum (The Czech Republic); and the analysis of Ottoman arms and armor in the Palace Museum in Malta:
12) Military Historical Museum of Artillery in St. Petersburg (The Russian Federation)
13) Znojmo Museum (Czech Republic)
14) Palace Armoury (Malta)
1) Weapons and Combat in the Shahname (January
15-25, 2013): Analyzing artifacts and consulting the Cultural Institute of Bonyad for the event.
2) The Power of Iranian Steel: From Iron to the Crucible and the Crucible Steel (Feb. 16 – March 02, 2011): Analyzing artifacts and consulting the Cultural Institute of Bonyad for the event and main speaker in the opening ceremony.
1) Streshinskiy Collection (France): Analysis, measurement and identification of 120 oriental arms and armor from Streshinskiy Collection in Paris and writing the book Antique Oriental and Arab and Weapons and Armour: The Streshinskiy Collection based on the collection held in Paris.
2) Caravana Collection (Portugal): Analysis and identification of Persian arms and armor held in Caravana Collection Portugal. Artifacts in this collection have been published in the books Rites of Power: Oriental Arms (Rituais de Poder) and Persian Archery and Swordsmanship: Historical Martial Arts of Iran.
3) Ghiringhelli Collection (Italy): Analysis and identification of Persian arms and armor held in Ghiringhelli Collection Italy. Artifacts in this collection have been published in different books by Dr. Khorasani.
4) Walkowsky Collection (Germany): Analysis and identification of Persian arms and armor held in Walkowsky Collection Germany. Artifacts in this collection have been published in different books by Dr. Khorasani.
5) Dr von Hoffmeister Collection (Germany): Analysis and identification of Persian arms and armor held in von Hoffmeister Collection Germany. Artifacts in this collection have been published in different books by Dr Khorasani.