ENG: Frankfurt School and ICV International Association of Controllers sign Cooperation Agreement
Strong exchange between science and practice
Frankfurt am Main/Wörthsee bei München, 26 January 2021- The Center for Performance Management & Controlling (CPMC) at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and the International Association of Controllers (ICV) have agreed on a cooperation beginning in 2021. The aim of the cooperation is to foster the exchange on current topics, jointly organise events, and strengthen the reach of the controlling community in science and practice.
In cooperation, Frankfurt School and the ICV will conduct studies on current issues in controlling and performance management with the aim of highlighting developments and challenges in corporate practice and outlining possible solutions. As a cooperation partner, the ICV brings a Europe-wide network of controlling practitioners and will support Frankfurt School with activities and content at various events such as the Controlling Dialogue, a networking event that takes place twice a year, as well as the annual conference of the CPMC.
"With its unique network in various companies and industries, the ICV complements the innovative power and creativity of professors at Frankfurt School. We are pleased to receive practical ideas and feedback from experts in the field," said Professor Ronald Gleich, Professor of Management Practice & Control and Research Director of the Center for Performance Management & Controlling.
"Combining science and research with corporate practice for the development of controlling is in the DNA of the ICV. We are certain that the cooperation with Frankfurt School will further strengthen our leading position and increase the benefits for our members. We have an excellent partner in Professor Ronald Gleich, who has been leading our think tank, the ICV Ideas Workshop, for years," said ICV Board Chairman Professor Heimo Losbichler.
Professor Ronald Gleich, Professor of Management Practice & Control at Frankfurt School and Research Director of the Center for Performance Management & Controlling, Head of the ICV Think Tank "ICV-Ideenwerkstatt".
About the Center for Performance Management & Controlling
The Center for Performance Management & Controlling was founded in autumn 2020. The aim of the centre is to bundle and strengthen academic work, networks and Frankfurt School’s further education programmes in controlling and performance management. More at https://cpmc.frankfurt-school.de/
About Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is a research-led business school accredited by EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB International. Frankfurt School offers educational programmes covering financial, economic and management subjects, including Bachelor, Master and MBA programmes, a PhD programme, executive education, certified courses of study, open seminars and training courses for professionals, as well as seminars and workshops for junior staff and trainees. In their research, Frankfurt School’s faculty members address topical aspects of business, management, banking and finance. Frankfurt School experts also manage advisory and training projects on financial matters in emerging markets and developing countries, especially on topics related to microfinance and renewable energy finance. In 2020, the business school’s Master in Management was ranked 34th and its Master of Finance 32nd by the Financial Times. Frankfurt School was named the best business school for Executive Education in 2020 by the magazine Der Stern. The Economist ranked Frankfurt School's Executive MBA in 49th place. In addition to its campus in Frankfurt, Frankfurt School has study centres in Hamburg and Munich, as well as international offices in Ankara (Turkey), Amman (Jordan), Brussels (Belgium), Tbilisi (Georgia) and Nairobi (Kenya). It is a globally connected business school with over 125 partner universities. For more details, see https://www.frankfurt-school.de/en/home
The ICV (International Association of Controllers) has around 6,000 members working in controlling in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and twelve other European countries. The main objective of the ICV's controlling philosophy is economically sustainable success. With its honorary chairman Dr Albrecht Deyhle, the association founded in 1975 has shaped controlling and sets the standard in the German-speaking world. The ICV brings together controllers, CFOs, managers and experts. The focus is on advancing knowledge, exchanging experience and transferring know-how. The association combines practical experience and the latest research and make it available for implementation. The ICV thus contributes to the personal success of its members and to a sustainable increase in company value. The ICV Chairman is Professor Heimo Losbichler, FH Upper Austria, ICV Vice-Chairman is Matthias von Daacke, BLANCO GmbH & Co. KG. More at: www.icv-controlling.com
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