Tutor profile: Ulf Schaefer

Ulf SchaferUlf is an Associate Professor of Practice at SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, and an Affiliated Visiting Lecturer at ESMT in Berlin. He also regularly teaches with HEC Paris and IAE Buenos Aires. Since 2015, Ulf has been a workshop tutor with The Case Centre.

Ulf studied philosophy, mathematics, logic, and theory of science in Bonn, Knoxville and UC Berkeley, as well as business administration in Rotterdam and London (Ontario, Canada). He was a Lecturer of Philosophy at Bonn University, Strategy Consultant with A.T. Kearney, co-founder of the Launch Group, a manager at DaimlerChrysler, and Director and Head of Strategy Consulting at Sapient.

Since April 2019, Ulf has worked as an Associate Professor of Practice of Leadership, Organization and Human Resources at SDA Bocconi. In 2005, Ulf joined ESMT Berlin where he helped build the School’s (founded in 2003) Executive Education. Ulf teaches leadership, change, decision making, and responsible management. His research focuses on (un)ethical behavior in organizations taking behavioral ethics and social identity perspectives.

Ulf has worked closely with and taught sessions at numerous companies including Airbus, Allianz, Bertelsmann, Bosch Siemens, Celtel Nigeria, Daimler, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Telekom, E.ON, Gazprom, Metro, Julius Berger, Lufthansa, Postbank, RWE, Sanofi Aventis, and TÜV in Europe, Turkey, Russia, Nigeria, Argentina, Brazil, Qatar, UAE and China.

Ulf Schäfer received The Case Centre’s Human Resource Management/Organisational Behaviour Award in 2013 and 2014.

Ulf on case writing

How can you make your case stand out from the crowd? Are field-researched cases best? And which cases does Ulf most admire?

Ulf on case teaching

Ulf shares his views on case teaching: which cases work best, the role of the case teacher, and top tips for a great case teaching session.

Ulf on case method workshops

Ulf discusses the benefits of attending a case method workshop.

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