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"Wir brauchen nicht mehr Daten, sondern mehr Träume"

February 7, 2022 | ZEIT Online
In an interview, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, who published "Framers" together with Kenneth Cukier and Francis de Véricourt, explains why human decision-making is more in demand than ever, especially in times of robots, artificial intelligence, and automation.

AACSB accredits ESMT Berlin for another five years

February 7, 2022 | ESMT Press
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) has extended the accreditation of ESMT Berlin for another five years.

ESMT Berlin revises its full-time MBA program to increase social impact, international exchange, and career opportunities

February 7, 2022 | ESMT Press
ESMT Berlin has revamped its full-time MBA program to emphasize employability. International exchange, internships, social impact, and German language learning options have been enabled.
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"A Guide to Online MBA Accreditation"

February 7, 2022 | Find MBA Online
Rebecca Loades, director of career accelerator programs, explains why the ESMT online MBA is one of the few digital degrees accredited by AMBA.

ESMT Berlin holding second TEDx conference “Tomorrow’s Mindset"

February 4, 2022 | ESMT Press
On Saturday, February 5, 2022, ESMT Berlin will host its second TEDx conference, independently organized by students. This year the focus is on “Tomorrow’s Mindset” and how to change your own mindset to be better prepared for the future.
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"The Pandemic Didn’t Kill Off DEI. What’s Next?"

February 1, 2022 | Forbes
Bianca Schmitz, director of leadership development at ESMT, and Nan Guo, program director at ESMT, explore how corporate progress on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) suffered a serious setback under the pandemic.
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"U.S., European Allies Offer Ukraine Cyberdefense"

February 1, 2022 | Wall Street Journal
Providing support to a country after a major cyberattack is tricky since outside help can get in the way of domestic experts who know their technology systems best, explains Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT.

Alumni update

February 1, 2022
​​​​​​Vitor Gebara (ESMT alumnus) co-founded Mindsurance. The company creates a way to connect employees with world-class mental health care and allows employees to connect with therapists, coaches, and digital mental health tools that are certified and backed by insurance companies.

Alexander Kudlich (ESMT alumnus): The Berlin-based venture capital firm 468 Capital, of which Alexander is General Partner, raised €210 million last week via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Moreover, 468 Capital just announced the closing of their new Fund II. With approximately $400 million, it is currently the largest seed-stage fund in Europe. Since its incorporation in 2020, the firm has raised a total of $1.3 billion and made more than 50 investments.

Sean Wiid (ESMT alumnus): UP42 joins the BDI NewSpace Initiative on its mission to foster the German economy and innovation. Sean took over the company as CEO more than a year ago. UP42 brings together data from leading geospatial data providers with powerful analytics in a user-friendly platform and marketplace.
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"How Luxury Brands Are Manufacturing Scarcity in the Digital Economy"

January 28, 2022 | Harvard Business Review
Hannes Gurzki, program director at ESMT, explains in his article how traditional luxury goods companies are trying to go digital.
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"Buch des Monats: Framers. Wie wir bessere Entscheidungen treffen"

January 28, 2022 | Jobguide Express
The book review titles "Framers", written among others by Francis de Vericourt, professor at ESMT, the "book of the month".
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"4 things you need to know to succeed in management"

January 28, 2022 | ESMT Blog
Based on his leadership experience as a former CEO and a current CMO, ESMT global online MBA student Douglas Souza explores the 4 things you need to know to succeed as a leader.
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"Six business schools supporting refugees and asylum-seekers"

January 28, 2022 | EFMD Global
Nick Barniville, director of the EdTech Lab at ESMT, volunteers as a part of the mentor program BeginnerLuft.
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"CEO By 30? B-School Was The Key For These Young Professionals"

January 27, 2022 | Poets & Quants
Claudio Martay, MiM program Alumni from ESMT, is one of many young Europeans taking on high leadership positions after completing their studies.
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"Cybersicherheit ist längst Mainstream-Thema der europäischen Außenpolitik"

January 27, 2022 | Tagesspiegel Background
Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, head of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, explains more about executive education, cybersecurity on the supervisory board, and Russian cyber activities.
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"Ranking The Best Online MBAs"

January 26, 2022 | Forbes
Students in the market for an online business degree need to do more than glance at rankings and need to do their homework to make informed and thoughtful choices about where to go.