Oliver Laasch


Oliver Laasch

Oliver Laasch

Oliver  Laasch, is the founder of the Center for Responsible Management Education. After his studies in business, economics and business education at Goethe University in Frankfurt, he has worked in topic areas related to business sustainability, responsibility, and ethics in academic institutions. He was a lecturer and researcher at Seoul National University, and director of the Center for Sustainability and Responsibility (CRSE) at the Monterrey Tec. As manager for a European Social Fund project, he developed a training  program for Responsible Businesses. He also served as academic coordinator for e-learnings at the Institute of Corporate Responsibility Management of Steinbeis University Berlin. Currently, he is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research at the University of Manchester where he conducts research on business model innovation for sustainability, responsibility, and ethics.

Oliver has published textbooks, cases, chapters, and journal articles. He is editor of the United Nations PRME book collection, and has worked extensively as coach and consultant with dozens of companies and universities. Oliver has designed and taught a variety of full courses on bachelor, master, PhD and executive education levels, such as “Innovation for Sustainability”, “Leadership for Sustainable Development”, “Social and Environmental Business Responsibility”, “Responsible Management across Functions”, “Environmental Economics and Management”, “Social and Cause-Related Marketing”, “Social Entrepreneurship”; “Communication in Responsible Business”; “CSR Norms and Institutions”; “Designing Humanistic Business Models”, “Design for Environment”, etc.

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  1. […] Oliver Laasch, founder of the Center for Responsible Management Education has been awarded a three-year grant to become a Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Manchester´s Sustainable Consumption Institute (SCI), and the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIOIR). The position is part of the Innovation for Sustainability (I4S) Marie Curie Initial Training Networks initiated and funded by the European Comission, and lead by the Academy of Business in Society. […]

  2. […] Education” will be published through Cengage fall 2013. The book, authored and edited by Oliver Laasch and Roger N. Conaway answers to an urgent need for educational materials of that are at the same […]

  3. […] with successfully. All three courses have been designed and practice tested in various settings by Oliver Laasch. We hope these templates can be helpful for educators in designing their own educational offers for […]

  4. […] Practice” as part of the Management Education and Development (MED) division. The organizers Oliver Laasch, Dirk Moosmayer, and Agata Stachowicz-Stanusch aim to provide participants with action oriented […]

  5. […] Oliver Laasch is founder of the Center for Responsible Management Education (CRME), which provides of executive education, and coaching. He is also co-author of the above book. […]

  6. […] presentations, test banks, instructor manuals, and others, please feel free to get in touch with Oliver Laasch through olaasch@responsiblemanagement.net. Also, please let us know about your experience in […]

  7. […] practices in responsible management education, of and for for members, in inspirational guides. Oliver Laasch, founder of the Center for Responsible Management Education served as one of the four co-editors, […]

  8. […] “Responsible Business: A Textbook for Theory, Practice, and Change”, authored by Oliver Laasch and Roger N. Conaway, an introductory resource for courses on business sustainability, […]

  9. […] Representatives of CRME and Mzumbe University in Berlin (left to right: Shiv K. Tripathi, Andrew H. Mbwambo, Oliver Laasch) […]

  10. […] and practice. Interested authors are invited to discuss their ideas with the collection editor Oliver Laasch through olaasch@responsiblemanagement.net or in person at the AOM meeting in August 2014 in […]

  11. […] Sustainability, Responsibility, Ethics”. The course will be designed by Frank Boons, Oliver Laasch, and Sally Randles and is a collaboration with the United Nations Principles for Responsible […]

  12. […] journal, who kindly shared his views on my work and his own research data.  His paper with Oliver Laasch “Responsible Management Competences: An Integrative Portfolio for Sustainability, Responsibility, […]