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Graduation Ceremonies Held at WHU

On Friday, September 29, 2017, this year’s graduates of the Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctoral Programs at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management celebrated the completion of their studies. During the graduation festivities held at the Rhein-Mosel-Halle in Koblenz, the students received their well-deserved diplomas and celebrated this joyous occasion with their families and friends.

Before the official presentation of diplomas, the new graduates were offered inspiring speeches by Oliver Blume, CEO of Dr. Ing. Hc F. Porsche AG; and by Carsten Kratz, Senior Partner and leader of the management team for Germany at Boston Consulting Group.

This year’s award for the best lecture course in the Bachelor of Science Program, the Best Teacher Award, went to Assistant Professor Dr. Anna Alexander Vincenzo and Professor Dr. Tillmann Wagner. In the afternoon, Professor Dr. Maximilian Müller received the Best Teacher Award for the Master of Science Program.

WHU’s alumni association In Praxi awarded its “In Praxi Outstanding Thesis Award” to Bachelor’s graduates Philip Harms and Till Oltmanns for their project, entitled “Technological Innovation and the Future of Senior Care,” and to Philip von Wedel, whose Master’s thesis convinced the jury members with “The Digitalization of the Patient-Physician Relationship: A Discrete Choice-Based Analysis of Patients’ Preferences for Digital Health Services in Germany.”