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Management, Technology and Economics Master Information
Welcome and Introduction to MSc ETH MTEC
Montag, 14.09.2020, 14.00 h, HG E1.1 (tbc)
Core Courses
General Management and Human Resource Management
363-0341-00LIntroduction to Management Information W+3 credits2GZ. Zagorac-Uremovic, S. Brusoni, J. O'Neil
Strategy, Markets and Technology
363-0387-00LCorporate SustainabilityW+3 credits2GV. Hoffmann, J. Meuer
363-0403-00LIntroduction to MarketingW+3 credits2GF. von Wangenheim
363-0392-00LStrategic Management Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 80.

Registration through myStudies (first come, first served). If you are unable to sign up through myStudies, please contact the course assistant:
W+3 credits2GG. von Krogh
363-0389-00LTechnology and Innovation Management Information W+3 credits2GS. Brusoni, A. Zeijen
Information Management and Operations Management
363-0421-00LMastering Digital Business Models Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 110
W+3 credits2GE. Fleisch
363-0445-00LProduction and Operations ManagementW+3 credits2GT. Netland
363-0453-00LStrategic Supply Chain ManagementW+3 credits2GS. Wagner
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods for Solving Complex Problems
363-0305-00LEmpirical Methods in ManagementW+3 credits2GS. Tillmanns
363-1004-00LOperations ResearchW+3 credits2GS. Bütikofer van Oordt
363-0541-00LSystems Dynamics and ComplexityW+3 credits3GF. Schweitzer
Micro and Macroeconomics
363-0565-00LPrinciples of MacroeconomicsW+3 credits2VJ.‑E. Sturm
363-0503-00LPrinciples of Microeconomics
GESS (Science in Perspective): This lecture is for MSc students only. BSc students register for 363-1109-00L Einführung in die Mikroökonomie.
W+3 credits2GM. Filippini
363-0537-00LResource and Environmental EconomicsW+3 credits2GL. Bretschger
Financial Management
363-0711-00LAccounting for ManagersW+3 credits2VJ.‑P. Chardonnens
363-0561-00LFinancial Market RisksW+3 credits2GD. Sornette
Elective Courses
363-0861-00LAlliance Advantage - Exploring the Value Creation Potential of CollaborationsW3 credits2GC. G. C. Marxt
363-1137-00LApplied Econometrics in Environmental and Energy Economics Restricted registration - show details
It is highly recommended to take 363-0570-00L Principles of Econometrics first.
Number of participants limited to 40.
W3 credits2VD. Cerruti, N. Kumar, S. Srinivasan
363-1081-00LAsset Liability Management and Treasury Risks Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 40.
W3 credits2VP. Mangold, M. Eichhorn
363-1044-00LApplied Negotiation Seminar Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.

Prerequisites: Successful completion of lectures "363-1039-00L Introduction to Negotiation".
W3 credits2SA. Knobel
363-1051-00LCases in Technology Marketing Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 20.

Students have to apply for this course by sending a CV and an one-page motivation letter to Theresa Schachner until 23 August 2020:
Additionally please enroll via myStudies. Places will be assigned on the basis of your motivation letter.
W3 credits1GF. von Wangenheim, S. Schär
363-0723-00LCorporate FinanceW3 credits2GA. Kind
363-0393-00LCorporate Strategy Information Restricted registration - show details
Due to didactic considerations, the number of participants for this course is limited to 45.

Please register through myStudies to enroll for the course. Slots are assigned on a first-come first-serve basis (in the order of the registration date on myStudies). We will confirm your registration by e-mail. If you have any inquiries about the course, please contact the course assistant.
W3 credits2VS. Ben-Menahem
363-1065-00LDesign Thinking: Human-Centred Solutions to Real World Challenges Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W5 credits5GS. Brusoni
363-1135-00LDigital Health Project Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 30.
W3 credits2VT. Kowatsch
363-1136-00LDynamic Macroeconomics, Innovation and Growth
Students who have successfully completed the course "Dynamic Macroeconomics" (364-0559-00L) or
"Economics of Innovation and Growth" (363-0562-01L) can not register for this course.
W3 credits2VH. Gersbach
363-1125-00LEmpirical Environmental Economics
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2G
363-0562-01LEconomics of Innovation and Growth
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2Gto be announced
363-1036-00LEmpirical Innovation EconomicsW3 credits1GM. Wörter
363-1082-00LEnabling Entrepreneurship: From Science to Startup Restricted registration - show details
Students should provide a brief overview (unto 1 page) of their business ideas that they would like to commercialise through the course. If they do not have an idea, they are required to provide a motivation letter stating why they would like to do this elective. If you are unsure about the readiness of your idea or technology to be converted into a startup, please drop me a line to schedule a call or meeting to discuss.

The total number of students will be limited to 40. It is preferable that the students already form teams of at least two persons, where both the team-members would like to do the course. The names of the team-members should be provided together with the business idea or the motivation letter submitted by the students.

The students should submit the necessary information and apply to until 23 August 2020.
W3 credits2VA. Sethi
363-1028-00LEntrepreneurial Leadership Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants.

Students apply for this course via the official website no later than August 23 (
Once your application is confirmed, registration in myStudies is possible.
W4 credits3SZ. Erden Özkol, P. Baschera, S. Brusoni, T. Netland, G. von Krogh
363-1037-00LFiscal Competition and Multinational FirmsW3 credits2VM. Köthenbürger, M. Stimmelmayr
376-1177-00LHuman Factors IW3 credits2VM. Menozzi Jäckli, R. Huang, M. Siegrist
363-0404-00LIndustry and Competitive Analysis Restricted registration - show details
Due to didactic reasons originating from the group-work based approach, the number of participants is limited to 30. First come first served by order of enrollment in myStudies.

Experience in statistical analysis with tools such as SPSS or equivalents is an advantage.
W3 credits3GV. He, Y. R. Shrestha
363-0585-00LIntermediate EconometricsW3 credits2VG. Masllorens Fuentes
363-1027-00LIntroduction to Health Economics and Policy
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits1VC. Waibel
363-0887-00LManagement Research Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 25.

The course requires preparation time and completion of an assignment before the first course day. Please check the Moodle course page for more information.

The course is mandatory for MSc and MAS students who write their Master Thesis at the Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation.
W1 credit1SN. Geilinger
363-1094-00LMathematics in Politics and LawW3 credits2VP. Grech
363-1021-00LMonetary PolicyW3 credits2VJ.‑E. Sturm, A. Rathke
363-1080-00LPower and Leadership Information W3 credits2SP. Schmid
363-1049-00LPrinciples of Conflict ResolutionW3 credits2VP. Grech
363-0445-02LProduction and Operations Management – Supplement Credit
Does not take place this semester.
A parallel enrolment to the lecture 363-0445-00L Production and Operations Management is mandatory.
W1 credit1AT. Netland
363-0311-00LPsychological Aspects of Risk Management and Technology Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 65.
W3 credits2VG. Grote, N. Bienefeld-Seall, J. Schmutz, R. Schneider, M. Zumbühl
363-1031-00LQuantitative Methods in Energy and Environmental Economics
Does not take place this semester.
W4 credits3Gto be announced
363-0345-01LLecture Cycle Purchasing
Does not take place this semester.
W2 credits2VS. Wagner
363-1100-00LRisk Case Study Challenge Restricted registration - show details
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2SA. Bommier, S. Feuerriegel, J. Teichmann
363-0881-00LSemester Project Small Restricted registration - show details W3 credits6AProfessors
363-0883-00LSemester Project Large Restricted registration - show details W6 credits13AProfessors
363-1050-00LSimulation of Negotiations Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants.

Students who wish to register for this course have to apply no later than 18 September. Please send your application to Andreas Knobel:, additionally register in mystudies (technical note for the registration: All registered students will initially be placed on a waiting list).
W3 credits3VM. Ambühl, A. Knobel
363-1050-01LSimulation of Negotiations (Exercises) Restricted registration - show details W1 credit1UM. Ambühl, A. Knobel
363-1042-00LStrategic Career DevelopmentZ0 credits1VP. Cettier
363-1139-00LThe Economics of Aging, Pensions and Savings
Does not take place this semester.
W3 credits2V
363-0790-00LTechnology Entrepreneurship Information W2 credits2VF. Hacklin
363-1124-00LThe Economics of Societal Decisions under RiskW3 credits2VD. Heyen
363-0425-00LTransformation: Corporate Development and IT Information W3 credits2GT. Gutzwiller
363-1106-00LThe Economics of Climate ChangeW3 credits2GA. Goussebaïle
363-1047-00LUrban Systems and TransportationW3 credits2GG. Loumeau
363-0301-00LWork Design and Organizational Change Information W3 credits2GG. Grote
851-0735-09LWorkshop & Lecture Series on the Law & Economics of Innovation Information W2 credits2SS. Bechtold, H. Gersbach, A. Heinemann
363-1107-00LYouth Labor Market Outcomes, Institutions and Governance of Education and Training SystemsW3 credits2GU. Renold, T. Bolli
Supplementary Courses
The students have to deepen their knowledge in the area(s) of engineering/natural sciences in consultation with the responsible professor (tutor). Core courses and electives of D-MTEC can not be used as supplementary courses.
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Industrial Internship
363-0879-00LPractical Training Restricted registration - show details O6 creditsexternal organisers
Master's Thesis
363-0600-00LMaster's Thesis Restricted registration - show details
Only students who fulfill the following criteria are allowed to begin with their master thesis:
a. successful completion of the bachelor programme;
b. fulfilling of any additional requirements necessary to gain admission to the master programme;
c. internship fulfilled;
d. academic writing course has been completed.
O30 credits57DProfessors
363-1063-00LAcademic Writing Course Restricted registration - show details
Compulsory for all MTEC MSc students.
O0 credits1GR. Mihalka, S. Milligan