Creating a Business School for the Next Generation

Creating a Business School for the Next Generation
Oct 12, 2023
2:00 pm
2:45 pm
October 12, 2023


Founded in 1995, MCI | The Entrepreneurial School® has strived to build a first-class, innovative, entrepreneurial, and international university with close relations to the business world. MCI has successfully built up an acknowledged brand of its own kind and provides a meaningful connection between traditional universities, grandes écoles, classic business schools, universities of applied sciences, and the world of business. MCI consistently follows its entrepreneurial approach in all areas including the provision of services, the interaction with stakeholders, the organizational set-up, the eco-system of start-up companies, and the maintenance of a competitive infrastructure as well as the active management of a broad network of partners.

The webinar will highlight the pillars and challenges of setting up the school.

Attendance is free but requires registration in advance.

This webinar will be run using Zoom. To have the best Zoom experience, we recommend installing the latest version of Zoom Client for Meetings. If you are not familiar with Zoom, please make sure you connect 5 minutes before the webinar. You can test the tool via this weblink.

MCI | AABS Webinar Speakers

  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Altmann
  • Andreas Altmann was born in 1963 in Austria. He studied Business Administration and Economics at the Universities of Linz and Innsbruck and International Relations at the Johns Hopkins University, SAIS Bologna.He received his doctoral degree in Social Sciences & Economics from the University of Innsbruck in 1993 and entered his academic career as a postdoctoral researcher first at the Department of Public Finance and later-on at the Department of Strategic Management at the University of Innsbruck. There he joined a task force building up a new university institution from scratch, now being known as MCI | The Entrepreneurial School®, under the umbrella of a consortium including the University of Innsbruck, the Region, its Capital City Innsbruck as well as the Regional Chambers of Industry, Commerce and Labor.
    He became its first Executive Director and Rector and has since then successfully lead MCI to an internationally acknowledged university institution with meanwhile more than 3,500 students, 1,000 full-time and part-time faculty and staff, 300 partner universities and numerous successful alumni from around the world.
  • His research interest focuses on university management, regulation and governance including the competitive environment and market behavior in the higher education and research sector as well as the development and management of regions. Andreas Altmann has held visiting professor positions at prestigious universities in Mexico, Lebanon, Israel, Russia and the United States and shares his expertise in numerous prestigious boards in Austria and abroad.
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