This week 40 students from 21 different countries have started their full-time MBA program at ESMT Berlin. The new class is composed of 48 percent women and 52 percent men and is therefore well gender- balanced.
Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar has been named the new director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT Berlin. Currently serving as an ambassador at large for cyber diplomacy and director of the cyber diplomacy department at the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar will take up the position on January 1, 2022.
Entrepreneurial teams perform better if able to choose their own team members or their own ideas, finds new research from ESMT Berlin. However, this benefit to performance disappears if given autonomy to choose both.
ESMT EdTech team members Jon Demiglio, lead media designer, and Claudia Ocera, instructional technologist and learning designer, received gold at the Future of Management Education Alliance (FOME) Learning Design Innovation Awards for the drawbridge learning sequence of the course "Ethics and Responsibility.”
There are many benefits generated by employees connecting with people in different areas or departments. However, the managers of these employees can react negatively if they are not kept in the loop, according to new research from ESMT Berlin.
Nine startup teams from Vali Berlin’s Summer Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) presented their business ideas to a jury of executives, investors, and faculty members at the ESMT Berlin satellite campus in Schöneberg yesterday. First place went to the founders Marie Kober and Julie Rosenfeld, MBA students at ESMT, of the startup SENVO, an automated freight invoice auditing and claims management software as a service for logistic departments across industries. They received the prize money of €5,000.
Only two years after breaking into the list as the highest new entrant, ESMT Berlin has placed 12th in the Financial Times' global Masters in Management (MIM) 2021 ranking. The international business school has the highest ranked program of any university based in Germany.