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Join this free online course to get an understanding of new work and purpose, and how to effectively manage the change within your team or company.
Our working environments are changing once again. After industrialization, digitalization represents another radical transformation of the way in which we create value. How do we want to work in the future? What is the purpose of business? If you’re interested in the topics of new work and purpose because you’re managing a team in a startup or a larger company, or because you’re reflecting on the meaning of work as an employee or student (and prospective employee or entrepreneur), this MOOC is made for you!
As a participant, you’ll
Please note that the videos for this course were recorded prior to March 2020.
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Week 1: Digitalization and Labor Markets
Week 2: Purpose and Meaningfulness
Week 3: Corporate Democracy
Week 4: Sustainability
Week 5: Social Entre-/Intrapreneurship
Week 6: Final Exam
None – everyone can participate
For complementary learning, we recommend that you check out the respective episode about new work and purpose in our openSAP Invites series on openSAP Podcasts.
Dr. Björn Pospiech
Co-Founder Strong People Institute
Dr. Danyal Bayaz
Member of the German Parliament (MP), Green Party
Prof. Likoebe Maruping
Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems at the Georgia State University
Jana Tepe & Anna Kaiser
Founders of Tandemploy
Co-Founder of Impact Hub Stuttgart
CEO and Co-Founder of Kultur-Komplizen
Executive Director of Wider Sense GmbH
Director of Business Development at Benevity
Dr. Natalie Lotzmann
Vice President Human Resources SAP SE
Senior Expert Group Corporate Responsibility at Deutsche Telekom AG
Co-Founder of humanfy
Prof. Daniel Korschun
Associate Professor of Marketing at Drexel University
Jos de Blok
Founder and CEO of Buurtzorg
Talent Management at Lufthansa Group Trainee Programs
Co-Founder and Member of the Board at the Peer School for Sustainable Development
Dr. Thomas Sattelberger
Speaker of the FDP parliamentary group for innovation, education and research
Uwe Lübbermann & Miguel Martinez
Founders & Collectivists at Premium Cola
Dr. Andreas Zeuch
Founder & Executive Director of Unternehmensdemokraten
Head of Menstruation at einhorn products GmbH
Unlearning Hierarchy at SAP SE
Teamlead Embedded Software Development at HIMA Paul Hildebrandt GmbH
Environmental Manager at AfB
Dr. Franz Streibl
Ecodesign Engineer at Runder Tisch Reparatur e.V.
Alyssa Jade McDonald-Bärtl
Board Member at Unternehmensgrün and Founder of BLYSS GmbH
Executive Director of ETTLI Kaffee GmbH
Member of Hof Prädikow Selbstbau e.G.
Senior Venture Development Manager & Project Lead of RYDES at Lufthansa Innovation Hub
Founder and Managing Director of Impact Hub Berlin
Partner at Ashoka Germany & Founder of ChangemakerXchange
Project Lead for Wertewandel – soziale Innovation und demokratische Entwicklung e.V.
Philipp von der Wippel
Founder and Managing Director of Project Together
Co-Founder of N3XTCODER
Dr. Bernd Rosenkranz
Partner at CAMELOT Management
Director Operations at share
Program Manager, Sustainability and Social Impact at SAP SE
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Laura Marie Edinger-Schons is a Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the University of Mannheim. In her research, she focuses on how any kind of organization can contribute to sustainable development as defined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Laura’s work has been published in many academic journals, including the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Consumer Psychology, and Journal of Business Ethics.
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Manuel Kreitmeir is the chairman of Social Entrepreneurship BW and co-founder of the Digital Social Innovation Lab at the University of Mannheim.
Manuel is an advisor for social entrepreneurship to the United Nations at the diplomatic council and works with the European Commission to facilitate the social economy. He is a social entrepreneur and co-founder at Ohana Social Enterprise, a b2b platform for coffee and tea farmers.