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Shaping the future with Manage&More

Manage&More at a glance

Are you looking for the best way to
  • prepare yourself for your profession
  • develop personally
  • get to know exciting people and build a strong network?
Get started with Manage&More! In three semesters you will acquire experience with project planning, develop key competencies and make contact with companies and start-up founders.

In interdisciplinary teams, you will develop solutions for concrete problems in companies from a wide variety of industries or in your own start-up. You will be coached on a regular basis and receive advice from a personal mentor from our network.
News from the Manage&More network:

Manage&More "Experience Day" at ALTANA

"When students become entrepreneurs" - on ARDalpha

komoot app launched in the U.S.

Manage&More start-up "Braufässchen" available retail from Nov on


Get to know Manage&More personally:

Mark your diaries for IKOM, June 22-25, 2015

Got questions? Write an email to Mange&More students


By the way: Depending on your course of study, parts of the Manage&More program can be recognized as credit points, courses or internships (e.g. recognition of 6 credit points for business students at LMU).

 
Your projects with Manage&More

Manage & More focusses on real project work. Since 2004, over 60 start-ups have been created with Manage&More - including amiando GmbH or Customized Drinks GmbH with the product Braufässchen. Try it yourself, put your idea into practice during a start-up project and develop your own business step by step .

Alternatively, you can choose to work in an innovation project. Here, you work on specific problems and develop solutions with companies operating in different sectors. Whether in a start-up or an innovation project - get involved and expand your skills!
You also have the chance to actively shape Manage&More yourself. For example, you manage the Manage&More Facebook page, organize events or maintain contacts with alumni and international cooperation partners.

Manage&More offers you not only tools and methods, but even more important the opportunity to apply them in actual practice. Besides, you have the chance, to take on leadership responsibilities within a project and of course to expand your network .
Discover your capabilities

Manage&More provides individual support - through our coaching and with a personal mentor from the business world.

Coaching enables you to discover your strengths and develop your abilities. Discussions with coaches open up new perspectives which help you achieve your professional and personal goals.

From the outset you will have a mentor from our network at your side - in meetings you acquire insights into the company and can obtain advice from a successful founder or an experienced executive. Contact often continues beyond the time with Manage&More and opens up opportunities for your entry into professional life.

What's more, a wide variety of workshops offer you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and upgrade your capabilities: you hone your skills in holding presentations and project management competencies, learn techniques for developing creativity and discuss different aspects of establishing a start-up.
Manage&More is only just the start...

Verena Schechner, NOAX Technologies

Verena Schechner, CEO of NOAX Technologies AG

Although taking over "NOAX Technologies" from her parents wasn’t a specific goal during her time at university, this is exactly what Manage&More alumna Verena Schechner did only three years after her graduation. Today she’s the CEO of the company, which is producing rugged and reliable industrial PCs "Made in Germany". Her time with Manage&More was a crucial part of the preparation to master this step successfully: Amongst other things she learned to develop promising innovations for companies like BMW – in an interdisciplinary team and in close cooperation with the customer. In an interview with current Manage&More scholarship holders Verena tells us more about her career and gives tips for starting a career. 

Click here for the article.

 

 

Andreas Kunze and Dennis Humhal, co-founders of KONUX

Konux-Team
Success across the board: Manage&More scholars  Andreas Kunze, Dennis Humhal and three other colleagues have developed an optical measuring principle to determine  the acceleration in vehicles and other physical metrics. The team has already applied for a patent, made a prototype with the Fraunhofer IWU and is negotiating partnerships with several medium-sized and DAX-companies. Meanwhile KONUX has won several competitions and raised more than € 100,000: The team was one of the winners of the Munich Business Plan Competition and the Siemens Idea Challenge, received 40,000 Euros at the EIT ICT Labs, is part of Founder.org’s “Class of 2015” and finally received another $ 100,000 funding there. We wish you all the best for the future, KONUX!
 

Markus und Tobias Hallermann, co-founders of komoot GmbH

With komoot, it is easy to get out into nature and navigate outdoors: using data mining and machine learning, komoot proposes personalized bike tours and walks and provides the user with detailed information such as distance, difficulty and offline topographical maps. komoot was founded in 2010 by the two Manage&More-Alumni Markus and Tobias Hallermann and four other entrepreneurs. Meanwhile, the team has grown internationally. In November 2013, komoot succeeded in what many founders dream of: a seven-figure funding round. Markus and Tobias Hallermann: "With the fresh funding, we will enlarge our team and take the next steps, particularly in the area of recommendation algorithms." In this way, komoot continues to inspire its users to go on new outdoor activities - and to work on their own success story.

 

 

Frank Gabriel, Head of Global Production Projects at MULTIVAC

Frank Gabriel
"Successful career thanks to Manage&More", – this could be the headline of Manage&More alumnus Frank Gabriel’s career path so far. As a Manage&More student, Frank often met his personal mentor, who finally draw his attention to MULTIVAC, the company Frank is now working for. Within little more than two years, he was promoted to his current position "Head of Global Production Projects". At the moment, Frank is building new production sites for MULTIVAC all around the word. Fortunately, Frank was intensively trained to work on projects in a very structured way and to present his findings convincingly during his time as a Manage&More student. This enabled him to master new challenges at MULTIVAC successfully.  Click here for the full article.

 

Cristina Hartmann, Foreign Exchange Sales at UBS Investment Bank

Working on the trading floor in close touch with the latest market developments - this was the dream of Manage&More alumna Cristina Hartmann! After completing her TUM business management studies with a focus on corporate and entrepreneurial finance, she applied to UBS for a position in investment banking. Her experience with Manage&More when dealing with project partners and customers from the financial world and the self-confidence she gained were a great help in interviews for the job. Starting her career was also much easier for her, thanks to Manage&More: "I was able to test myself with Mange&More and learn from experienced colleagues,design projects and plan meetings - all this still helps me today!" By now, Cristina Hartmann is exactly where she wanted to be: She is working for UBS in foreign exchange sales in Zurich and is responsible for looking after customers from German-speaking countries as well as from Eastern Europe.

 

Friedrich Arnold, entrepreneur and Chairman of the Manage&More Alumni Association

When you ask Friedrich Arnold about THE long-term benefit of the Manage&More program, his answer is: "It's the unique network." Friedrich relies on this network professionally as well as privately. He founded "Arnold, Schleyer & Partners - Management Consulting" together with two other Manage&More scholars. "Moreover, many of my closest friends are Manage&More alumni." To strengthen and stimulate this network, Friedrich is actively involved as the Chairman of the Alumni Association and as a Manage&More mentor as well. To find out more about Friedrich's time with Manage&More, his entrepreneurial spirit and his advice for young entrepreneurs, click here for the full article.

 

 

How to become a part of Manage&More

For the 18-month program, we award 20 scholarships per semester.
 

Prerequisites for taking part in the program:

  • You are at least in your third semester (this does not apply to students in their second course of studies/additional studies) at a Munich university achieving good grades.
  • You're planning to start up your own business or take a leadership role in a company.
  • You think and act in an entrepreneurial way.
  • You're personally involved in initiatives or in your own business.
  • You've gained initial experience in interdisciplinary project and team work.
  • You can spend an average amount of 15 hours per week for the program (also during most of the semester holidays).
Selection procedure for the 2015 summer semester:

*Please note the update of deadlines!*

Stage 1 - online application


 

•  by Feb 08, 2015: Application deadline

•  by Feb 12, 2015: Notification (by E-mail) about pre-selection


Stage 2 - Submission of the digital application documents

  • by Feb 15, 2015: upload your digital application
  • by Feb 20, 2015: notification (via mail) regarding face-to-face interviews

Stage 3 - face-to-face interviews
  • Feb 26 & 27 and March 02 & 03, 2015: interviews
  • by March 04, 2015: notification (via mail) regarding participation in the program

Introductory days for new Manage&More scholars
  • Fr/Sa, March 13/14, 2015: outside Munich (including overnight stay)
  • March 16-27, 2015: at the UnternehmerTUM GmbH in Garching

 

If you have any questions on the program, please contact
Marina Moskvina    
Phone. +49 (89) 32 46 24-415
moskvina@unternehmertum.de

 

You can also connect with our Manage&More-participants: info@manageandmore.de.