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5 reasons innovative R&D projects don’t get funded

December 7, 2021
Understanding the biases that sneak into the decision-making process can help companies make smarter choices about which innovations to fund, according to new research.
Financial Times Ranking 2021

Financial Times: ESMT Berlin climbs to rank 7 in Europe

December 6, 2021
In the Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2021, ESMT Berlin has been ranked seventh in Europe (2020: ninth) and is once again the highest ranked business school in Germany.
Team work

Entrepreneurs perform better if able to choose ideas OR team members – but not both

December 2, 2021
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.
FOME Award

ESMT Berlin’s EdTech team wins FOME Learning Design Innovation Award

November 26, 2021
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.”
Green Finance

Green finance makes a limited contribution to climate protection

November 18, 2021
Private investors are increasingly investing in green finance, but this only contributes to reducing CO2 emissions under certain conditions.
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COP26: FUTURIST Institute for Sustainable Transformation launched at ESMT Berlin

November 3, 2021
On the second day of the international climate conference COP26, leading representatives of German business, academia, and civil society launched a new sustainability institute.
Tatiana Lluent

Research on diversity in organizations: new endowed chair at ESMT Berlin

October 7, 2021
Tatiana Lluent, assistant professor of strategy, is the new holder of the Volkswagen Group Junior Chair for Diversity in Organizations at ESMT Berlin.

ESMT Berlin welcomes new part-time MBA class

September 27, 2021
This week, 47 students with 24 different nationalities begin their part-time MBA program at ESMT Berlin.
Employees working

Should you keep your boss in the loop when connecting with people from other departments?

September 24, 2021
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.
Vali Berlin Demo Day

SENVO wins €5,000 prize money at Vali Berlin’s Demo Day at ESMT Berlin

September 17, 2021
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.
Female working on laptop at desk

ESMT Berlin: New Global Online MBA starts with 47 students

September 16, 2021
Forty-seven students with 27 different nationalities have started the Global Online MBA at ESMT Berlin this week.
Financial Times logo for Masters in Management ranking 2021

Financial Times’ Masters in Management ranking: ESMT Berlin advances 14 places and ranks 12th globally in 2021

September 13, 2021
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.
HCI CEO Conference

Hidden Champions Institute of ESMT Berlin hosts 1st CEO Conference

September 9, 2021
Around 80 executives from hidden champions, as well as leading representatives from academia and society, will come together today at the 1st CEO Conference of the Hidden Champions Institute (HCI) at ESMT to discuss trends and developments in business and the economy.

How can we overcome negotiation impasses? New research from ESMT Berlin explores effective solutions

September 7, 2021
New research from ESMT Berlin explores how negotiators can effectively solve negotiation breakdowns and prevent bitter deadlocks. The researchers identified three different types of negotiation impasses; wanted, forced, and unwanted.
Tatiana Lluent, Jamie Song

ESMT Berlin welcomes two new faculty members

August 25, 2021
Two new assistant professors joined ESMT Berlin, strengthening the business school’s faculty in strategy.