Prof. Dr. Marcus Birkenkrahe

Studies of physics and mathematics in Hamburg, Munich and Delft (NL) – Ph.D.

Post-Doc at research institute DESY-Zeuthen, Berlin

Chairman of the Board, Globewide Network Academy, Inc., TX (USA)

Senior Internet Architect, Director of Knowledge Management, Accenture, London, UK

Senior Strategist; Global Knowledge Manager, Shell International, London, UK

Visiting Professor (Knowledge Management) University of Auckland Business School,Neuseeland

Partner, Executive Coaching, Changepartnership GmbH, Berlin

Knowledge Management Systems

Business Process Management Tools

Web-based information systems

Internet / Digital communities

Wissenschaftliche Leitung des Teilprojekts "E-Learning" der Qualitätsoffensive Lehre (3. Säule Hochschulpakt) 2012-2016

Wissenschaftliche Leitung des Teilprojekts "E-Learning" der Qualitätsoffensive Lehre (3. Säule Hochschulpakt) 2016-2020

„E(r)lernen: Kompetenzvermittlung zum Einsatz neuer Medien und Web 2.0 in Studium und Beruf” - gefördert vom Europäischen Sozialfonds 2009–2012.

„InterKomp KMU 2.0“ - Internationales IT-gestütztes Projekt- und Wissensmanagement im multikulturellen Umfeld (gem. mit TFH Wildau) – gefördert vom BMBF 2010–2013.

Interaktive Lehre in 3D-Umgebungen

Center for Teaching Excellence of the Berlin School of Economics and Law


Betriebliche Informationssysteme


Executive Coaching

Birkenkrahe, M. (2017) Der Research Methods-Online Kurs. In: Blended Learning als zukunftsweisender und integraler Bestandteil des Polizeistudiums, Fachtagung E-Learning, HWR Berlin 21-22 September 2017.

Lefers, B., Birkenkrahe, M. (2017) Was ist der didaktische Mehrwert von Gamification? Reflexion statt Regression. In: Spielräume – Facetten von Gamification in Unternehmen und Weiterbildung (Edition EMF); Hrsg. Schönbohm, Flying Kiwi Media.

Lefers, B., Birkenkrahe, M. (2016) How can educators with limited resources gamify their classes? A Design-based approach. In: Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Game Based Learning, Paisley 6-7 October 2016.

Birkenkrahe, M. (2015) Building Graduate-Level, Gamified xMOOCs In Moodle, Proc. EADTU – The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, Hagen 29-30 October 2015.

Birkenkrahe, M., Kjellin, H. (2015) Improving Student Interaction and Engagement In The Flipped Classroom. In: Proc. 14th European Conference on e-Learning ECEL-2015 Hatfield, UK, eds. Jefferies, A. and Cubric, M. University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK, 29-30 October 2015, pp. 73-79. ISBN: 978-1-910810-70-5.

Birkenkrahe, M. (2014) Using Storytelling Methods To Improve Emotion, Motivation and Attitude Of Students Writing Scientific Papers And Theses, in: Proc. 13th IEEE Int. Conf. on Cognitive Informatics & Cognitive Computing, London, August 18-20, 2014.

Birkenkrahe, M., and Erenli, K. (2014) QuizeRo – Recipe for a Successful QR-Code Scavenger Hunt, in: Games for Training, Education, Health and Sports, eds. Göbel, S. and Wiemeyer, J., Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 8395-2014, Heidelberg: Springer, pp. 190-194; Proc. 4th Int. Conf. on Serious Games, Darmstadt April 1-5, 2014.

Gunnoltz, J. and Birkenkrahe, M. (2013) Bit-wise learning: a didactical–methodological design and evaluation concept for a mobile learning pilot project in junior enterprises, Int. J. Innovation in Education, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013.

Birkenkrahe, M., Patel, S., Quade, S. (2013) Innovative Uses of Collaborative Platforms and Social Media Tools, Int. J. of Knowledge, Innovation and the Enterprise, Vol. 1, Nos. 1-2, pp. 143-165.

Birkenkrahe, M. (2013) Mit Identität spielen(d) lernen? — „Freiheit, Gleichheit, Brüderlichkeit“ im virtuellen Klassenzimmer, in: Tagungsband “Exzellenz Pakt Lehre” der 13. Jahrestagung des Arbeitskreises Evaluation und Qualitätssicherung der Berliner und Brandenburger Hochschulen, 24.-25.05.2012, Umweltforum Berlin, Hrsg. Pohlenz, P. und Oppermann, A.; Bielefeld: Universitätsverlag Webler.

Birkenkrahe, M., Habermann, F., Quade, S. (2012) Manage Projects Smarter: Picking Tools for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises; Proc. International Conference on E-Learning in the Workplace, New York, 13-15.06.2012.

Birkenkrahe, M., Kjellin, H., Quade, S. : Applying a formalized context to inspire people to develop transferable descriptions of knowledge (2011) in: Proceedings of the 5th GUIDE International Conference, Italy, Rome, Nov. 2011.

Birkenkrahe, M., Habermann, F., Quade, S. (2011) Ubiquitous Project Management Using Interactive Virtual 3D Worlds ;in: Proceedings of the 4th Conference on e-Learning Excellence in the Middle East 2011, UAE, Dubai, January 2011, pp. 450-466.

Wide network of industry contacts across Europe and the USA

Academic contacts to University of Auckland (NZ) and Macquarie University, Sydney (Australia)

Contacts to the European Commission, Brussels, and to the UNESCO, Paris

Contacts to journalists and editors of academic and industry journals

Contacts to the Business Angel Club community (Berlin and Brandenburg)Department of Computer Science, Stockholm University, Sweden

School of Business, London Southbank University

University of Technology, Sydney

University of Auckland Business School, Auckland, New Zealand