4915 Professional Development Workshop
Univ.Prof. Dr. Anne d'Arcy, Univ.Prof. Dr. Werner H. Hoffmann, Univ.Prof. Dr.habil. Christopher Lettl, Univ.Prof. Dr. Barbara Schachermayer-Sporn
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
02/01/23 to 02/17/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Master Programs
Day Date Time Room
Wednesday 03/01/23 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM TC.1.01 OeNB
Friday 03/03/23 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.4.02
Monday 03/06/23 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM TC.3.07
Wednesday 03/08/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM TC.4.13
Monday 03/27/23 01:30 PM - 05:30 PM TC.3.07
Wednesday 05/31/23 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM TC.3.07
Friday 06/02/23 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.06
Friday 06/16/23 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.4.02
Friday 06/23/23 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.4.02
The course Professional Development Workshop develops students‘ ability to address future challenges in organizational leadership. Building on the introductory courses taught in the first semester of the master program, selected future challenges in strategy, innovation and management control are presented and senior faculty members will discuss these challenges with students in a highly interactive format.
Learning outcomes
  • Understanding of the presented future management and leadership challenges  
  • Ability to combine perspectives from strategy, innovation and management control
  • Advanced capabilities for critical and creativethinking to address tomorrow’s problems
Attendance requirements

The first appointment (kick-off) is mandatory for all students.

Students have to choose 2 out of 4 different appointments (depending on the topic), so students are expected to only choose appointments which they can attend. All sessions are planned to take place on campus.


Teaching/learning method(s)
  • In session 1 professors will present selected topics in strategy, innovation and management control and students can choose two out of four topics
  • Students will read papers (and write comments on papers)
  • Workshop form with emphasis on active student participation
  • Inputs, discussions and team-presentations
  • Individual assignment Topic 1                                30%
  • Group assignment and discussion Topic 1           20%


  • Individual assignment Topic 2                                30%
  • Group assignment and discussion Topic 2           20%

Grading scale:

Excellent (1)


Good (2)

75.0% -<87.5%

Satisfactory (3)

62.5% -<75.0%

Sufficient (4)

50.0% -<62.5%

Fail (5)



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Last edited: 2022-12-01