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 Module: Leadership & Organizational Behavior

[Translate to English:] Guettel

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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[Translate to English:] Hamdali Foto

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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[Translate to English:] Astrid Kleinhanns-Rolle

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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Univ.Prof.Dr. Sabine Köszegi

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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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Core Modules: Management & Technology Essentials

[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.
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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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[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.

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[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.
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[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.
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[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.
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Master Class Innovation, Digitalization & Entrepreneurship

[Translate to English:] Foto Doris Agneter

Doris Agneter has been CEO at 'N.vest Unternehmensfinanzierungen des Landes NÖ GmbH' for 15 years. She received her doctorate in technical sciences in 1990 and previously graduated from the TU Wien with a degree in engineering. Doris Agneter is also CEO of Tecnet Equity and NÖBEG and Advisory Board of EIT Manufacturing. In 2018, she won the Female Investor Award as Fund Manager of the Year.

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[Translate to English:] Prof.Dr. Jörg Freiling

Jörg Freiling is Full Professor at the University of Bremen, Faculty for Business Studies and Economics, LEMEX Chair in Small Business and Entrepreneurship. He graduated in Business & Economics at Bochum University and holds a PhD in Business & Economics as well as a second doctorate (habilitation) from Bochum University. His research focuses transnational entrepreneurship, immigrant entrepreneurship, corporate entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial ecosystems, entrepreneurial support systems, competence-based management, and business model innovations.

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Heimo Hammer

Heimo Hammer is founder and managing director of kraftwerk, an agency for communication and co-founder of Next One GmbH.
Previously, he worked in marketing at Siemens, among others, and maintains numerous speaking engagements at the WU Vienna, the WIFI Institute and the Fast Forward Forum, among others. From 2018 to 2020, he was a board member of the Content Marketing Forum.

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[Translate to English:] Dr. Renate Kratochvil

Renate Kratochvil is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Strategy and Entrepreneurship at BI Norwegian Business School, in Oslo. She conducts research on strategy formulation, strategic change and received her PhD in Economics and Social Sciences from WU Vienna in 2018. Renate Kratochvil taught at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and previously at WU Vienna from 2014-2017. She is the winner of numerous awards, such as the Best PhD Proposal 2016 award from the European International Business Academy.

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Stefan Kreppel has been Head of Open Innovation at P21st at Palfinger AG since 2018. He is a lecturer at TU Vienna and TU Graz (Innovation, Design Thinking, Business Model, Finance), start-up mentor and coach, speaker, inventor in innovation fields. In 2014, he was nominated as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

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[Translate to English:] Foto Stefan Piëch

Dr. Stefan Piëch is CEO and main shareholder of the listed media company Your Family Entertainment AG. After studying film and media studies, business administration and Japanese studies in Scotland and California, he earned his doctorate at the University of Klagenfurt. At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he completed training courses in entrepreneurship, digital transformation and innovation leadership. Dr. Piëch is a member of the Supervisory Board of Siemens AG Austria, SEAT S.A. and TTTech Computertechnik AG, Vienna.

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[Translate to English:] Foto Philipp Smole

Philipp Smole has been Vice President Corporate Incubator P21st at Palfinger AG since 2018.
He studied Technical Physics at the TU Wien and consequently received his PhD in Solid State Physics in 2004. Prior to his position at Palfinger AG, he worked as Technical Lead New Value Spaces at Philips. Philipp Smole holds numerous patents and has various lecturing activities in connection with his fields of activity.

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Negotiations

  

[Translate to English:] Porträt Raluca Ionescu

Raluca Ionescu PhD is a lawyer and expert negotiator. She has 22 years of experience working at and with multinational banks during which she led numerous negotiations with international business partners from different industries and various cultures.

  

[Translate to English:] Porträt Dragos-Cristian Vasilescu

IM Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Dragos-Cristian Vasilescu is a consultant, trainer, lecturer and program coordinator in the fields of negotiation, management and innovation. He is the founder of Vasilescu.pro Solutions, a consulting company focused on increasing the efficiency of organizations by reducing conflicts and enabling them to reach better and more sustainable agreements. For more than 10 years he has been teaching at the Vienna University of Technology, the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the FH Wien of WKW and several other universities.

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The above faculty represent a selection of our lecturers.