Course Coordinator

Dr. Đinh Hải Dũng

Diploma in industrial engineering (2009) Westfalia University of Applied Sciences, Dr. rer. oec. (2015) Saarland University, Lecturer and Doctoral Study at Chair of Operations Research and Business Informatics, practical experiences in various universities and companies in Germany (2004 – 2015), Consultant at PriceWaterhouseCoopers (2015), Head of HR at Vietnamese German University (2015 - 2016)


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Tomas Benz

Diploma in industrial engineering (1985), Karlsruhe University, Dr.-Ing. (1990) Karlsruhe University, CIO in various companies in Germany, (1990 – 1999), Professor at Heilbronn University since 1999. Homepage

Prof. Manfred Bues

Diploma in Business administration(1985), Göttingen University, CIO in three companies in Europe, (1962 - 1969), Vice-President Finance at a German-US-Corporate (1969-1973), President of a Technology Transfer Institute "Information- und Communication Management" (1985-2001), Professor at Furtwangen University (1973 - 2007)

Prof. Dr. Ralf Dillerup

Diploma in business administration Stuttgart University; ASB Greenworld Ltd., Pointe-Sapin, Canada Production planer; Mercedes-Benz AG logistics and Corporate strategic planning; Lecturer and Doctoral studies Stuttgart University; Robert Bosch GmbH, Thermotechnic division, Head of Corporate Controlling and Strategy; Professor at Heilbronn University since 2000; Professor at the University of Louisville, Kentucky US since 2003;

Interests: Strategy, Financial Management and Managerial Accounting. Homepage

Prof. Dr. Dominikus Herzberg

Diploma in electrical engineering (1995, RWTH Aachen University), diploma in industrial engineering (1999, University of Hagen), PhD in computer science (2003, RWTH Aachen University), industrial experience in telecommunications industry (1995-2003, R&D at Ericsson in Germany), Professor for Methods in Software Engineering at Heilbronn University, Germany, since 2003. Homepage

Interests: Language-Driven Software Engineering (LDSE), Concatenative (Programming) Languages, Software Architecture, Unified Modeling Language (UML), Complex Software Systems, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

Prof. Dr. Friedbert Kaspar

Diploma in Theoretical Physics (1979, Freiburg University), Dr. rer. nat. (1984), research scientist (1985-1987), IT-consultant (1988-1994), CIO (1994-2001), Professor at Furtwangen University (since 2001).

Interests: network technologies, Internet technologies, network management, IT service management, development of distributed software systems, middleware, component technologies.

Prof. Dr. Kathrin Köster

Diploma in Economics and Chinese Studies (1993), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg; Doctorate in economics and Japanese studies (1997), University of Erlangen-Nuremberg; various managerial positions at multinational companies in the area of process- and information management (1997-2003); since 2003 professor for International Management at Heilbronn University.

Interests: Management philosophies and approaches in Asia, organizational development and change management in an international context, international strategies.

Prof. Dr. Carsten Lanquillon

Diploma in computer science (1997), TU Braunschweig, Dr.-Ing. (2001), University of Magdeburg, research scientist and engineer at Daimler AG (1997-2008), Professor at Heilbronn University since 2008. Homepage

Prof. Dr. Thomas Marx

Diploma in Mathematics (Universities of Karlsruhe and Freiburg), PhD in Economics (University of Freiburg).Teacher at a private school in Mathematics and Physics (1974 - 1984). Scientific assistant at Freiburg University, faculty of Economics, there teaching statistics and econometrics (1978 - 1984). Responsible for IT and organization function. Project manager for the implementation of ERP-Systems, especially SAP Software, in international group companies (Heidelberger Cement AG and Benckiser GmbH (1984 to 1990). Professor at Furtwangen University (HFU, since 1991), faculty Business Information Systems. Courses offered: operations, business process management, financial accounting, finance, cost accounting, operations research, SAP-Software, statistics and economics. Joint founder of Institute of Business Consulting (iBC, 1995). Joint founder and program manager of master's program Business Consulting (2000 - 2005). Dean of the faculty of Business Information Systems at HFU (2000 - 2005). Vice dean of the faculty of Business Information Systems (2005 to this date) and program manager of master's program Business Consulting (2010 to this date). Entrepreneur and project manager with focus power industry and automotive in more than 50 companies in Europe. Research interests group consolidation and economics.

Prof. Dr. Peter Mattheis

Diploma in Product Engineering (Technical University of Karlsruhe), IDS Prof. Scheer (1987-2001), responsible for founding subsidiaries in France and UK, worked in 40 IT/SAP and business-process-oriented projects successfully, responsible for 150 consultants, member of extended management board, PhD with the topic process-oriented information and organisation strategy. Professor at Furtwangen University since 2001. Program director master's program Business Consulting (2004 to 2010). Co-creator of Business Information Systems master's program at VGU. Dean of the faculty of business informatics (Wirtschaftsinformatik) since 2010. Research interests: Compliance in small and medium size companies (SME).