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Department of Business Administration Chair of Organization and Management

Autumn Semester 2016

Change Management (Lecture)

Time: Thursday 10:15 - 12:00
Location: HAH-E-3 (Häldeliweg 2)
Language: German
Lecturer: David Seidl, Katharina Dittrich
Exam: Thursday, January 19th 2017 10:00 - 12:00 (KO2-F-180, KOH-B-10)
Podcast: Yes
Past Evaluation: Overall lecture: 5.4; lecturer: 5.7
Notes: All information will be available on OLAT; in case of questions, please contact Katharina Dittrich

Führung von Familienunternehmen (Seminar)

Time: September 12th, 26th and 27th, October 17th; 09:00-16:00
Location: Tba
Language: German
Lecturer: Violetta Splitter
Exam: Seminar thesis (approx. 10 pages)
Podcast: No
Past Evaluation: Overall seminar 5.3; lecturer: 5.5
Downloads: HS16 Syllabus FU
Notes: Please send your applications (with CV, grades and letter of motivation) till August 31st, 2016 to


Case Studies: Organisationsberatung mit Kooperationspartnern aus der Praxis (Seminar)



Fridays for 4-5 hours; 8 sessions (3 internal and 5 with our practice partners). Please check the syllabus for the exact schedule.

Location: UNK-E-2 (Universitätsstrasse 84) and at the consultancies
Language: German
Lecturer: David Seidl, Tania Weinfurtner
Exam: Project thesis (app. 10 pages)
Podcast: No
Past Evaluation: Overall seminar: 5.8; lecturer: 5.9
Downloads: Syllabus Case Studies HS16
Notes: The number of participants for this seminar is limited to 12. To apply for the course please send us your motivation letter, your CV and the transcript of records (all in one PDF titled "Nachname_Bewerbung Seminar Case Studies 2016", including GPA) to Tania Weinfurtner. Deadline for the application is August 28th, 2016. Please be aware that for being able to participate in the course it is required to attend all sessions of the seminar. Please check the syllabus regularly as changes in the program concerning times and locations will be updated only here.


The Practice of Strategy (Seminar)


Every two weeks, Wednesday 9:00-12:00, Sep 28 - Dec 21, 2016

Location: UNK-E-2 (Universitätsstrasse 84) 
Language: English
Lecturer: Dr. Shenghui Ma
Exam: Course participation and seminar essay (5 pages)
Podcast: No
Past Evaluation: Overall seminar: 5.3
Notes: The number of participants for this seminar is limited. You need to apply directly to Shenghui Ma by sending a motivation letter, your CV and your grades by September 01, 2016.


Current Topics in Organization Theory and Strategy

Time: October 3rd-5th, 2016
Location: Tba
Language: English
Lecturer: Eero Vaara, David Seidl
Notes: To apply please send a letter of motivation to Violetta Splitter

Organization, Management, and Theories of the Firm

Time: September 29th-30th, 2016
Location: University of Zurich, RAA-G-01 (Rämistrasse 59)
Language: English
Lecturer: David Seidl, Andreas Scherer (and others)
Notes: Participation only at the organizing chairs' invitation

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