• Professur Innovationsmanagement und Entrepreneurship

Welcome to the website of the Chair of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (IME)


Information on the effects of the Corona crisis

The IME team is currently working on the preparation of the courses for the winter semester 2020/2021: BWL520 Business Formation and M410 Innovation Management will take place in a modified form as online courses. Therefore, we ask you to register for the courses on PULS as usual with the beginning of the enrollment period. Please update yourself on a regular basis about short-term changes of the courses on our homepage in the study section. Please also use the website of the University of Potsdam for information on the current situation and general information about your studies.

Prof. Dr. Bastian Halecker takes over the IME chair as new interim professor

Prof. Dr. Bastian Halecker takes over the IME chair as new interim professor

The IME team welcomes Prof. Dr. Bastian Halecker. He previously spent two years at the Beuth University of Applied Sciences as Professor of Business Administration and Entrepreneurship.

Farewell Prof Lars Groeger
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Farewell Prof Lars Groeger

Lars Groeger expressed his sincere thank you to his outstanding team,  all students and colleagues for two amazing semesters at UP. He will return to the Macquarie Business School in Sydney, Australia and is looking forward to further intensifying the strategic partnership. Please reach out to him if you want to keep in touch.

Farewell Prof Lars Groeger
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Design Thinking in Higher Education
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New publication on „Developing a Design Thinking Mindset: Encouraging Designerly Ways in Postgraduate Business Education”

Acting Prof. Dr. Lars Groeger recently published a chapter in the book "Design Thinking in Higher Education" together with Jochen Schweitzer. Follow the link to the publication.

Design Thinking in Higher Education
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Guest Lecture by Kim Kordel, IoT Business Consultant at Bosch.IO

Guest Lecture by Kim Kordel, IoT Business Consultant at Bosch.IO

Kim Kordel shared her insights on corporate entrepreneurship and business model innovation in the context of IoT at Bosch.IO with bachelor students of the entrepreneurial thinking class.

New research by Lars Groeger - Memo to managers: stop managing

New research by Lars Groeger - Memo to managers: stop managing.

Lars Groeger (University of Potsdam & Macquarie Business School) and Kyle Bruce from Macquarie Business School found managers should stop managing and become facilitators.

Dr. Khaled Rifai

Dr. Khaled Rifai shares his experience about strong storytelling with our bachelor students.

Dr. Khaled Rifai is Partner of McKinsey & Company and a core leader within McKinsey Digital. As a Business Angel and frequent speaker, he shared his experience about what constitutes a good pitch.

Mit Vollgas aus der Krise - wird die Corona-Pandemie für Start-ups zum Risiko oder zur Chance?

Will the corona pandemic become a risk or an opportunity for start-ups?

Entrepreneurship expert Lars Groeger takes a look at the pitfalls and opportunities in this special time - and also says which start-up he would currently found.

weekly student journey

How innovative can e-learning be? Acting Professor Lars Groeger wanted (and needed) to know.

Acting professor Lars Groeger has accepted the challenge and, together with his team, has created a course that not only teaches innovation but also demonstrates it.

AMJ
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New publication on Customer Orientation

Acting Prof. Dr. Lars Groeger, Sarah Duffy, Kyle Bruce and Lara Moroko recently published their research on „Customer orientation: Its surprising origins, tumultuous development and place in the future of marketing thought and practice” in the Australasian Marketing Journal (AMJ). Follow the link to read the full article.

AMJ
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Antony Jay,

„The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.“

Antony Jay,

„The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.“