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We would be pleased to carry out research and development for you, and also advise and support you with your questions.

Our main objective in our research is a sustainable improvement in outcomes for our clients and the transfer of knowledge to our teaching and consulting. We develop scientifically-based, innovative solutions to current challenges in collaboration with private and public organisations. Our competence centres draw on the interdisciplinary knowledge and expertise of our extensive network of international partners in practice and academia. The insights gained from our latest research continually flow into our teaching practice in undergraduate and continuing education.   
Depending on the issues raised and the available budget, you can choose between different forms of research cooperation, from student projects and commissioned research to government-sponsored research projects along with other practice partners.

Core competencies

Digital Economy and Transformation & Social Business

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Empirical business and social resarch

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Financial Management

to Financial Management

Marketing and Communication

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Nonprofit- and Public Management

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Human Resource Management

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Business Development

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Typical research activity

  • Study for company / organisation ("contract research")
  • Research project supported by the Federal Government or other funding organisation (CTI / SNF, Gebert Rüf, etc.)
  • International research project supported by the EU

Typical service activity

  • Secondary analyses of all types (including data analyses)
  • Steering of strategy, organisational or cultural development
  • In-house development
  • Key note and workshop
  • Coaching and monitoring of processes
  • Expertise and audit

Student projects

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News of the FHNW School of Business

Nov 18, 2019

“Keep it up – your commitment will pay off”

Focus, motivation and dedication are the ingredients that make studying at a University of Applied Sciences into a success story. Florian Bammatter’s ...

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Nov 04, 2019

“Openness is the key to learning and growing”

Constantin Buda followed his passion and his heart – from Romania via Switzerland to Finland. Here is his story and his journey in his own words.

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Oct 28, 2019

„Detours often hold the most interesting opportunities“

Michèle Gauderon graduated in the BSc Business Administration (International Management) from the FHNW School of Business in 2007. Afterwards, she embarked on ...

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Events of the FHNW School of Business

Nov 19, 2019, Zürich

HR-Corner

Aktuelle Fragen zum internationalen Human Resource Management

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Nov 20, 2019, Olten

Kinder-Hochschule Olten

Wie aus tollen Kids eine coole Gruppe wird. Was ist eigentlich eine «Gruppe» und wie funktioniert sie? Prof. Claudia Roth und Raphaela Sprenger, MSc, von der ...

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Nov 20, 2019, Brugg

Vladimir Danovsky: Die Rettung der bulgarischen Juden

50.000 Juden, ihre Deportation ist beschlossen, die Züge stehen bereit – und alle bleiben am Leben. Dieses Wunder ereignete sich 1943 in Bulgarien.

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Contact research

Prof.

Contact for services

Prof.
Prof. Dr. Christian E. Weber Head of Institute for Competitiveness and Communication
Telephone : +41 62 957 26 19 (direct)

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