Successful Management in a Global World

Successful Management in a Global World10.01.2024 09:00 - 17:00 (Wed)TUM Graduate School: Boltzmannstraße 17, 85748 Garching bei München, Raum 101Dr. Peter Hahn
Successful Management in a Global World11.01.2024 09:00 - 17:00 (Thu)TUM Graduate School: Boltzmannstraße 17, 85748 Garching bei München, Raum 101Dr. Peter Hahn
Impact of culture on management, Culture dimensions (according to Geert Hofstede, Fons Trompenars), Culture and business, Business Etiquette, Dos and Dont´s, Management functions, Organization, Planning, Human resources, Leadership
Course Description: 

We will study culture specific knowledge (East-West: USA:Europe-Asia) in relation to international management. The awareness of communication-, management-; and leadership methods in different cultures will be raised. Culture related techniques and behaviors are explained and trained in role plays and exercises. Different management practices in business situations will be addressed.

Course aims: 
  • Learn about Culture dimensions for different countries
  • Acquire Management and communication skills
  • Understand impact of culture on management functions (Organization,Planning, Human Resources, Leadership, Controling) in different cultures
  • Be aware of business etiquette in foreign countries
  • Increase your awareness with people from different cultures
  • Difference between Western and Asian style management
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Interactive presentation, discussions, exercises, short movies, role-plays, games

This course fits doctoral candidates in the following phase: 

During the doctorate | at the end of the doctorate

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Graduate School Geschäftsstelle
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40 EUR
Dr. Peter Hahn

Dr. Peter O. Hahn is a retired physicist. He studied in Clausthal-Zellerfeld and Hannover and worked as a Post Doc in the US. He spent 30 year in the semiconductor industry in leading positions; 10 years in research, 10 years in development and 10 years in marketing. Four of these he worked in Singapore as marketing director for Asia. After his professional career he works as consultant and trainer at companies, universities and business schools. He always focusses on the impact and influence of culture (people from different countries) on management and negotiatons in business.