Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus
Focus area: Executive MBA
Prof. Dr. Claudia Peus has been Professor of Research and Science Management at Technische Universität München since May 2011, Vice Dean of Executive & Professional Education at the TUM School of Management from 2014 until 2020, Senior Vice President Talent Management and Diversity since October 2017 and Founding Director of the TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning since 2020. She obtained her Ph.D. from Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich (LMU). Subsequently, she was a Visiting Scholar at the Sloan School of Management (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University. In her research Prof. Peus focuses on effective leadership and leadership development, research and science management as well as (international) HR management. She uses a combination of laboratory experiments, field studies and cross-cultural comparisons to investigate these areas.
Bernhard Kraus is Managing Director Executive and Professional Education at TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning. Before the Institute was founded, he served from 2014 to 2020 as Managing Director Executive Education at TUM School of Management and was i.e. responsible for the development of strategic partnerships and the launch and expansion of various programs. From 2006 to 2014, Bernhard Kraus held various positions in the Executive Education Center at TUM, among others as Program Director where he introduced the field of Customized programs to the portfolio. He is also Deputy CEO and treasurer at the TUM Management Alumni Club.