Business and Management News and Events

  • Dr. Antonakakis Receives Research Accolades

    Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis, Head of the Business & Management Department at Webster Vienna Private University, has landed on the IDEAS list of top ten economics researchers in Austria.

  • Webster Vienna Students Win Top Awards at Warwick Economics Summit

    Webster Vienna students are celebrating after claiming two out of a possible three awards at the Warwick Economics Summit 2020.

  • Webster Vienna Students Earned Virtual Euros

    Representatives from Morpher, an online stock trading platform based in Vienna, are collaborating with two business and management courses this Spring Semester on a stock market trading simulation. Students from Dr. Antonakakis’ International Trade and Finance course as well as Dr. Workie’s Principles of Finance will compete against their classmates to earn virtual Euros on the stock market.

  • Webster Vienna Students Gain Insight into Modern Business Challenges

    Engaging in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is one of the greatest forthcoming challenges and ethical concerns for modern business. As a part of Webster Vienna’s graduate elective course Corporate Responsibility and Society, our MBA students Bailey, Maksym, Inna, and Fatmir gained insight into ALDI SOUTH Group’s CSR practices. ALDI SOUTH Group is better known in Austria as HOFER, the popular discount supermarket chain.  

  • Studying by the American Curriculum in the Heart of Europe

    As a student from Bulgaria, Dilyana Pavlova lights up when discussing her choice to pursue her studies abroad in beautiful Vienna. A second-year student of Business Administration shares her experience of studying at an American university in the heart of Europe, and her everyday life as a student at the Webster Vienna Private University.

  • In December 2019, students from Webster Vienna’s Business & Management department charted their path by becoming 'strategy consultants' for a day. This is the second year that Webster Vienna Private University has cooperated with Erste Group, providing Webster Vienna students with real-life business and management experience spearheaded by Dr. Pernille Eskerod, professor and senior researcher in Webster Vienna’s Business & Management department.

    Webster Students in Practice Pursuit with Erste Group

    In December 2019, students from Webster Vienna’s Business & Management department charted their path by becoming 'strategy consultants' for a day. This is the second year that Webster Vienna Private University has cooperated with Erste Group, providing Webster Vienna students with real-life business and management experience spearheaded by Dr. Pernille Eskerod, professor and senior researcher in Webster Vienna’s Business & Management department.

  • Research Seminar by Dr Workie

    Business and management department faculty and graduate students in the MSc in Finance program were treated to a presentation by Dr. Menbere Workie about his current scholarship. The research seminar, entitled „Do Illicit Financial Flows Harm Economic Growth in Europe?“, delved into the magnitude and knock-on effects of illicit financial flows.

  • Webster Vienna Professor Dr. Punzi: Low Inflation Rates Generate Higher Income Inequality

    On October 31 and November 01, 2019, the SEACEN Center organized a two-day research seminar, pooling together delegates from 8 Central Banks in Asia: Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.

    Dr. Maria Teresa Punzi, Assistant Professor of Economics at WVPU, has been leading the project “The distributional Impact of Monetary Policy in SEACEN Economies.” Dr. Punzi, together with Dr. Ole Rummel, have chaired the two-day seminar, and Dr. Punzi opened the event by presenting an overview of the project as well as some preliminary findings.

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