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We are always on the lookout for new content. Anyone from the #gbscommunity can contribute an article, so if you have a story to tell, an opinion to share, have published recently, or think you know a lot about a topic and want to share your insights, contact us! You can become a regular contributor or just write one piece, that's your choice. But we're confident everyone has a story to tell - why not share yours? To contribute to the blog, please contact us at:


Reaching the Goal with Lots of Coffee, Humor and Focus

Digital MBA Successfully Completed as Goethe University Presidium Scholarship Holder

Eva-Christina Mohr is a senior auditor at Goethe University Frankfurt who normally checks work processes for correctness, regularity, expediency and efficiency. In 2019, she was given the opportunity to complete the Digital Transformation MBA at Goethe Business School as Goethe University's second scholarship holder.

Here Eva-Christina shares how the master's program benefited her job and what her take-aways are from that time.

Data Science and Business Intelligence Projects

Technology, Business Knowledge and the Need for Data Science Skills in the Healthcare Industry

Manuel Bierwirth, Manager Healthcare Business Analytics at Merck Group and GBS Alumnus of the Pharma MBA Class of 2020, recently wrote a contribution for our GBS Blog. Coming from the information technology applications area and working within the healthcare industry, Manuel knows exactly how to combine these two areas of expertise - a skill which will become even more impoertant in the future.

Read Manuel's thoughts on this topic here

A Journey Of Success, Setbacks and Challenges

Part-time Studies in the GBS Master in Finance

During his part-time studies in the GBS Master in Finance (Class of 2019), Prem Shekhar not only worked full-time at Deutsche Börse AG and attended German language classes but also pursued his education as a CFA, FRM, and CAIA! How did the GBS Alumnus manage this? 

We have asked Prem to share his thoughts on his study experience and the program's curriculum. 
Klick here to read what Prem has to say.

Trust is the Core of Successful Leadership

GBS Thought Leader Scholarship recipient Dr. Marko Vesic is specialised in rare diseases. In his current role, Marko provides comprehensive disease and product knowledge of severe pediatric condition of epilepsy. During his career in the pharmaceutical industry in the area of Product and Medical Information Management, he has gained experience in product launching, strategic marketing and sales. Marko holds a PhD in Molecular Biology. He studied at the universities of Novi Sad and Tuebingen and is currently completing the Pharma MBA at Goethe Business School. 

We have asked Marko to reflect on specific demands for a (thought) leader in the pharma industry.

Read Marko's interview on this topic here.

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5 Years Pharma MBA - Where are our Pharma MBA alumni now?

We are celebrating the 5 years of our Pharma MBA and asked Waltraut from our first #pharmamba class of 2018 what her GBS study experience had been like and where she is today. This is what she shared with us.






New Alumni Council

Welcome New Alumni Council Members

GBS is very excited about the commitment of our new GBS Alumni Council members to advocate for the interests of the GBS Alumni Community! We are very much looking forward to working with this group of enthusiastic people!

Manuel Bierwirth

Pharma MBA Class of 2020

Ann-Christine Brandner

Master in Finance Class of 2019

Maraja Fistanic

Digital Transformation MBA Class of 2019

Patricia Georgi

Master in Finance Class of 2019

Saskia Kind

Pharma MBA Class of 2020

Thorsten Schopf

Duke Goethe Executive MBA Class of 2007

Thank you Departing Alumni Council Members

Our special thanks to the members of the GBS Alumni Council who have contributed to our alumni initiatives over the past years. Thank you for your offer to stay in touch and to continue to support our efforts in the future!   

  • Maraja Fistanic – Master of Digital Transformation Management Class of 2019
  • Andrew Lucas – Full-Time MBA Class of 2012
  • Bharat Madan – Full-Time MBA Class of 2011
  • Roland Alexander – Master in Finance Class of 2016
  • Stephan Kiene – Duke Goethe Executive MBA Class of 2009
Beta Gamma Sigma

BGS Germany Alumni Chapter Meeting @GBS

After more than three years, BGS members all over Germany finally got to network and catch up again at a BGS networking event on Germany's most beautiful Campus, sponsored by the BGS Germany Alumni Chapter. Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world - and also at GBS - can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. We would like to thank the BGS Germany Alumni Chapter Management Team and the participants for a delightful get-together!


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