Research and Teaching

  • Member of Friedrichshafener Institute for Family Businesses
  • Lecture program at the Zeppelin-University
  • Executive Master for Family Entrepreneurship – eMA FESH – 2013
    • Module "Strategy" together with Prof. Dr. Weissman
    • Module "Leadership" together with Prof. Dr. Opitz
  • Bachelor-Course: compulsory elective subject together with Prof. Dr. Wiedemann: "Management from CMC and Family Businesses"
  • Consecutive Master Course 2013: "Leadership"


Zeppelin University belongs to leading institutions for family business research.

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Main Research Focal Points 2013/2014

Project of the Friedrichshafener Institute for Family Businesses

  • Erfolgsfaktoren von KMU und Familienunternehmen
    Success factors of SME and Family Businesses
  • Wachstum und Wachstumsstrategien von Familienunternehmen
    Growth and Growth Strategies of Family Businesses
  • Kollegiale Geschäftsführung / Cooperative Leadership – TMT
  • Strategien der Vererbung bzw. Vermögenstransfer
    Strategies in Formulating the Will and Designing Transfer of Wealth