Prof. René Thamm

Faculty of Business Administration

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. René Thamm

Professorship of Internal Accounting, Financial and Environmental Controlling

 

 


 

Professorship

The professorship of Internal Accounting, Financial and Environmental Controlling is responsible for teaching the subjects of internal accounting and controlling, financial controlling, business valuation and M&A as well as life cycle management.

The professorship's courses are offered in all Bachelor's programmes in business administration as well as in the Master's programme in industrial engineering.

Special emphasis in teaching is placed on an interactive course design that enables students to actively participate in the courses.

Prof. Thamm primarily supervises practical courses and final theses that focus on one of the following topics: Business Valuation, Valuation of Complex Investment Projects, Value-based Controlling, Financial Controlling, Strategic Controlling, Sustainability Reporting as well as Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital.

Prof. Thamm is the university supervisor for the foreign partner universities RMIT University Melbourne, RMIT Vietnam, German - Jordanian University (Jordan),  Victoria-Universität Wellington and Windesheim University of Applied Sciences.

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. René Thamm

Dean of Studies Bachelor Business Administration

Response times:
Tuesday 11 - 12
(only after pre-registration by email)

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. René Thamm

The inspection of the examinations for the summer semester 2022 will take place on the following date:

Friday, 28.10.2022 - Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Please sign up on the notice board in front of my office from 19.10.2022 for a specific viewing appointment

General topic suggestions for a thesis


Below you will find possible topics for theses. The topics are to be understood as examples and can also be used to develop your own questions. If you have your own, differing ideas on the topics listed, you can discuss them together. To do so, please contact Prof. René Thamm.


1.) ESG - Influence of EU taxonomy on investment behaviour

2.) Entrepreneurship Education and the Influence on Start-up Motivation and Activities

Vita

  • Since 2015 Professor for Internal Accounting, Financial and Environmental Controlling
  • 2009-2015 Various specialist and management positions within the GASAG Group, including commercial management of a subsidiary and management of strategy development within group-wide corporate development
  • 2009-2013 Freelance lecturer in business administration at the Saxony State Academy of Studies
  • 2004-2009 Research assistant and doctoral student at the Chair of Financial Controlling at the Georg-August University of Göttingen under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Robert Gillenkirch, dissertation "Portfolio Strategies of Venture Capital Companies" awarded the Florenz Sartorius Prize for the best dissertation of the Faculty of Economics in the field of business administration
  • 1999-2001 Commercial management of a start-up project funded by EXIST SEED
  • 1998-2003 Various practical activities during studies, e.g. at the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, AMD Saxony and the Saxony Economic Development Corporation
  • 1996-2002 Studied business administration at the Technical University of Dresden, majoring in controlling/accounting, innovation management/start-ups and market-oriented corporate management

Interests

The research/interest focus of the professorship is on the following topics:

    Decision and investment control in decentralised companies
    Business field development in energy supply
    Sustainable management and reporting
    Entrepreneurship and venture capital

For further information on research projects and publications cf. the research information system.

Researcher profile in the research information system

Link to Research Information SystemResearch Information System

Winter semester 2022/23

  • Compulsory module in the study programme W74 - International Business
    in the 1. semester
  • Compulsory module in the study programme W72 - Business Administration and Engineering
    in the 3. semester
Module in Modulux
  • Compulsory module in the study programme W71 - Business Administration
    in the 3. semester
Module in Modulux
  • Compulsory elective module in the study programme W74 - International Business
    in the 3. semester in the reinforcement "Vertiefungsmodule"
  • Compulsory elective module in the study programme W71 - Business Administration
    in the 5. semester in the reinforcement "Vertiefungsmodule"
  • Compulsory elective module in the study programme W72 - Business Administration and Engineering
    in the 5. semester in the reinforcement "Vertiefungsmodule BWL"
Module in Modulux

Summer semester 2023

  • Compulsory module in the study programme W71 - Business Administration
    in the 2. semester
Module in Modulux
  • Compulsory module in the study programme W72 - Business Administration and Engineering
    in the 1. semester
Module in Modulux
  • Compulsory module in the study programme W72 - Business Administration and Engineering
    in the 1. semester
Module in Modulux
  • Compulsory elective module in the study programme W74 - International Business
    in the 4. semester in the reinforcement "Vertiefungsmodule"
  • Compulsory elective module in the study programme W71 - Business Administration
    in the 4. semester in the reinforcement "Vertiefungsmodule"
  • Compulsory elective module in the study programme W72 - Business Administration and Engineering
    in the 4. semester in the reinforcement "Vertiefungsmodule BWL"
Module in Modulux