Prof. Dr. Barbara Scheck
About Prof. Dr. Barbara Scheck
After obtaining her diploma in Public Administration from the Diplomatic Academy of the German Federal Foreign Office, Prof. Dr. Barbara Scheck completed a Master in International Business Administration by studying in Paris, Oxford and Berlin. Subsequently, she did her Doctor's degree on Social Entrepreneurship and Impact-oriented Reporting at the Technical University of Munich. Before being appointed to a Junior Professorship in General Business Administration, particularly Social Investment, at University of Hamburg, Prof. Dr. Scheck worked for the German Federal Foreign Office, the Credit Suisse bank, the CSR department of Allianz insurance company and the social venture capital fonds BonVenture, amongst others. In June 2016, she followed the call of Munich Business School where she has been holding a Professorship in Entrepreneurship since. In addition, she is engaged in (advanced) training at Social Entrepreneurship Akademie in Munich.

Ignore the Noise and Focus on Your Passions and Strengths

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Why Silicon Valley Can Help Companies to Transform

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Learning in the Era of Digital Transformation

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The 21st Century – an Era of Social Innovation?

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Social innovations are not a new phenomenon: When the steel magnate Andrew Carnegie died in 1919, there were nearly 2,000 public libraries in the US which he had financed and made possible. The privilege of […]