• 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 summer semester 2020: Technology Management, Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurial Thinking will take place despite the current situation, possibly in a modified form as online courses. Therefore, we ask you to register for the courses on PULS as usual from April 01. 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.

Update: Due to the current situation, the official registration period for classes of the University of Potsdam has been postponed to 20.04.2020 - 10.05.2020. In order to give you and us planning security, we ask you to register for all IME master courses from 01.04.2020 on via our homepage.  All master students who want to participate in the courses Entrepreneurship and Technology Management are kindly requested to use the registration forms in the study area. Especially for the participant restricted course Entrepreneurship the time of registration is decisive for the allocation of places. 

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.

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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.

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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.

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Rika Lange

New student research assistant joins the IME team

We would like to welcome Rika Lange as our new student research assistant at IME! Rika will support the chair as tutor for the course entrepreneurial thinking.

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No supervision of final theses this summer term

Due to the temporary substitution of the IME chair, no thesis supervision will be offered in summer term 2020.

Course information for the summer semester 2020

Course information for the summer semester 2020

Information on the course offer by the IME Chair for the summer term 2020 are now available online. Please note that the number of participants for the course Entrepreneurship is limited this term.

Leon Rasztar

New student research assistant joins the IME team

We would like to welcome Leon Rasztar as our new student research assistant at IME! Leon will support the team in teaching bachelor students in entrepreneurial thinking.

New research assistant joins the IME team

New research assistant joins the IME team

We would like to welcome Lea Daniel as a new research assistant at IME! Lea will support Professor Groeger in teaching Entrepreneurship.


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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.“