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Veronika Horn

Finest in Finance: Exclusive insights into Wealth Planning of the Commerzbank

On June 3rd, the members of the Finest in Finance program had the opportunity to participate in an exclusive event, "Asset Structuring & Wealth Planning," organized by the Commerzbank AG in Münster. The event began with a warm welcome and an introduction to Commerzbank's Wealth Management & Private Banking. Following this, Sven Adrian and his colleagues from Commerzbank AG presented attractive career opportunities for graduate students, as well as potential career paths.

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Alan Hevner Named Inaugural ERCIS Fellow

Professor Alan R. Hevner has been named a Fellow of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS), an honor given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the European Information Systems community. Founded in 2004, ERCIS is Europe`s largest and oldest interdisciplinary research organization in Information Systems, bringing together partners from over 50 universities and companies to drive digital transformation across Europe.

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ERCIS and State Fire Service Institute NRW jointly hosted ISCRAM 2024 conference

The issues of crisis and disaster management become more and more pressing, particularly in the face of escalating climate change impacts as the recent severe flooding in Germany have shown. The Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM) Association is dedicated to pioneering research and innovative applications in the area of information systems supporting crisis and disaster management initiatives. An annual hallmark of this endeavor is the global ISCRAM conference.

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New Alumni Story: Felix Rudhart from Volkswagen

Interview series featuring alumni of the School of Business & Economics

The School of Business & Economics and its alumni association, AlumniUM, present the "Alumni Stories" – an interview series where graduates of the School share their career paths and experiences at the University of Münster. In Part 5, Felix Rudhart gives us insights into his role as Head of Sales & Service for the Region North at Volkswagen Germany GmBH&CoKG. He discusses the challenges in moving towards more e-mobility and shares exciting career milestones in China and Ireland. Additionally, we learn what particularly attracts him to the automotive industry and what students should bring to the table if they aspire to a career in this sector.

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Dr. Raimund Vogl appointed Honorary Professor

Dean Prof Dr Thomas Langer (left) congratulates Dr. Raimund Vogl on his honorary professorship.

The School of Business and Economics has appointed Dr. rer. nat. Raimund Vogl as Honorary Professor, recognizing his contributions to teaching in the field of Project Management. The certificate of appointment was presented by Dean Prof. Dr. Thomas Langer, who warmly congratulated Dr. Vogl and particularly highlighted the high level of practical relevance in his lectures. Dr. Raimund Vogl has been the Head of the Center for Information Technology (CIT) at the University of Münster since 2007 and was appointed CIO of the University of Münster in 2017.

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"Profit before principle?" – New publication on sustainable consumption in the Journal of Cleaner Production

Cindy Helinski, Christina Luisa Englisch, Dr. Daniel Westmattelmann, and Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schewe from the Chair of Business Administration, particularly Organization, Personnel, and Innovation, have published their article "Profit before principle? An experimental assessment of incentive schemes encouraging consumers' role in product end-of-life returns" in the Journal of Cleaner Production (Vol. 454).

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The importance of corporate venture capital (CVC) managers for the innovation performance of companies

Research paper published by the Institute for Entrepreneurship in Research Policy

Corporate venture capital (CVC) is a strategy used by established companies to increase their innovation performance. The heads of CVC units act as knowledge brokers between the portfolio companies and the parent company and are therefore crucial for increasing innovation performance. Accordingly, parent companies are currently increasingly interested in an instrument for making well-founded recruitment decisions when looking for new heads of CVC units. 

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Schmalenbach Conference: First Strategy Meeting with Prof. vom Brocke as New Board Member

In April, the Schmalenbach Conference 2024 took place, preceded by a strategy meeting of its new board, which has included Prof. Jan vom Brocke (Chair of Information Systems and Business Process Management at the University of Münster) since January 2024. He represents the field of economics on the board of the Schmalenbach Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V., which is a comprehensive and independent association.

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