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The Institute of Management Accounting & Control –

A Think Tank on Controlling & Strategy Execution

Under the joint directorship of Professor Marko Reimer and Professor Utz Schäffer, the Institute of Management Accounting and Control (IMC) bundles the activities of the associated professors, doctoral students, and other staff members in the fields of research, teaching, and business engagement. Professor Emeritus Jürgen Weber continues to be actively associated with the IMC.

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What we do

Research

We want to learn about the counterpart role in the finance function as part of organized learning and critique. 

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Teaching

We want to contribute to the education of responsible leaders in the finance function and beyond. 

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Business Engagement

We accompany the transformation of the finance function and the development of the controller profession.

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#1
doctoral program in Europe

#1 
textbook on the German market

100+
publications in peer-reviewed journals

13
partner companies

1,000+
members of the WHU Controller Panel

40
alumni in academia

Our team

Meet our team – Working together to inspire and achieve.

Professor
Marko Reimer

+49 261 6509 481
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Professor
Utz Schäffer

+49 261 6509 700
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Professor Emeritus Jürgen Weber

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Assistant Professor
Lukas Löhlein

+49 261 6509 490
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Assistant Professor
Daniel Schaupp

+49 261 6509 816
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Honorary Professor
Edgar Ernst

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Visiting Professor
Lukas Goretzki

+49 261 6509 478
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Alisa Sophie Bach, M.Sc.

+49 261 6509 468
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Christopher Ballmann, M.Litt.

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Alexander Broich, M.Sc.

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Fei Dai, MBD, IMBA

+49 261 6509 485
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Marc Feldmann, M.A.

+49 261 6509 463
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Virginia Galster, M.Sc.


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Rounak Gunjal, MBA

+49 261 6509 704
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Victoria Honsel, M.Phil.

+49 261 6509 487
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Jacqueline Klug, M.Sc.

+49 261 6509 464
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Tobias Knörrer, M.Sc.

+49 261 6509 461
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Jan Hendrik Lampe, M.Sc.

+49 261 6509 476
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Michael Möller, M.Sc.

+49 261 6509 491
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Johannes Pauleikhoff, M.Sc.

+49 261 6509 705
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Nathalie Repenning, M.A.

+49 261 6509 482
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Florian Rester, M.Sc.

+49 261 6509 706
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Philipp Sekol, M.Sc.

+49 261 6509 707
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Gregor Spreer, M.Sc.

+49 261 6509 493
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Serap Boos

Office Manager

+49 261 6509 472
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Jan Sebastian Ebert, M.A.

Student Affairs Manager

+49 261 6509 462
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Tania Günther, M.A.

Publications Manager

+49 261 6509 486
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Susanne Kaeß, M.Ed.

Project Manager

+49 261 6509 465
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Constantin Kormann, B.A.

Project Manager

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Verena Kowalewski, Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing.

Panel Manager

+49 261 6509 474
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Anneke Lottmann Vizcaino, M.A.

Office Manager,
Personal Assistant
to Professor Marko Reimer

+49 261 6509 471
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Dr. Carsten Lucaß

Office Manager,
Controlling & HR, Alumni Relations

+49 261 6509 473
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Marina Metz, M.A.

Panel Manager

+49 261 6509 492
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Sabine Petrakakis, M.A.

Office Manager

+49 261 6509 475
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Mareike Wagner, M.A.

Publications Manager

+49 261 6509 488
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Ute Ziss

Office Manager,
Personal Assistant
to Professor Utz Schäffer

+49 261 6509 701
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Jobs & Doctoral Program

Become the newest member of the IMC team!

We are currently looking for high potentials who want to join a dynamic and motivated team within an inspiring WHU community. Take the next step, shape the institute with your ideas, and contribute to the success story of the leading think tank in the area of management accounting and control. Find more information about our vacancies below:

 

Doctoral studies at the IMC
Job opportunities at the IMC

Jobs & Doctoral Program

Become the newest member of the IMC team!

We are currently looking for high potentials who want to join a dynamic and motivated team within an inspiring WHU community. Take the next step, shape the institute with your ideas, and contribute to the success story of the leading think tank in the area of management accounting and control. Find more information about our vacancies below:

 

Doctoral studies at the IMC
Job opportunities at the IMC

News

News from the IMC –
Find out what we've been up to!

Understanding the mixed blessings of automation for middle managers

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Adam Pradela, Executive Vice President Corporate Accounting & Controlling at Deutsche Post DHL Group as a guest speaker in Professor Marko Reimer's controlling lecture.

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Jan Pfister from Turku University presented his research paper on academic freedom and scientific knowledge production.

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Sustainable, digital, and flexible

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Marko Reimer as Guest Editor for the newest Long Range Planning special issue

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17th edition of the best-selling textbook on controlling

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Jürgen Weber, Stefanie Malz (both IMC) and their co-author study the role of management controls (MCs) in mediating and stimulating creative processes.

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Alumni

Our alumni – Meet the members of our alumni family.