Welcome to the website of the chair of business administration, especially sustainable investment and management.
The professorship of sustainable investment and management was founded in March 2020 at the university of Hamburg. Directed by Prof. Dr. Jana-Michaela Timm it also includes two PhD students and three scientific associates. Here you can find a warm introduction to our team members.
Regarding the research there a various topics, with the most important ones being: 1) Transformational sustainability entrepreneurship, 2) Sustainable and resilient business models, 3) Impact investment for entrepreneurship. To make a meaningful contribution to research an inter- & transdisciplinary research perspective is applied focusing on regional and international collaboration.
The teaching is practice and sustainability orientated and takes place in the entrepreneurial field. The application of innovative teaching methods is undertaken to enable reflective processes during times of economization among the students. Courses include for instance Transformational sustainability entrepreneurship as well as an interdisciplinary seminar with the faculty of physics dealing with the shaping of the energy transition.
Research and teaching are both characterized by a high degree of practical relevance and are therefore based on transdisciplinary collaboration with business partners. Amongst others these include Myzelium, your.company, Impact Hub Hamburg and the Cross Innovation Lab.
Besides her research and teaching activities Prof. Dr. Jana-Michaela Timm is also a member of the Acadamy of Management, a professional association for management and organization scholars, as well as of the Verband der Hochschullehrer für Betriebswirtschaft, a platform for academic discourse, networking, and the promotion of young talent.