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Focus on people – what constitutes “Great Workplaces” and good leadership

May 18, 2022

The number of employees willing to change jobs is currently higher than it has been for a long time. Nevertheless, many companies are desperately looking for applicants. Iris Kunrath, Head of Sales and Senior Culture Coach at Great Place to Work, spoke at the Alumni Talk on May 17, 2022 about the possible reasons for […]Read more on Focus on people – what constitutes “Great Workplaces” and good leadership

These two keep a close eye on the authorities

April 28, 2022

Chance brought them together: Sahel Zarinfard and Florian Skrabal met while studying at the FHWien der WKW. What emerged from this acquaintance is now indispensable in the Austrian media landscape – the two founded the research platform DOSSIER in 2012 and since then have been pursuing with their team the goal of keeping a close […]Read more on These two keep a close eye on the authorities

Villages rethought

March 31, 2022

Let’s make the world a village! This was the motto of the Alumni Talk with Theresa Mai on March 30, 2022. The graduate of the Corporate Communication and Executive Management study programs took the participants to “her” village. Already during her studies, the enterprising visionary founded her first company – at that time it was […]Read more on Villages rethought

The Amendment to the Condominium Act – A Topic with Potential for Discussion and Conflict

February 24, 2022

On February 23, many interested people gathered again for the monthly Alumni Talk. The topic was highly relevant: the impact of climate policy on residential property. The guest was Michael Klinger, a graduate of the Real Estate Management study program at FHWien der WKW. The real estate trustee, managing director of KLINGER Immobilien GmbH, lecturer […]Read more on The Amendment to the Condominium Act – A Topic with Potential for Discussion and Conflict

Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

February 22, 2022

The European exchange program for entrepreneurs The EU program „Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs“ supports young entrepreneurs  in acquiring relevant skills and building an international network. Especially in the pre-start-up phase, it is essential that the prospective entrepreneurs become aware of the great opportunities, but also the risks of self-employment. Through this program they can gain […]Read more on Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

Job change in the crisis – Why we may have big career dreams despite Corona

January 27, 2022

On January 26, the Alumni & Career Services event year kicked off with the first inspiring Alumni Talk. The speaker: Michael Hanschitz, new/outplacement consultant, author, career coach and graduate of the Tourism Management study program. The topic: Is Corona killing our dream jobs? In the talk, the expert dealt together with the participants with job […]Read more on Job change in the crisis – Why we may have big career dreams despite Corona

Of Unicorns and Zebras

December 2, 2021

On December 1, graduates, students and staff of FHWien der WKW gathered in the ZOOM meeting room for the last Alumni Talk of the year. Our guest was Timon B. Schaffer, Head of “StartingUp – Das Gründermagazin”, a subsidiary platform of the brutkasten media group. The graduate of the International MBA in Management & Communication […]Read more on Of Unicorns and Zebras

Alumni Award of the FHWien der WKW was presented in two categories for the first time

November 29, 2021

FHWien der WKW stands for continuous career development and innovation: this is demonstrated by the winners of the Alumni Award, which the university of applied sciences specializing in management and communication presented for the 14th time this year. For the first time, the award was presented in two categories. Award for professionals and executives The […]Read more on Alumni Award of the FHWien der WKW was presented in two categories for the first time

You weren’t born to just pay bills and die

October 21, 2021

On October 20, the participants of the Alumni Talk went on a journey to their personal purpose together with speaker Heidi Hauer. Heidi Hauer graduated from the FHWien der WKW in Marketing & Sales. Her career path has taken her across various industries and countries, always remaining true to her heart’s passion, communication. Did you […]Read more on You weren’t born to just pay bills and die

CSI Miami in Austria’s companies

September 30, 2021

Wirecard, Commerzialbank, Hygiene Austria – we are all familiar with these companies, at least since they have grabbed the headlines through financial scandals. But what actually happens behind the scenes while we learn about these cases through the media? Patrick Göschl graduated from FHWien der WKW with an MA in Executive Management and took the […]Read more on CSI Miami in Austria’s companies