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. 


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

Patrycja Krauzowicz

Patrycja Krauzowicz

Marketing Manager techTALENTS
 & Tech Education

+49 89-18 94 69-1523
@ seminare@unternehmertum.de



Lecture Program WS18/19



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 2018/19

18.10.2018: Dr. Helmut Schönenberger, Co-Founder and CEO, UnternehmerTUM GmbH, Topic: Munich Ecosystem and UnternehmerTUM


25.10.2018: Dr.-Ing. Isabell Franck, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Insight Perspective Technologies GmbH, Topic: Overcoming challenges faced by a tech start-up in the B2B world


08.11.2018: Dirk Ramhorst, CIO / CDO Senior Vice President Information Technology, WACKER Chemie AG , Topic: Transformation of a traditional company in(to) the digital age


15.11.2018: Andreas Unseld, Partner, Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners GmbH and Dr. Ralf Strasser, Co-founder and Head of Biochemistry, Dynamic Biosensors GmbH, Topic: Understanding Venture Capital


22.11.2018: Manuel Binninger and Jonas Nussbaumer, Founders and Directors, KU Kreatives Unternehmertum gGmbH, Topic: Wozu Kreatives Unternehmertum? Oder: Die Gestaltung einer nächsten Gesellschaft (This lecture will be held in German)


29.11.2018: Dr. Carsten Intra, Chief Human Resources Officer, MAN SE and MAN Truck & Bus AG, Topic: Disruptive changes and the effect on transportation


06.12.2018: Dr. Dominik Böhler, Manager Entrepreneurship & Tech Education, UnternehmerTUM GmbH, Topic: From Data to Disruption – How Tech Entrepreneurs Shape our World


13.12.2018: Dr. Adrian Keppler, CEO and Speaker of the Corporate Management, EOS GmbH, Topic: Industrial 3D Printing: Start into a new era of manufacturing


20.12.2018: Dr. Frederik Zohm, Executive Board Member, Research & Development, MAN Truck & Bus AG, Topic: Agile & sustainable – how we create the future of transportation


10.01.2019: Dr. Jürgen Steinberger, Management Board Member, Business Unit Vehicle Dynamics, Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Nutzfahrzeuge GmbH, Topic: Highly Automated Driving in Commercial Vehicles


17.01.2019: Joachim Drees, Chief Executive Officer, MAN SE und MAN Truck & Bus AG, Member of the Board of Management, TRATON AG, Topic: Title to be determined


24.01.2019: Deepa Gautam-Nigge, SAP Next-Gen Innovation Network Manager, SAP SE, Alexa Gorman, Senior Vice President, SAP.iO Fund & Foundry, Topic: Driving Corporate Innovation in the new world of ecosystems – SAP Next-Gen Innovation Network & SAP.iO


31.01.2019: Jens Monsees, Vice President Digital Strategy, BMW Group, Topic: Driving the Transformation of Mobility