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CSR & NGO Management (MBA)

Management Team and Lecturers

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As an Evening & Weekend MBA student, you will learn from the same esteemed faculty as all our Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences students. These global thought leaders, cutting-edge researchers, and experienced practitioners are experts in business management, leadership, the Management of CSR-Projects and NGO Organizations, entrepreneurship, project management, and other relevant core business disciplines, as found in their profiles below.

MBA University Professors

Our faculty of Management Sciences and so our MBA Program is part of a practice and research-oriented university. All of our dedicated Professors in our MBA Program are renowned experts in their field and execute cutting-edge research. They have a proven track record of academic, research, and industry and business experience. Please find the profiles of our MBA University Professors of our Department of Management Sciences below:

MBA Lecturers

Our faculty of Management Sciences and so our MBA Program is part of a practice and research-oriented university. All of our dedicated lecturers have a doctoral degrees, are renowned experts in their field, and execute cutting-edge research. They have a proven track record of industry and business experience, allowing them to advise companies or run their own businesses. Please find the profiles of our internal and external MBA Lecturers below:

Max Bolz

Max Bolz (DE)

Administrative Director of the MBA Programme


MBA seminar: Basics of CSR & NGO Management: Concepts, Functions and Actors in CSR & NGO Management, Politics & Ethics: International Politics

Area of expertise:
Public policy, geopolitics, international relations, global studies

Prof. Dr. Susanne Böhlich

Professor for  International Management at IU Internationale Hochschule and Speaker, Trainer and Management-Coach


MBA seminar: Project Management

Area of expertise: Project management, leadership, human resources strategy, international organizational behavior, and corporate governance 

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Turan Caglayan​

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Senior Director Corporates/Project Finance/Funds Europe, Asia;
DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, Cologne


MBA seminar: GM 3: Management Accounting

Area of expertise: Risk Controlling/ Risk Management  in Banks, Accounting, Financing

Torben Dose

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Associate Director Digital at International Rescue Committee Germany (previously: Digital Fundraising & Campaigning at UNO-Flüchtlingshilfe e.V.)


MBA seminar: Electives: Online Marketing & Communication

Area of expertise: Non-profit digital marketing, digital fundraising, campaigning, charity gaming

Stefan Freitag

Stefan Freitag (DE)

Mathematical Economics and Pro-MINT-us (HBRS)


MBA seminar: Prep-Course: Statistics (Online-Tutorial)

Area of expertise: Business mathematics

Field of research: Video-Tutorials for basic mathematics, didactics of higher education in mathematics, online-based teaching and learning techniques

Martin Georgi

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Chairperson at Deutscher Fundraising Verband
(German Fundraising Association)


MBA seminar: GM1: Fundraising, Lobbying and Campaigning

Area of expertise: Fundraising, lobbying, and campaigning

Dr. Sabine te Heesen

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Member of the executive committee of ‚green energy against poverty‘


MBA seminar: Corporate Social Responsibility, Electives: CSR & Stakeholder Dialogue

Area of expertise: implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility, cooperation between NGOs and companies, CSR communication, Stakeholder dialogue, becoming a CSR Professional: job coaching for green jobs

Field of research: education for Sustainable Development for Professionals / Implementing sustainability in working life

Isabella Kern

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Administrative Director of the MBA Programme


MBA seminar: Academic Writing Basics, Academic Writing Workshop: Paraphrasing and Citation techniques

Area of expertise: Business Administration, Academic Writing, Marketing & Communication, Online and Social Media Marketing

Dr. Thomas Koch

MBA Thomas Koch

Director Strategic Projects at DEG –  Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, Cologne
(The German Investment and Development Company)


MBA seminar: Electives: Business Plans and Pitching Session for NGO-Managers / Young Entrepreneurs of Social Enterprises

Area of expertise: SME impact venture capital fund for Sub-Sahara Africa, Portfolio Management, Development Policy in Latin America, Managing Financial Cooperation projects in Nicaragua and El Salvador (housing, financial sector, water and energy), External Economic Relations and Development Policy

Dr. Christian Kühl

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Managing Director at Dr. Christian Kühl Consulting & Management


MBA seminar: GM 2: Negotiation Skills

Area of expertise: Consultant, trainer and coach for sales strategies, Compliance Management, national and international sales and distribution

Eileen Küpper

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Lecturer in English and Intercultural Communication, Coordinator of the English programme (Department of Management Sciences), Campus Rheinbach


MBA seminar: Electives: Diversity Management, Intercultural communication

Area of expertise: Cross-Cultural awareness, Intercultural Communication, Diversity Management

Field of Research: Evolving understanding of culture, global virtual teams, virtual student mobility, international ICT collaboration, and perception of service failures.

Norbert Meder

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Former CEO/COO/CFO SOS Children’s Villages International, Autria;
Former Vice President at Daimler, Berlin


MBA seminar: GM 3:  CSR Reporting Standards

Area of expertise: Governance, Strategy, Controlling and Risk Management; NGO sector, Automotive and Financial Services industries

Kathrin Mohr

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Systemic business coach and co-founder of Perspeqtiva - coaching and consulting, Bonn;  Former Head of GoHelp Program, Deutsche Post DHL Group, Bonn


MBA seminar: GM 5: Humanitarian Logistics & Disaster Management, Elective: Partnerships for the Goals (SDG 17)

Area of expertise: CSR, Corporate Communications and Responsibility, Humanitarian logistics and infrastructures, Humanitarian partnerships

Naomi Potipa

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Naomi Potipa 


MBA seminar: GM5: Logistics - Sustainable Supply Chain Management

Area of expertise: international development and sustainable supply chain management (specialising in gender equality, migration and refugee rights), business & human rights consultations, strategic change and stakeholder management in the Business and NGO Sector

Prof. Dr. Marco Rimkus

MBA Marco Rimkus

Professor for Human Resources and Organizational Management
University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer; Head of Maokai training & consulting, Bonn


MBA Seminars: Management of Complex Projects

Area of expertise: Economics, development banking with emphasis on loan appraisal, small business financing, project management

Dr. Christoph Strupat

Christoph Strupat (DE)

Senior Researcher at the German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS), Bonn


MBA seminarGM 3: Impact Evaluation

Area of expertise: Social protection, Food security, Impact evaluation, Health economies

Field of research: Promoting food security in rural Sub-Saharan Africa: The role of agricultural intensification, social security and results-oriented approaches; Social protection, food security and rural development; Social cash transfers and their impact on households' investment decisions

Dr. Dirk Weßels

MBA Dirk Wessels

Head of Project Management & Agile at Bethmann Bank AG, Frankfurt a.M.


MBA seminar: Corporate Governance

Area of expertise: Change Management, Transformation, Project Management, Corporate Strategy, Business Development, Business Management, Human Resource Management

Field of research: Corporate Governance, Family Business Governance, Corporate Strategy, Change Management, Organizational Development