Make better business decisions!

The financial performance and the functioning of operational processes essentially depends on the core tasks of management: the interaction of planning, strategy, organization and coordination of resources determines success or failure. In the compact program "Management & Technology Essentials" you will learn the hard facts about management and strengthen your decision making.

Didactics: Theoretical content, case studies, simulations, reflections and discussions.

Language: Available in English and German

Venue: TU Wien

Participation Fee: The participation fee is EUR 7,190.00 (VAT-free, excl. travel and accommodation expenses), -10% Reduction for TU Wien Graduates

Certificate: Certificate of participation from TU Wien and possibility of crediting to the Executive MBA Programs. The workload of the program equals 25 ECTS.

Requirement for participation: Please register via our online form, opens an external URL in a new window. A short individual consultation with the program manager is also a necessity for participation.

Your Key Learnings

In the compact-program "Management & Technology Essentials" you will immerse yourself with the hard-facts of management and technology management and gain and gain literacy in these fields.

Your Key Learnings

  • to apply fundamental aspects of internal and external corporate accounting in an practical work environment.
  • to solve practical financing and valuation problems by applying basic financial principles.
  • to apply central economic concepts and analyze the consequences of decisions in a market context.
  • to select appropriate methods of data collection, analyze results of routine sampling surveys and manage large amounts of data.
  • to reflect on new technological developments and assess the impact on your companies environment.
  • to discuss the core topics of marketing and apply a coherent marketing strategy.
  • to understand complex global business processes and apply your knowledge practically in various business disciplines.


Dates in German
3 Terminblöcke zu je 3 Tagen, ganztags (09.00-18.00 Uhr). Genaue Terminblöcke werden zeitnah bekannt gegeben.

Block 1: Accounting & Controlling
Block 2: Project Management & Sustainability, Economics
Block 3: Finance, Marketing & Competition Strategy
Block 4: Technology Management, Business Simulation
Block 5: Data Science


Dates in English
3 blocks of 3 days each, full day (classes from 9.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.). Dates will be announced when scheduled.

Block 1: Data Science
Block 2: Accounting & Controlling
Block 3: Marketing & Competition Strategy, Finance
Block 4: Project Management & Sustainability, Technology Management
Block 5: Economics, Business Simulation

We are aimed at (prospective) managers and executives at all levels who would like to be able to explain the hard facts in management and who have to step up to the challenges of integrating and navigating new ever evolving technologies. The course benefits persons with a technological background in a management position to broaden their understanding in the field of accounting, finance and marketing; and persons with a non-technical background will gain understanding for  data and technology management.

[Translate to English:] Management Technology
[Translate to English:] Management Essentials


Our lecturers have a scientific background with many years of relevant training experience. They combine theoretical input with a strong focus on practical implementation.

[Translate to English:] Mag. Dr. Helmut Aigner

Mag. Dr. Helmut Aigner has been a lecturer in the field of MBA/Corporate Finance at the Danube University Krems and at the TU Vienna for more than 20 years. In practice, Mag. Dr. Aigner with projects in the areas of M&A, strategic planning, controlling, accounting, financial management, management information systems, feasibility studies, company analysis, and business valuation.


Prof. Tina Ambos

Tina C. Ambos is Professor of International Management and Director of the i2i Hub for Intrapreneurship and Innovation at the University of Geneva. Previously, she was a Professor of Strategy at the University of Sussex and previously held the Chair of International Management at the JKU (Austria). Her research and consulting projects include knowledge management, innovation and strategic management of international organizations., opens an external URL in a new window, opens an external URL in a new window


Anton Burger has held the chair for business administration and corporate accounting in Ingolstadt since 1993 and is a lecturer at the Danube University Krems and TU Vienna. Previously he was a professor at the universities of Cologne and Münster. His research areas are external corporate accounting, especially international accounting, internal corporate accounting and controlling, as well as finance and insolvency., opens an external URL in a new window



Christian Garaus is assistant professor at the Institute for Marketing and Innovation at BOKU (Austria). Previously, he was a lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. His research interests include open innovation & user innovation, new forms of organization, platform economics, organizational ambidexterity, and reward and motivation., opens an external URL in a new window, opens an external URL in a new window


[Translate to English:] Cornelius Geiger

Christian Geiger has been a developer of simulation games for companies and universities at home and abroad for over 20 years. He has commercial banking training and studied economics at the University of Heidelberg. He is an expert in the conception and implementation of simulation games.


[Translate to English:] Roland Gutmann

Als Gründer von accounting for funding e. U. ist Roland Gutmann spezialisiert auf Finanzcontrolling von Förderprojekten. Zuvor leitete er die 5 Jahre die Abteilung Betriebswirtschaft und Konzerncontrolling des Austrian Institute of Technology. Er hat jahrelange Führungserfahrung in den Fachbereichen Accounting und Management Control (Kostenrechnung) sowie Controlling., opens an external URL in a new window


[Translate to English:] Karl Heinz Leitner

Karl-Heinz Leitner is Senior Scientist at the Center for Innovation Systems & Policy at the Austrian Institute of Technology and Professor for Innovation Management at the Karl-Franzens-University Graz. His work focuses on strategy development, innovation management, entrepreneurship and research policy. Karl-Heinz Leitner has conducted numerous research and consulting projects for companies, ministries, interest groups and the European Union., opens an external URL in a new window, opens an external URL in a new window


[Translate to English:] Klaus Nordhausen

Klaus Nordhausen is a university lecturer in statistics at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Previously, he was Assistant Professor at the Institute of Stochastics and Economic Mathematics and Associate Professor of Computational Statistics at the TU Vienna. His research interests include supervised and unsupervised dimension reduction, blind source separation, independent component analysis, robust and nonparametric methods and computational statistics., opens an external URL in a new window, opens an external URL in a new window


[Translate to English:] Ferry Stocker

Ferry Stocker is a lecturer in economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the Vienna University of Technology and the Danube University Krems. His research focuses on European integration, in particular European monetary integration, applied microeconomics (“managerial economics”) and didactics of economics.


[Translate to English:] Bild von Dagmar Silvius-Zuchi

As Co-founder and head of the enable2change network, Dagmar Silvius-Zuchi is an experienced consultant and trainer as well as a lecturer at various universities. Her focus is on stakeholder-oriented project and program management as well as change management, systemic methods for management, and design of co-creation processes., opens an external URL in a new window, opens an external URL in a new window



The above faculty represent a selection of our lecturers.