Pius Baschera: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2017
|Name||Prof. Dr. Pius Baschera|
ETH Zürich, WEV K 517
|Department||Management, Technology, and Economics|
|363-0341-00L||Introduction to Management||3 credits||2G||S. Brusoni, P. Baschera|
|Abstract||This course is an introduction to the critical management skills involved in planning, structuring, controlling and leading an organization.|
|Objective||We develop a 'systemic' view of organizations. |
We look at organizations as part of an industry context, which is affected by different elements like strategy, structure, culture, tasks, people and outputs.
We consider how managerial decisions are made in any one of these domains affect decisions in each of the others.
|Content||Further information is available on the Tim Group Chair's website: |
and on the Moodle of the course:
(The Enrollment Key to Moodle will be provided during the course. Please contact the TA of the course: Ms. Barbara La Cara, firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Lecture notes||The content of the course will rely on the book:|
Dess, G. G., Lumpkin, G. T., Eisner, A. B., & McNamara, G. 2012. Introduction to Management. New York: McGraw Hill.
Selected readings from the book and additional learning materials will be available on the course Moodle:
All the materials uploaded on Moodle must be considered as required readings.
|Prerequisites / Notice||The final exam of the present course is in written form.|
The final exam is requested for all types of students (BSc, MSc, MAs, PhD, and Exchange students).
It is not possible to retake the exam within the same term or academic year.
We strongly recommend Exchange students to take it into consideration when selecting the courses to attend.
|363-1028-00L||Entrepreneurial Leadership |
Limited number of participants.
Students apply for this course via the official website (https://www.mtec.ethz.ch/studies/special-programmes/els.html)
Once your application is confirmed, registration in myStudies is possible.
|4 credits||3S||C. P. Siegenthaler, P. Baschera, S. Brusoni, G. Grote, V. Hoffmann, T. Netland, G. von Krogh|
|Abstract||This seminar provides master students at MTEC with the challenging opportunity of a real case on strategy, innovation and leadership in close collaboration with the top management of leading Swiss technology company.|
|Objective||In your team, you will work on a specific assignment that flows from the current strategic agenda of the board. While gaining substantial insights into the structure, dynamics and challenges of the industry, you immerse into the business model and strategic landscape of the corporate partner. You visit their headquarter, conduct interviews with members of the management team as well as internal and external experts before you discuss your ideas with top executives. To secure impact, it is key that you formulate your recommendations from a deep understanding of the authentic leadership culture of the corporate partner.|
|Content||In this endeavour you are coached and supported by |
- Gudela Grote, Chair of Work and Organizational Psychology
- Stefano Brusoni, Chair of Technology and Innovation Management
- Claude Siegenthaler, Business School Lausanne / The St.Gallen MBA
- Georg von Krogh, Chair of Strategic Management and Innovation
- Torbjörn Netland, Chair of Production and Operations Management
- Volker Hoffmann, Chair of Technology and Sustainability
- Pius Baschera, former Chair of Entrepreneurship
|Prerequisites / Notice||Please apply for this course via the official website (www.mtec.ethz.ch). Apply no later than August 27. |
The number of participants is limited to 18.
Participants receive a certificate