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Francis de Vericourt

Book release: Framers: Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil

May 11, 2021
In “Framers: Human Advantage in an Age of Technology and Turmoil,” ESMT Berlin Professor Francis de Véricourt, together with Economist journalist Kenneth Cukier and Oxford Professor Viktor Mayer-Schönberger present an in-depth analysis of framing. The ability to frame, which is unique to humans and cannot be handed off to machines, gives us a tool to conquer today’s global challenges. The publication is being released today, May 11, 2021.
Cybercrime

German Federal Criminal Police Office and Digital Society Institute host cybercrime conference at ESMT Berlin

May 10, 2021
From May 10-11, 2021, the Cybercrime Conference C³ will take place at ESMT Berlin, organized by the German Federal Criminal Police Office together with ESMT’s Digital Society Institute (DSI) under the umbrella “European Strategies against a Global Challenge.”
Monopoly

How do we stop digital market monopolies? New research from ESMT Berlin gives key insights for policy

May 6, 2021
New research from ESMT Berlin identifies how digital markets become monopolies and offers key insights for policymakers to ensure that in the future digital markets are better regulated and do not ‘tip’ towards monopolies.

ESMT Berlin partners with SuperCharger Ventures and The Future of Management Education Alliance to improve learning experiences

April 23, 2021
SuperCharger Ventures, a cross-border EdTech Accelerator, and The Future of Management Education (FOME) Alliance, with its university members EDHEC Business School, ESMT Berlin, IE Business School, Imperial College Business School, and the EdTech platform Insendi, are pleased to announce an industry partnership to introduce new technologies into online management education.
Global Online MBA ESMT

ESMT Berlin launches Global Online MBA

March 4, 2021
ESMT Berlin is launching a global online MBA program, with the first class starting in September 2021.
Digital Identity Finger print

ESMT Berlin, EY, and Nimbus to conduct accompanying research on digital identities for German federal government

March 1, 2021
ESMT Berlin’s Digital Society Institute, in collaboration with Ernst & Young (EY) and Nimbus Technologieberatung, will take over the accompanying research for the technology Showcase Programme “Secure Digital Identities” of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.
Corona pandemic

When to downplay the severity of COVID-19 – ESMT Berlin study investigates how governments inform the public about a pandemic

February 23, 2021
Governments may be more likely to downplay the severity of COVID-19 in countries where there is a high level of economic disparity, finds new research from ESMT Berlin.
Hybrid Classroom Audit 4

ESMT Berlin installs state-of-the-art technology for hybrid and online teaching

February 18, 2021
ESMT Berlin has equipped several of its auditoriums with modern technology for hybrid and online formats. This will allow students to attend face-to-face and virtual lectures while adhering to coronavirus safety regulations.
TEDx ESMT Berlin

First TEDx-Conference at ESMT Berlin

February 2, 2021
On Saturday, February 6, 2021, ESMT Berlin will host its first TEDx conference, independently organized by students.
Diverse group of people

ESMT Berlin and Volkswagen expand research on diversity in organizations with endowed chair

January 28, 2021
Tatiana Lluent will join ESMT Berlin as the Volkswagen-Audi Junior Chair for Diversity in Organizations and as an assistant professor of strategy on July 1. She is currently completing her PhD at Duke University. Lluent’s research focuses on organizational inequality, gender, and entrepreneurship.
Technology for Digitalization

ESMT Berlin continues successful Digital Society Institute

January 15, 2021
The Digital Society Institute (DSI), an independent institute for interdisciplinary research on topics of digitalization at ESMT, will continue for a further five years.
Zoom photo collage of ESMT MBA students

ESMT Berlin enrolls larger Full-time MBA class despite pandemic

January 11, 2021
This week, 51 students from 24 countries begin their full-time MBA program at ESMT Berlin (2020: 49 students). On average, the participants are 30,5 years old and have more than six years of professional experience.
Financial Times Ranking 2020

Financial Times ranks ESMT Berlin in European Top 10 again

December 7, 2020
In the Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2020, ESMT Berlin is ranked, for the second year in a row, ninth in Europe and first in Germany. ESMT remains the first and only German institution ever to make it to the European Top 10.
Industry by night

“Solid Growth”: Scientists at ESMT Berlin publish booklets on industrial companies of the future

December 4, 2020
How can industrial companies achieve solid growth in today's global markets? How do they compete with new low-cost suppliers? How can they successfully market digital innovations?
Ola Källenius

Ola Källenius succeeds Dieter Zetsche as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the ESMT Foundation

November 23, 2020
Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management, Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG, has succeeded Dr. Dieter Zetsche as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the ESMT Foundation as of August 1, 2020. Dieter Zetsche, former CEO of Daimler, had held this position since 2015.