The Business and Management Department successfully kicked-off a new Research Seminar Series on February 22nd, 2017. In these events the department's research faculty provides insights into their latest research work.
“Textbooks used to say that project success is to finish the project on time, within budget and with defined quality. This is no longer the case. Today focus is on creating benefits. The project should bring value to their initiators, their stakeholders, and maybe to the society. However, it is not easy, when planning the project, to see all possible opportunities.”
Dr. Mehdi Ali, Adjunct Professor at the Business and Management Department and accredited to OPEC as Oil Analyst, participated in the OPEC Ministerial Meeting held in Vienna on Wednesday, 30th November 2016. The meeting was historic as it was the first meeting since 2008 where OPEC decided to cut oil production.
Last week Webster Vienna welcomed a group of Hospitality Management students from the Zeeland Institute of Business and Technology (ZIBAT) in Denmark on campus. The project initiator and faculty sponsor, Dr. Pernille Eskerod from the Business and Management Department, welcomed the students together with their assistant professor Dr. Billy Adamsen in Vienna and offered them a four-day multifaceted academic and practical experience on the topic of Change Management.
On November 3rd the students from the MNGT 3510 Advertising class, taught by Business and Management faculty member Emil Tsenov, MBA, visited GGK Mullenlowe, which, together with its sister agencies McCann Erickson and FCB Neuwien are among the biggest advertising agency groups in Austria. The group currently counts big companies such as A1, Austrian Rail, Bahlsen, and many others to its clients.
From October 27-28, 2016 Dr. Mehdi Ali, Adjunct Professor at the Business and Management Department, participated at an international conference for senior executives of the global oil industry players such as BP, Shell, Chevron, ConocoPhillips and Aramco in Singapore. In his presentation about "OPEC and its Role in the Current and Future Oil Market" Dr.
Article on innovation within Webster Vienna along with a special feature on the Vice President and Provost of Webster University, Dr. Julian Schuster, and the Head of our Business department in Vienna, Dr. Nikolaos Antonakakis.
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.