About us

What we stand for, where we come from and who we are.

Strategy and Vision

Our motto:
«We create and share knowledge in Strategic Management that is equally rigorous and relevant and
has a positive impact for academics, students, executives, and society at large»

Our Commitment

The guiding star we follow

We create and share most up-to-date knowledge in strategic management, which is equally profound, relevant and has a positive impact on graduates, students, management and society as a whole.

Our benefit promise to stakeholders

  1. Research
  2. Teaching
  3. Continuing education
  4. Business cooperations
  5. Management function

Medium-term strategic and financial goals

Independently financed and positioned within the University of St. Gallen as the first point of contact for all aspects of strategic management.

What we stand for

  1. Excellent quality in everything we do
  2. Reliability and personal responsibility
  3. Initiative and creativity in finding solutions
  4. Integrity and Protection of Intellectual Capital
  5. Respect and support for the work and development of our employees

Facts and Stories

Take a journey back in time through the history of the IoMS. Ever since it was established in 1953, strategic management, organizational theory and design, and financial management have been among the core fields of the IoMS.

Geschäftsleitender Ausschuss (GLA)

  • Prof. Björn Ambos, Ordentlicher Professor für Strategisches Management, Institut für Betriebswirtschaft, HSG

  • Prof. Tami Dinh, Ordentliche Professorin für Accounting, Institut für Accounting, Controlling und Auditing, HSG
  • Mag. Barbara Enzinger, Head Marketing and Communications, clay building materials Europe at Wienerberger AG (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien)

  • Prof. Karolin Frankenberger, Ordentliche Professorin Institut für Betriebswirtschaft und akademische Direktorin des Executive MBA, HSG

  • Dr. Hans Künzle, Vizepräsident des Verwaltungsrates der Helvetia Gruppe & Präsident UNICEF Schweiz
  • Prof. Tomi Laamanen, Ordentlicher Professor für Strategisches Management, Institut für Betriebswirtschaft, HSG

  • Prof. Dr. Christoph Lechner, Ordentlicher Professor für Strategisches Management, Institut für Betriebswirtschaft, HSG

  • Prof. J. Peter Murmann, Ordentlicher Professor für Strategisches Management, Institut für Betriebswirtschaft, HSG

  • Prof. Hato Schmeiser, Professor und geschäftsführender Direktor, Institut für Versicherungswirtschaft, HSG (Präsident GLA)

  • Volker Stadlmüller, lic. oec., MAS SHE, Direktor IfB Weiterbildung und Vize-Direktor Institut für Betriebswirtschaft, HSG

  • Pia Tischhauser, Senior Partner and Managing Director, Member of the global Executive Committee, Global Leader Insurance Practice, Boston Consulting Group

Team

Mirgita Ademi

Finance & Controlling Professional, Human Resources, IT Administration

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+41 71 224 23 59

Björn Ambos

Prof. Ph.D.
Professor of Strategic Management

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+41 71 224 76 10

Omid Aschari

Prof. Dr. MBA
Managing Director SIM-HSG, Associate Professor of Strategic Management

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+41 71 224 76 03

Döne Bajraktaraj

Project Manager IoMS Executive Education

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+41 71 224 37 51

Mimoza Bajrami

Finance and Controlling Assistant

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+41 71 224 23 68

Di Bian

Dr.
Postdoc Researcher

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+41 71 224 27 56

Franziska Cadonau

Project Manager IoMS Executive Education

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+41 71 224 39 22

Ngoc-Quynh Dao

PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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Karolin Frankenberger

Prof. Dr.
Professor of Strategic Management

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Christina Frei

Personal Assistant Prof. Dr. Karolin Frankenberger / Prof. Peter Murmann Ph.D.

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+41 71 224 23 57

Alexander Göritz

M.Sc.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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Brigitte Häfliger

Project Manager IoMS Executive Education

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+41 71 224 23 26

Simoné Hättenschwiler

Personal Assistant Prof. Tomi Laamanen

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+41 71 224 30 31

Erwin Hettich

Prof. Dr.
Assistant Professor of Strategy and Management

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+41 71 224 76 22

Nadine Höhener

SIM-HSG Manager Marketing, Recruitment & Admissions

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+41 71 224 23 10

Kata Isenring-Szabó

M.A. ETH UZH
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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+41 71 224 23 62

Amy Kasper

SIM-HSG Manager for Student Experience and Core Projects/Research Associate

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Victoria Keel

Project Manager IoMS Executive Education

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+41 71 224 76 15

Anja Koller-Zihlmann

Back Office Manager Executive Education IoMS

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+41 71 224 23 69

Tomi Laamanen

Prof. Dr. Dr.
Professor of Strategic Management

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+41 71 224 23 63

Nikolaus Lang

Prof. Dr.
Honorary Professor

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Christoph Lechner

Prof. Dr.
Professor of Strategic Management

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+41 71 224 39 03

Thomas Li

M.Sc.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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Linda Lorz

SIM-HSG Manager Careers

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+41 71 224 76 01

Qinli Lu

Dr.
Postdoc Researcher

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Nina Luber

M.Sc.
Marketing & Communication Manager

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+41 71 224 23 69

Jaakko Luomaranta

M.Sc.
PhD Candidate

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Sascha Mader

MiM, M.Sc.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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+41 71 224 23 74

Dora Maric

M.Sc.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate, Program Manager MGM-HSG

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+41 71 224 23 36

Tim Meyer

Prof. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

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+41 71 224 71 96

Cornelia Minke

SIM-HSG Manager Core Projects

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+41 71 224 22 14

Martina Montauti

Prof. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

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+41 71 224 71 99

Günter Müller-Stewens

Prof. em. Dr.
Professor em. of Management

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+41 71 224 27 61

J. Peter Murmann

Prof. Ph.D.
Professor of Strategic Management

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Vanessa Pischulti

SIM-HSG Manager Learning Experience and Core Projects

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+41 71 224 31 34

David Redaschi

M.A. HSG
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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Rhea Riemke

M.Sc.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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Nadine Eve Rusch-Schenker

M.Sc.
Executive Director Master in General Management (MGM-HSG), PhD Candidate

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+41 71 224 39 04

Stephan Ryf

M.A.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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+41 71 224 25 07

Benedikt Schuler

M.Sc., MLitt.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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+41 71 224 25 07

Markus Schwaninger

Prof. em. Dr.
Professor em. of Management

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+41 71 224 23 82

Theresa Maria Seehofer

M.A. HSG
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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Natasha Senn

Executive Assistant & Marketing

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+41 71 224 23 56

Volker Stadlmüller

Lic. oec. publ. UZH, MAS SHE UZH
Vice Director Institute of Management & Strategy (IoMS), Director Executive Education

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+41 71 224 39 58

Thomas Starck

M.Sc.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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Fabian Takacs

M.A.
PhD Candidate & Research Associate

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Laura Weiss

M.Sc.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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Xena Welch Guerra

Prof. Dr.
Affiliated Researcher

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+41 71 224 27 95

Heinrich-Jakob Wild

M.A.
PhD Candidate, Research Associate

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Ann-Kristin Zobel

Prof. Dr.
Associate Professor of Management

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+41 71 224 27 95

Become a member of our team

You can find our current job openings here. We regularly have several academic staff job openings. We look forward to receiving your application.

Mirgita Ademi

Finance & Controlling Professional, Human Resources, IT Administration