Lecture "Innovative entrepreneurs"

innovative entrepreneurs live

In the lecture "Innovative entrepreneurs" you will meet outstanding managers, entrepreneurs and executives from a wide range of industry sectors. The guest speakers will provide an insight into their work and give you a basic understanding of how to found and manage technology-based and growth-oriented businesses. While it will be all about starting a business in the summer semester, the focus in the winter semester will be on managing and leading large and medium-sized companies. 

If you want to learn how to think outside the box and complement theory by an insight into practice, this lecture is the right place for you! 

How you will benefit:
  • Develope a feeling and understanding for entrepreneurship and the context of management and economics
  • Learn from the experience of entrepreneurial personalities
  • Take a look behind the scenes of large and medium-sized businesses in their capacity as potential employers
  • Concern yourself with your own skillset and entrepreneurial identity
  • Possibility of close exchange between speakers and fellow students at the "Speakers' Dinner"


The number of participants is limited. The registration will open here on 1 April, 14:00. 


All course communication will happen on slack, so join us here as well: https://join.slack.com/t/utum-techtalents/signup (channel: iu_ss19)

Your personal contact

Dominik Böhler


Head of Entrepreneurship & Tech Education

Main focus
: MedInnovate, Business Plan Advanced Seminar and TIE2 International Lab

+49 89-18 94 69-1512
@ seminare@unternehmertum.de



Lecture Program SS19



Basic facts

  • target group

    Students and academics

  • Format


  • When and where

    Every Thursday, 5.30 to 7.00 p.m., TUM, Arcisstr. 21, Room 2750

  • Credit Points / Module

    The awarding of ECTS varies in the different study programs. For queries please address your student secretariat or examination office. Module ID in TUMonline: WI000285

  • cost

    Attendance is free of charge.

  • Language



Soft Skills Handbook



Content and Structure

LEcture, Q&A and Speakers' Dinner

Each lecture of 90 minutes includes a presentation of a guest speaker and a Q&A session. In the first 60 minutes, the guest speaker will give a speech on topics like founding and/or managing companies, recognizing opportunities, innovation management, growth and leadership as well as the facets of Entrepreneurship. In the last 30 minutes you can ask questions and discuss with the speaker. After the lecture three to five committed students will have a chance to get to know the speaker at the Speakers' Dinner and learn even more from their career and life experience.


SPEAKERS winter semester 2019/20

17 October 2019: Prof. Dr. Helmut Schönenberger, Co-Founder and CEO, UnternehmerTUM GmbH, Topic: Munich Ecosystem and UnternehmerTUM and Felix Haas, Founder, Investor, Bits & Pretzels Chairman and Host, Topic: Amiando, IDnow, Bits & Pretzels – Experiences of Felix Haas, serial entrepreneur and business angel 


24 October 2019: To be determined 


31 October 2019: Alexander König, Founder and CEO, Reactive Robotics GmbH, Topic: Building a medtech business: 10 key lessons from painful experience 


7 November 2019: Katharina Kreitz, CEO and Co-Founder, Vectoflow Gmb, Topic: Vectoflow - Tailor-made flow measurement technology


14 November 2019: Robert Boehme, Founder and CEO, PTScientists GmbH, Topic: Europe to the Moon – a case for private space exploration


21 November 2019: Dr. Nicolas Lange, Management Board Member, Knorr-Bremse Rail Vehicle Systems GmbH, Topic: How to maintain world leadership in a radically changing environment


28 November 2019: Dr. Dominik Böhler, Manager Entrepreneurship & Tech Education, UnternehmerTUM, Topic: From Data to Disruption – How Tech Entrepreneurs Shape our World


5 December 2019: to be determined


12 December 2019: Dr. Frederik Zohm, Executive Board Member, Research & Development, MAN Truck & Bus AG, Topic: tbd


19 December 2019: Dr. Reinhard Ploss, CEO, Infineon Technologies AG, Topic: tbd


9 January 2020: Michael Kobriger, Chief Executive Of?cer, MAN SE und MAN Truck & Bus AG, Member of the Board of Management, Topic: tbd

16 January 2020: Joachim Drees, Chief Executive Of?cer, MAN SE und MAN Truck & Bus AG, Member of the Board of Management, Topic: tbd

23 January 2020: Sabine Nallinger, Managing Director, Foundation 2°, Topic: Climate protection as an enabler for innovation

30 January 2020: Anna Hörmann, Head of Strategy, HÖRMANN Holding GmbH & Co. KG, Topic: Fostering Digital Innovation within a traditional Family Business Environment