Prof. Dr. Markus Beckmann

Prof. Dr. Markus Beckmann: – Head of Chair
Markus Room:    FG.1.038
Phone:  0911/5302-651
E-Mail:    markus.beckmann@fau.de
Office hours: on appointment 

Publications

Evaluations

Prof. Dr. Markus Beckmann holds the Chair for Corporate Sustainability Management and is a member at FAU’s Center for Management, Technology, and Society (CMTS).  Between 2009 and 2012, he was assistant professor for social entrepreneurship at the Centre for Sustainability Management at Leuphana University in Lueneburg. His research interests include functional perspectives in corporate sustainability management, CSR, social entrepreneurship, and business ethics.

Career

  • since 12/2012: Professor of Corporate Sustainability Management, School of Business and Economics, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • 07/2011-07/2012: Head of the Centre for Sustainability Management (CSM) der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
  • 11/2009-10/2012: Assistant Professor for Social Entrepreneurship at the Centre for Sustainability Management, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany, Founder and Director of the Social Change Hub SCHub
  • 07/2009: Doctoral Dissertation (Dr. rer. pol.) at the Chair of Economic Ethics, Martin-Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg
  • 06/2003-12/2005: Project management at the Wittenberg Center for Global Ethics
  • 04/2003: Diploma in International Cultural and Business Studies, University of Passau

Awards

  • 07/2012: Impact award (Wissenstransfer Preis), Leuphana University
  • 01/2012: „Landmark in the Land of Ideas“ Award for the Social Change Hubs (SCHub)
  • 07/2011: Teaching award, Leuphana University Lüneburg
  • 2010: Kantorovic-Preis (Best dissertation award), Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg
  • 05/2010: Max-Weber-Preis für Wirtschaftsethik (Best dissertation/resesarch award in business ethics), Institut der Deutschen Wirtschaft Köln (Cologne Institute for Economic Research)

Courses at the FAU

  • Branchen- und themenspezifisches Nachhaltigkeitsmanagement
  • Business Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Die Welt, in der wir leben (wollen?)
  • Current Issues in Sustainability Management
  • Einführung in das Nachhaltigkeitsmanagement
  • Grundlagen der Wirtschafts- und Unternehmensethik
  • Management and organization theories through the lens of social business
  • Nachhaltigkeitsmanagement in klein- und mittelständischen Unternehmen
  • Social Entrepreneurship in Theorie und Praxis
  • Sustainability Management: Concepts & Tools
  • Sustainability Management & Corporate Functions

PhD students

  • Roya Akhavan
  • Michael Garkisch (extern)
  • Jens Heidingsfelder
  • Jasper Meyer (extern)
  • Stella Wolters
  • Peter Wehnert
  • Anica Zeyen (Leuphana Universität Lüneburg)
    “Scaling Strategies of Social Entrepreneurship Organizations: An Actor-Motivation Perspective” (kumulativ)
  • Heike Schirmer (Zweitbetreuer, Freie Universität Berlin; Abschluss: 2013)
    “Combined Forces for Social Impact: Investigating Partnership Dynamics between Social Ventures and Corporations” (Monographie)