Team of students

Management Design

Real-life student consulting project 3, supervised teamwork

Businesses and public institutions are constantly changing and evolving. A management plan gives you a methodologically sound, future-proofed model plan that can be implemented for specific areas of your business or institution.

The project objectives are defined in advance by the WTT and the client in accordance with the client's specific requirements.

  • Sustainability
    concepts for sustainable development and transformation, 3 sector analysis, service learning, etc.
  • Strategie and New Business
    conceptualisation of specific strategies, innovative business models, new services, business plans, etc. 
  • Marketing Management
    concepts for analogue and digital marketing, communication, sales, market entry, positioning, new customer acquisition, customer journey, customer retention, sponsorship, etc.
  • Accounting and Controlling 
    concepts for calculation models, KPI development, balanced scorecards, dashboards, management cockpits, early warning systems, cost management, profitability calculations, financial process controlling, etc. 
  • Banking and Finance
    concepts for wealth management, financial planning, corporate banking, valuations, risk management, mergers & acquisitions, succession planning, etc.
  • Business psychology and organization
    concepts for employee development, expansion of skill sets, employee retention, job grading systems, remuneration systems, incentive schemes, future-oriented corporate cultures, organisational development, etc. 

The project objectives are defined in advance by the WTT and the clients in accordance with the client's specific requirements.

Business process management

  • Concepts for the introduction of business process performance management (determining key figures for controlling processes, analyzing and optimizing processes using IT-supported process simulations)
  • Evaluation and conception of collaboration platforms for collaborative processes (requirements analysis and evaluation of suitable collaboration platforms such as SharePoint, PowerApps, Flow, Teams)
  • Analysis and conception of workflow or business process management systems BPMS (present the current situation, develop proposals for automation)

Knowledge management

  • Concepts for setting up and organizing knowledge management with the determination of technological, organizational, procedural and employee-oriented measures

Information management

  • Development of IT strategies or strategic planning in the field of information systems
  • Concepts for IT controlling

Digital business management

  • Evaluation and application of digital technologies for new digital business fields
  • Concepts for digital customer information and digital customer relation management
  • Definition and procedure plan for IT service management with ITIL service lifecycle
  • Evaluation and procedure plan for the use of agile IT delivery

Business software and ERP systems

  • Digitization of business processes
  • Evaluation of information systems

Projects related to Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be worked on in interdisciplinary teams made up of students of business administration, business informatics, computer science, systems engineering and / or electrical engineering. At the same time, a classic management design is worked out and an AI functional model is developed. The project objectives are defined in advance by the WTT and the clients in accordance with the client's specific requirements.

  • Computer vision
    Conception and development of camera-based systems such as optical quality inspection, robotics, etc.
  • Natural Language Processing
    Conception and development of chatbots, speech and text analysis, etc.
  • Data science
    Analysis, visualization and evaluation of data, data-based decision-making, quantitative finance, forecasting, recommender systems, etc.
  • Industry 4.0 / Internet of Things (IoT)
    Automatic analysis of collected machine data to increase production / quality monitoring / condition monitoring and predictive maintenance, etc.

Businesses of all sizes and from all sectors in Switzerland and in the international Lake Constance region, public institutions and NGOs.

In carrying out their research, the students navigated their way through the heterogeneous and complex landscape of the Arbonia Group with great enthusiasm and commitment. The route they opted for in terms of a solution produced a unique personnel development concept, which was presented very clearly and in great detail. Thank you very much for your excellent work!

Maria Romero, Head of Corporate Human Resources Arbonia Management AG, Arbon

Portrait of Maria Romero, Head of Corporate Human Resources Arbonia Management AG