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Alexander Hepp

Technische Universität München


Lehrstuhl für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (Prof. Sigl)

Theresienstr. 90(0101)/1.ZG
80333 München

Raum: N1007


  • Hardware trojan design/identification
  • Netlist reverse engineering
  • Neuro engineering


Strategic Management for Engineers

Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Umfang2 SWS
SemesterWintersemester 2020/21
Stellung in StudienplänenSiehe TUMonline
TermineSiehe TUMonline




The goal of the course is to give engineering students an overview on how strategic planning and decision-making processes are carried out in companies. They will get to know the prerequisites (in addition to a suitable product or a suitable business idea) that are necessary in order to successfully position a business in the market. In addition, they are able to evaluate products or business ideas, taking into account the market environment and the competitive situation. Goal is to to be able to prepare sound management decisions.


Strategic purpose (vision, mission, values; stakeholders) Strategic environment - Development of the business and market environment - Analysis of competitors and markets Analysis of own capabilities - Resources, competencies and distinct capabilities - Value chain and value system Business strategy - Identifying strategic business units - Competitive strategies (cost leadership, differentiation) Corporate strategy - Value creation and the corporate parent - Portfolio Management Technology and Innovation - Technology push or market pull - Product or process innovation - Open or closed innovation - Technological or business model innovation Internationalization Mergers, acquisitions and alliances Organization of companies Strategy planning process Business Plans Excursion to the corporate strategy department of a high tech company

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen

No requirements

Lehr- und Lernmethoden

The lecture is accompanied by intense discussions about pros and cons of specific strategy tools. There will be also discussions about case studies of specific companies. Power Point Slides, Simulations

Studien-, Prüfungsleistung

The examination is done in written form at the end of the semester. Considering the learning objectives the theoretical and practical concepts of strategic management will be covered. The students should be able to explain notions, concepts, methods and the background of the covered topics. The students should also be able to discuss different solutions of specific practical problems from the entrepreneurial practice. written exam 60 Min.

Empfohlene Literatur

Gerry Johnson: Exploring Strategy - Text and Cases"


Offene Arbeiten für Studenten


Implementation of Logic Locking Schemes

Implementation of Hardware Trojans

Hardware Trojan Detection Methods


Implementation of Logic Locking Schemes

Implementation of Hardware Trojans

Hardware Trojan Detection Methods

Interdisziplinäre Projekte

Hardware Trojan Detection Methods

Forschungspraxis (Research Internship)

Implementation of Logic Locking Schemes

Implementation of Hardware Trojans

Hardware Trojan Detection Methods

Studentische Hilfskräfte

Hardware Trojan Detection Methods

Aktuelle Veröffentlichungen


  • Hepp, Alexander and Sigl, Georg: Tapeout of a RISC-V Crypto Chip with Hardware Trojans: A Case-Study on Trojan Design and Pre-Silicon Detectability. Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers (CF '21), Association for Computing Machinery, 2021Virtual: Catania, Italy mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )