Institute of Management (IFM)

Institute of Management

The Institute of Management (IFM) brings together the School’s knowledge and expertise in research and teaching in the areas of business management, international management, supply chain management, corporate sustainability management, industrial management, health management and entrepreneurship. Various chairs from a range of disciplines are involved in the Institute’s work.

Characteristics that they share include their integrated and holistic approach to management, the way in which they connect theoretical and empirical, and quantitative and qualitative research with applied research, and their approach to teaching, which is based on theoretical foundations and methods that enable students to develop the abilities required to solve problems in professional contexts.

Head of the Institute


Chair of Health Management Prof. Dr. Oliver Schöffski
Chair of Industrial Management Prof. Dr. Kai-Ingo Voigt
Chair of International Management Prof. Dr. Dirk Holtbrügge
Chair of Supply Chain Management Prof. Dr. Evi Hartmann
Chair of Corporate Management Prof. Dr. Harald Hungenberg
Chair of Corporate Sustainability Management Prof. Dr. Markus Beckmann
Chair of Accounting and Controlling Prof. Dr. Thomas M. Fischer
Chair of Technology Management Prof. Dr. Peter Bican

Affiliated chairs

Chair of Accounting and Controlling Prof. Dr. Thomas M. Fischer
Assistant Professorship for Digital Transformation Prof. Dr. Verena Tiefenbeck