M.Sc., MLitt.

Benedikt Schuler

PhD Candidate, Research Associate

Fields of Research

  • Strategic Foresight
  • Behavioral Strategy
  • Technological Innovation


Benedikt is a research associate at the chair of Professor Murmann since February 2020 and began his Ph.D. in September 2020. In his doctoral thesis, Benedikt investigates how businesses can improve their strategic foresight to make better strategic decisions in an ever-increasing uncertain and volatile business environment. Benedikt has a master’s degree in business and personnel psychology from the University of Münster and a master’s degree in Management from the University of St. Andrews. Benedikt gained industry experience in various management consulting projects.


For his achievements at the University of St. Andrews Benedikt was awarded the Peter Grinyer MLitt in Management Prize, which is awarded to the top student on the Management programme. During his studies, he held scholarships from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) and the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).