Alexander Fust

Alexander Fust

Alexander Fust

Head of KMU-HSG Transfer, Member of the extended board KMU-HSG, Director «FörderVerein KMU-HSG», Lecturer University of St.Gallen
Büro 1-321
Dufourstrasse 40a
9000 St. Gallen
Main Focuses
  • Systematic entrepreneurial learning
  • Digitalisation and SMEs
  • innovation in SMEs
  • time and self management
  • finance in SMEs
Fields of research
  • Self regulated learning of entrepreneurs
  • information search behavior to recognize entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Innovation in SMEs
Further fields of research
  • Innovative Behavior of entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurship Awards
Professional Career
Teaching Activities

University of St. Gallen, lecturer: 

Integrating seminar (6. sem. business administration, since spring term 2012)

Applied research projects II (8. sem. MSC, once in spring term 2013)

Leadership in SMEs (7. sem. MUG, sind autumn term 2012)

SME leadership (8. sem. MSC sind autumn term 2012)

Practice oriented project Entrepreneurship und Family Business II (7. sem. MUG, since autumn term 2013)

Time and self management in practice (8. sem. Handlungskompetenz,spring term 2014/15)

Guest lectures: 

Being an Entrepreneur (both 4 lessons, english, 5. sem. Major BWL, since spring term 2013) topics „time management“ and „innovative entrepreneur“

International Entrepreneurship (2 lessons, english, 5. Sem. Major BWL, spring term 2012 & 2014) topic "Business ideas in practice" 


Executive Education KMU-HSG:

Different lectures and workshops in various executive education programs.


Academy of Management (AOM)

International Council for Small Business (ICSB) 

German Academic Association for Business Research (VHB)

Awards 2016: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings