Alexander Fust

Alexander Fust

Alexander Fust


Senior Lecturer of Business Administration

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

Teaching Activities

University of St. Gallen, lecturer: 

Capstone project, 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)

Managerial Impact Project Start-up Entrepreneurship (7. sem. MGM, 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)


2016: Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings