Nominees 2019

Out of 45 real-life student consulting projects the jury nominated the following 6 teams for the WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD. Three teams each in the categories of market research and management design. The ranking will be announced in the award night of September 16, 2019 in the Tonhalle.

Congratulations to all teams for their outstanding achievements.

Teams are listed by clientele in alphabetical order.

Market Research

Analyse der Energiemassnahme Gebäudemodernisierungskonzept (PPR2)

Client: Energieagentur St.Gallen GmbH, St.Gallen
Philipp Egger, Geschäftsleiter

FHS Project team
Pllumbardh Kryeziu, Project manager, Rebstein, Ceylan Toptas, Rorschacherberg, Avni Sulajmani, Rorschach, Amar Redzepi, Heiden, Hajriz Dilaveri, Zuoz, Arian Gagica, Netstal

Project coach: Michael Czarniecki, M.A. HSG
Language coach: Ulrike Rosenbaum
Statistics coach: Dr. Stefan Ch. Ott

Scanning for Opportunities: Constructing a Market Entry Strategy in the U.S. (JUSP)

Client: Leica Geosystems AG, Heerbrugg
Agata Fischer, Business Director Detection

FHS Project team
Thomas Schöb, Project manager, Uzwil, Franziska Fitzi, St.Gallen, Vanessa Meyer, Münchwilen TG, Austin Hampe, Project manager USA, Julie Powell, RMU, Kaitlyn Shipton, RMU

Project coach FHS: Prof. Dr. Franziska Weis
Project coach RMU: Dr. Jill K. Maher

Auswirkungen auf das Bankwesen bei einer Abschaffung der Eigenmietwertbesteuerung (PPBB)

Client: St.Galler Kantonalbank, St.Gallen
Manuela Inauen, Leiterin Kreditprodukte

FHS Project team
Pascal Koller, Project manager, St.Gallen, Matthias Bleiker, Balgach, Adel Fazlic, Altstätten SG, Yves Grundlehner, St.Margrethen SG, Benjamin Hasler, Altstätten SG

Project coach: Judith Scherzinger, M.A. Management
Language coach: Andreas Ackermann
Statistics coach: Prof. Heinz Bleiker

Management Design

holzbaudirekt.de – Schweizer Qualität für den deutschen Holzbauer (PPR3)

Client: Fehr Braunwalder AG, St.Gallen
Marcel Rey, Verkaufsleiter

FHS Project team
Christoph Wyss, Project manager, St.Gallen, Valentin Paurevic, Trogen, Carlo Calzavara, St.Gallen, Saskia Bhend, Thundorf, Dennis Huber, Engelburg, Letizia Cicia, Goldach

Project coach: Dr. Christian Heumann

From Production to Sales - Optimization of the Value Chain (CPIM)

Client: Mediterre International SA, Zug
Denis Alexander Kuenzi, Research & Advisory

FHS Project team
Manuella Zweifel Moro Lopes, Project manager, Waldkirch; Ana Lucic, Rapperswil SG; Joel Müntener, Wittenbach; Andrea Barboza Vargas, LEAD University, Costa Rica; Marta Conçalves de Oliveira, Nova School of Business & Economics, Portugal, Rawisara Udomsri, Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand

Project coach: Dr. Ronald Ivancic

Business opportunities for pharmaceutical logistics in Chinese Hospitals

Client: Swisslog (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Shanghai
Stefan Hasenfratz, Executive Vice President of Healthcare Solutions Asia

FHS Project team
Marco Casagrande, Project leader, Goldach, Bettina Baur, St.Gallen, Philipp Sturzenegger, Altstätten SG, Bingqing Luo (Stella), Project leader China, SHU; Yaqun Liu (Deborah), SHU; Chuanzhi Hu (Leo), SHU 

Project coach FHS: Prof. Andreas Löhrer
Project coach SHU: Dr. Heidi Hui Yan