On April 25, 2017, IÉSEG School of Management, one of the leading business schools in France, visited Lauder Business School with the aim to exchange daily practice and processes regarding student services, staff management, research and library facilities. Our visitors’ goal was to develop a strategy for the coming 10 years, and for this purpose they visited Austrian companies, universities, and business schools.
On April 24 and 25, 2017, the Banking, Finance and Compliance 2015 cohort had a chance to participate in a Universal Banking simulation organized by Lauder Business School and TOPSIM®. The purpose of the simulation was for students to emulate “a flight simulator for managers”, based on a learning-by-doing approach.
On March 22, LBS students participated in the Long Night of Companies 2017 career event. 40 companies took part in the event this year, opening their doors to interested students. Some of the prominent companies included: Accenture, Allianz, Bank Austria, Deloitte, Erste Group, E&Y, H&M, Lidl, Hofer, Nespresso, Nestle, pwc, REWE international, T-Mobile and many more.
Contracts are an essential part of our everyday life, which underscores the important role of contract law within jurisprudence. Against this background, Prof. (FH) Dr. Armin Kammel, LL.M., MBA, who teaches several financial law courses in the Banking, Finance, and Compliance Program (BFC) at Lauder Business School, co-designed a new, innovative and practitioner-oriented book series on „Vertragsrecht und Vertragsgestaltung“(contract law and contract design).
On Tuesday, March 21, IML 2016 class had a day dedicated to Design Thinking and New Product Development (NPD) as part of their Creativity and Innovation Course with Dr. Stephan Jung. During the session, students were encouraged to come up with original ideas to either create innovation or to focus on problem solving of a particular issue and thereby satisfy a certain need.
According the results of the Annual Mercer Quality of Life Survey, which compares 231 cities by evaluating various quality-of-life factors (including healthcare, education, infrastructure, housing and environment), Vienna maintained its top ranking in 2017.