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 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.
Lauder Business School is happy to announce the introduction of the Graduate Research Assistant Program (GRA) starting from the spring term 2017. This is an educational program providing students with relevant research experience while they pursue a Masters’ degree at LBS. Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs) work with faculty on academic and research projects, both at LBS and in the field.
The Institute for Advanced Studies (Institut für Höhere Studien, IHS) (link to http://www.ihs.ac.at/) developed a modular curriculum as part of the European project HEIRRI: Higher Education Institutions & Responsible Research and Innovation. The project aims to integrate the concept of “Responsible Research and Innovation”, or RRI, focusing on universities and other higher education institutions (HEI).
Ing. Mag. Robert Kotal CFP®EFA®, professor in the Banking, Finance and Compliance (BFC) master’s degree program at Lauder Business School, invited two guest lecturers to contribute their professional expertise to his teaching sessions. On November 21, 2016, Mag. Leopold Quell, Senior Fund Manager at Raiffeisen Capital Management and a Certified Portfolio Manager (CPM) gave a lecture as part of the Financial Instruments and Trading course. He has been a fund manager for 16 years and become a specialist for managing funds in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
A delegation from the Bangkok-based National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) recently visited LBS as part of a study trip to Austria, the Czech Republic and Germany. NIDA is one of the most eminent Asian business schools in the Harvard MOC Network, of which also LBS is part.