Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - School of Business and Economics

Professor S. Venkataraman, Ph.D.


Professor S. Venkataraman, Ph.D. (curriculum vitae)
Darden Graduate School of Business Administration
University of Virginia
summer semester 2005

"Entrepreneurial Thinking: Planning a New Venture"
"Doctoral, diploma, and master candidates’ seminar on entrepreneurship and innovation"

We were very glad to welcome Professor S. Venkataraman as a Logo Haniel Stiftung Guest Professor in the summer term 2005.
Sankaran Venkataraman is the MasterCard Professor of Business Administration at the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Virginia. He is a member of the Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Ethics area at Darden and teaches MBA and executive level courses in strategy and entrepreneurship. He is an internationally renowned scholar and educator in the field of entrepreneurship and has profoundly influenced theory development in the area. He has published extensively and has lectured around the world. He also serves as the Director of Research of the Batten Institute and is the Editor of the Journal of Business Venturing. As a corporate planning executive in a major Indian firm, he was a part of a founding team that created and developed a highly successful new business venture. He consults with Fortune 500 firms as well as several small companies. He is advisor to firms, universities and government organizations. He is a speaker for and advisor to the Entrepreneurial Forum, a program of the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce aimed at promoting trade through entrepreneurship around the world.
At the School of Business and Economics, Humboldt University, Berlin Professor S. Venkataraman offered the course "Entrepreneurial Thinking: Planning a New Venture". Together with Professor Schade he also coached this year’s "Doctoral, diploma, and master candidates’ seminar on entrepreneurship and innovation".