Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Katharina Knapp, M.A.

Doctoral Student and Entrepreneurship Lecturer

Westring 425, Raum 3
Phone: +49 431 880 - 1076
Telefax: +49 431 880 - 3213

E-Mail

Research

Main research areas: Entrepreneurial Education, Incubator Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship

Career

Academic career

10/2018-06/2020 Doctoral student and lecturer at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at Kiel University under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Achim Walter  
03/2018-07/2019 Doctoral student and lecturer for Entrepreneurship at Kiel University  
10/2013-06/2016

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg

M.A. Sustainability Economics and Management

Thesis: „Differences between sustainable and business start-ups in the German crowdinvesting market”

 
07/2011-12/2011

Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

Semester abroad

 
10/2009-10/2013

Humboldt University of Berlin

B.Sc. Bachelor of science in economics

Thesis: „Influencing factors on sustainability management systems and environmental aspects in supplier companies - A data analysis of audit results with SPSS”

 

Relevant Work Experience

Since 07/2020 Entrepreneurship Lecturer at the Institute for Business Administration at Kiel University
10/2018-06/2020 Doctoral student and lecturer at the Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management at Kiel University under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Achim Walter (Project: Innovation-oriented Network StartUp Schleswig-Holstein, Subproject: Technology Entrepreneurship)
03/2018-07/2019 Doctoral student and lecturer at the Chair of Entrepreneurship at Kiel University (Research Project: Development and Testing of an Intrapreneurship Concept for Research Institutions in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Cultural Sciences using the Research Museums of the Leibniz Association as an Example, Transfer Brochure: Hidden Potential)
04/2017-10/2018 EEW-PROTEC GmbH, Kiel Assistance of the management
 
10/2013-03/2015 Research Assistant at the Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship at Carl von Ossietzky
University of Oldenburg
11/2012-04/2013 Student assistant for accounting at HHV Handels GmbH, Berlin
02/2012-09/2012 Internship for product management at WeSustain GmbH, Hamburg

Teaching

  • Seminar "Smart City Ideation & Entrepreneurship" at Kiel Universtiy (WS 2020/21)
  • Lecture and tutorial "Entrepreneurship & New Ventures" at Kiel University (WS 2020/21)
  • Seminar "Social Entrepreneurship - How can I change the world" at Kiel University (WS 2020/21)
  • Bachelor seminar "interdisciplinary project" of the course of studies Industrial Engineering and Management Materials Science at Kiel University (WS 2020/21)
  • Certificate program "Entrepreneurship Education at Schools" for prospective teachers at Kiel University (WS 2020/21)
  • Tutor in the ERASMUS+ cooperation project "Social Entrepreneurship for Local Change", coordinated by the University of Applied Science Nuertingen-Geislingen (SoSe 2018)
  • Tutorial in „Grundlagen des Entrepreneurship“ at Kiel University (WS 2017/18)
  • Tutorial in „Social Entrepreneruship“ at Kiel University (SoSe 2017, SoSe 2018)
  • Seminar „Gründungsmanagement für Erziehungswissenschaftler und Informatiker“ at Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (SoSe 2014)
  • Tutorial in „Strategie und Entrepreneurship“ at Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (WS 2014/15)

 

  • Supervision of the bachelor thesis "Influencing factors on the impact measurement of social start-ups - an international study".
  • Supervision of the master thesis "Development of a sustainable business model with the Sustainable Product-Service System approach – Applying the change project SPÜLBAR as an exemplar"

Scholarships and Awards

07/2011–12/2011 Travel scholarship of the "Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Gesellschaft der Humboldt-Universität e.V." to promote a semester abroad at Jönköping International Business School, Sweden
10/2013 Awarded by the "Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Gesellschaft der Humboldt-Universität e.V." as the best graduate of the Bachelor's examination date