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: Management & Technology

[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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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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Risk Management & Corporate Finance

Gernot Kreiger has more than 25 years of banking experience in sales in leading positions in several Austrian banks. He has a degree in banking and finance and is an internationally certified project manager. Gernot Kreiger has many years of experience in supporting freelancers, corporate clients and top private clients as well as over 20 years of seminar and teaching experience.  He has numerous teaching assignments at domestic and foreign technical colleges and universities, international training experience in Africa and Asia. In addition to his work in a bank, he is a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Vienna, TU Wien, Donau Universität, HTW Dresden and a faculty member of the Retail Banking Academy in London.

Dale Lehman is a professor of business analytics at Loras College in Iowa. He earned his PhD in economics from the University of Rochester and has taught and researched at numerous universities, including Alaska Pacific University and Fort Lewis College. He has also served as director of MBA programs at Alaska Pacific University and held industry positions at Bell Communications Research and SBC. He has a special interest in applying data analytics to problems in health care, natural resources, telecommunications and information, and finance.

Walter Mayrhofer has been appointed FH professor in January 2021, he has been Head of Research at the university of applied sciences since October 2020, and is thus responsible for its entire research agendas. He also serves as Head of Research Center Digital Economy. 

He studied electrical engineering as well as business administration, law and economics at TU Wien, engineering management at the University of Colorado at Boulder and completed an MBA program at Danube University Krems.

Between 2017 and 2020 Walter Mayrhofer worked as a research associate at the TU Wien and prior to that as Head of Research at FH Burgenland and Fraunhofer Austria, and as Managing Director of FTI Burgenland GmbH, Forschung Burgenland GmbH and “die angewandte” Continuing Education GmbH, the continuing education institution of the University of Applied Arts Vienna and Danube University Krems.

Tatiana Miazhynskaia works as a Risk Controller in the Market and Liquidity Risk Modeling department at Erste Group Bank AG. She has an academic background in Applied Mathematics and received her PhD from the University of Vienna in 2004. In addition, Tatiana Miazhynskaia teaches at the FH of BFI Vienna and has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience at the university and years of practical experience in banking and finance.

[Translate to English:] Foto Werner Seebacher

Werner Seebacher has been managing director of the management consultancy Seebacher Unternehmensberatung GmbH since 2000. He studied economics and law at the Karl-Franzens University in Graz, where he also earned his PhD. For many years, Werner Seebacher has been teaching at various universities of applied sciences and universities, specializing in the topics of "Applied Business Administration" or "Applied Accounting", as well as "Applied Controlling" or "Applied Corporate Planning".

In 2009, the Seebacher Method ®, which he created, was developed: He has a teaching method, with the help of which the central interrelationships in corporate accounting can be taught in a simple form.


Walter Schwaiger is Chairman of the Institute of Management Sciences and Professor at the TU Wien.

He studied business administration at the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences at the University of Innsbruck, where he habilitated in 1999.
His teaching and research interests include IFRS Financial Management: Investment and Financing, Cost and Performance Accounting, Controlling as well as Enterprise Risk Management and IT-based Management Systems.

Compulsory Elective: Sustainability & Ethics

Doris Allhuter has been a Senior Academy Scientist in the field of Technology Assessment at the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 2008. Doris Allhuter is also a lecturer at the TU Wien, the Johannes Kepler University Linz and the University of Vienna. Her scientific background is in software design, technology assessment and analysis of AMS algorithms. Doris Allhuter won the Käthe-Leichter Award in 2020 for her outstanding achievements in the field of women's and gender studies in the area of gender-technology relations and the inscription of social inequalities in information technologies.

Leo Capari is a researcher in the field of technology assessment and public health at the Medical University of Vienna. From 2013 to 2020, he was a Junior Researcher in Technology Assessment in the field of technology and sustainability at the Institute of Technology Assessment. In his research work, he has participated in numerous projects including COMOPA-Computational Modeling for Policy Advice, which explored computer modeling and simulation tools in advisory contexts, as well as FTA-Parliament, a project that has been conducting foresight and technology assessment for the Austrian Parliament since 2017.

Walter Peissl has been Deputy Director in the Technology Assessment Department at the Austrian Academy of Sciences since 1988. He completed his studies in business administration and sociology at the University of Graz, where he received his diploma in 1985. In 1992 he completed his dissertation on the sociology of employees. His work focuses on the new information society, the protection of privacy, and methodological issues in technology assessment.

Mahshid Sotoudeh has been a Senior Scientist at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in the field of Technology Assessment and Sustainability since 1998. She studied polymer and technical chemistry in Tehran and Vienna and received her PhD in 1994, with a thesis on the development of computer-aided process analysis methods for environmental studies. In 2010, she habilitated at Graz University of Technology in "Technology Assessment and Sustainability". In her work, she is increasingly interested in interdisciplinary research to address complex issues at the interface between technology, environment and society. Her initial research topics were clean technologies, innovations in the chemical industry, environmental technologies in the cement industry, renewable raw materials and bioplastics. She also teaches at TU Graz and TU Wien, as well as at the University of Graz.

The above faculty represent a selection of our lecturers.