Prevoius MBA Teaching (2008-2020) can be found here >>>


Hochschule Fresenius, Munich (Germany)

  • Professor for Sustainable Management & Leadership
  • Dean of Studies for Mobility Management
  • Dean of Studies for Entrepreneurship

Evolving from the Fresenius Chemical Laboratory founded in 1848 by Carl Remigius Fresenius, Hochschule Fresenius has been providing private higher education in Germany for over 160 years. The oldest educational institution of its kind in the field of chemistry, it combines teaching, research, and practice, just as its founder intended. The Fresenius name stands for practical teaching with close links to applied research and development.


The Entrepreneurial School®

The Management Center Innsbruck (The Entrepreneurial School®) links together the best out of science, economy and consulting to the unique concept of an international Entrepreneurial School >>. The MCI is at the top of European U-Multirank>>and among the top 3 of the best MBA providers in Austria>>.

For decision-makers at all levels of management, the MCI Executive Education & Development >> offers flexible solutions for professional career development at an international level. Postgraduate Master’s programs, compact executive certificate courses with a unique system of credits for MBA, MSc and LL.M. degree programs, targeted seminars and customized corporate training programs make the MCI an attractive mentor for the motivated. Founded in 1995/96 as a mainstay of the unique Innsbruck Open University concept, Management Center Innsbruck has earned a top position in the international landscape of higher education. Today, more than 3,200 students, 1,000 faculty, 240 partner universities from all over the world, and countless graduates and employers value highly what the Entrepreneurial School® has to offer.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Osburg is teaching (Social) Innovation, Product & Process Management since 2014. >> For large corporations and SMEs alike, saturated markets, increasingly shorter innovation cycles and reduced protection from imitators are calling for a clear focus on innovation and technology. A systematic response to questions of technology and product development, and knowledge and process management, together with an innovation-minded approach and the integration of such aspects in the consistent strategic management of core competences are becoming critical factors for success in any company.

The Ho Chi Minh City Open University is a public university located in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. This is the first open university in Vietnam. The university was initially Ho Chi Minh City Open and Semi-Private University established on June 15, 1990, then it obtained the present name on June 26, 2006.

HCMCOU is a higher education institution offering a variety of programs ranging from on-site to distance learning and learning at satellite academic centers, it aims to meet various learning needs of society and to contribute enriching the country’s human resources. There are currently more than 60,000 students enrolling in daytime, nighttime, and distance-learning courses at HCMCOU. The university has, thus far, granted approximately 40,000 bachelor’s degrees and more than 1,500 master’s degrees

Thomas is regularly teaching MBA classed at HCMC-OU on Strategic Business Topics as a part of the collaboration between the Fresenius Business School in Munich and the HCMC Open University.


The WFI Ingolstadt School of Management, Business Administration Faculty of the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt is among the top German business schools and reaches excellent ranking results for years now. 22 chairs with a variety of lecturers are involved in the teaching process and responsible for only about 900 students providing ideal conditions for studying on campus. >>

Continues learning and the proactive development have a central strategic importance – both for companies as well as for individuals. Only those who are willing to do so and adopt can stay on top and be successful in the future. The MBA program of the Ingolstadt School of Management offers best conditions to face these challenges and developments. The university has already been offering educational programs successfully for many years now. >>

Prof. Dr. Thomas Osburg is teaching MBA classes in Technology and Innovation Management since 2011 and Strategic Marketing since 2013. The aim of these modules is to teach skills for applying them to demanding management tasks and to work in a leadership position


Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM) provides comprehensive university education covering all areas of management and business administration. Its degree programmes are divided into two successive cycles: the Bachelor’s over three years, followed by the Master’s over three or four semesters. The first provides a general, multidisciplinary training whilst the second enables a specialisation to be obtained in a particular discipline.

The part-time executive education programs >> have been designed to meet the needs of a growing number of students and working professionals. The Certificate in CSR >> aims at understanding the different aspects of CSR and Sustainability, mastering CSR decision-making tools and analytical instruments and promoting CSR skills of individuals with the aim to make it practical in different strategic aspects. The University of Geneva’s HEC Executive Education in CSR program was launched in 2008. Since then, over 200 international professionals from the public and private sectors have attended the courses

Prof. Dr. Thomas Osburg is teaching Corporate Social Innovation, CSR and Strategy since 2009. Since then, over 200 international professionals from the public and private sectors have attended our courses The course is built on the expertise of international CSR academics and professionals to ensure that participants are exposed to CSR in its globality, both on a theoretical and practical level.


Since starting its activities in 1999, ISM University of Management and Economic in Vilnius (Lithuania) >> had one aim from the very beginning – to offer innovative, qualitative studies and training of management and economics for creative, ambitious young persons and already experienced business managers.

ISM became the first university in Lithuania to offer you a fully accredited MBA degree program. The program >> is organised in close cooperation with strategic partners from academia and particular industries. It is based on modern methods of teaching in business and management and meets demands of the labour market and society.

Prof. Dr. Thomas Osburg is teaching MBA classes in Module III  “IT Management>>. The primary aim of the module is to expose participants to a variety of disruptive digital technologies and to introduce them to the impact these technologies have on management and business functions (i.e. business model innovation, disruptive technologies in business, digital marketing, new digital consumer, sharing economy, etc.). Participants will be able to see the bigger picture of their companies’ digital transformation, will better understand their decisions and the problems they face, and will be able to raise the right questions in a given situation.

Prior Guest Lectures and Teaching include

  • College of Management, Tel Aviv, Israel (2014)
  • Ateneo de Manila University, Manila, Philippines (2013)
  • AIM Asian Institute of Management, Manila, Philippines (2013)
  • Kozminski University, Warsaw, Poland (2013)
  • European School of Management and Technology, Berlin, Germany (2012)
  • Technical University (TU) Berlin, Germany (2012)
  • Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, Winterthur, Switzerland (2010)
  • Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich, Germany (2010)
  • Leibniz University Hannover, Germany (2009)
  • Free University of Bolzano, Italy (2008)

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