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.
Lauder Business School is proud to announce that our Senior Researcher Dr. Christian Reiner has published a new paper in the international and prestigious Journal “Cities” (impact factor 2.051). As the lead author, he wrote the article together with Susanne Meyer from the Austrian Institute of Technology and Sascha Sardadvar from WPZ Research, Vienna. The paper compares attraction policies for academic talent of two highly developed Central European metropolitan cities. The authors have developed a heuristic framework in order to analyse political actions that aim at attracting international academic talents.
From November 14-16, 2016, LBS co-hosted an international conference on Business Ethics and Competitiveness in SMEs on its premises. The event was organized conjointly with FH Wien University of Applied Sciences for Management and Communication Vienna as part of their chairmanship in the European chapter of the Harvard Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) Network.
Mexican Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla (UPAEP) and LBS have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their academic partnership.
The Erasmus+ program has started expanding from Europe to many other regions of the world – among others to Israel. Approximately 50 Austrian and Israeli higher education institutions from all academic disciplines have recently gathered near Tel Aviv to discuss joint activities.
Based on LBS’s growing involvement in the CEE eDem and eGov Conference network, we were able to convene a workshop examining Smart cities – Urban competitiveness and challenges of participation. The workshop was conjointly organized with GoForeSight Institute Ljubljana and Chuo University Tokyo. The preparatory and review process spanned members of LBS’s academic network from across the globe.