Both from the TU Wien ACE and the LIMAK university professors and nationally and internationally active experts from the respective departments could be won as speakers, who will pass on their first-hand knowledge to you. The lecturers mentioned represent an extract from the faculty. We reserve the right to make changes.
Core Module: Leadership & Organizational Behavior (TU Wien)
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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Core Modules: Management & Technology Essentials (TU Wien)
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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Sustainable Business & the Circular Economy
Axel Dick is a long-standing expert and authorized representative at Quality Austria in the area of business development for the environment and energy as well as standardization in environmental management and the author of numerous publications and practical manuals (e.g. "Environmental management in practice"). He gives lectures and is a lecturer for sustainability, circular economy, and much more.
Birgit Gahleiter is Management consultant for sustainability and circular economy as well as Product expert for circular economy, lead auditor and trainer at Quality Austria, certified auditor for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 50001, assessor of the label “Compatibility of work and family” and Lecturer at FH IMC Krems for the master program in Environmental and Sustainability Management.
As a coach, consultant and workshop host, Friedrich Große-Dunker is involved in a variety of innovation projects, including large corporations, NGOs and startups. Furthermore, he initiated several startup projects and is involved in the local startup scene as mentor and workshop host. He is one of the 30 co-founders of Dark Horse. Besides Dark Horse he is engaged in academic research projects on sustainability-oriented innovations.
Erik Hansen is Full Professor and Head of the Institute for Integrated Quality Design at Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU), Austria and Visiting Researcher at the Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM), Faculty of Sustainability Sciences, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany. As an interdisciplinary management scholar, his research has focused on circular and sustainability-oriented innovation management on three levels: product, product-service system, and business model. He is a member of numerous committees such as the Circular Economy Initiative Germany and Executive Trainer in Virtual Reality, Masterclass 'Reclaim VR' for Gemba in London.
Julia C. Schmitt is Research Associate and Deputy Director of the Institute for Integrated Quality Design at the Institute for Integrated Quality Design, Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU). Julia does research in Innovation and Sustainability Management in particular on innovation processes for a circular economy. Her current project is 'Cradle to Cradle Innovation Processes (CCIP)’.
Dr. Daniela Schrack is a postdoctoral research associate at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria) and lecturer at the ESCP Business School (Paris) and the Austrian Marketing University of Applied Sciences. Her research deals with the management accounting and reporting perspective of sustainability and focuses on management control and sustainability reporting, material flow cost accounting and measuring corporate and regional resource efficiency.
Elke Schüßler is a professor of business administration, particularly entrepreneurship with a focus on institutional, organizational and social change at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg. From 2016 to 2023 she was Professor of Business Administration and Head of the Institute for Organizational Science at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
Dr. Markus Ulrich worked as an ETH researcher and lecturer in environmental modeling for 15 years and founded the company UCS Ulrich Creative Simulations in 1997. Since then he has constantly developed the company further. As part of the national research program NFP73 Sustainable Economy, together with Empa (St. Gallen), the University of Zurich and the OST University of Applied Sciences, he developed postfossilCities - the game for climate-neutral Switzerland, which is aimed at current and future decision-makers who are already motivated for climate protection are, directed.