We have been able to secure university professors as well as nationally and internationally active experts from the respective fields as lecturers, who will pass on their first-hand knowledge. The lecturers mentioned below represent an excerpt from the faculty. We reserve the right to make changes.
Core Modules: Management & Technology Essentials
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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Core Module: Leadership & Organizational Behavior
Wolfgang H. Güttel is university professor for human resources and corporate management at the Institute for Management Sciences, Dean of the Academy for Continuing Education (ACE) at the Vienna University of Technology. His research is dedicated to the topics of leadership, strategy & change management. Previously, he was head of the institute for leadership and change management at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz and co-managing director of the LIMAK Austrian Business School.
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Yanis Hamdali is a research associate at the Chair of International Management at the European University Viadrina. He is an expert in start-up. His research interests lie in the role of innovation timing and the construction of futures in organizations. His research has received several awards (Best Ph.D. Paper Award, Innovation Award).
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Rupert Hasenzagl has been an independent management consultant and renowned lecturer at various universities and technical colleges since 1998, specializing in group dynamics, change management, strategy and organizational consulting, innovation and technology management and logistics.
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Arne Keller is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Management Sciences at the TU Vienna. His research interests lie at the interface of strategic management, organizational theory and innovation management, in particular dynamics of organizational competences, strategic reactions to technological changes, organizational inertia, ambidexterity and the control of strategic alliances.
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Astrid Kleinhanns-Rollé is a university assistant (postdoc) at the Leadership & Strategy Research Group at the Institute for Management Sciences at the Vienna University of Technology. In her position as a Managing Director she previously founded 2004 the WU Executive Academy at WU Vienna and advanced it to an internationally recognized business school. Prior to that, she worked as a management consultant for the Boston Consulting Group.
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Sabine Köszegi is a professor of ergonomics and organization at the Institute of Management Sciences at the TU and heads the doctoral college Trust in Robots as well as the Management & Technology MBA program Innovation, Digitalization, and Entrepreneurship. Her research focuses on Social Robotics, New World of Work, Organization and Gender Studies as well as Management of Conflicts, Digitalization & Robotics.
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Master Class Automotive Management
Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil Fazel Ansari is Full Professor of Data-driven Maintenance Management and head of research group Production and Maintenance Management at the TU Vienna. He is also head of Strategic Projects at Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH, Center for Sustainable Production and Logistics. He teaches in the areas of production information management, knowledge management 4.0, knowledge-based maintenance and Industry 4.0.
DI Robert Glawar, PhD ist Prozessmanager Digitalisierung & Lean Management bei der Voestalpine Steel & Service Center GmbH. Er war leitender Forscher und Gruppenleiter für Produktionsoptimierung und Instandhaltungsmanagement bei der Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH. Seine Forschungsschwerpunkte liegen im Bereich Produktions- und Anlagenmanagement – Analyse, Optimierung und Umsetzung von Prozessen mit Schwerpunkt Wartungsplanung.
Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.(FH), Dipl.-Ing.(BA) Jesko Hermann is Managing Director and Director Projects at Bertrandt Technologie GmbH, which specializes in digitalization, autonomous driving, connectivity and e-mobility. Mr. Jesko was responsible for vehicle development projects worth millions in Europe as well as the engineering departments for the entire body development, e-mobility and production planning, the laboratory and test centers for these engineering disciplines and business development for the Asian region.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. Hummel is a professor at Reutling University, Germany. Her research and teaching focuses on industrial engineering, work design, production and work systems, engineering management in production, plant planning, manufacturing ergonomics, changeable corporate structure - Stuttgart corporate model, quality management and business excellence, and much more.
Dipl.-Ing. Lukas Lingitz is a senior researcher and group leader for production planning and order management at Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH. He conducts research in the area of production planning and control - with a focus on processes, systems and the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence. He led numerous industry-funded projects, such as the digitalization of production planning, control and order processing.
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Daniel Palm is professor of logistics and supply chain management at Reutlingen University and head of the Fraunhofer project group for production and logistics management in Vienna. His research topics are logistics planning and supply structures, supply chain management, production management, Corporate, production and logistics networks, IT systems in supply chain management, e-business.
Dr. techn. Martin Riester is head of the “Logistics and Supply Chain Management” business area at the Fraunhofer Institute. As part of his work, Martin Riester has carried out numerous industrial and research projects to optimize logistics processes and structures. He focuses primarily on strategic logistics.
Dipl.-Ing. Schlimpert is an international expert for business transformation in mechanical engineering, the automotive and chemical industries in the areas of operations, procurement and supply chain management and leads the development of business and purchasing strategies as well as their sustainable implementation. In his current role at Lenzing, he implements an outstanding performance improvement program.
Dr. Alexander Schloske is a senior expert in the Sustainable Production and Quality Management department and has been part of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Engineering and Automation IPA since 1989. He has extensive teaching experience at the universities in Stuttgart, Vienna, Reutlingen and Hamburg.
Dr. Schumacher currently serves as Chief Digital Officer at VTU Group, an international engineering company, and oversees the company-wide digitalization strategy. He previously worked at Fraunhofer Austria and researched the practical effects of industrial digitalization and Industry 4.0. He has published numerous publications in the areas of strategy and operations research.
Ing. Klaus Schmid is an executive, consultant, coach and lecturer with more than 20 years of experience in operational and strategic management functions at C-level for national and international companies in the areas of automotive, e-mobility, renewable energies, financial services, trade and telecommunications.
Univ.Prof.Dr.-Ing.Dipl.Wirtsch.-Ing.Prof.eh.Dr.h.c. Wilfried Sihn is Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Institute for Management Sciences at the TU Wien and former Managing Director of Fraunhofer Austria Research GmbH. He has been working in applied research for over 30 years and is involved in more than 300 industrial projects. His current focus is on the implementation of Industry 4.0 concepts, such as smart maintenance.
Dipl.-Ing. Tanja Zigart arbeitet als Wissenschaftlerin im Forschungsbereich Mensch-Maschine-Interaktion an der TU Wien. Ihr Kernforschungsthema ist die multikriterielle Bewertung industrieller Assistenzsysteme. Sie arbeitete zuvor als Lean-Programmmanagerin in einem globalen MedTech-Unternehmen und leitete lokale und internationale Projekte im Operations-Bereich. Since November 2023 she is a Strategy Consultant at Accenture.
The above faculty represent a selection of our lecturers.
Program Start: March 7, 2024
Application Deadline: February 29, 2024