Degree Programme Directors & Coordinators

Conference of Programme Directors

The programme directors of all Bachelor, Master and MBA degree programmes meet at least once a semester at the conference of programme directors. At this conference questions of teaching at ESB Business School are discussed and coordinated.

The topics this body is concerned with are:

  • Curricula
  • Evaluation
  • Accreditation
  • Entrance examinations
  • Examination modalities
  • Proper and complete range of courses in accordance with the study and examination regulations
  • Preparation of resolutions concerning the study and examination regulations
  • Coordination of course guidance
  • Settlement of complaints in the course of studies and examinations

These are the programme directors at ESB Business School:

Bachelor degree programmes

Andreas Taschner

Prof. Dr. Andreas Taschner Accounting, Controlling

Office Hours: Wednesday 11:00 to 12:00

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Building 17
Room 125
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Role and Responsibilities
  • Dean ESB Business School
  • Programme Director of BSc International Operations and Logistics Management
Research Topics
  • Controlling in Small and Medium-sized Businesses
  • Supply Chain Controlling
  • Performance Management
  • Management Reporting
  • Investment Controlling
Publications

Taschner, Andreas (2008): Business Cases. Ein anwendungsorientierter Leitfaden, Wiesbaden: Gabler Verlag

Taschner, Andreas (2009): Investitionsrechnung als Teamaufgabe, in: Controller Magazin, 34. Jg., Heft Juli/August, S. 53-57

Taschner, Andreas (2010): KMU-gerechtes Kennzahlenmanagement – Teil 1, in: KMU Magazin, 13. Jg., Heft März, S. 34-37

Taschner, Andreas (2010): KMU-gerechtes Kennzahlenmanagement – Teil 2, in: KMU Magazin, 13. Jg., Heft April, S. 40-45

Taschner, Andreas (2012): Optionen eines Kennzahlenmanagements in KMUs – Ergebnisse einer empirischen Untersuchung, in: Controller Magazin, 36. Jg., Heft 1, S. 36-41

Taschner, Andreas (2012): Umsetzungsoptionen eines KMU-spezifischen Kennzahlen-Managements, in: Zeitschrift für KMU und Entrepreneurship, 60. Jg. Heft 2, S. 111-136

Taschner, Andreas (2012): Kennzahlennutzung in KMUs, in: Der Betriebswirt, 53. Jg., Heft 2, S. 21-26

Taschner, Andreas (2012): Management Reporting: Erfolgsfaktor Internes Berichtswesen, Wiesbaden: Gabler Verlag

Taschner, Andreas (2013): Management Reporting für Praktiker, Wiesbaden: Gabler Verlag

Taschner, Andreas (2013): Business Cases. Ein anwendungsorientierter Leitfaden, 2. Auflage, Wiesbaden: Gabler Verlag

Charifzadeh, Michel / Taschner, Andreas / Bettache, Ahmed: Werttreiber Lean Production, in: Controlling & Management Review, 57. Jg. (2013), Heft 2, S. 48-57

Taschner, Andreas (2013): Supply Chain Controlling in deutschen KMUs – eine empirische Analyse, in: Controller Magazin, 37. Jg. (2013), Heft 5, S.54-60

Taschner, Andreas (2013): Buchbesprechung Fandel, G. / Giese, A, / Raubenheimer, H.: Supply Chain Management, in: Der Betriebswirt, 54. Jg. (2013), Heft 3, S. 36

Taschner, Andreas (2013): Buchbesprechung Giese, A.: Differenziertes Performance Measurement in Supply Chains, in: Der Betriebswirt, 54. Jg. (2013), Heft 3, S. 36-37

Taschner, Andreas / Charifzadeh, Michel (2014): Eine „Landkarte“ des Supply Chain Controlling, in: Gleich, R. / Daxböck, C. (Hrsg.): Supply Chain- und Logistik-Controlling, München: Haufe Verlag, S. 21-38

Michel Charifzadeh

Prof. Dr. Michel Charifzadeh Accounting and Controlling

Office Hours: By appointment

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Building 5
Room 113
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Role and Responsibilities
  • Programme Director BSc International Business
  • Contact person of the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (Schmalenbach Business Management Society) at ESB Business School
Focus of Lectures
  • International financial accounting
  • Management accounting & controlling
  • Performance measurement and management
  • Value-based business management
  • International financial management
  • Business rating / Mergers & acquisitions
Current Research Projects
  • Value-based Management
  • Supply Chain Management Accounting
  • Performance Measurement in the public sector
  • The convergence of IFRS and US GAAP
Vita
  • 1993 – 1999 Studied economic sciences and business administration at Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart and Högskola i Halmstad (Sweden)
  • 1999 – 2002 Academic assistant at the European Business School (EBS)
  • 2002 Doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.)
  • 2002 – 2006 Project Director Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Siemens AG, Munich
  • 2006 – 2011 Professor of Finance and Accounting, IUBH School of Business and Management, Bonn
  • 2008 – 2011 Dean of Studies Master International Management, IUBH School of Business and Management, Bonn
  • 2008 – 2011 Head of Department, Business Administration and Economics, IUBH School of Business and Management, Bonn
  • 2011 Appointed professor of "Business Administration, with focus on Financial and Management Accounting" at Reutlingen University
  • Since 2012 Programme Director of BSc International Business
Publications

Charifzadeh, M./ Taschner, A.: Management Accounting and Control, Wiley 2017 (forthcoming).

Taschner, A./ Charifzadeh, M.: Management and Cost Accounting, Wiley 2016.

Charifzadeh M./ Taschner, A.: Supply Chain Reporting, in: ControllingWiki, Internationaler Controller Verein eV., 2015, unter:  http://www.controlling-wiki.com/de/index.php/Supply Chain Reporting

Taschner A./ Charifzadeh, M.: „Landkarte“ des Supply Chain Controllings – Überblick zu Aufgaben, Instrumenten und Herausforderungen, in: Gleich/Klein (Hrsg.): Controlling-Berater, Supply Chain-/Logistik-Controlling, Band 31, 2014, S. 21 - 38.

Charifzadeh, M.: Lean Production im wertorientierten Working Capital Management, in: Forschungsmagazin RRi, Ausgabe 2014, S. 22-24

Barzen, E. T./ Charifzadeh, M.: Zur Transparenz von Kapitalkosten in DAX30-Unternehmen, in: Der Betrieb, Nr. 38, 66. Jg., 2013, S. 2099-2103.

Charifzadeh, M. / Taschner, A., Bettache, A.: Werttreiber Lean Production, in: Controlling & Management Review, Nr. 2, 2013, S. 48-57.

Charifzadeh, M.: Corporate Restructuring. Ein wertorientiertes Entscheidungsmodell, Lohmar/Köln 2002.

Achleitner, A.K./ Charifzadeh, M.: Corporate Restructuring, in: Investor Relations am Neuen Markt, hrsg. von A.-K. Achleitner und A. Bassen, Stuttgart 2001, S. 753-769.

Achleitner, A.K. (unter Mitarbeit von Charifzadeh, M.): Handbuch Investment Banking, 1. - 3. Aufl., Wiesbaden 1999 - 2002.

Achleitner, A.K./ Charifzadeh, M.: Stiftungen in Deutschland – Reformbestrebungen in der Rechnungslegung, in: Der Schweizer Treuhänder, Nr. 1-2/2000, S. 111-117.

Kristina Steinbiß

Prof. Dr. Kristina Steinbiß Marketing

Office Hours: by appointment

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Building 16
Room 009
Phone +49 (0)7121 271 5008
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Role and Responsibilities

Programme Director of BSc Production Management

Focus of Lectures
  • General Economics
  • Marketing
  • Sales 
Julia Brüggemann

Prof. Dr. Julia Brüggemann Corporate finance/Risk management

Office Hours: By appointment

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Room 209
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Role and Responsibilities
  • Dean of Studies ESB Business School
  • Dean of BSc International Management Double Degree german-american/-english/-irish
  • ERASMUS Officer at ESB Business School
  • Contact person for ESB Student Consulting e.V.
Focus of Lectures
  • Risk management
  • Corporate finance
  • Banking management
Current Research Projects
  • Talent Management in Central Risk Functions (in cooperation with McKinsey & Company)
Vita
  • 1996-2000: German-American dual diploma (IPBS) of ESB Business School and Northeastern University Boston
  • Internships at Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (London), Porsche AG (Stuttgart), McKinsey & Company (Düsseldorf), Dunlop S.P. Reifenwerke (Hanau)
  • 2000-2010: Management consultant at McKinsey & Company (Munich) with focus on risk management for financial institutions
  • 2003-2005: Doctorate in banking management at Rostock University with Prof. Dr. Guido Eilenberger on the topic “Eigenkapitalmanagement mittels Collateralized Debt Obligation unter Basel II“ (“Equity management by means of Collateralized Debt Obligation under Basel II”)
  • 2010 Appointed professor of "Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre mit Schwerpunkt Unternehmensfinanzierung und Risikomanagement" (“General Business Administration with the focus on Corporate Financing and Risk Management“) at Reutlingen University
  • Lecturer in several programmes of the Knowledge Foundation at Reutlingen University (including Master of Strategic Sales Management, BSc. Physiotherapy)
  • Academic Director MBA “Management für Apotheker“ (Management for Pharmacists) of the Knowledge Foundation at Reutlingen University
Publications

Articles in journals

  • Högsdal, N. / Brüggemann, J. / Binder, C. (2017): Unternehmensbewertung mittels Multiples. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 6/2017, S. 48-53 doi: 10.1007/s12176-017-0062-y
  • Högsdal, N. / Binder, C. / Brüggemann, J. (2017): Kennzahlen zur Wertorientierung. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 5/2017, S. 50-57, doi: 10.1007/s12176-017-0058-7

  • Brüggemann, J. / Binder, C. / Högsdal, N. (2017): Performance-Maße zur risikoadjustierten Steuerung. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 4/2017, S. 58-63, doi:10.1007/s12176-017-0034-2

  • Brüggemann, J. / Binder, C. / Högsdal, N. (2017): Bei Entscheidungen Risiken berücksichtigen. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 3/2017, S. 64-69, doi:10.1007/s12176-017-0013-7

Other publications

  • Brüggemann, J., Gerken, A., Graf, J., Pollner, F., Vorholt, J. (2015) People and talent management in risk and control functions, McKinsey & Company, Mai, available at http://www.mckinsey.com/insights
Christoph Binder

Prof. Dr. Christoph Binder Finance/Accounting

Office Hours: By appointment

ESB profile page

Building 5
Room 212
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Role and Responsibilities
  • Spokesperson of the Programme Directors of the degree programme BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX)
  • Programme Director of the degree programme BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX) German-French and German-Polish
  • Programme Leader of Franco-German University (DFH/FGU)
  • Vice-Dean of MA European Studies
  • Programme Leader of the INTERREG Programme in cooperation with EM Strasbourg
  • Academic Director of career-integrated MA Strategic Sales Management and M.Sc. Business Consulting and Process Management at ESB Business School in cooperation with KFRU
  • Member of the extended University Executive Team, responsible for fundraising, scholarships and grants  
  • Tutor at Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation) at Reutlingen University
Focus of Lectures
  • Financial controlling and management accounting
  • Cost management, key performance indicators and control systems
  • Green/sustainability controlling and carbon accounting
  • Accounting history
  • Strategic management consulting
Vita
  • 1996-2000: German-French dual diploma (IPBS) at ESB Reutlingen
  • 1997: Semester at University of Texas, Austin, USA
  • Internships at J.M. Voith AG (Heidenheim), Kienbaum Management Consultants (Düsseldorf) and Orga Kienbaum (Paris)
  • 2000-2008: Management consultant at McKinsey & Company (Munich) with focus on national and international client projects in the energy sector, primary industry, telecommunications and transport/logistics
  • 2004-2006: Doctorate in Management Accounting & Control with Prof. Dr. Utz Schäffer at European Business School (ebs) in Oestrich-Winkel
  • 2004-2007: Lecturer at European Business School (ebs) in both lower and upper level classes
  • 2008 Appointed professor of "Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere Internes Rechnungswesen und Controlling" (General Business Administrations with focus on Management Accounting and Controlling) at Reutlingen University
  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the International Controller Association (www.controllerverein.com), member of several advisory boards
  • member of the advisory board of the Dieter von Holtzbrinck Stiftung
Publications

Books:

Weber, J.; Schäffer, U.; Binder, C. (2016): Einführung in das Controlling. Übungen und Fallstudien mit Lösungen, 3. überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage Stuttgart 2016. (www.controllinglehrbuch.de )

Weber, J.; Schäffer, U.; Binder, C. (2014): Einführung in das Controlling. Übungen und Fallstudien mit Lösungen, 2. Auflage Stuttgart 2014. (www.controllinglehrbuch.de ).

Binder, C. (2006): Die Entwicklung des Controllings als Teildisziplin der Betriebswirtschaftslehre. Eine explorativ-deskriptive Untersuchung, Wiesbaden 2006.

Weber, J.; Schäffer, U.; Binder, C. (2011): Einführung in das Controlling. Übungen und Fallstudien mit Lösungen, Stuttgart 2011. (www.controllinglehrbuch.de)

Articles in edited volumes:

Schrader, J.; Binder, C. (2006): Portfoliomodelle (Strategisches Management). In: Handelsblatt, Wirtschafts-Lexikon, Stuttgart 2006, Band 9, p. 4520-4528.

Binder, C.; Schäffer, U. (2005): Controllinglehrstühle und ihre Inhaber – ein Überblick. In: Weber, J.; Meyer, M. (eds.): Internationalisierung des Controllings – Standortbestimmungen und Optionen, Wiesbaden 2005, S. 11-27.

Schrader, J.; Binder, C. (2002): Portfoliomodelle. In: Küpper, H.-U.; Wagenhofer, A. (Hrsg.): Handwörterbuch Unternehmensrechnung und Controlling, 4. neu bearbeitete Auflage, Stuttgart 2002, p. 1477-1487.

Articles in journals:

Högsdal, N. / Brüggemann, J. / Binder, C. (2017): Unternehmensbewertung mittels Multiples. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 6/2017, S. 48-53 doi: 10.1007/s12176-017-0062-y

Högsdal, N. / Binder, C. / Brüggemann, J. (2017): Kennzahlen zur Wertorientierung. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 5/2017, S. 50-57, doi: 10.1007/s12176-017-0058-7

Brüggemann, J. / Binder, C. / Högsdal, N. (2017): Performance-Maße zur risikoadjustierten Steuerung. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 4/2017, S. 58-63, doi: 10.1007/s12176-017-0034-2

Brüggemann, J. / Binder, C. / Högsdal, N. (2017): Bei Entscheidungen Risiken berücksichtigen. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 3/2017, S. 64-69, doi: 10.1007/s12176-017-0013-7

Binder, C. / Högsdal, N. (2017): EBIT & Co. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 2/2017, S. 58-61, doi: 10.1007/s12176-016-0111-y

Binder, C. / Högsdal, N. (2017): Wege der Gewinnermittlung. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 1/2017, S. 44-48, doi: 10.1007/s12176-017-0005-7

Binder, C. / Högsdal, N. (2016): Kennzahlen zur Liquidität. In: Controlling & Management Review, Heft 6/2016, S. 46-51, doi: 10.1007/s12176-016-0096-6

Binder, C. / Klymiuk, G. (2016): Erklären und überzeugen – Wege zur guten Story. In: Controlling & Management Review, Issue 4/2016, pp. 8-21

Binder, C.; Schäffer, U. (2015): „Mit Controlling treibe ich medizinische Qualität“. Interview mit Dr. André Michael Schmidt, CEO des Klinikverbundes von Median und RHM Kliniken. In: Controlling & Management Review, Sonderheft 3/2015, p. 22-29

Binder, C.; Schäffer, U. (2011): Wertorientierte Unternehmensführung in deutschen Unternehmen – eine Bestandsaufnahme. Interview mit Stefan Heppelmann und Dr. Maximilian Koch, Partner Stern Stewart & Co. GmbH. In: Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, 55. Jahrgang, p. 285-287.

Schäffer, U.; Binder, C. (2008): "Controlling“ as an Academic Discipline – The Development of Management Accounting and Management Control Research in German-Speaking Countries between 1970 and 2003. In: Accounting History, Volume 13, Issue 1/2008, pp. 33-74.

Messner, M.; Becker, A.; Schäffer, U; Binder, C. (2008): Legitimacy and Identity in Germanic Management Accounting Research. In: The European Accounting Review, Volume 17, Issue 1/2008, pp. 129-159.

Schäffer, U.; Binder, C. (2006): Zum Einfluss der „Kostenrechnungspraxis“ (krp) in deutschsprachigen wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften. In: Weber, J. (Hrsg.): Prägende Controllingkonzepte. In: Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, 50. Jahrgang, Sonderheft 1/2006, p.113-116.

Schäffer, U.; Binder, C.; Gmür, M. (2006): Struktur und Entwicklung der Controllingforschung – Eine Zitations- und Kozitationsanalyse von Controllingbeiträgen in deutschsprachigen wissenschaftlichen Zeitschriften von 1970 bis 2003. In: Zeitschrift für Betriebswirtschaft (ZfB), 76. Jahrgang, p. 395-440.

Binder, C.; Schäffer, U. (2005): Deutschsprachige Controllinglehrstühle an der Schwelle zum Generationswechsel. In: Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, 49. Jahrgang, p. 100-104.

Binder, C.; Schäffer, U. (2005): Die Entwicklung des Controllings von 1970 bis 2003 im Spiegel von Publikationen in deutschsprachigen Zeitschriften. In: Die Betriebswirtschaft (DBW), 65. Jahrgang, p. 601-624.

Rewievs of specialist books:

Binder, C. (2004): Schriften des Center for Controlling & Management (CCM), Band 9: Zur Zukunft der Controllingforschung – Empirie, Schnittstellen und Umsetzung in der Lehre, 1. Auflage von Jürgen Weber, Bernhard Hirsch (Hrsg.), Deutscher Universitätsverlag, Wiesbaden 2003. In: Zeitschrift für Controlling & Management, 48. Jahrgang, Heft 3/2004, p. 162-163.

Philipp von Carlowitz

Prof. Dr. Philipp von Carlowitz Strategic Management, International Management, Managerial Economics

Office Hours: By appointment

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Room 210
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Role and Responsibilities
  • Programme Director of BSc International Management Double Degree (IMDD) German-Italian, German-Mexican and German-Spanish
  • Officer for the selection process BSc International Management Double Degree (IMDD)
Degree Programmes
  • BSc International Management Double Degree (IMDD)
  • Master International Management (MIM)
  • International Business (IB)
  • MSc International Accounting & Taxation (IACT)
  • MSc International Business Development (IBD)
Focus of Lectures
  • International Management
  • International Business
  • Strategic Management
  • International economic relations
  • Africa and emerging markets
Research Topics
  • Emerging Markets
  • Africa
  • Business Model Adjustments
  • Distribution Partnerships
  • Entrepreneurship in Africa and Emerging Markets
  • Business Strategies for Internationalization
Current Research Projects
  • Business potentials for African Markets 
  • Business model for African Markets
Vita
  • Study of macroeconomics and political science in Germany, USA, South Africa
  • Doctorate in economics at University of Trier
  • BASF S.E.: Corporate Strategy (volkswirtschaftliche Analysen, Industrieanalysen, strategische Projekte) (economic analyses, industrial analyses, strategic projects)
  • Siemens AG: Corporate Strategy (market models, M&A screening, strategic projects)
  • Siemens AG: Strategy Leader Low Voltage Distribution Business Unit
  • ESB Business School: Professor of Managerial Economics & International Management
Publications

Books:

Carlowitz, Philipp von (estimated 2018). Unternehmenserfolg in Afrika. SpringerGabler Verlag, Wiesbaden (forthcoming).

Carlowitz, Philipp von (2017). Doing Business in Subsahara Afrika, in: Bleuel, H.-H. Internationales Management - Grundlagen, Umfeld und Entscheidungen. Kohlhammer Verlag, Stuttgart (forthcoming).

Carlowitz, Philipp von (2017). Unternehmertum in Afrika, in: Liebig, S.; Schmidt, T. (Hrsg.). Wirtschaft in Afrika: Wie Projekte erfolgreich werden. Springer Verlag, Heidelberg (Forthcoming)

Carlowitz, Philipp von; Röndigs, Alexander (2016): Distribution in Westafrika. SpringerGabler Verlag, Wiesbaden.

Carlowitz, Philipp von (2015). Das nächste große Ding, in: Afrika Wirtschaft, 5, 2015, 24-25.

Carlowitz, Philipp von (2015). Mehr Wachstum durch Einbindung, in: Afrika Wirtschaft, 3, 2015, 24-25.

Carlowitz, Philipp von (2003): Regionalismus in der Weltwirtschaft. (Volkswirtschaftliche Forschungsergebnisse, Bd. 85). Verlag Dr. Kovac, Hamburg.

Carlowitz, Philipp von (2003): Freihandel und dessen Wirkungen für Entwicklungsländer: Welche Rolle spielt die WTO?, in: Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, W. v. (ed.), 2003. Globalisierungsdebatte II: Positionen und Gegenpositionen. Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, St. Augustin, pp. 62-76.

Carlowitz, Philipp von (2001d): Transformation in East Europe and Implications for the Enlargement Strategy, in: Stierle, M.; Birringer, T. (Hrsg.), 2001. Economics of Transformation. Theory; Experiences and EU Enlargement. VWF, Berlin, 309-332.

Carlowitz, Philipp von (2001c): Ursachen des schwachen Euro, in: Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium (WiSt), 8, 2001, pp. 379-381.

Carlowitz, Philipp von (2001b): Enlarging the EU: How can the Costs be Minimsed?, in: Intereconomics (Review of European Economic Policy), 36, 2, 2001, pp 77-86.

Carlowitz, Philipp von; Goydke, Tim (2001a): APEC and its Open Regionalism: Success or Failure?, in: Aussenwirtschaft (Swiss Review of International Economic Relations), 56, 1, 2001, pp. 1-29.

Carlowitz, Philipp von (1999): Regionalism and its Consequences for the World Economy, in: Stierle, M. (ed.), 1999. Globalisation: Effects on Enterprises, Employment and Government. VWF, Berlin, pp. 17-37.

Lectures:

Business Opportunities in Africa, Gastvorlesung Universität Tübingen, 14.12.2016

Doing Business in Afrika, IREM Symposium, Universität Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 3.6.2016

Renewables in Africa and Business Challenges, Krug & Schramm (K&S) Renewables Day 2016, Garching 22.9.2016

Doing Business in Africa, African Business Forum, Tübingen, 24.7.2015

Opportunities and Challenges in Africa: Doing Business, Gastvorlesung Universität
Tübingen, 26.10.2015

Podiumsdiskussion zu Logistics in Africa, 3rd German-African Infrastructure Forum 3.-4.11.2015, Afrika Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft, München

Podiumsdiskussion zu Entwicklungszusammenarbeit in Afrika – Zwischen Aufbruch und Migration, Hanns-Seidel Stiftung, 5.11.2015

Herausforderungen der Globalisierung - Standortfaktoren im Wandel, 30. Metzinger Unternehmergespräche, 10.11.2015, Metzingen

How Competitive Intelligence can Improve your Strategy - The Role of CI in Strategy Development, Conference Keynote at 4th International CI Conference, Bad Nauheim (Germany) 27.3.-30.3.2012.

 

 

Tobias Schütz

Prof. Dr. MBR Tobias Schütz Marketing / Customer Science

Office Hours: Monday 12:30 to 13:30 and by appointment

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Role and Responsibilities
  • Programme Director BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX) German-Chinese and German-Dutch Links
  • Academic Head of MA Strategic Sales Management
  • Academic Head of MSc Business Consulting and Process Management
  • Member of extended University Executive of Reutlingen University for Marketing and Communication 
Focus of Lectures
  • Digital Customer Experience
  • Services Marketing
  • Empirical Methods
  • Consulting Skills and Tools
  • Customer Orientation and Service Excellence
Research Topics
  • Customer Orientation
  • Customer Loyalty
  • Service Excellence
  • Digital Customer Experience
Current Research Projects
  • (Co-)Foundation of the research group "Digitalisierung und Management"
Vita
  • Member of the extended University Executive of Reutlingen University for Marketing
  • Head of the Dual Master Programmes  MA Strategic Sales Management and MSc Business and Process Management in cooperation with the Knowledge Foundation Reutlingen University
  • Founder and head of the Institut für Kundenorientierte Unternehmensentwicklung (Institute for Customer-Oriented Corporate Development - IKU)
  • Appointed professor of Marketing and Customer Science Reutlingen University
  • Director Consulting and Head of Customer Science Practice Group at J.D. Power and Associates Europe
  • Strategy advisor (project leader) at OliverWyman Consulting Group (formerly Mercer Management Consulting)
  • Member of scientific staff at the Institut für Marktorientierte Unternehmensführung (Institute for Market-Oriented Management - IMM) at LMU München
  • Studied Business Administration at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität Munich  
  • Bank clerk
Publications

Articles for journals

Schütz, T. / Sarstedt, M. (2016): Moderne empirische (Nicht-)Kundenforschung – Plädoyer für einen Schritt zurück, part 2,  in: WiSt - Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium, Vol. 45 (2016), No. 5, pp. 224-228.

Schütz, T. / Sarstedt, M. (2016): Moderne empirische (Nicht-)Kundenforschung – Plädoyer für einen Schritt zurück, part 1,  in: WiSt - Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Studium, Vol. 45 (2016), No. 4, pp. 188-193.

Schütz, T. / Rennhak, C.: (2015): Digital Natives als Versicherungskunden – ein Blick mit der Lupe, in: Versicherungsbetriebe, No. 01/2015, pp. 20-23.

Schütz, T. / Schäffler, B. (2015): Patientenzufriedenheit als Marketingtool – ob wir wollen oder nicht, in: Healthcare Marketing, 1-2/2015, pp. 12-14.

Schütz, T. / KINDERMANN, K. (2012): Keine Angst vor Ihren Nicht-Kunden – Nicht-Kunden sind für die Geschäftsentwicklung wertvoll, in: Prokorm Report Q3/2012, pp. 102-103.

Schütz, T. (2012): Zukunft der Bestandsführung, in: Versicherungsbetriebe, 01/2012.
(http://www.versicherungsbetriebe.de/data/beitrag/Artikel-Die-Zukunft-der-Bestandsfuehrung_7336101.html)

Schütz, T.; Schreier, N.; Reiter, R. (2008): Die Stimme des Kunden – über die gesamtheitliche Betrachtung von Kundenanforderungen in der Automobilindustrie, In: Spektrum 27/2008, pp. 121-124.

Schütz, T.; Schwaiger, M. (2006): Der Einfluss von Unternehmensreputation auf Entscheidungen privater Anleger. In: Kredit und Kapital, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp.189-223.

Schwaiger, M.; Schütz, T. (2005): Der Sandburgenbau der Mediaselektion. In: ZfCM – Zeitschrift für Controlling und Management, special edition 2, pp. 78-83, 2005.

Books

Sarstedt, M.; Schütz, T. / Raithel, S. (2010): IBM SPSS Syntax. Eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung, 2. Aufl., München, 2010.

Sarstedt, M.; Schütz, T. (2006): SPSS Syntax. Eine anwendungsorientierte Einführung, München, 2006.

Schütz, T. (2005): Die Relevanz von Unternehmensreputation für Anlegerentscheidungen, Frankfurt am Main, 2005.

Articles for editor volumes

Schütz, T. (2009): Fahrzeugqualität aus Kundensicht – warum traditionelle Qualitätskonzepte Kundenerwartungen nicht mehr erfüllen. In: Rennhak, C. (Hrsg.): Die Automobilindustrie von morgen, 2009, pp. 213-230.

Kesting, T.; Rennhak, C.; Schütz, T. (2006): Marktsegmentierung als Voraussetzung für Kundenverständnis. In: Rennhak, C. (Hrsg.): Herausforderung Kundenbindung. Wiesbaden 2006, pp. 53-78.

Working papers

Schütz, T.; Rennhak, C. (2005): Die Wirkung von Unternehmensreputation auf Anlageentscheidungen, Munich Business School Working Paper 2005-15.

Master degree programmes

Dominic Wader

Prof. Dr. Dominic Wader Accounting, Auditing

Office Hours: By appointment

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Role and Responsibilities
  • Vice-Dean Finance and Controlling
  • Auditor / Tax Advisor
  • Programme Director MSc International Business Development
  • Programme Director MSc International Accounting, Controlling and Taxation
Focus of Lectures
  • National and International Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Corporate Governance
Publications

Articles in journals and annotations

Together with Isabel von Keitz, Peter Wollmert and Peter Oser: Kommentierung zu IAS 37, in: Rechnungslegung nach IFRS, ed. by Jörg Baetge, Peter Wollmert, Hans-Jürgen Kirsch, Peter Oser and Stefan Bischof, Loseblatt-Sammlung, 26. Ergänzungslieferung, Stuttgart 2015.

Together with Frank Stäudle: Geänderte Rechnungslegungs- und Offenlegungsvorschriften für Kleinstkapitalgesellschaften durch das MicroBilG, in: WPg 2013, p. 249 – 254.

Together with Patrick Eisenhardt: Vorschläge zur Fortentwicklung der Abschlussprüfung – Das Grünbuch der EU- Kommission, in: DStR 2010, p. 2532 – 2538.

Together with Peter Oser, Norbert Roß and Steffen Drögemüller: Änderungen des Bilanzrechts durch das Bilanzrechtsmodernisierungsgesetz (BilMoG), in: WPg 2009, p. 573 – 583.

Together with Peter Oser: Goodwill impairment-Test nach Anteilserwerb von Minderheitsgesellschaftern, PIR 2009, p. 83 – 85.

Together with Karsten Füser and Katharina Fischer: Corporate Governance, in: Das neue deutsche Bilanzrecht – Handbuch für den Übergang auf die Rechnungslegung nach dem Bilanzrechtsmodernisierungsgesetz (BilMoG), hrsg. von Karlheinz Küting, Norbert Pfitzer and Claus-Peter Weber, Stuttgart 2008, p. 579 – 599.

Together with Peter Oser, Norbert Roß and Steffen Drögemüller: Eckpunkte des Regierungsentwurfs zum Bilanzrechtsmodernisierungsgesetz (BilMoG), in: WPg 2008, p. 675 – 694.

Together with Peter Oser: Passivierungszeitpunkt einer Rückstellung für öffentlich-rechtliche Anpassungsverpflichtungen (zugleich Kommentierung des BFH Urteils IV R 85/05 vom 13.12.2007), in: Status:Recht 2008, p. 204 – 205.

Together with Peter Oser, Norbert Roß and Steffen Drögemüller: Ausgewählte Neuregelungen des Bilanzrechtsmodernisierungsgesetzes (BilMoG), in: WPg 2008, p. 49 – 62 (part 1) and p. 105 – 113 (part 2).

Together with Peter Oser: Geplante Änderungen bei der Bilanzierung von immateriellen Vermögensgegenständen, in: Accounting 1/2008, p. 17.

Together with Norbert Pfitzer and Peter Oser: Der Transparenzbericht nach § 55c WPO, in: WPK-Magazin 4/2007, p. 54 – 57.

Together with Gerd Marxer: Corporate Governance – ein Thema für den Mittelstand, in: Die Unternehmenskultur im Familienunternehmen, ed. by Andreas E. Mach, München 2007.

Together with Peter Oser and Christian Orth: Beachtung der Empfehlungen des Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex – Erste Ergebnisse einer empirischen Folgeuntersuchung der Entsprechenserklärungen börsennotierter Unternehmen, in: Betriebs-Berater 2004, p. 1121 – 1126.

Together with Peter Oser: Rechnungslegung, in: Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex – Ein Handbuch für Entscheidungsträger, ed. by Norbert Pfitzer and Peter Oser, Stuttgart 2003, p. 215 – 240.

Together with Christian Orth: Entsprechenserklärung and Anhangangabe zum Kodex, in: Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex – Ein Handbuch für Entscheidungsträger, ed. by Norbert Pfitzer and Peter Oser, Stuttgart 2003, p. 269 – 284.

Together with Dietrich Dörner: Ausstrahlung des Kodex auf den Mittelstand, in: Deutscher Corporate Governance Kodex – Ein Handbuch für Entscheidungsträger, ed. by Norbert Pfitzer and Peter Oser, Stuttgart 2003, p. 355 – 369.

Together with Peter Oser and Christian Orth: Die Umsetzung des Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex in der Praxis, in: Der Betrieb 2003, p. 1337 – 1341.

Together with Norbert Pfitzer and Peter Oser: Die Entsprechens-Erklärung nach § 161 AktG – Checkliste für Vorstände und Aufsichtsräte zur Einhaltung der Empfehlungen des Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex, in: Der Betrieb 2002, p. 1120 – 1123.

Together with Norbert Pfitzer and Christian Orth: Die Unabhängigkeitserklärung des Abschlussprüfers gegenüber dem Aufsichtsrat im Sinn des Deutschen Corporate Governance Kodex, in: Der Betrieb 2002, p. 753 – 755.

Together with Franz W. Wagner: Belastungs- und Entscheidungswirkungen der geplanten Unternehmenssteuerreform, in: ifo Schnelldienst Nr. 32-33 1999, p. 20 – 25.

Together with Franz W. Wager and Thomas B. Baur: Was ist von den „Brühler Empfehlungen“ für die Investitionspolitik, die Finanzierungsstrukturen und die Neugestaltung von Gesellschaftsverträgen der Unternehmen zu erwarten?, in: Betriebs-Berater 1999, p. 1296 – 1300.

Monographs

Unternehmensbesteuerung und Unternehmensverfassung, Aachen 2002.

Niamh O'Mahony

Prof. Dr. Niamh O'Mahony Business Languages, Anglo-American Studies

Office Hours: By appointment

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Role and Responsibilities
  • Programme Director of MSc International Management (IPBS)
  • Language Officer of ESB Business School
Focus of Lectures
  • Business English
  • Intercultural Competences
Vita
  • BA (Bachelor of Arts) German and Romance Studies (University College Cork, Ireland)
  • MBA (Cardiff Business School, University of Wales College of Cardiff, Great Britain)
  • MA (Master of Arts) Translation Studies (University College Cork, Ireland)
  • PhD: “German-Irish Corporate Relationships: The Cultural Dimension” (Aston University, Birmingham, Great Britain)
  • Account Executive (Europe), Marketing and Distribution at a Welsh subsidiary of a global company
  • Employee in a family business, Cork, Ireland
  • Lecturer for Business German at Aston University, Birmingham, Great Britain
Volker Reichenberger

Prof. Dr. Volker Reichenberger Quantitative Methods, Mathematics, Statistics

Office Hours: by appointment

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Role and Responsibilities

Programme Director of the MSc Operations Management Programme

Focus of Lectures
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Operations Research
  • Risk Management
  • Data Analysis/Big Data
Research Topics
  • Data Science, Data Mining and Maschine Learning
  • Quantitatives Risikomanagement (Marktrisiko und Kreditrisiko)
  • Modellierung und Bewertung von Finanz- und Energiederivaten
Vita
  • Graduate in Mathematics (Heidelberg University)
  • Doctorate in Mathematics at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Scientific Computing, Heidelberg University
  • 2004 to 2011 Business Consultant in the sector of Financial Services Risk Management and Derivatives Valuation Center
  • Since 2011 Professor of Quantitative Methods at ESB Business School, Reutlingen University
Günther Reiter

Prof. Dr. Günther Reiter External Accounting

Office Hours: By appointment

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Role and Responsibilities
  • Programme Director of MA European Management Studies (EMS) Programme
  • Programme Leader of BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX) Programme German-Mexican
Focus of Lectures
  • External Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Group Accounting
  • International Accounting
Vita
  • State Examination in Business Administration, Economics and Mathematics at Reutlingen University
  • Scientific Assistant in the research department of Industrial Economics, Tübingen University ( Dr. rer. pol.)
  • Personal Assistant to the Managing Director, then Head of Business Management/Controlling, Trumpf GmbH u. Co. Maschinenfabrik in Ditzingen
  • Dean of ESB Reutlingen
  • Member of the Directive Board of the Hofkammer (court chamber) of the House of Württemberg
Dennis A. De

Prof. Dr. Dennis A. De Economics, Entrepreneurship

Office Hours: By appointment

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Role and Responsibilities
  • Programme director MBA International Management Part-Time
  • Director of the Centre for Indo-European Business Studies (CIEBS)
Focus of Lectures
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Small business economics
  • International economic relations
  • Macroeconomics
Markus Conrads

Prof. Dr. Markus Conrads German and International Economic Law

Office Hours: By appointment

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Role and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for specific admissions issues
Focus of Lectures
  • German and International Economic Law
Vera Hummel

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Vera Hummel Procurement, Production and Transportation Logistics, Industrial Engineering

Office Hours: Monday 16:30 to 18:00

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Role and Responsibilities
  • Dean of Studies MSc Digital and Industrial Management and Engineering
  • Head of Logistics Department
  • Initiator and Project Manager -  Establishment of an “ESB Logistics Learning Factory“ on  the campus of Reutlingen University
Focus of Lectures
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Fundamentals of Production and Logistics
  • Transportation Logistics
  • Logistics Learning Factory
Research Topics
  • Business Excellence in Logistics
  • Design and Standardisation of Learning Factories
  • Industrial Engineering: Design of Hybrid Production and Work Systems 
Current Research Projects
  • 2013-2016 Project Coordination
    Establishment of a Thematic Network: NIL Network innovative Learning Factories
    Partner countries: Germany, Austria, Sweden, Hungary, Croatia, Greece, South Africa, Portugal
    Funded by: DAAD and BmBF  
  • 2012-2014 Project Manager
    Leonardo da Vinci, lifelong learning program- LOPEC Logistics Excellence by Continuous Self-Assessment- Conception and establishment of a system for personal excellence in LEAN Logistics.
  • 2007 – 2008 Managing Director
    Excellence Initiative: Establishment of the GSaME Graduate School of Excellence for advanced Manufacturing Engineering sponsored by the DFG and Stuttgart University.
    Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
  • 2006- 2007 Overall Coordination
    Excellence Initiative: GSaME Graduate School of Excellence for advanced Manufacturing Engineering: content conception, coordination of the consortium, drafting of application for funding and preparation and support of international assessment.  
    Funded by Stuttgart University.
  • 2005 – 2007 Overall Coordination
    Transfer Area 059: Adaptability in multi-variant serial production with five subprojects T01 to T05 for practice validation of the research result of SFB 467.
    Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
  • 2005 – 2007 Project Manager
    Transfer Project T01: Subproject T01:
    Installation of an innovative Learning Factory advanced Industrial Engineering (aIE) as the basic module of a concept of postgraduate training and further education for Industrial Engineers from industry, specifically managers, planners and designers of corporate structures and networks.  
    Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) 
  • 2003-2005 Overall Coordination
    Special Research Field 467 „Wandlungsfähige Unternehmensstrukturen in der variantenreichen Serienfertigung“ (Adaptable Corporate Structures in Multi Variant Serial Production). Research scientists from Stuttgart University and Mannheim University developed interdisciplinary methods and instruments to increase the adaptability of corporate structures (technology and organisation). Content conception and realisation of a digital model factory for integration of the results of SFB 467.
    Funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Vita
  • 05/88 – 05/91 Calculation Engineer NAW Nutzfahrzeug Gesellschaft, Mercedes - Benz Switzerland
  • 06/91 – 06/94  Head of Department Commercial Vehicles, development chassis cab Mercedes - Benz of South-Africa
  • 09/94 – 12/03 Team Leader Corporate Management Fraunhofer Institut für University; external lecturer at Technical University Vienna and the UNAM University of Namibia Produktionstechnik und Automatisierung (Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology and Automation) in Stuttgart IPA sectors: Manufacturing Industry; Health Sector; Educational Institutions
  • 01/04 – 09/07 Head of Department advanced Industrial Engineering Institut für Industrielle Fertigung und Fabrikbetrieb IFF (Institute for Industrial Manufacturing and Factory Operation IFF) at Stuttgart University
  • 10/07– 09/08 Managing Director of GSaME Graduate School of Excellence advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Stuttgart University
  • 03/2010 Appointed professor of "Logistics Network Planning and Design“ at Reutlingen University
Publications

Jäger,A; Ranz F..; Hummel V.; Sihn W. (2014) Implications for Learning Factories from Industry 4.0- Challenges for the human factor in future production scenarios;4th CONFERENCE ON4th CONFERENCE ON LEARNING FACTORIES; INCREASING RESOURCE EFFICIENCY THROUGH EDUCATION AND TRAINING; KTH Stockholm; 28 May 2014 Stockholm, Sweden

Jäger,A; Bauer J.; Hummel V.; Sihn W. (2014) „LOPEC - Logistics Personal Excellence by continuous Self-Assessment“ ; 8th International Conference on Digital Enterprise Technology - DET 2014; Disruptive Innovation in Manufacturing Engineering towards the 4th Industrial Revolution March 25 – 28, 2014, Stuttgart, Germany

Hummel, V; Augustin H. (2012): Multi-Dimensional Networked Learning within the ESB Logistics Learning Factory ; Innovative approach, teaching-learning concept and engineering project games; May 10th 2012, Vienna University of Technology, page 72 – 86; learningfactory.tuwien.ac.at/fileadmin/t/schulung/bilder/LCFA/2ndConferenceonLearningFactories.pdf

Hummel, V. Augustin H. (2011) Gründungskonferenz „Initiative on European Learning Factories“ ESB Logisitk-lernfabrik, 20.Mai 2011; TU Darmstadt

Hummel, V.; Rönnecke T.; Westkämper E. (2009): Produktionssysteme und das Stuttgarter Unternehmensmodell. In: Westkämper, E.; Zahn, H.E. (Hrsg.): Wandlungsfähige Produktionsunternehmen: Das Stuttgarter Unternehmensmodell. Springerverlag Berlin Heidelberg, S.25-66.

Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2007): Innovative learning environment for factory planning and improvement. In: Dimitrov, D.; Sihn, W.; Westkämper, E.: Univ. Stellenbosch/South Africa, Institute of Industrial Engineering, International Institution for Production Engineering Research – CIRP, Paris, South African Institution of Mechanical Engineering -SAIMechE-: COMA 2007, International Conference Competitive Manufacturing – The Challenge of Digital Manufacturing: 31 January – 2 February 2007, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Stellenbosch, 2007, S.473-480.

Riffelmacher, P.; Kluge, S.; Kreuzhage, R.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2007): Learning factory for the manufacturing industry: Digital learning shell and a physical model factory – iTRAME for production engineering and improvement. In: Anjali Silva, K.M. de: Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, International Institution for Production Engineering Research -CIRP-, Paris: Computer-Aided Production Engineering, CAPE 2007: Proceedings of the 20th International Conference, 6 - 8 June 2007, Glasgow, Scotland, UK Glasgow, UK, 2007, S.120-131.

Constantinescu, C.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006): Ansatz für eine service-basierte Fabrikplanungsumgebung. In: Müller, E.: Sonderforschungsbereich Hierarchielose Regionale Produktionsnetze – Theorien, Modelle, Methoden und Instrumentarien -SFB 457-, Chemnitz, TU Chemnitz, Institut für Betriebswissenschaften und Fabriksysteme: Vernetzt planen und produzieren, VPP 2006: Chemnitz, 14.-15. September 2006. Chemnitz, 2006, (Wissenschaftliche Schriftenreihe des Instituts für Betriebswissenschaften und Fabriksysteme. Sonderheft 12), S.156-159.

Kluge, S.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006): Assembly configuration in a virtual environment. In: Westkämper, E.: International Institution for Production Engineering Research -CIRP-, Paris, Univ. Stuttgart, Univ. Stuttgart, Institut für Industrielle Fertigung und Fabrikbetrieb -IFF-: First CIRP International Seminar on Assembly Systems 2006: November 15-17, 2006, Stuttgart, Fraunhofer IRB Verlag, 2006, S.233-238.

Constantinescu, C.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E.(2006): Collaborative factory planning, steps towards grid manufacturing. In: Chlebus, E.: Centrum ZaawansowanychSystemówProdukcyjnych -CAMT-, InstytutBudowyMaszyn i AutomatyzacjiPolitechniki, Wroclaw: InzynieriaProdukcji : Wiedza – Wizja – ProgramyRamowe. Wroclaw: OficynaWydawniczaPolitechnikiWroclawskiej, 2006, S.75-82.

Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006): Collaborative learning factory for advanced industrial engineering – integrated approach of the digital learning environment and the physical model factory. In: Chlebus, E.: Centrum ZaawansowanychSystemówProdukcyjnych -CAMT-, InstytutBudowyMaszyn i AutomatyzacjiPolitechniki, Wroclaw: InzynieriaProdukcji : Wiedza – Wizja – ProgramyRamowe. Wroclaw: OficynaWydawniczaPolitechnikiWroclawskiej, 2006, S.215-227.

Constantinescu, C.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006): Collaborative learning factory for advanced industrial engineering, LEAF aIE. In: Manufacturing Systems. Proceedings of the CIRP Seminars on Manufacturing Systems 35 (2006), Nr.3, S.279-286.

Aldinger, L.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006): Echtzeitfähiges Fabrik-Cockpit für den produzierenden Mittelstand – System zur integrierten Unternehmensplanung und -steuerung. In: Müller, E.: Sonderforschungsbereich Hierarchielose Regionale Produktionsnetze – Theorien, Modelle, Methoden und Instrumentarien -SFB 457-, Chemnitz, TU Chemnitz, Institut für Betriebswissenschaften und Fabriksysteme: Vernetzt planen und produzieren, VPP 2006: Chemnitz, 14.-15. September 2006. Chemnitz, 2006, (Wissenschaftliche Schriftenreihe des Instituts für Betriebswissenschaften und Fabriksysteme. Sonderheft 12), S.170-174.

Riffelmacher, P.; Kluge, S.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006): Integration der Digitalen Planung und der realen Produktion in einer Lernfabrik für aIE. In: Müller, E.: Sonderforschungsbereich Hierarchielose Regionale Produktionsnetze – Theorien, Modelle, Methoden und Instrumentarien -SFB 457-, Chemnitz, TU Chemnitz, Institut für Betriebswissenschaften und Fabriksysteme: Vernetzt planen und produzieren, VPP 2006: Chemnitz, 14.-15. September 2006. Chemnitz, 2006, (Wissenschaftliche Schriftenreihe des Instituts für Betriebswissenschaften und Fabriksysteme. Sonderheft 12), S. 164-169.

Riffelmacher, P.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006): Learning factory for advanced industrial engineering. In: Westkämper, E.: International Institution for Production Engineering Research -CIRP-, Paris, Univ. Stuttgart, Univ. Stuttgart, Institut für Industrielle Fertigung und Fabrikbetrieb -IFF-:First CIRP International Seminar on Assembly Systems 2006: November 15-17, 2006, Stuttgart. Stuttgart: Fraunhofer IRB Verlag, 2006, S.283-288.

Constantinescu, C.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006): The migration of life cycle paradigm into the manufacturing engineering. In: Duflou, J.R.: International Institution for Production Engineering Research -CIRP-, Paris: 13th CIRP International Conference on Life Cycle Engineering 2006.Proceedings.Vol.2 : May 31 - June 2, 2006, held at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, Leuven: KatholiekeUniversiteit Leuven, 2006, S.705-710.

Westkämper, E.; Hummel, V. (2006): The Stuttgart enterprise model – integrated engineering of strategic & operational functions. In: Manufacturing Systems. Proceedings of the CIRP Seminars on Manufacturing Systems 35 (2006), Nr.1, S.89-93.

Articles for journals:
Riffelmacher, P.; Kluge, S.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2008): Integration digitaler und virtueller Planungsumgebungen bei einer realen Fabrik. In: wtWerkstattstechnik online 98 (2008), Nr.3, S.121-126.

Aldinger, L.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2007): Echtzeitfähiges Fabrik-Cockpit : Ein System zur integrierten Unternehmensplanung und -steuerung im produzierenden Mittelstand. In: Zeitschrift für wirtschaftlichen Fabrikbetrieb: ZWF 102 (2007), Nr.1-2, S.19-21.

Kluge, S.; Riffelmacher, P.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2007): Montagesystemplanung – ein Handlungsfeld der Lernfabrik für aIE. In: wtWerkstattstechnik online 97 (2007), Nr.3, S.150-156.

Aldinger, L.; Rönnecke, T.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006): Advanced Industrial Engineering : Planung und Optimierung für Fabriken im Jahr 2020. In: Industrie-Management 22 (2006), Nr.1, S.59-62.

Aldinger, L.; Hummel, V.; Westkämper, E. (2006):Echtzeitfähiges Fabrik-Cockpit : System zur integrierten Unternehmensplanung und -steuerung im Mittelstand. In: WB Industrielle Metallbearbeitung 139 (2006), Nr.11, S.72-74.

Hummel, V. (2006): Die Fabrik der nächsten Generation: "Advanced Industrial Engineering": Innovative Ansätze für Forschung, Praxis und Lehre. In: Intelligenter produzieren (2006), Nr.3, S.5-8.

Aldinger, L.; Constantinescu, C.; Hummel, V.; Kreuzhage, R.; Westkämper, E. (2006): Neue Ansätze im "advanced Manufacturing Engineering". In: wtWerkstattstechnik online 96 (2006), Nr.3, S.110-114.

Westkämper, E.; Constantinescu, C.; Hummel, V.(2006): New paradigm in manufacturing engineering: Factory life cycle. In: Production Engineering 13 (2006), Nr.1, S.143-14

Conference of degree programme coordinators

Every month the degree programme coordinators of all Bachelor and Master degree programmes meet to exchange information. They are contact persons for issues related to conception, content and organisation, provide course guidance and coordinate the student exchange in the respective programmes. The degree programme coordinators are the internal and external ambassadors of ESB Business School.  

The topics this conference is concerned with are:

  • Programme-specific course guidance
  • Marketing activities in coordination and agreement with the Marketing & PR Team
  • Programme planning
  • (Co-) responsibility for partner universities
  • Contact persons for problems of content or organisation
  • Assistance for application processes
  • Strategic co-development of new programmes
  • Improvement of processes
  • Examination issues

These are the degree programme coordinators at ESB Business School:

Bachelor degree programmes

Julie Dengler

Julie Dengler, M.A. BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX), MSc International Management (MIM)

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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Degree programme / MSc International Management
  • Tutor for students in the German-American and German-Mexican degree programmes as well as for the MSc International Management degree programme
  • Helps to organise the ESB intensive business English course for foreign students together with RIO Degree programme coordinator of German-American and German-Mexican
  • ECTS programmes IMX (Ingoing/Outgoing)
Oliver Trefzer

Oliver Trefzer, Dipl. Soz. Wiss., MBA BSc International Operations and Logistics Management, BSc Production Management, Human Resources Officer

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Room 008
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Erasmus/Socrates
  • Franco-German University
  • Teaching Loads/Lectureships/Capacity Structuring
  • Budgetary Coordination
  • Entrance Examination
  • Language Coordination
  • Process Organisation
  • Timetable
  • Human Resources
Barbara Wagner-Horch

Barbara Wagner-Horch, MBA BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX)

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Room 214
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Areas of Responsibilty

Degree Programme Coordinator BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX)

  • Coordinator of conceptual and organizational issues
  • Course guidance
  • Coordinator of the selection process
Iris Walker

Iris Walker, Dipl.Kauffr., Dipl. Verw.wirtin (FH) BSc International Business

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Room 123
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Coordinates the BSc International Business Degree Programme
  • Contact person for conceptual, content and organisational issues
  • Organises student exchanges with foreign partner universities (undergraduate exchange semesters, outgoing students)
  • Erasmus coordinator
  • Support and guidance for students, especially for foreign students
Cornelia Küster

Cornelia Küster, Dipl. Betriebswirtin (FH) BSc International Business

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Room 123
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Coordinates the International Business Degree Programme
  • Contact person for conceptual, content and organisational issues
  • Timetable coordinator
  • Support and guidance for students, especially for foreign students
  • Organises student exchanges with IB partner universities
Chantal Köngeter

Chantal Köngeter, M.A. BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX)

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Building 5
Room 221A
Phone +49 +(49) 7121 271 - 3115
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Coordinates the degree programme BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX) for the Chinese and Brazilian Link
  • Coordinates the cooperation with the UIBE
  • Is responsible for Chinese as the first foreign language
Monika Baer

Monika Baer BSc Production Management

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Room 008
Phone +49 (0)7121 271 3066
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Provides degree programme guidance for interested persons, advises and supports the students
  • Organises student exchanges (incomings and outgoings) and is the contact person for the partner universities
  • Provides information, documentation and communication specific to the degree programme
  • Contact person for conceptual, substantive and organisational questions and issues

Master degree programmes

Martina Traub-Kaiser

Martina Traub-Kaiser, M.A. MSc International Business Developement, MSc International Accounting, Controlling and Taxation

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Room 117
Phone +49 (0)7121 271 6006
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Coordinates the degree programme MSc International Business Development
  • Coordinates the degree programme MSc International Accounting, Controlling and Taxation
  • Contact person for questions regarding conception, content and organisation
  • Contact person for semester abroad with the foreign partner universities
  • Course guidance
Dieter Rommel

Dieter Rommel, Dipl.- Verw.Wiss. MBA International Management Part-Time

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Building 17
Room 018
Phone +49 (0)7121 271 3073
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Areas of Responsibilty

Degree programme coordinator of MBA International Management part-time

Philip Alexander Scherer

Philip Alexander Scherer, Dipl. Regionalwissenschaften (Ostasien) MBA International Management Part-Time

Office Hours: Tuesday 9:00 to 12:00, Wednesday 13:00 to 17:00, Thursday 9:00 to 17:00, Friday 13:00 to 17:00

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Building 17
Room 016
Phone +49 (0)7121 271 3089
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Programme Coordinator
  • Coordination of Modules Abroad
  • RELAX
Anja Freifrau von Richthofen

Anja Freifrau von Richthofen, M.A. MSc Operations Management

Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 8:00 to 12:00

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Building 16
Room 008
Phone +49 (0)7121 271 6032
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Member of Scientific Staff
  • Coordinates the MSc Operations Management (Wirtschaftsingenieur) degree programme
  • Prepares the timetables for the Industrial Engineering degree programmes (Bachelor and Master)
Gaby Geysel

Gaby Geysel, Dipl. Päd., MBA MBA International Management Full-Time, MA European Management Studies

Office Hours: Thursday from 15.00

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Building 17
Room 122
Phone +49 (0)7121 271 3050
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Coordination of degree programme MBA International Management Full-Time
  • Coordination of degree programme MA European Management Studies
  • Contact person for conceptual, content and organisational issues
  • Course guidance 
Julie Dengler

Julie Dengler, M.A. BSc International Management Double Degree (IMX), MSc International Management (MIM)

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Building 5
Room 221A
Phone +49 (0)7121 271 3023
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Degree programme / MSc International Management
  • Tutor for students in the German-American and German-Mexican degree programmes as well as for the MSc International Management degree programme
  • Helps to organise the ESB intensive business English course for foreign students together with RIO Degree programme coordinator of German-American and German-Mexican
  • ECTS programmes IMX (Ingoing/Outgoing)
Jörg Bauer

Jörg Bauer, Dipl.-Kfm. (Univ.) MSc Digital Industrial Management and Engineering, Logistics network planning and design, NIL Network of innovative learning factories, member of academic staff

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Building 16
Room 108
Phone +49 7121 271-3085
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Areas of Responsibilty
  • Academic coordinator MSc Digital Industrial Management and Engineering
  • Project coordinator ESB Business School Logistics Learning Factory - (Focus: Engineering and Operation-Cockpit (EOC)), MSc Operations Management
  • Simulation "Transport Logistics", BSc International Operations and Logistics Management / MSc Operations Management
  • Support in lecture "Internationale Verkehrs- und Transportlogistik" (International Traffic and Transport Logistics), BSc International Operations and Logistics Management
Research Topics
  • Assistance Systems
  • E-Learning
  • Self-Assessment
Current Research Projects
  • Project coordinator NIL (Network of innovative learning factories) 2012-2016
  • Project coordinator LOPEC (Logistics Personal Excellence by continuous self-assessment) 2013-2014
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