The Institute for Management and Controlling (IMC) is a leading think-tank in the field of management accounting and controlling, based at the WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management. It is headed by Professor Jürgen Weber and Professor Utz Schäffer, and bundles the research and teaching activities of university lecturers, doctoral candidates and staff.
Its core objectives are:
- To track the role of CFOs, controllers and financial directors in the context of the IMC research project, and to develop their roles through critical discourse
- To contribute to the education of responsible managers in finance functions and beyond in the context of IMC teaching activities
- To accompany the transformation of the finance function and the development of the controller role through the IMC’s engagement with business
Thanks to its close links to business practice, CTcon is the ideal partner for the IMC. We support the systematic transfer of research findings into controlling reality. At the same time, the collaboration continuously feeds new aspects and insights into CTcon’s consulting work, which often provides clients with valuable new options.
The close and confident cooperation between the IMC and CTcon is reflected in mutual memberships on boards: Dr Christian Bungenstock, one of the founding directors of CTcon, works on the IMC’s advisory board. Professor Jürgen Weber is a founding member of CTcon and chairs its scientific advisory council, on which Professor Utz Schäffer also sits.