Disover unusual perspectives on supervising BSc and MSc theses and have a discussion on how to make the most of it for everyone. Supervising student theses is a significant part of our job as scientific staff that can be incredibly rewarding but also difficult. In this talk & adjoining discussion, Benjamin Berghaus and Dominik Schwizer - who have been researching student theses for quite some time - want to introduce you to unusual perspectives onto the thesis, think about whether the current thesis experience is all it can be and how it could be improved.
Benjamin Berghaus works as an independent researcher, author, and lecturer in marketing management at the Executive School of University of St. Gallen (HSG). In 2017, he received his doctorate in marketing from the University of St. Gallen. In his current book- and entrepreneurial projects, Benjamin focuses on the academic thesis as a learning experience, student’s career preparation processes, and the development of managerial talent. Benjamin is a volunteer mentor for students at the University of St. Gallen.
Dominik Schwizer works as a lecturer in sports management at the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons. In 2021, he received his doctorate in marketing from the University of St. Gallen. Besides his main job as a lecturer, he works as an academic entrepreneur in the fields of business administration, education and sports. Furthermore, he writes live sports reports on a regular basis and is a volunteer mentor for students at the University of St. Gallen. Moreover, he teaches in executive education courses at the University of St. Gallen and the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons.
When and where?
Date: August 12, 2021
Time: 17:00 - 18:00
No registration required, but you can sign up here
Who can participate?
All D-INFK members and people interested in the scientific excellence and well-being initiative.