About Me

Contact at Berlin School of Economics and Law

Prof. Dr. Avo Schönbohm

Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre,

insbesondere Controlling


Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin
Campus Schöneberg
Badensche Straße 52
10825 Berlin


Office B.517


Email: contact@avoschoenbohm.de

Phone: +49 (0)30 -30877-1144

Prof. Dr. Avo Schönbohm

Biographical Sketches


Academic and Professional Career

  • Double Degree Programme Business Administration University Mannheim and ESSEC Business School in Cergy Pontoise (French-German) with focus on International Management and Organization and a special cultural and linguistic programme for English.
  • Academic Assistant of Prof. Dr. Volker Lingnau Institute for Accounting at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern. PhD in Management Accounting and teaching experience in various aspects of accounting.
  • Audit Manager at Corporate Auditing with the Voith AG (today: Voith GmbH) – Managing and leading of various international audit assignments
  • Vice President Strategic Planning for Voith Paper Holding GmbH und Co. KG (Co-ordination of strategic development, international strategic business planning, M&A, etc.)
  • Professor for Management and Management Accouting at the Berlin School of Economics and Law Berlin
  • Vice Dean of the Business and Economics Faculty.
  • Visiting Professor at the Ho Chi Minh Open University and Hanoi Banking Academy.
  • Adjunct Professor at the ESDES Lyon


Expert for

  • Digital Transformation, Gamification, Performance Management, Management Accounting, Controlling, Strategic Planning, Art & Game Thinking


Key Aspects in Teaching

  • Strategic Performance Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Risk Management & Internal Controls
  • Sustainability Accounting
  • Negotiation for Controllers


Research Projects and Fields

  • Digital Cultural Transformation
  • Gamification in Performance Management
  • Digital Business Model Transformation Control
  • Interdisciplinary & Applied Research in Management Accounting
  • Sustainability Accounting - Socio-Ecological Control Systems
  • Internal Auditing (History, Performance Management Systems, intercultural perspectives, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises)
  • Strategic Cost Accounting
  • Risk Management for Non-Banks
  • Cognitive Biases in Business
  • Negotiation Processes for Controllers

How to find me