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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

Munich Symposium on Motivation 2016

From July 21st to 24th, the Chair of Psychology at the TUM School of Management organized the 5th Munich Symposium on Motivation (MSM), a biannual international meeting of leading researchers in the area of motivation and self-regulation. Located at the pristine setting of Lake Eibsee in Grainau, the MSM hosted guests from the United States, Canada, Poland, Norway, and Germany. Scientific contributions covered diverse basic and applied research topics revolving around the conference theme "Affiliation, power, sex: Social Motivation in context". Once again, the MSM fueled global research collaborations and helped increase the international visibility of the TUM School of Management. More information 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.

Turning the tables on recruiters: First Reverse Career Fair at TUM School of Management

This past Thursday, 2 June, 2016 the TUM Management Alumni e.V. successfully held its first edition of the Reverse Career Fair at TUM School of Management. For more information on the event please click here.

Doctoral candidate from TUM School of Management wins first prize in Oiko Case Writing Competition

Along with two other students from Germany and the US, Julia Binder from TUM School of Management, won the first prize in the Social Entrepreneurship track at this year’s oikos Case Writing Competition.

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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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3rd place for TUM SoM Basketball Team at WHU Euro Masters in Vallendar

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Ralf Reichwald Award 2015

The Ralf-Reichwald Award for an outstanding performance within the school’s administration was presented for the first time this year. It was awarded to Dr. Claudia Höfer-Weichselbaumer during the faculty’s “End of the Year Event”.

Teaching Innovation Award 2015

Also for the first time, TUM School of Management offered an award for innovation in teaching. This year’s winners were Professor Martin Grunow and Prof. Holly Ott for their efforts in developing a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Quality Engineering & Management with excellent international evaluations.

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.