Project Study or Interdisciplinary Research Project (IDP) Focussing on Creating Video-based Teaching Materials

Projectstudy/IDP |


Grounded in TUM’s technological and entrepreneurial ecosystem, the TUM School of Management seeks to educate responsible talents and pursue relevant research to advance innovation-based businesses and societies in Germany, Europe and the world. At our Garching-based Entrepreneurship Research Institute (ERI), scientists from a variety of disciplines contribute to groundbreaking work on how firms and individuals may introduce new technologies into the world through innovation and entrepreneurship. Our goal is to help understanding of innovative organizations, how they are structured, how they strategize, and how they may contribute to a more sustainable society and economy. To support us in these endeavors, the professorship for Innovation and Organization Design (Prof. Dr. Oliver Alexy) is currently looking for students completing a:

Project Study or Interdisciplinary Research Project (IDP)
Focussing on Creating Video-based Teaching Materials

Primary Task:

Based on research conducted with colleagues from INSEAD and the University of Vienna, we wish to produce a series of digital teaching materials. We are looking for a student team to design a series of videos in one or possibly multiple styles (e.g., actors, avatars, animation) to professionally communicate existing research results. The student team will also develop a social media strategy to disseminate these videos. Depending on the size and skills of the team, the students may further receive the opportunity to develop additional teaching materials and tools that may be applied in the classroom.

Prerequisites and Required Skills:

  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Strong knowledge of video editing and respective software programs
  • Good knowledge of video dissemination via YouTube and similar platforms
  • Good Microsoft Office-skills, in particular Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, willingness to work independently and reliably
  • Desirable: experience (work and/or university) in topics around organization design and structure

We offer…

  • A variety of compelling tasks in multiple cutting-edge academic contexts within a professional, interdisciplinary, and international work environment
  • Insights into teaching and research activities at our institute, especially valuable for students who hope to pursue a PhD and/or academic career track
  • Opportunity to connect with scholars at several other leading universities around the globe

Application Details

Please send your application (cover letter, CV highlighting professional and academic experience, and a current transcript of records) ideally before October 1, ideally as a single PDF file to: o.alexy@tum.de. You may apply individually or as a team of up to four students. Reviewing of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the project has been assigned to a student team. Technische Universität München | Entrepreneurship Research Institute, Professorship for Innovation and Organization Design, Prof. Dr. Oliver Alexy. | Address for visitors: Lichtenbergstr. 6, 85748 Garching, Ph. +49 89 289 52803 | www.ie.mgt.tum.de/en/ent/home/, www.tum.de