iimt Management team complete again

DFDominic Feichtner is the new head of business and programme development, and member of the management team at the international institute of management in technology (iimt) University of Fribourg. He completes the iimt management team with immediate effect.

Dominic Feichtner is taking over the development of the market as well as customer oriented educational programmes of the iimt and all its related services. He guarantees an optimal knowledge transfer of the iimt research areas and the iimt executive programmes. Furthermore, he is the contact person for research and cooperation projects with external industry partners in the field of digital transformation.

Dominic Feichtner has a long professional experience, and completed his studies at the iimt of the University of Fribourg with an «Executive MBA in Management in Technology».



Welcome Mahsa Rahimi

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Since October 2017 Mahsa Rahimi has joined the iimt research group. She was born in Tehran (Iran) and obtained her Bachelor’s degree (2010) in Computer Engineering (Software Engineering) at the University of Tehran and Arak and her Master’s degree (2013) in Industrial Engineering (System Management and Productivity) at Azad University of Tehran.

In 2013, she had a collaboration with Iranian Oil Company for improving its process performance. From 2013-2017, she worked as an IT manager in a private firm in Tehran. Her research interests are Cyber Security, Data Analysis, Information and Communication Technology, Management of Information Security, and Energy Systems.

In her free time, she enjoys cooking, walking and cycling as well as travelling to different countries to experience various cultures. Mahsa has a passion for continuing her education life at the iimt to expand her knowledge, and implementing her skills in research.

We look forward to working with Mahsa, and wish her a good start!



Interview of an iimt student - Special Edition Smart Media

In the special edition Smart Media, published the 20th of December with the focus «Femme Moderne», the iimt student Laure Zbinden-Boulianne has been portrayed. She is accomplishing her Executive Diploma in Management Excellence at the iimt and at the same time she is Head of Legal at Groupe e SA. In her interview she gives some insights how she is managing her professional and private life, both at the same time.

The full article can be downloaded here

Article-Femme-Moderne TDG 24h 20.12.2017


Best Paper Award 2016

During the iimt graduation ceremony, the best thesis of the previous year is rewarded with the “Best Paper Award”. An external jury, composed of 5 members from the industry and the academic world, examined several final theses based on the following criteria:

• The topicality of the thesis

• The scientific quality

• General aspects of the thesis

• And the relation to management in technology

But not only the above mentioned criteria will be considered, also the final reports of the supervising professors.

Prof. Dr. Dirk Morschett, president of the committee, was pleased to hand over the Best Paper Award 2016 to Jürg Flückiger with his thesis “«Analyse des Mehrwerts eines Cloud Service Brokers für die Schweizerische Post. »

We cordially would like to congratulate Jürg to his achievement!

More about the thesis

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iimt Leaders Launch

The graduation ceremony of the iimt. The 30th of November, the international institute of management in technology of Fribourg University, held its traditional Leaders Launch. During this festive ceremony, the graduates received their diplomas of Executive MBA and Executive CAS. The eleven graduates of this year are, henceforth, officially alumni of the iimt and members of the large network of the iimt.

Among of all the projects, that of Marc Chételat entitled “Influence of cross-cultural factors on the success of introducing a Knowledge Management Approach” was awarded the Best Management Summary.

The event consisted of many presentations with an emphasis on the issue of “Shared insights & Experience on Power of Crowds", and was concluded by the presentation of the President of Council of the iimt institute and the Director of the Human Resources department of Swisscom Schweiz AG, Dr. Hans C. Werner.

Moreover, the graduate student of 2016, Jürg Flückiger, received the iimt Best Paper Award 2016, for this work denominated “Analysis of the Added Value of a Cloud Service Broker for the Swiss Post ".

This year, the programme of the graduation ceremony was developed through the fundamental subject of Power of Crowds, highlighting the research activities of the iimt on Crowd Energy

In addition to the many friends, partners and alumni of the iimt, the president of the Council of the iimt Dr. Hans C. Werner, Swisscom Schweiz AG, was also present. The cocktail party, at the end of the event, gave the opportunity to create new contacts, reconnect with colleagues but most importantly promised a successful future to all the graduates of iimt.

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