Thanks for joining KLU Homecoming 2017

Here you can find all relevant information regarding the KLU Homecoming 2017.

Old friends, good talks and lots of activities: More than 80 alumni, staff and faculty members joined the KLU Alumni Homecoming on November 18 and 19. Organized by the KLU Alumni Association and the Career Development & Alumni Relations Office, the event was opened with a warm welcome by Thomas Strothotte, President of KLU.The morning included networking activities, followed by a speech on alumni relations by Dr. Ulrich W. Schiefer (WHU) and the General Assembly of the KLU Alumni Association Board. After lunch, the alumni attended several workshops, an excursion to the Elbphilharmonie, a workshop on start-ups by Dr. Fabian Heilemann, co-founder of Freighthub and member of KLU’s advisory board, as well as individual coaching sessions. In the evening, participants had the chance to continue networking and meeting old and new friends at the reception dinner and party in the KLU foyer. On Sunday, the event closed with a workshop by KLU Professor Rod Franklin on "The Digital Supply Chain: Fact vs. Fiction"

Please find below the presentation of the General Assembly as well as the Financial Report 2016. You can also find the presentation of the lecture hold by Prof. Dr. Franklin and some photos of the event.

Slides Prof. Dr. Franklin

Homecoming - Mini-Workshop Outcomes

Four mini workshops took place during the homecoming 2017. Members were given the opportunity to shape alumni relations at KLU.
Please find below the summary of all four workshops. Please take these overviews to heart. We are open for disucssions, and are looking forward to your reactions!

Portal & Communication

This is how alumni want to work with the portal and shape alumni communications!

Results Mini-Workshop Portal and Communication


These are alumni's thoughts on how to contribute to KLU and alumni work in general!!

Results Mini-Workshop Contribution


This is alumni's input regarding "events" for and with alumni!

Results Mini-Workshop Events

Executive Education & Services

Most of the ideas generated via the "EE & Services" Workshop were also collected under the umbrella of the other workshops. Therefore, you will find in this summary only one idea unique to this workshop topic.

Results Mini-Workshop EE and Services