Financial markets, investments and predictability – An interview with Prof. Dr. Sebastian Müller
In the current issue of the Heilbronn city magazine “Hanix”, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Müller, Professor of Finance at the Center for Digital Transformation at TUM Campus Heilbronn, talked about the importance of the financial market, its relation to the economy, and its predictability. Why are interest rates currently so low? Are stock value and business value decoupled from one another? And how central are forecasts with regards to investment strategies?
Blockchain Supported Supply Chain Finance: Tapping into Uncharted Territory
In most cases, supply chain financing is achieved through traditional payment methods. Blockchain applications facilitate faster payment flows and can incorporate upstream suppliers into supply chain finance (SCF). The benefits of the technology were discussed by seven international experts at the 3rd Supply Chain Finance HUB hosted by the Technical University of Munich (TUM) at the Heilbronn Campus.
Utopia or dystopia: A closer look at the idea of a meta-universe
No more science fiction: if tech giants like Mark Zuckerberg have their way, our everyday lives will soon shift to a new, digital universe. First the renaming of the Facebook group to “Meta” and then the announcement to invest 50 million dollars, a new division and new jobs in the foundation of a Meta universe – Zuckerberg is serious.
TUM Talk in Heilbronn: “We must redefine tradition”
Succession and sustainability, preservation and departure: family businesses face numerous tasks to make themselves fit for the next generation. At the second TUM Talk held by the Technical University of Munich at the TUM Campus Heilbronn, representatives from business and science focused on the potential of family-run businesses.
Is lying an important soft skill for negotiators? Prof. Stephanie Jung on lies, bluffs and their consequences in business negotiations
In the current issue of the Heilbronn city magazine “Hanix”, Prof. Dr. Stephanie Jung, Professor of Corporate Law at the Global Center for Family Enterprise on our campus in Heilbronn, talked about lies, bluffs and their consequences in business negotiations. Prof. Jung is the (co-)author of the book Contract Negotiations – Tactical, Strategic and Legal Elements, as well as author of the article Acceptable Lies in Contract Negotiations.
First Graduates Leave TUM in Heilbronn with a Master’s Degree
The first cohort of the Master in Management program at the TUM Campus Heilbronn was bid farewell to in a graduation ceremony on July 22.
Economy of the Future: Platforms and Network Effects
In the current issue of the Heilbronn city magazine “Hanix”, Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar, Founding Dean and Delegate Officer of the President – TUM Campus Heilbronn, and Prof. Dr. Jens Förderer, Professor of Innovation and Digitization at TUM Campus Heilbronn, talked about platform economy as a form of (future) trade.
Increasing Sustainability Performance with Supply Chain Finance
Sustainable Supply Chain Finance can improve the environmental and social balance of supply chains. The principle “those who produce more sustainably benefit from better payment terms” was discussed by experts from over 30 countries at the second Supply Chain Finance Hub of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) at the Heilbronn Campus from May 19 – 21, 2021. The digital hub was designed to be highly interactive via innovative networking formats.
Prof. Helmut Krcmar Receives Federal Cross of Merit
Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar, who until 2020 held the Chair of Information Systems at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), was awarded the Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. The medal was presented by Bavaria’s Minister of Science, Bernd Sibler. “Prof. Krcmar is an essential developer of our digital future”, said Minister of State Sibler in his laudation. In his function as Founding Dean, Prof. Krcmar has been driving growth at TUM Campus Heilbronn since 2018.
The Igniting Spark – On the Inseparability of Theoretical Research and Entrepreneurial Practice
In the Heilbronn city magazine “Hanix”, Prof. Dr. Helmut Krcmar, Founding Dean and Delegate Officer of the President for the TUM Campus Heilbronn, talked about digitalization in German small and medium sized enterprises, thought leadership, and the TUM’s impact on companies in the region.
The New Campus Life Means New Technology for New Situations – How Virtual Reality Enhances Studying at TUM Campus Heilbronn
Great news from our TUM Campus Heilbronn: Prof. Dr. David Wuttke and his team have taken the crisis as an opportunity to promote the use of Virtual Reality (VR) applications in online teaching and have already started to offer the first courses in VR this summer semester.
Competence Network for Digital Transformation in Production and Logistics
Audi, the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO), the Technical University of Munich (TUM), and additional partners are launching a new digitalization initiative, the “Automotive Initiative 2025” (AI25). The TUM Campus Heilbronn will play a central role in this initiative aiming at creating a leading global network of expertise for digital factory transformation and innovation.
New Summer School as Cooperation between TUM and HEC Paris
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