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Lecture of Dr. Vernon L. Smith (Nobel Prize in Economics 2002) - October 21st, 2016 at TUM School of Management

We are pleased to invite you to the lecture of Dr. Vernon L. Smith (Nobel Prize in Economics, 2002) on October 21st, 2016 at 6 pm at the 6th Munich Lecture in Business Ethics 2016. He will talk about: "Adam Smith on Conduct and Rules: Trust Games; Emergence of Property". The lecture will take place at the Karl Max von Bauernfeind Hörsaal (TUM Main Campus). More details regarding this event will follow.

New Times Higher Education Ranking: TUM ranked best technical university in Germany

In the latest “THE World University Ranking,” the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is once again top-ranked in Germany and rated fourth best in Europe among technical universities. TUM jumped seven spots to position 46 in the ranking list provided by the British magazine “Times Higher Education.” Read the full press release here.

Online course on Quality Engineering and Management runs successfully for the 2nd time

TUM School of Management has successfully offered a MOOC online course on Quality Engineering and Management for the 2nd time in the past two years. The course follows the fundamental lines of Six Sigma, the statistical management system for process improvement, and its contents corresponds essentially to those of the regular on-site TUM class “Quality Engineering and Management”. 

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Techfest Munich: Teams develop prototypes in record time at the Entrepreneurship Center

Develop and build a new technology product in just three days – that was the challenge facing around 300 participants at the first “Techfest Munich” last weekend. People came from as far afield as the USA to UnternehmerTUM, the Center for Innovation and Business Creation, to go head-to-head at a Techslam. The TUM prize went to a method for protein design. The BR covered the event on TV. Read the full story here.

TUM spin-off company ParkHere wins Munich Business Plan Competition

ParkHere, a spin-off company from three TUM-BWL students, has won the 2016 Munich Business Plan Competition. The start-up has developed off-grid sensors which are able to recognize free parking spaces and report them to navigation service providers. The three managing directors, who had founded their company as students with the help of TUM, are still in their early twenties. Read the full story here.

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) gained the title of best German university in the renowned "QS World University Ranking". TUM is one of only four German universities on the list of the top 100 universities worldwide. It received particularly good ratings in the categories "Ratings by employers and academics" and "Support from academic staff". Read the full press release here

Prof. Dr. Stefan Minner, chair of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, was awarded Fellow of the International Society for Inventory Research (ISIR). This award honors contributions to practical and methodological advances in the area of logistics and materials management.

Phillip Christov, a Bachelor in Management & Technology (TUM-BWL) student at TUM School of Management, launched his “dasDosentelefon” project one year ago. The starting point was a tin can telephone, which was then swapped for items of a similar or higher value. In line with the motto, “Swap to stop war,” Phillip will donate all of the proceeds from the swap project to help with the integration of children and young people. Read the whole interview with Phillip Christov here

Executive salaries more closely tied to company’s success in 2015

Last year, the board members of DAX-listed companies saw their pay go down slightly for the first time since 2012, while the salaries of employees increased. This was the finding of the annual study conducted by the German Association for Private Shareholders (DSW) and the Technical University of Munich (TUM), presented in Frankfurt today. Bucking the trend observed in previous years, companies were also more inclined to link pay to share price performance and thus to the long-term success of the company.

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TUM and National University of Singapore start new entrepreneurship exchange program

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) are about to start an exceptional exchange program: students from TUM School of Management will attend an entrepreneurship seminar at their host university for one semester while completing an internship with a start-up company at the same time. With this scheme, the two universities support students who wish to develop both their entrepreneurial and intercultural competencies. 

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Students from TUM School of Management win 13th Postbank Finance Award

Students from TUM School of Management celebrated a huge success at the Postbank Finance Awards – by winning a share of €110,000 as part of the highest value German university competition in the field of Banking & Finance. The topic was: “The mega trend of digitalization: how information technology and social media are influencing banking business models.” 

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Results of the 2016 university elections

TUM's election office has announced the results of the 2016 university elections. Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Gunther Friedl who has been reelected as the dean of TUM School of Management. Further results of this year’s elections can be found here.

Graduation Ceremony 2016

Save the date! This year’s Graduation Ceremony “Tag der Fakultät” at TUM School of Management will take place on November 25, 2016 from around 3pm to 7pm. Graduates will receive their invitations in between early October and mid-November, containing all necessary details about the event.

Welcome, Professor Hanna Hottenrott!

Prof. Dr. Hanna Hottenrott has been elected to the Professorship of Economics of Innovation with the effect from May 1, 2016. We are delighted to welcome Prof. Dr. Hottenrott to TUM School of Management and wish her a successful start at TUM.
Find her biography here.

TUM School of Management becomes a member of the Franco-German University

For many years now, TUM School of Management has offered a Double Degree in partnership with the École des Hautes Ètudes Commerciales (HEC). The Franco-German University acts as an exchange platform between the corporate world, universities and graduates and provides all participating students with financial support in the form of a grant. More information here.

Business studies can help solve global challenges

In a recent article for www.efmd.org, our Dean Gunther Friedl discusses how business studies can help solve global challenges by tackling specific problems at the technology interface. Read the full article here: http://globalfocusmagazine.com/its-the-technology-stupid/

Forbes has placed four young achievers from TUM in its list “Top 30 under 30” in the science and healthcare sector: Sinan Denemec, David Fehrenbach and Moritz Knoblauch (co-founders of the company iuvas) and Alexander Rinke (manager at IT company Celonis). TUM School of Management congratulates the young leaders on their great achievement and wishes them all the best for a successful future.

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AMBA Accreditation

TUM School of Management is pleased to announce the AMBA accreditation for its Executive MBA programs. This is an important milestone in the continuing growth and success of our school. Pursuing accreditation shows our commitment to providing the highest levels of quality in our programs. Achieving accreditation by AMBA is proof that we have met the rigorous standards of an internationally recognized accreditation organization. The Association of MBAs (AMBA) is a London-based international organization that accredits postgraduate business programs at business schools worldwide.
More Information about AMBA can be found here.
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Find the German press release here.

TUM's professors among the most influential economists in Germany

Three full professors at TUM School of Management appear on the list of most influential economists across Germany: Professor Dr. Axel Börsch-Supan, Professor Dr. Christoph Kaserer, and Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Horst Wildemann. Please click here.

Within the space of a year, TUM SoM has shot up from 11th to 5th place in the major ranking of university Business Administration departments published by Wirtschaftswoche. Please click here.