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As a recognized specialist in the field of postgraduate further training for managers, LIMAK offers an extensive portfolio for leaders from various levels of managerial responsibility starting from the basic principles of management, specialized short programs (certificate courses) and extensive management MBA programs and the Global Executive MBA.
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Another focal point is tailor-made manager development. In the LIMAK IN.SPIRE area, special programs are prepared together with the recipient companies and carried out in in-house academies.
“A good global program is characterized by international lecturers and partnerships with respected universities from around the world, as well as the latest scientific knowledge in tandem with strong practical relevance and the communication of a diversity of viewpoints. This is what I awaited from an Executive MBA and the Global Executive MBA course exceeded my expectations.”Dr. Claudia Reinprecht, MBAConsul General of Austria to Hong Kong and Macao
Federal Ministry of European and International AffairsGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2011/13
“As a result of its internationalization and diversification aspects, the Global Executive MBA has helped me to develop further on both a professional and personal level and has thus had a positive influence on my career. I now possess a more extensive operative repertoire, which enables me to overcome critical situations as a manager in a sovereign manner.”DI Alexander Singer, MBAVice-President, Pulping and Fibre Division, Andritz AG, ViennaGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2010/12
“The reason for doing a Global Executive MBA was to broaden my scope and gain new insights. This was possible during the Global Executive MBA Program due to the interaction with students and teachers with differing backgrounds and the international focus of the program. The highlight for me was provided by the weeks in the USA and China, where we all came together and the intercultural aspect was emphasized. The Global Executive MBA also brought me new friendships that I hope will last for a long time.”Drs. Danny van der Hout, MBAManaging Director, voestalpine Giesserei GmbHGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2007/09
“As a result of several years spent working for voestalpine in France and Germany, I am aware of the value of intercultural communications. Within the scope of the Global Executive MBA we received additional impulses during study trips to Atlanta/USA, Beijing and Shanghai/China, and Brussels. The MBA training has had a lasting effect on my further personal development within the company, as the strong emphasis on managerial topics has helped me to run voestalpine Krems with its workforce of over 500 in a more efficient and motivating manner.”Jürgen Lechfellner, MBAHead of Sales (Mechanical Engineering/Trade), voestalpine Grobblech GmbHGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2011/13
“The Global Executive MBA at the LIMAK Austrian Business School provides a complete international business vision along with the expertise and tools that managers need in order to act. The program content was taught in such a way that I was able to apply the newly acquired expertise to my own work. The international residencies in the US, China and Brussels were particularly interesting along with the company visits, the panel discussions and the sightseeing program. In addition, I profited from meeting and networking with top executives from other countries.”Mag. Brigitte Haider, MBAHead of the Personal Banking Customers Division, Oberbank AG, LinzGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2011/13
“Owing to its internationality and the current nature of the know-how communicated, the Global Executive MBA represented great enrichment. I was able to immediately implement a considerable amount of the teaching content in my job and as a result of taking the Global Executive MBA, I became more efficient and successful.”DI Dr. Peter Schwab, MBAMember of the Management Board & Head of the Metal Forming Division, voestalpine Stahl GmbH, LinzGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2005/07
“Having begun as an engineer, in the course of time I was also assigned management tasks. Graduation from the LIMAK MBA-program sharpened my understanding of commercial interrelationships. In particular, the training with regard to management and group dynamic processes has helped me to accompany change processes, which in order to remain successful are taking place at ever-shorter intervals. The contacts with employees of other companies were also important, as they helped you to once again see the big picture and broaden one’s horizons.”Ing. Josef Geistberger, MBA, MScManaging Director , Energie AG Upper Austria Tech Services GmbHManagement for Engineers graduate 2012/13
“The general framework and dynamics of the markets have altered greatly. Therefore, the ongoing training and further development of key personnel represent a major factor in corporate success. The managers of today have to be prepared for fresh market challenges and be able to react quickly to changing situations. Apart from managerial know-how, leadership competence is playing an increasingly significant role. In connection with the ongoing further development of our managerial personnel, the LIMAK has been an important Oberbank partner for the past 18 years. ...”GD KR Dr. Franz Gasselsberger, MBADirector General, Oberbank AG, LinzExecutive MBA graduate 1997/98 & President of the LIMAK Association
“In the course of my professional development, I was assigned an increasing number of commercial tasks. Accordingly, for me as an automation specialist, the LIMAK provided solid and comprehensive management training on a very high international level. The international training groups during which one came into contact with people with differing cultures, characters and ages represented a special highlight and resulted in friendships that have continued up to today. ...”DI (FH) Werner Pamminger, MBACEO, BizUp GmbHGeneral Management Program graduate 2002/03
“For me lifelong learning is not merely an empty phrase. On the contrary, I am absolutely convinced that both established managers and young managerial trainees must constantly develop and can never learn enough. The Global Executive MBA offers training that stands out due to its breadth. Apart from new, theoretical aspects, above all I benefited from the stimulating discussions held with my fellow students, which provided me with fresh insights and viewpoints regarding a diversity of problems”Dr. Thomas Windischbauer, MBAMember of the Executive Board, Silhouette International Schmied AGGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2011/13
“Irrespective of the branch in which one is active, whether it be the banking, pharmaceuticals, automotive or steel industry, from a certain managerial level the company management themes and challenges are the same. These can be discussed in detail within the protected environment of the “MBA”, well away from the daily working routine.”Mag. Dr. Birgit Lughofer-Leibnitz, MBAInternational Project Manager, Takeda Austria GmbHGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2011/13
“As a result of the exchange of experiences with fellow-students from a variety of branches, one receives somewhat different perspectives and begins to view one’s own problems from another viewpoint. As a result of the expansion of my network, I hope to be able to also refer to the experiences of this group in future.”Ing. Gerhard Dorfer, MScDirection production and logistic,
Panasonic Industrial Devices Materials Europe GmbHManagement for Engineers graduate 2012/13
“One of the greatest gains for me personally was the exchange of experience among my fellow students, which extended across a variety of branches. This meant that in addition to the learned content, one recognized other perspectives and viewpoints. This is of major significance to my daily activities. Moreover, the topic of the master’s thesis has been picked up by the Oberbank and is already in the implementation phase. ...”Lucia Baldauf, MSc, MBAOberbank AG – Steyr TaborInnovation Management graduate 2012/13
“I particularly enjoyed the study trip to neighboring Germany, where we saw a number of valuable innovations. Part of my project work for the study trip is being used as a work example in my company and shortly before completing the program the management appointed me as a project manager. This decision was based on the successful training provided by the master’s program.”Ing. Christoph Passecker, MSc MBADeputy TGA Project Manager,
Haustechnik PlanungsgesellscahftManagement for Engineers graduate 2012/13
“At a time of constant change, LIMAK showed me a diversity of perspectives. Of special interest to me personally were self-perception and the recognition of my own hobbyhorses and values. Moreover, the inputs from my colleagues regarding individual topics were naturally of great benefit. ...”Dir. Ing. Stefan Haubenwallner, MSc MBABusiness Manager,
GSG Gemeinnützige Siedlungsgesellschaft mbHManagement for Engineers graduate 2012/13
“The Innovation Management studies at the LIMAK expanded my focus on a holistic basis. As a production specialist one rapidly develops a tendency to concentrate almost entirely on the problems in one’s own area and optimize them. ...”Alexander König, BSc MSc MBAHead of Drylac Production TCA, Tiger Coatings GmbH & Co KGInnovation Management graduate 2012/13
“The program offers a mixture of theoretical aspects, practical experience and new contacts to experts and the “architects” of company innovation systems. As a result of the training, I was able to obtain competences that in future will be extremely important for the Upper Austrian economy.”Ing. Anton Fragner, MScHead of Innovation,
Wirtschaftskammer OberösterreichInnovation Management graduate 2012/13
“Extensive managerial experience in international companies is extremely valuable and an important competence, which can lead to long-term success. However, procedures and the taking of the critical decisions must be based on well-founded methods. ...”Karl Pfister-Kraxner, MSc MBAGlobal Head of Technology Industry, GfK ViennaInnovation Management graduate 2012/13
“Previously, I worked purely as an engineer, but thanks to my LIMAK training, I gained an understanding of commercial matters. In fact, the successful completion of the training has strengthened me to such an extent that I now seek new and challenging tasks.”Ing. Markus Krepper, MSc MBAIT System Manager, Takeda Austria GmbHMaster Management for Engineers graduate 2012/13
“Lifelong learning is steadily becoming obligatory rather than voluntary. Among other factors, this course was a major criterion in my promotion to the executive management. The LIMAK program lived up fully to its contentual and didactic claims, and apart from the theoretical content, the experience and know-how of the trainees were integrated to good effect. ...”Leopold Weiermayer, MSc MBASenior Technical Manager
Greiner Tool.Tec GmbHInnovation Management graduate 2012/13
“The Sales Excellence MBA course offers sales managers an excellent combination of academic theory and practice-oriented approaches. For me, one of the most valuable aspects of the training was formed by the personal exchanges of experience with fellow students from a range of branches. ...”Sandra Hofer, MBAHead of Institutional Business Austria, Union Investment GmbHSales Management Excellence MBA graduate 2013/14
“Practical aspects provide an umbrella for the entire program. The trainers come from the front and know both the academic and the commercial sides of business. This enables them to bridge the gap between theory and practice and impart the content in an excellent manner. ...”Ing. Stefan Bogner, MSc MBAGeschäftsführer, CNH Industrial Deutschland GmbHIN.SPIRE Customized MBA "Case IH Compact Management"
“During a preparatory phase, we thought very carefully as an organization about what we needed in our situation. We looked for a partner with whom we could develop a program that would precisely cover our requirements. ...”Mag. Dr. Phil. Andrea WesenauerDirector, Upper Austrian Regional Health Insurance Fund
IN.SPIRE Customized MBA "OÖGKK Management Academy"
“For us, it was very important to take part in the programs personally. Ms Pieringer completed the Management Advanced Program and I the Management Excellence Program. ...”Prokurist Mag. Johannes BlätterbinderHead of HR Strategy and Controlling, Energie AGIN.SPIRE "Energie AG Management Academy"
“We regard the backing of what we do in-house with ECTS points as being a quality criterion that allows comparisons with the standards of other programs. In addition, this also permits us to offer participants the possibility to use part of the program as a credit for an MBA that they may eventually wish to undertake.”Mag. Birgit Pieringer, MBAHR Strategy and Management, Energie AGIN.SPIRE "Energie AG Management Academy"
“I have received very positive feedback regarding the concept of the benefits discussions. I rate highly the idea of a get-together at both the beginning and end of the program in order to define and evaluate the effectiveness and the advantages for the individual participant, which in the final analysis are what the training is all about.”Mag. Bernhard Wolfschütz, MBAHead of Personnel Management, Oberbank AGIN.SPIRE "Oberbank Management Academy"
“There are conventional MBA programs that are long-term and standardized. Therefore, we always hesitated until we heard about the customization offered by LIMAK IN.SPIRE. Our topics were addressed precisely and the managerial training was defined and structured as we requested. ...”Dr. Richard Scharmann, MBACEO, pbs holding agIN.SPIRE Management Academy "Leading Business"
“I have very positive recollections of the personal commitment of the trainers without which, we would not have achieved the subsequent result. Both trainers were very well received. One noted that this topic was important to them and that they made a personal effort. This is not a matter of course.”Dr. Rudolf OberschneiderMember of the Board, Bankhaus Spängler & Co. AG
IN.SPIRE Management Team Development "Team- und Konfliktmanagement"
“F³ - FIT FOR FUTURE was carried out jointly with LIMAK and in general was structured into F³ Leaders, F³ Projects and F³ Experts. With F³ we addressed a diversity of target groups within our company, whereby ultimately the entire firm profited greatly from the measures. ...”Dr. Jürgen Miethlinger, MBA und Wolfgang LuxCEO, POLOPLASTIN.SPIRE Management Program "Fit For Future"
“The extra-occupational course at the LIMAK enabled me to link my professional life and studies in optimum fashion. Even during the training, I was able to transfer many of the topics dealt with directly to my working area and use them accordingly. Moreover, as a result of the academic analysis of the teaching content, I acquired new tools, methods and background knowledge. ...”Petra Reindl, MBACRM Manager, BMW Group Financial Services, MunichInnovation and Product Management MBA graduate 2014/15
“At ZKW, we have very precise ideas about the qualities that a trainer must possess. We need down-to-earth types with their own experience of business management. People who are in touch with the real world, are really willing to pass on their practical, managerial expertise and have a certain affinity with technology. LIMAK recognized these requirements and selected the ideal trainers for us.”Karina Wagner, MAIN.SPIRE client and Personnel Development Manager,
ZKW Group GmbHIN.SPIRE Management Academy "CTC Leadership Academy"
“In our case, the executive management also took part in the OÖGKK* Management Academy. The fact that they participated is not a matter of course and must be underlined. Therefore, the success of the training remains evident in the project realization area. ...”Mag. Gerald Mitterlehner, MPMIN.SPIRE client, Personnel Development Manager
OÖGKK and a OÖGKK Management Academy participantIN.SPIRE Customized MBA "Management Academy"
“The exemplary effect of superiors is among the most important driving forces in corporate culture. It is exactly at this point that we wished to employ Fit For Future. Therefore, we positioned multiplicators within the company for this change. This is because the company needs managers, who act as firm anchors in the respective sub-organizations. ...”Mag. Konstantin Urbanides, MBAHead of Finance, Controlling, HR and IT,
POLOPLASTIN.SPIRE Management Academy "Fit For Future"
“Discussions among the participants and the lecturers show clearly their wealth of experience and diversity of perspectives, and serve to enrich the individual learning process. The complexity of change management is accounted for on individual, team and organizational levels. ...”DI Robert StanekProductmanagement Interior and Design, New Applications, Eternit-Werke Ludwig Hatschek AGIN.TENSIVE Certificate Course Change Management and Organizational Development graduate 2014
“The joint preparation of case studies from the Harvard Business School in small teams contributed to my becoming acquainted with new approaches and their subsequent successful utilization in my company. These practice-related and action-oriented studies are one of the most effective tools for the development of multidimensional management skills. ...”Elham Pedram, PhD MBAAssociate Director Sales & Marketing, Gilead SciencesGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2012/14
“More than a decade after the completion of my studies, I decided it was time to obtain fresh knowledge and acquire new managerial expertise. These expectations were fulfilled entirely, above all through an excellent blending by the lecturers and the course participants of theoretical concepts and models with practical examples of implementation. ...”DI (FH) Christian Altmann, MBAManaging Director Clusterland Oberösterreich GmbHGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2012/14
“The IN.TENSIVE Innovation Management certificate course offers persons responsible for innovation processes, who are not seeking to complete an MBA course, with a compact program for the expansion of their competences. As a technology graduate, one tends to be enamored by technical matters and the customer orientation is often neglected. ...”DI DI Christian BurgstallerHead of E&P Technology & Innovation, Rohöl-Aufsuchungs AGIN.TENSIVE Certificate Course Innovation and Product Management graduate 2014
“The linkage of differing interests and opinions of experts from a variety disciplines is of decisive importance during the development of products and their manufacturing processes. Within this context, the creation of a sense of awareness regarding the fundamental, social dynamism within companies, as well as a clear understanding of the economic decision-making instruments are vital to managerial assignments. ...”DI Dr. Pablo AguayoSenior Scientist, Borealis Polyolefine GmbHIN.TENSIVE Certificate Course Management Compact graduate 2014
“As the CEO in a third generation family company, I am aware that in future it will be increasingly important to adjust to fast-moving markets. In order to fulfill these demands, it is clearly vital to acquire solid basic knowledge and to combine one’s own experience with what has been learned in practice with theory. ...”Gregor WaserCEO, WASER Energieoptimierung & Anlagenbau GmbHIN.TENSIVE Certificate Course Management Compact graduate 2014
“(…) What followed were two challenging days filled with intensive impressions and discoveries. The topic of leadership was illuminated in all its many facets on the basis of experience. (…) The enormous personal involvement of some of the participants is remarkable. ...”Dipl.-Ing. Roland MühlbergerHead of Software Development, Aescudata GmbH in SteyrIN.TENSIVE Certificate Course Leadership Experience graduate 2013/14
“In the cultural and creative field, I have to look after project managers, technicians, creative and ancillary staff with a diversity of attitudes and temperaments. For me, the certificate course opened up concrete optimization potential along the entire assignment chain from recruiting to process management, whereby a solid practical orientation and theory supplemented one another in ideal fashion.”Mag. Veronika LieblOrganizational Management, Festival Ars ElectronicaIN.TENSIVE Certificate Course Leadership Experience graduate 2013/14
“The Controlling and Performance Management MBA offers a possibility to acquire an extensive range of fundamental, specialist knowledge and then examine it directly with regard to its practicality within one’s own organization. ...”Mag. Thomas Wollinger, MBATeam Leader Controlling/Organization/Legal Matters
Main Department Personnel, Financial and Building Management
Austrian National LibraryControlling and Performance Management MBA graduate 2014/15
“The LIMAK Management MBA offers in-depth further training on a university level that is exactly attuned to managers with a technical background. The content of the teaching furnishes managers with an extensive overview in the areas of business and employee management, and through practice transfers offers genuine added value for effective leadership. ...”DI (FH) Christian Fischer, MBAHead IT, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Austria GmbH
Quality, Project and Process Management MBA graduate 2014/15
“The special aspect of the MBA is that the participants are constantly encouraged to subject their usual thought patterns and perspectives to critical questioning, and to search for alternative approaches. ...”DI (FH) Christoph Mayrböck, MBAProduction Manager, Cast Alloy Shop,
AMAG Casting GmbHChange Management and Organizational Development MBA graduate 2014/15
“The automotive branch is subject to rapid change and above all traders of premium marques are required to demonstrate a high degree of flexibility with regard to both thought and action, as the customer strata and consumer behavior have altered considerably. In order to deal with these fresh challenges and to convert the resultant pressure into positive energy, together with the LIMAK we drew up a further training course for the company’s leading sales employees. ...”Mag. Benedikt MargreiterBrand Director Mercedes Benz PKW + smartIN.SPIRE "Sales Management Excellence"
“The combination of internal and external training offers us the best of both worlds. On the one hand this consists of a tailor-made model for the development of our managerial employees within the scope of the LIMAK in-house manager program and on the other, fresh inputs and new perspectives from the open LIMAK Sales Management Excellence MBA course. ...”Mario Schindlmayr, MBAHead of Sales, Würth Handelsges.m.b.H.IN.SPIRE "Sales Management Excellence" & MBA Sales Management Excellence graduate 2013/14
“In recent years, the requirements upon sales managers have altered greatly and have become increasingly multifaceted and demanding. In spite of possessing long-term sales experience, through the specialized Sales Management Excellence course, I obtained valuable, new knowledge, which provides me with a solid basis and support in the face of many fresh assignments and challenges. ...”Ing. Günther Schallmeiner, MBAHead of Sales Austria, Digital Factory und Processindustries & Drives, Siemens AG AustriaMBA Sales Management Excellence graduate 2014/15
“During my Global Executive MBA studies, I was able to participate in a study trip to China. This journey to what for me had previously been an uncharted country with an unknown culture, furnished an opportunity to become acquainted with China in a personal, social and economic context. ...”Ing. Harald Schütz, MBADevelopment Manager, Utimaco Safeware AGGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2014/16
“In particular, I profited from the specialization in the Controlling and Performance Management course. Apart from the theoretical input, a great many practical tools were also provided with the result that I was able to use the communicated content immediately in my daily professional life. In addition, I also benefited from the enlargement of my personal network, in which in-depth exchanges of ideas already took place regarding a variety of topics. ...”Ing. Mag. Siegfried Paschinger, MBAGroup Auditing – Risk Management, voestalpine AGControlling and Performance Management MBA graduate 2014/15
“The coherent and above all qualitative blend of management, leadership and innovation expertise offered the perfect tool for my everyday professional life in product development and created a foundation for dealing with new perspectives and challenges. Worthy of special note is the leadership module, which even during my studies helped me in difficult managerial situations with a creative character. ...”Ing. Mathias Habersatter, MBAHead of Product Development, Mayer & Co Beschläge GmbHMBA Innovation and Product Management graduate 2014/15
“The study trip to the USA/Canada within the framework of the Global Executive MBA course provided an impressive demonstration of the disparities between companies in Europe and North America. The numerous visits to the New York companies of successful entrepreneurs, who included Austrian and Germans, showed the difference in mindset with regard to the recognition and realization of opportunities. ...”Dipl.-Ing. Dietmar Reicht, MBAGlobal Segment Coordination Oil & Gas, voestalpine AGGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2014/15
“For me the study trip to China, which I undertook in July 2015 as part of my international Innovation and Product Management MBA course, was an exceptional experience. The lectures at the Tshingua University in Peking were genuinely interesting, the curriculum vitae of the speakers were impressive and the very well organized company visits highly enlightening. ...”Mag. Heike Erler-TreuschProject Management, Design and Controlling, Interior ProjectInternational Management MBA Innovation and Product Management attendee 2015/16
“The search for independence and the idea of again linking my previous training as a furniture designer and architect more closely were the main factors in my decision to complete the Innovation and Product Management MBA course. Indeed, these studies actually encouraged me to take over the Moser Architectural Office in Scharnstein. ...”DI Andreas Huemer, MBAowner, Huemer ArchitektenMBA Innovation and Product Management graduate 2014/15
“Forwards to change processes! From the specialized Change Management and Organizational Development course, I obtained the creative knowledge needed to activate the latent potential of daily working life and strictly control change while admitting new developments. ...”Susanne Steckerl, BEd. MBALocation Marketing, Leonding Urban District CouncilMBA Change Management and Organizational Development graduate 2014/15
“I found the Leadership semester especially valuable. For as is the case with other LIMAK modules, as an attendee one benefits from the inter-branch exchange of ideas, the state of the art content and the excellent trainers, lecturers and professors. In addition, the management culture of one’s own company is well mirrored. ...”Stefan Schachinger, MBAHead of In-Store Management, Billa AGIN.TENSIVE Certificate Course Leadership Experience graduate 2015
“Specialist expertise is a prerequisite for the assumption of a managerial role. However, managerial activities as a supplementary qualification demand an intelligent corset. The combination of a management course and master’s studies provided me with numerous possibilities for the more structured orientation of my department. ...”Dr.med.univ. Grüner Peter, MBASenior Physician, Salzburger GebietskrankenkasseMBA Change Management and Organizational Development graduate 2015/16
“Without doubt, my personal highlight of the specialization was the planned separation of the various levels (individual, team, process and organization) and the resultant differing viewpoints. The coaching block and the related individual level appealed to me most and provided me with tools that I am consciously using to an increasing extent in my daily managerial activities. ...”Dr. jur. Caroline Fuchs, MBAEmployer Service / Deputy Departmental Manager, Salzburger GebietskrankenkasseMBA Change Management and Organizational Development graduate 2014/15
“Within the scope of my long-term, business management responsibilities, I thought it important to both reconsider various basic principles and to study the areas of strategic and organizational development using the latest scientific findings. As a result, I have obtained new viewpoints and knowledge that I am able to use immediately in practice. ...”Ing. Alfred Wurmbrand, MBACEO, Würth HandelsgesmbHStrategic Management and Corporate Entrepreneurship MBA graduate 2014/15
“The major advantage to emanate from my course at the LIMAK was the direct application of newly acquired scientific knowledge in everyday professional life. For in spite of the practice-oriented approach, scientific aspects were not neglected. ...”Markus Past, MBATelecommunications Business Area Manager, LINZ Strom GmbHSales Management Excellence International MBA graduate 2014/15
“The financial sector in particular is subject to extremely strict regulations and controls. Therefore, for me it was imperative to update and extend my existing legal knowledge. Happily, the newly created IN.TENSIVE Business Law certificate course more than fulfilled my expectations in this regard. Above all, the combination of lecturers from the fields of theory and practice greatly enlivened the elaboration of the various juridical fields. ...”Sven KritzerAssistant to the Executive Management, asko assekuranzmakler GmbH
IN.TENSIVE Business Law certificate course attendee 2016
“The LIMAK Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship International MBA course offered me an opportunity to refresh the knowledge derived from my initial degree studies and supplement it with new scientific findings. At the same time, I was also able to obtain interesting practical perspectives from the colleagues from other companies. ...”DI (FH) Franz Dilly, MBAManaging director engineering and distribution, SIMTEC Silicone Parts, LLCStrategic Management and Entrepreneurship International MBA graduate 2015/16
“The flexibility of the contentual and organizational structure was a major reason for the decision to opt for the LIMAK as a further education institute. In particular, we were convinced by the combination of the credits aspect with the simultaneous adaptation to the needs of the company.”Claudia MajorStrategic HR Management and Head of Program, Greiner Holding AGIN.SPIRE Customized MBA "Greiner General Management Program"
“In recent years, we have encouraged our managerial staff to undertake postgraduate courses and have sent several candidates to the LIMAK. For us, a major synergetic effect results when a person who has opted for an MBA at the LIMAK can already complete the first phase within the framework of our “Smaragd Program” (Emerald Program).”Mag. Herbert Wagner, MBAVice President HR&IT, PÖTTINGERIN.SPIRE Customized MBA "Management Compact for Pöttinger"
“The aim of the program is to attain a lasting increase in the percentage of women on supervisory boards. A variety of perspectives enables the manifold challenges in companies to be overcome with innovativeness and flexibility, and women constitute an important success factor in this regard.”Dipl.-Päd. Beate Zechmeister, M.A.Head of the Women’s Department, Upper Austrian Regional Government
IN.SPIRE Women on Supervisory Boards management program
“What we particularly like about the LIMAK is the large trainer pool. A good and sizeable professional and methodological background exists, which for a single trainer alone would be impossible to handle.”Dr. Harald RadauerHead of HR, B&R Industrial Automation GmbH, EggelsbergIN.SPIRE Manager Impulse/ Workshops “Manager networking and impulse workshop for the Miele plant, Bürmoos”
“As a graduate of the Johannes Kepler University Linz and the LIMAK MBA program, I also greatly estimate the institution’s scientific background. Numerous trainers with different backgrounds cover its multifaceted range with great expertise and professionalism.”DI Manfred Neuhauser, MBACEO, Miele Plant, BürmoosIN.SPIRE Manager-Impulse/-Workshops “Manager networking and impulse workshop for the Miele plant, Bürmoos”
“As a group with headquarters in Upper Austria, in the LIMAK we have found a local partner that can prepare selected managerial employees from both Austria and abroad for future assignments within the company. The range and level of postgraduate training at the LIMAK are precisely in line with our requirements in relation to the systematic implementation of a globalization strategy.”Dipl.-Betriebsw. Axel KühnerChairman, Greiner GroupIN.SPIRE Customized MBA "Greiner General Management Program"
“Following my very personal aspiration of continuously developing my management know-how & skills the decision to engage in a Global Management Program followed a clear logic. On the foundation of positive experience with an internal leadership program within voestalpine accompanied by LIMAK IN.SPIRE the LIMAK General Management Program clearly was my first choice. ...”Ing. Mag. Christian PresslmayerHead of strategy, voestalpine Stahl GmbHcertificate course graduate Strategic Management and Corporate Entrepreneurship 2016
“In view of my long-term professional experience, it was important for me to both test my company management know-how, especially in the areas of organizational development and strategy, and supplement it with scientific findings. With its numerous specialist directions, LIMAK offered me the ideal, targeted MBA course. ...”Dipl.-Betriebswirt Uwe Stadelbauer, MBACOO, Director Human Resources, Online Product Management, Herold Business Data GmbHGlobal Executive MBA graduate 2016/17
“Current developments with regard to compliance make a fundamental knowledge of the legal framework more essential than ever. A lack of basic knowledge with regard to legally representable solutions in various company areas renders own risk evaluation and decision-making virtually impossible. The Business Law MBA provides an excellent overview in this regard and offers a special focus on the demands of businesspeople from an international background.”Mag. Richard Brümmer, MBACFO, Greiner Perfoam GmbHMBA Business Law graduate 2015/16
“Innovation is one of the most important factors in business if you want to stay competitive. The LIMAK University Course “Innovation and Product Management” not only helps to understand the broad spectrum of Innovation Management but also covers the tools that can be used in everyday work. I really liked the “Innovation Challenge” we had to tackle during the Course since it allowed to apply the discussed concepts, while also reflecting on the very own mindset in terms of innovation and creativity.”DI Karl Holzer, MScProduct Manager, Runtastic GmbHCertificate Course Innovation and Product Management graduate 2017
“The motivation to return to university level education emanated from a wish to obtain new perspectives and refresh my knowledge. These goals were realized in full. As a result of specialization, I can now carry out my HRM assignments using the latest methodology and tools and am able to achieve greater effectiveness during process support. The communication of the know-how obtained also represents an enrichment for my colleagues. ...”Mag. Andrea Polzer-LeniusGlobal HR Business Partner Sales, RHI MagnesitaCertificate Course Change Management and Organizational Development graduate 2017/18
“Innovation is the only means by which the future can be shaped in a sustained manner. As a result of my Innovation and Product Management MBA course, I was able to expand my managerial competence and obtain profound insights for the realization of future-proof products, services and business models.”Mag. Stefan Arbeithuber, MBACEO, MO.Point - Mobilitätsservices HmbH i.G.MBA Innovation and Product Management graduate 2016/17
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The LIMAK Austrian Business School is Austria’s manager development competence center. The nation’s best managers can rely on recognized experts from the scientific field and experienced practitioners from the business area for their further training. Moreover, long-term partnerships with respected Austrian industrial companies underline the strongly practical aspects of all of the LIMAK Austrian Business School’s advanced training programs. This is what we understand by the term COMPETENCE FOR LEADERS.
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To be precise, manager development that changes viewpoints and opens up new perspectives is what the LIMAK Austrian Business School has been offering for over 25 years. As Austria’s first business school and a specialist in the area of postgraduate further training, to date LIMAK has been able to arouse the enthusiasm of more than 9,800 managers and 842 MBA and master’s degree graduates. Furthermore, with every new program start these numbers increase along with the total of managers that profit from LIMAK networking.
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