The business & management department's own Dr. Pernille Eskerod and MBA-student Jovana Djuric presented the results of their research on green certifications in the hotel industry at the 3rd International Tourism and Hospitality Management Conference, which was held in Belgrade, Serbia, from the 13-17 Sept. 2017. The presentation was very well received. Dr. Eskerod also served as a session chair at the conference
Our "Humans of Webster" series is back in full force. This month we are featuring study abroad students Brooke and Gio. See what these talented vloggers/globetrotters/directing students have to say about their adventures in the heart of Europe.
Webster Vienna, through the Elizabeth Chopin Visiting Professorship Grant, and in partnership with Lauder Business School, will have the privilege to host Professor Joel M. Stern’s course: “The Theory and Policy of Modern Finance” this Spring. A pioneer and leading advocate of the concept of managing for shareholder value, Prof. Stern has published and co-authored several acclaimed books on financial economics and is founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stern Stewart & Co.
The New Student Orientation is mandatory for new students and a great opportunity to meet one’s peers new to Webster and familiarize oneself with the American university system, meet and make an appointment with the academic advisor, learn more about Vienna and all it has to offer to degree seeking students, discuss cultural differences and culture shock, and last but not least get acquainted with the Webster Vienna campus and its various services, staff and faculty.
Dr. Elina Brutschin, latest addition to the Webster International Relations Department Research Faculty, will present a core field of her extensive research activities. She recently presented the findings of using a methodology of computer simulations with regard to EU decision making at the ECPR (European Consortium for Political Research) Conference held at the University of Glasgow, September 3-6, 2014. Dr. Brutschin on her inaugural lecture:
Article on a current Bachelor Thesis research of Caroline Gatter, a Webster Vienna student, and Kathleen Hodkinson, Assistant Professor at Webster Vienna Private University, on the differences between Tinder versus online dating agencies.
Webster Vienna Private University will offer a new cybersecurity certificate, starting August 2016. Webster University is the first university in Austria offering a cybersecurity program in the context of a business & management education.
Spielerische Lernmethoden können den universitären Unterricht berreichern, sagen Experten der Webster University - die Hochschulen dürften sie zumeist aber noch zögerlich einsetzen. Besondere Skepsis herrscht offenbar gegenüber Onlinegames.