Graduation Ceremony “Tag der Fakultät“ on November 23, 2018

At the „Tag der Fakultät“ graduation ceremony on Friday, November 23, the TUM School of Management celebrated 170 Master’s students and 70 graduates of its Executive Education programs for completing their studies.

After Prof. Dr. Gunter Friedl, the dean of the TUM School of Management, opened the ceremony, a welcome speech was given by Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus, Senior Vice President of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) on behalf of TUM’s president Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Herrmann. In her speech, Prof. Peus emphasized the achievements of the Technical University of Munich since its foundation 150 years ago and provided insights into current developments of the university. We are particularly pleased that we could win Ms. Hauke Stars, a member of the executive board of Deutsche Börse Group, as keynote speaker of the event.

A variety of awards were given out before the graduating students received their degrees. Prof. Dr. Thomas Hutzschenreuter, head of the chair of Strategic & International Management, was awarded the Executive Education Award for Teaching Excellence by Prof. Peus in her role as Vice Dean of Executive Education.

Dr. Kristin Knipfer, Dr. Ellen Schmid, and Thomas Münch from the TUM School of Management, as well as Dr. Stefan Lülf of everskill GmbH, all received a Digital Innovations in Management Education Award.

This year’s Best Teaching Awards recognized Prof. Dr. Christoph Fuchs, Prof. Dr. Michael Kurschilgen, Prof. Dr. Philipp Maume, Hanna Sittenthaler Alexandra Speer, and Dr. Christian Feilcke for their abilities in the classroom.

In recognition of her work in the fields of innovation and leadership, Lisa Griebel received the Peter Pribilla Award for her master’s thesis “Identity Construction and Management of Founders in New Sustainable Ventures.”

Moreover, it was time to recognize and say goodbye to the graduates from the Master’s programs and graduates from the Executive Education programs. Everyone from the TUM School of Management sincerely congratulates all our graduates, doctors and award winners and would like to thank all those involved for their participation and active involvement in the event.


Images: Richard Tobis

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