Undergraduates train leadership skills in second round of “Creative Complexity”

Students during the Creative Complexity workshop in Heidelberg
Students during the Creative Complexity workshop in Heidelberg

In August, our pilot project “Creative Complexity” at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management went into its second round with the 2012 cohort. The project’s aim is to try new formats and topics for the undergraduate programs to prepare students better for the leadership challenges ahead of them.
This time we went to Heidelberg. In five days we covered three modules with very different topics.

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New Advanced Study Phase for Frankfurt School’s Undergraduate Business Programs

We have completely overhauled the structure and the contents of the Bachelor advanced study phase at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, that is, the last two semesters of the programs. In a nutshell, undergraduate students in our seven different business and management programs now have a vastly broader choice of topics, they have more freedom when selecting courses and classes will be in English by default.

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“Creative Complexity” project starts next week

Next week will be the first workshop block of our “Creative Complexity” pilot project. I will go with 17 students from the 2012 Bachelor cohort at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management to Maria Rosenberg, a conference center at a traditional place of pilgrimage about an hour and a half drive Southwest of Frankfurt.

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Preparing Undergraduates for a Dynamic Business World

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Globe. Photo: Izabelha.

Business leaders face a world that is much more dynamic than in the past. Business education needs to change to prepare young people for the challenges ahead of them. Therefore, the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is launching a pilot project for its undergraduate programs to include new topics into the curriculum.

The project—entitled “Creative Complexity: Preparing for Leadership in a Dynamic World”—will take up to 30 participants each from the 2012 and 2013 intakes on an exciting learning journey. Three five-day workshops during semester breaks will take them out of the normal class environment to explore new topics.

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Frankfurt School extends network of partner companies

Campus of the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Two of our Bachelor programs are “dual”, which means that students study and work at the same time: “Digital Business” (business informatics) and “Betriebswirtschaftslehre” (business administration). For “Wirtschaftsinformatik” we have recently added three new partner companies.

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Global Leadership Fellows

View of Lake Geneva from Eaux-Vives

I just came back from Geneva where I spent two days with friends and fellow alumni of the World Economic Forum’s Global Leadership Fellows Program. It was great catching up with everybody a bit more than a year after I left to take up my current position at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

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