Area Management

The Area Management consists of six chairs which cover the dominant management functions and important institutional fields in management. These chairs are:

  • Chair of Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Chair of Human Resource Management and Leadership
  • Chair of Organization and Innovation
  • Chair of Public and Nonprofit Management
  • Chair of Small and Medium Sized Companies and Entrepreneurship
  • Chair of Strategic and International Management


  • For Bachelor students the area offers the courses Management I and Management II. 
  • For Master students the area offers the following fields of specialization: Strategic and International Management, Human Resource Management and Leadership, Public & Nonprofit Management, Organization, Small and Medium Sized Companies and Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • The Management area contributes courses in MBA and Executive MBA programs of the Mannheim Business School. These course modules focus on International Management, Change Management, Human Resource Management,  Employment Relations in Europe and Organizational Behavior.
  • The courses for the Center for Doctoral Studies in Business cover the foundations of strategic management, behavioral theory in organizations, corporate governance, and non-profit management.   .