Business and Management News and Events

  • Leadership Spotlight Highlights: Women in The Business Sector

    Know what you want, and go for it. IBM Austria’s CEO Patricia Neumann highlighted her ambitious path to success during a recent Leadership Spotlight Lecture, hosted by Webster Vienna Private University and Business program Adj. Prof. Dr. Andrea Gaal. Neumann spoke about her journey and gave an overview of her career, including her top tips on succeeding in the tech sector.

    In addition to the insightful discussion with IBM Austria’s CEO, students enjoyed a session with Lydia Goutas of Lehner Executive Partners, on The Art of Re-Inventing Yourself in Your Career. Goutas gave an overview of her personal career journey, keys to success in the post-COVID- 19 economy and why re-inventing yourself is a key ingredient to long-term success in the world of business. 

  • 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.

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  • Webster World Report: The Pandemic, Impunity and Police Brutality

    The tenth edition of the Webster World Report, the discussion linking Webster University’s global operations during this year of crises, features a panel-style discussion this week with two of Webster’s international relations faculty about the effects of the pandemic on the global scene.

  • Schöllhammer Discusses the Ongoing Protests in the US

    Webster Vienna faculty member in the International Relations & Business and Management Department, Ralph Schöllhammer in his op-ed published in the Wiener Zeitung, discusses the ongoing protests in the US and the emerging vacuum of the US human rights protection. 

  • COVID-19 Impact on Global Economy

    Dr. Franco Algieri, Webster Vienna Head of the International Relations Department, is talking about the forthcoming impact of the COVID19 on the global economy. The ORF reportage with dr. Algieri starts at 20 minutes 40 seconds. Click on the photo to watch it!

  • Webster World Report Podcast: Voices from Vienna, Accra and San Antonio

    On the fourth special edition of the Webster World Report, we hear voices from campuses and locations in Vienna, Austria; Accra, Ghana; and Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, USA. 

  • Kickstart Your Career with a Dual Degree at Webster Vienna Private University

    An education is one of life’s most valuable assets, and as the biggest university city in the Germansphere, Vienna has plenty to offer. But graduates often find themselves with a degree and no real job prospects. Companies can capitalize on practical experience and skills that most traditional degree programs – with their overcrowded auditoriums – simply cannot provide. It pays off to seek out a school that focusses on expanding its students’ horizons beyond the pages of their textbooks. With a student to teacher ratio of 20:1 at most, Webster Vienna Private University does just that.

  • The Effects of the "COVID19 on the Economy

    Our Webster Vienna Head of the International Relations Department, Dr. Franco Algieri is talking about the effects of the "COVID19 on the economy", for "Eco" and "Eco Spezial" on ORF. The interview starts at 26 minutes 30 seconds. Click on the photo to watch it!

     

  • 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.

    The interview with our, Webster Vienna student, Diliyana Pavlova, was published in the latest STA Magazine edition. 

  • Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.

    Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.

    Which Brexit variant is the most likely from a current perspective?

    Check and comment the discussion held at the Ö1 radio talk show with Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak, director of the Webster Vienna Private University, as well as Cornelia Primosch, ORF London; Dieter Reinisch, Experta at the University of Vienna, and Gregor Schusterschitz, Ambassador - Austrian delegation to the Brexit negotiations.