Business and Management

Boosting the Economic Growth in Africa by Young Entrepreneurs

How can young people in business be a means to boost the economic growth in Africa? This important question was addressed at a recent panel discussion at UN, arranged by African Diaspora Youth Forum in Europe in Austria and UNIDO. On the initiative of the Webster bachelor student Audrey Kodjo of MNGT 4900 Managerial Policies and Strategies and the course instructor Dr. Pernille Eskerod, Department of Business and Management, 15 Webster students participated.

Receive a scholarship for the upcoming CFA® June 2016 exam!

The Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) credential has become the most recognized and respected professional investment qualification worldwide. Our Master of Science in Finance program has been acknowledged as incorporating at least 70 percent of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge.

Male Suicide on Rise as Result of Austerity

According to new research from Webster Vienna Private University and University of Portsmouth, more males are committing suicide in the Eurozone's poorest countries as a result of austerity.

Dr. Ali on “Assessing the Enabling Environment for the Private Sector in Arab Gulf States”

Dr. Mehdi Ali, Adjunct Professor of Economics at the Business and Management Department, has published an article on “Assessing the Enabling Environment for the Private Sector in Arab Gulf States”. These states consist of 6 countries (United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, and Kuwait), members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

What's the right age to start your business?

On Friday, 2nd October, 2015 Webster Vienna Private University, in cooperation with Vienna Business Week, hosted an entrepreneurial breakfast & panel discussion on the topic "What's the right age to start your business?". More and more entrepreneurs are starting at a young age, even dropping out of university to put their ideas to a test. What particular challenges do young entrepreneurs face? What advice can successful peers give them?

CROWDFUNDING - A Panel Discussion with Industry Insiders

Crowdfunding represents one of the most promising means of financing new businesses, innovative ideas and projects in their seed and early phase. Therefore the growth in crowdfunding volume worldwide has been staggering. Webster Vienna invited industry insiders, crowdfunding platform owners as well as successful crowdfunding entrepreneurs to share their experiences and knowledge with our students, entrepreneurship community and the wider public.

Change Agents at Work – Reflecting upon Change Leadership presented by Dr. Pernille Eskerod

In our fast-paced world, the ability to cope with change is crucial. Research shows, however, that about 70% of all change initiatives fail. To become better change leaders we need to understand the role of change agents. This lecture will address the WHO and the HOW questions. Who should be the change agents within an organization? Top management, middle management, project managers, intern or external consultants, peer-employees, or all of them? – and how should the change agents try to induce aimed-for change?

+++Call for student entrepreneurs as panelists+++

Webster University Vienna, in cooperation with Vienna Business Week, is organizing an entrepreneurial breakfast & panel discussion on Friday, 2nd October 2015 between 9:30 - 11:30 am.

The topic of panel discussion will be "What's the right age to start a business?"

Panel Discussion "What's the right age to start your business?"

More and more entrepreneurs are starting at a young age, even dropping out of university to put their ideas to a test. Is this a good thing? What particular challenges do young entrepreneurs face? What advice can successful peers give them?

New Fall course offering: Leadership Through People Skills

Undergraduate and Graduate students enrolled in degree programs that require MNGT elective credits are invited to register for this 1-week intensive 3-credit seminar course on Leadership Through People Skills.

Please note: There are no prerequisites required for graduate students. Undergraduate students must have a Junior or Senior Standing and a min. GPA of 3.30 (WebsterLeads students will be given priority).

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