Georg von Krogh: Catalogue data in Spring Semester 2020

Award: The Golden Owl
Name Prof. Dr. Georg von Krogh
FieldStrategisches Management und Innovation
Strateg. Management und Innovation
ETH Zürich, WEV J 411
Weinbergstr. 56/58
8092 Zürich
Telephone+41 44 632 88 50
DepartmentManagement, Technology, and Economics
RelationshipFull Professor

351-0778-00LDiscovering Management
Entry level course in management for BSc, MSc and PHD students at all levels not belonging to D-MTEC.
This course can be complemented with Discovering Management (Excercises) 351-0778-01L.
3 credits3GL. De Cuyper, S. Brusoni, B. Clarysse, S. Feuerriegel, V. Hoffmann, T. Netland, G. von Krogh
AbstractDiscovering Management offers an introduction to the field of business management and entrepreneurship for engineers and natural scientists. The module provides an overview of the principles of management, teaches knowledge about management that is highly complementary to the students' technical knowledge, and provides a basis for advancing the knowledge of the various subjects offered at D-MTEC.
ObjectiveThe objective of this course is to introduce the students to the relevant topics of the management literature and give them a good introduction in entrepreneurship topics too. The course is a series of lectures on the topics of strategy, innovation, marketing, corporate social responsibility, and productions and operations management. These different lectures provide the theoretical and conceptual foundations of management. In addition, students are required to work in teams on a project. The purpose of this project is to analyse the innovative needs of a large multinational company and develop a business case for the company to grow.
ContentDiscovering Management aims to broaden the students' understanding of the principles of business management, emphasizing the interdependence of various topics in the development and management of a firm. The lectures introduce students not only to topics relevant for managing large corporations, but also touch upon the different aspects of starting up your own venture. The lectures will be presented by the respective area specialists at D-MTEC.
The course broadens the view and understanding of technology by linking it with its commercial applications and with society. The lectures are designed to introduce students to topics related to strategy, corporate innovation, corporate social responsibility, and business model innovation. Practical examples from industry will stimulate the students to critically assess these issues.
Prerequisites / NoticeDiscovering Management is designed to suit the needs and expectations of Bachelor students at all levels as well as Master and PhD students not belonging to D-MTEC. By providing an overview of Business Management, this course is an ideal enrichment of the standard curriculum at ETH Zurich.
No prior knowledge of business or economics is required to successfully complete this course.
364-0406-00LPublishing in Management, Technology and Innovation Restricted registration - show details
Limited number of participants.
Only 8 places are available for doctoral students from ETH (D-MTEC).

Registration: Students need to register via the email of the teaching assistant namely: Link (Zoe Jonassen).
The registration will be organized on the first come first served basis.
2 credits1SG. von Krogh
AbstractThe seminar aims to improve the competence of doctoral students and post docs in the area of management, technology and innovation to publish their work in leading academic journals.
ObjectiveThe seminar adresses the following questions:
How to set up research for academic journals?
How to structure an academic paper for publication in selected journals?
How to adress editorial boards?
How to cope with editorial recommendations?
How to set up a publication strategy?
Target journals to be analysed are leading journals in the area of strategy, management, technology and innovation. Besides the journal analysis we will discuss selected papers in management and innovation research. This seminar will be conducted as a cooperation between EPFL, ETHZ and University of St. Gallen. Language is English.
Prerequisites / NoticeThe course takes place once a year in collaboration with HSG (Prof. Gassmann), EPFL (Prof. Tucci), and ETH (Prof. von Krogh).
This year's course will be held at University of St. Gallen in June 2020.

Only 8 places are available for doctoral students from ETH, which are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. You need to sign up by email to the teaching assistant (Zoe Jonassen: to be registered for the course.