News from the Chair of Innovation and Corporate Transformation

Saturday, 24. November 2018

WHU's Value Creation in Venture Capital Program has now over 125 alumni from 15 countries

Over the past three years, more than 125 participants from 15 countries across the world have taken part in Prof. Ozcan's Value Creation in Venture Capital Program at WHU's Executive Education.


Monday, 01. October 2018

Campus for Corporate Transformation: Perspectives from the Top

Some of Germany's most prominent business leaders such as Mr. Friedrich Joussen, CEO of TUI AG, Mr. Christopher Delbrück, CFO of Uniper; Mr. Lothar Harrings, the CHRO of Kühne + Nagel; Mr. Maximilian...


Monday, 04. June 2018

German Corporate Leadership in Disruptive Times: Corporate Playbooks, Frustrations and Challenges

Prof. Ozcan and Patrick Siebert, Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) authored a study on how Germany’s leading companies are handling various forms of disruption with a particular focus on...


Tuesday, 15. May 2018

Financial Times Executive Education Rankings: WHU listed for the first time ever

The Executive Education program at WHU has been listed in the Financial Times Executive Education Open Programs ranking for the first time. The program at WHU came in 1st place worldwide in terms of...


Monday, 02. April 2018

New Publication in Organization Science

Prof. Ozcan's recent paper entitled "Falling Not Far from the Tree: Entrepreneurs' Prior Employment and the Transfer of Organizational Practices?” (with Maryann Feldman, UNC Kenan Flagler Business...


Friday, 23. March 2018

Prof. Ozcan and Dr. Sassmannshausen publish the first ever teaching case on Chinese Venture Capitalists in Germany

Prof. Ozcan and Dr. Sassmannshausen publish a teaching case on Chinese VCs in Germany on The Case Center.


Monday, 04. December 2017

Prof. Ozcan completes a two-Day ExecEd Program for African finance and business leaders in Zambia

Prof. Ozcan ran a two-day ExecEd Program for thirty-six participants from Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Ivory Coast and Ghana


Wednesday, 15. November 2017

Ulrich Mechau joins the Chair’s External PhD Program

The Chair of Innovation and Corporate Transformation welcomes Ulrich Mechau, Head of Profitability Sales, BMW AG, as an external doctoral researcher.


Wednesday, 11. October 2017

Prof. Ozcan was the keynote speaker at this year's Industrial Excellence Award Europe Gala.

Prof. Ozcan held a keynote speech on corporate governance and digital transformation at the 2017 Industrial Excellence Award Europe Gala in Berlin.


Thursday, 28. September 2017

Prof. Ozcan appointed as the Academic Director of Executive Education at WHU

Prof. Ozcan is the new Academic Director of Executive Education at WHU.