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Professorship of Controlling & Financial Management
Deputy head of the institute

NBS Northern Business School gGmbH
Holstenhofweg 62, D-22043 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (40) 35 700 340
Fax: +49 (40) 35 700 343
E-Mail: becker[at]nbs.de

My office hours are held by appointment. Please contact me via email: becker[at]nbs.de

  • Becker, Marco et al. (2021): Start-up-Controlling - Ein pragmatisches und praxisorientiertes Controlling-System für Start-up-Unternehmen, Institut für Unternehmensrechnung, IUCF Working Paper Nr. 7/2021, Hamburg. Download
     
  • Becker, Marco; Bröcker, Jan-Oliver (2021): Business Model Canvas - Overview of the main advantages and disadvantages, Institut für Unternehmensrechnung, IUCF Working Paper Nr. 6/2021, Hamburg. Download
  • Becker, Marco; Bröcker, Jan-Oliver (2021): Business Model Canvas - Wesentliche Vor- und Nachteile im Überblick, Institut für Unternehmensrechnung, IUCF Working Paper Nr. 5/2021, Hamburg. Download
  • Becker, Marco (2021): Zombie Companies in the Corona Pandemic or the phenomenon of covertly over-indebted companies in Germany, Institut für Unternehmensrechnung, Controlling und Finanzmanagement, IUCF Working Paper No. 04/2021, Hamburg. Download
  • Becker, Marco (2021): Zombie-Unternehmen in der Corona-Pandemie oder Phänomen der verdeckt überschuldeten Unternehmen in Deutschland, Institut für Unternehmensrechnung, IUCF Working Paper Nr. 03/2021, Hamburg. Download
  • Becker, Marco (2021): Qualitätsmanagement: Die wichtigsten Grundlagen kompakt und verständlich, 2. überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco (2020): Wirtschaftliche Auswirkungen einer zweiten Welle, in: Möller, Peter; Drewes, Harry: Corona – Zahlen richtig verstehen – Was lernen wir für die Zukunft?, Berlin.
  • Becker, Marco; von Bergner, Nele Marisa (2020): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 11: 8 CTR-Fallstudien zum Eventmanagement, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco (2020): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 10: 8 CTR-Fallstudien zum Controlling, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco (Hrsg.) (2020): Schriftenreihe der Northern Business School zur angewandten Wissenschaft – Band 14: Denise Baumann: War for Talents – Internes Headhunting als Talentsuche in den eigenen Reihen, Hamburg.
  • Becker, Marco (2020): Staatliche Förderung in Zeiten des Corona-Virus, Institut für Unternehmensrechnung, IUCF Working Paper, Nr. 3/2020, Hamburg.
  • Becker, Marco (2019): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 9: 8 CTR-Fallstudien zur Digitalisierung und zum Businessmodel Management, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco & von Bergner, Nele Marisa (2019): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 8: 8 CTR-Fallstudien zum Tourismusmanagement, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco (Hrsg.) (2019): Schriftenreihe der Northern Business School zur angewandten Wissenschaft - Band 12: Denis Paustian-Döscher - Die finanzielle Situation der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg am Beispiel des Konzernabschlusses zum 31. Dezember 2016, Hamburg.
  • Becker, Marco: Qualitätsmanagement: Die wichtigsten Grundlagen kompakt und verständlich, Norderstedt. Amazon
  • Becker, Marco (2018): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 7: 12 CTR-Fallstudien zur allgemeinen Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco (Hrsg.) (2018): Schriftenreihe der Northern Business School zur angewandten Wissenschaft - Band 10: Kamal Vaid - Selbst ist das Auto - automatisiertes und autonomes Fahren - Die Zukunft der Mobilität, Hamburg. 
  • Becker, Marco & von Bergner, Nele Marisa (2018): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 6: 8 Fallstudien zum Eventmanagement, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco & von Bergner, Nele Marisa (2018): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 5: 8 Fallstudien zum Tourismusmanagement, REVIEWED, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco (2018): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 4: 12 Fallstudien zur allgemeinen Betriebswirtschaftslehre, REVIEWED, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco & Priestaff, Sabine (2018): Instrumente der erfolgreichen Unternehmensgründung - Wie »Business Model Canvas« & Co den altbewährten »Businessplan« ins Wanken bringen, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Kiel, Hamburg. Download 
  • Streitferdt, Lothar & Becker, Marco & Schwerdtfeger, Hela (2018): Adaption des Governance-Ansatzes auf den öffentlichen Sektor, in: Velte, Patrick & Müller, Stefan & Weber, Stefan & Sassen, Remmer & Mammen, Andreas (Hrsg.): Rechnungslegung, Steuern, Corporate Governance, Wirtschaftsprüfung und Controlling, Berlin. (in Arbeit)
  • Becker, Marco & Daube, Carl Heinz (2018): Agiles Business Model Management mit dem Canvas Business Model – In wie weit eignet sich das Canvas Business Model zum agilen Business Model Management für Unternehmen in der Vorgründungs- und Gründungsphase?, in: ZBW econstor-publish. 06/2018. Download
  • Daube, Carl Heinz & Dobernig, Harald & Becker, Marco & Peskes, Markus (2017): Mittelstandsfinanzierung: Rahmenbedingungen, Status quo und Entwicklung, in: Zeitschrift für das gesamte Kreditwesen, 70(15), S. 728-733.
  • Becker, Marco (2017): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 3: Compact Teaching Reality: CTR-Business-Cases, REVIEWED, Norderstedt. 
  • Daube, Carl Heinz & Dobernig, Harald & Becker, Marco & Peskes, Markus (2017): Mittelstandsfinanzierung: Rahmenbedingungen, Status Quo und Entwicklung, in: ZBW econstor-publish, 03/2017. Download
  • Becker, Marco (2016): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 2: Compact Teaching Reality: CTR-Business-Cases, REVIEWED, Norderstedt. 
  • Becker, Marco (2016): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 1: Compact Teaching Reality: CTR-Business-Cases, REVIEWED, 2. überarbeitete Auflage, Norderstedt. Amazon 
  • Becker, Marco & Fülscher, Kathrin (2015): Von der Euro-Krise zur Griechenland-Krise: kompakt und verständlich, Norderstedt. Amazon
  • Becker, Marco & Berger, Svenja & Tsilimandou, Marina (2015): Ausgewählte Cloud-ERP-Lösungen im Vergleich: Für welches Produkt soll ich mich entscheiden?, Norderstedt. Amazon
  • Becker, Marco & László, Stephanie & Nolte, Niklas (2015): Ausgewählte ERP-Produkte im deutschen Mittelstand, Pinneberg. 
  • Becker, Marco (2015): Fallstudien zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre - Band 1: Compact Teaching Reality: CTR-Business-Cases, REVIEWED, Norderstedt.
  • Becker, Marco (2015): Streng vertraulich – Kuriose Erlebnisse eines Unternehmensberaters: Ein Insider packt aus!, Norderstedt. Amazon
  • Becker, Marco (2014): Datenschutz & IT-Sicherheit – Die wichtigsten Checklisten für interne Datenschutz- und IT-Sicherheits-Audits, Pinneberg. Amazon
  • Becker, Marco & Burmester, Franka & Schmidt-Löffler, Julia (2014): Open Source Lizenzmodelle, Whitepaper, Pinneberg. 
  • Becker, Marco & Hagemann, Ina & Obermaier, Stephanie & Rüther, Lisa (2014): Kritische Erfolgsfaktoren für die Einführung von ERP-Systemen, Whitepaper, Pinneberg. Download
  • Becker, Marco & Kempa, Thomas (2014): Zusammenarbeit von ERP-Systemen mit Microsoft Office, Whitepaper, Pinneberg. Download
  • Becker, Marco & Streitferdt, Lothar (2013): Von der Bürokratiekostenmessung zum Controlling in der Gesetzgebung, in: Freidank, Carl-Christian & Velte, Patrick (Hrsg.): Unternehmenssteuerung im Umbruch - Internationale Reformen in Reporting und Corporate Governance, Berlin, S. 299-318. 
  • Becker, Marco (2012): Bürokratieabbau und bessere Rechtsetzung während der 16. Legislaturperiode des Deutschen Bundestages (2005 bis 2009), Dissertation, Hamburg. 
  • Becker, Marco & Lehrke, Matthias (2012): Datenschutz-Formulare - Formulare und Vorlagen für den Datenschutz, Hamburg. 
  • Streitferdt, Lothar & Becker, Marco (2012): Ausgewählte Fragen der Bürokratiekostensenkung, in: Seicht, Gerhard (Hrsg.): Jahrbuch für Controlling & Rechnungswesen, Wien, S. 253-274. 
  • Becker, Marco & Lehrke, Matthias (2011): Datenschutz - Grundlagen für die jährliche Schulung – Basiswissen kompakt und verständlich, Hamburg. 
  • Streitferdt, Lothar & Becker, Marco (2011): Nachhaltige Reduktion der staatlich induzierten Overheads in Deutschland, in: Seicht, Gerhard (Hrsg.): Jahrbuch für Controlling & Rechnungswesen, Wien, S. 377-402. 
  • Becker, Marco & Escherhaus, Andrea & Ortmann, Jan (2011): Die Zukunft der Metropolregion Hamburg im Jahre 2020, Hamburg.
  • Becker, Marco & Ortmann, Jan (2011): Vergleichsportal für Unternehmenssoftware (ERP-Systeme) www.erp-verzeichnis.de
  • Becker, Marco (2010): Messsystemanalyse – Anwendungsbeispiele anhand eines Vergleichs von Stoppuhr- und Standardkosten-Modell zur Ermittlung von Bürokratiekosten, in: Neues Verwaltungsmanagement, 15. Lieferung, Berlin, B 1.11, S. 1-42. Download
  • Becker, Marco & Ortmann, Jan (2010): ERP-Studie: Zufriedenheit der Nutzer mit Ihrer ERP-Software, Hamburg. Download
  • Becker, Marco & Streitferdt, Lothar (2010): Bürokratieabbau in Deutschland – Aktueller Stand des Regierungsprogramms „Bürokratieabbau und bessere Rechtsetzung“, in: Neues Verwaltungsmanagement, 13. Lieferung, Berlin, B 1.10, S. 1-12. Download
  • Becker, Marco (2009): Befragung Hamburger Unternehmen zum Regierungsprogramm „Bürokratieabbau und bessere Rechtsetzung“ – Evaluation der Jahre 2005 bis 2009, Hamburg. 
  • Becker, Marco (2008): Analyse der ersten Ergebnisse der deutschen Bürokratiekostenmessung – Ein Hochrechnungsansatz für Unternehmen, in: Verwaltung und Management – Zeitschrift für moderne Verwaltung, 14(6), S. 300-312. 
  • Streitferdt, Lothar & Becker, Marco (2008): Verfahren und Modelle zur Beurteilung von Bürokratiekosten, in: Höck, Michael & Voigt, Kai-Ingo (Hrsg.): Operations Management in Theorie und Praxis – Aktuelle Entwicklungen des Industriellen Managements, Wiesbaden, S. 153-183.

since Jul 2016

Deputy Head of the Institute for Corporate Accounting, Controlling and Financial Management (IUCF)

since Sep 2015

Professorship of Controlling & Financial Management at the NBS Northern Business School, Hamburg

since Jan 2014

Freelancer
Seminar leader/Referent (Secondary employment)
- IMW Bildungsinstitut der Mittelständischen Wirtschaft GmbH, Eschborn
- Management Circle AG, Eschborn

since Sep 2012

Freelancer
Freelance university lecturer (Secondary employment) for general
business administration and business informatics
Lectureships at the following institutions, among others:
- Leuphana University Lüneburg
- Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW)
- University of Wismar
- Flensburg University of Applied Sciences
- Enactus Academy Cologne

since Apr 2012

Owner
Managing  Director (Secondary employment)
SHAREDROP UG (limited liability)

Oct 2011 - Dec 2014

Owner
Comparison portal for business software
www.erp-verzeichnis.de

Oct 2009 - Sep 2010

Scholarship holder
Project MONDULA
EXIST-Scholarship at the University of Hamburg

since May 2009

Freelancer
Management Consultant & Owner
Marco Becker Management Consultants, Pinneberg

Oct 2007 - Feb 2012

PhD
University of Hamburg
Department of Economics (external)

Jul 2006 - Aug 2008Employee
New-York Hamburger Gummi-Waaren Compagnie AG (NYH)
Assistant to the Executive Board

Oct 2005 - Jun 2006

Freelancer
Management Consultant (Senior-Consultant)
Freelancer employee: KONSYS GmbH, Hamburg

Oct 2004 - Aug 2005

Employee
Research assistant: University of Cologne
Seminar for Business Administration and Media Management

Oct 2003 - Sep 2004

Employee
Management Consultant  (Junior-Consultant)
Freelancer employee: KONSYS GmbH, Hamburg

Feb 2001 - Oct 2004

Self-employed
Repetitor for students (Economic Sciences)
of the University of Hamburg (Secondary employment)

Jan 2001 - Jul 2003

Employee
Correction Assistant at the Institute for Business Informatics,
University of Hamburg
Chair holder: Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Preßmar
(Secondary employment)

Jan 2001 - Jul 2003

Employee
Correction Assistant at the Institute for Statistics and Econometrics,
University of Hamburg
Chair holder: Prof. Dr. Hofmann
(Secondary employment)

Jan 2001 - Jul 2003

Employee
Finance Officer - Trade union Public service and
Services - Regional Association Schleswig-Holstein (GöD),
Pinneberg und Husum (Secondary employment)

Jun 2000 - Sep 2000

Employee
Banker, Deutsche Bank AG, Hamburg

Education

 

Oct 2000 - May 2005

Studied business administration at the University of 
Hamburg
Degree: Diplom-Kaufmann

Aug 1998 - Jul 2000

Apprenticeship
Banker - Deutsche Bank AG, Hamburg

Jun 1997 - Jul 1998

Civilian service
Pinneberg District Hospital (Cardiology/Emergency Room)

Aug 1988 - May 1997

Abitur at the Gymnasium Theodor-Heuss-Schule, Pinneberg

Master-Thesis

  • Holistic emergency planning and crisis management in the company
  • Digitalisation in SMEs - Covid-19 pandemic as a catalyst for digitalisation in German SMEs
  • Potential of blockchain technology in the financial industry
  • Foreign direct investment in developing countries

Bachelor-Thesis 

  • The influence of influencers on purchasing behaviour
  • E-commerce - digitalisation of the stationary business and its current trends
  • Economic Context Analysis - Business Context Analysis in the Age of Smart Factory, Big Data, Web 2.0 and Industry 4.0
  • Valuation of onshore and offshore wind farms at the development stage and at an advanced stage
  • What influence do music videos have on the chart placement of a music title?
  • Green Controlling - Challenges for Corporate Management in Times of Sustainability
  • The profitability assessment in food retailing based on the REWE Group and the Kaufland Foundation
  • The real estate sales process
  • Recruiting and retaining young talent from Generation Z
  • Innovative methods for risk minimisation using the example of Berlin Brandenburg International Airport - FMEA and Pre-Mortem Test
  • How can exchange rate effects affect Group revenues?
  • Portfolio management of institutional real estate investors - Which strategic and operational instruments are necessary in the current market environment?
  • The development of sustainable tourism in Peru using the ruined city of Choquequirao as a case study
  • Introducing agile ways of working in companies: Implications & challenges for HRM
  • Agile organisation, instruments and competences from the perspective of companies and managers in the context of contemporary corporate and employee management
  • CRM in ERP systems: Comparison of the CRM solutions of the ERP systems CARGOBASE and SAP
  • Digitalisation in controlling - potential uses of big data, AI and business intelligence for the requirements of the future controller
  • Why do major projects in Germany get delayed or fail?
  • A company valuation of a service company in the electrical and mobility sector using the example of XYZ GmbH
  • Concept of financial controlling - using the example of a medium-sized company in the SHK sector
  • Application of optimisation strategies in warehousing at XYZ GmbH
  • How can the work motivation and performance of an employee be increased?
  • Conceptual development and modification of the Christmas market "White Magic on the Jungfernstieg" based on demand-oriented needs
  • Temporary employment - A 360° view using the example of the XYZ group of companies
  • Large-scale event under pressure - The modern sustainability trend takes hold
  • Ryanair vs. Easyjet - Which business models can make low-cost carriers successful in the long term?
  • Bitcoin - The Means of Payment of the Future: An Empirical Investigation
  • NFC payments as a cashless payment method
  • Management of independent sales partners using the example of the insurance industry
  • ERP System - The Problem of Data Protection in Relation to the EU-DSGVO
  • Retail Branding as an Innovative Competitive Instrument Using the Example of the German Food Retail Trade (LEH)
  • Professional Football as an Economic Factor - How Cities in Germany Profit
  • Influencer marketing in the tourism industry - comparison of the targeting of private and business travel
  • Cruise tourism in the conflict of goals between economic return and ecological action. Is convergence in the tourism industry feasible?
  • How can the work motivation and performance of an employee be increased?
  • Conceptual development and modification of the Christmas market "Weißerzauber auf dem Jungfernstieg" based on demand-oriented needs
  • Temporary employment - A 360° view using the example of XYZ GmbH
  • Ryanair vs. Easyjet - Which business models can make low-cost carriers successful in the long term?
  • Bitcoin - The means of payment of the future - An empirical study
  • NFC payments as a cashless payment method
  • ERP System - The Problem of Data Protection in Relation to the New EU-DSGVO
  • Management of independent sales partners using the example of the insurance industry
  • Diversity management and the possibility of measuring success in companies
  • Alternative financing options for start-ups Crowdfunding versus classic loan financing
  • What can a socially just, profit-oriented company look like if it is founded according to the standards of German law
  • Cryptocurrencies using the example of Bitcoin: To what extent do cryptocurrencies represent a serious competition to the previous monetary system and do they offer an alternative to the current means of payment?
  • Successful measures to cope with insolvency for companies
  • Implementation of a scorecard model using the example of XYZ GmbH
  • Virtual Currencies versus Traditional Currencies - An Analysis of the Opportunities and Risks of Virtual Currencies Using Bitcoin as an Example 
  • The new IFRS 16 Leasing Standard - Effects of the fundamental changes in accounting for leases using the example of the tesa Group
  • What potential crises are emerging in the financial sector as a result of the low level of interest rates, and can these be contained by the new regulations?
  • The economic analysis of the real estate acquisition process in the commercial real estate market using the example of XYZ GmbH
  • Re-parking in the head - Challenges of change management at XYZ GmbH
  • From the idea to the start-up
  • Causes of Financial and Economic Crises - A Recurring Phenomenon of Capitalism
  • Control of value-added processes in service companies with the help of flexible plan and activity-based costing
  • Theoretical conception and implementation of a controlling system using the example of XYZ GmbH
  • What impact does the crash of Germanwings flight 4U9525 have on the low cost carrier market?
  • Development of an IT-supported system for logging container damage
  • Setting up a company in the USA: Economic policy framework, legal aspects and personnel management in the focus of a long-term foreign investment
  • Development of a retrofit strategy in the logistics centre of XYZ-GmbH
  • What added value does the implementation of management information systems on mobile devices bring to XYZ-GmbH?
  • Crowdfunding vs. classic corporate financing - What advantages does crowdfunding offer in contrast to classic corporate financing?
  • Systematisation of selected key figures in the area of industry, trade and services
  • Sustainability and the Entertainment Industry - An Investigation into Innovative Trends, Potentials and Losses in Promoting Environmental Sustainability at Music Festivals
  • Comparison of selected commission models in sales
  • Controlling as an instrument for corporate incentive design
  • Knowledge management in transition - introduction of a learning management system using the example of XYZ GmbH
  • The most important key figures for managing SMEs in different sectors
  • Job security in times of economic crisis: How can employers and employees secure jobs in the long term?
  • Opportunities and risks of mergers and acquisitions Synergies with distressed mergers and acquisitions
  • How can European monetary policy be integrated in the age of globalisation to strengthen the long-term preservation of the EU in the international market?
  • Real estate marketing: Substantial for profitable real estate funds?
  • Sales controlling: Analysis and reporting in SMEs using the example of XYZ GmbH
  • The ECB's interest rate policy in the financial crisis and its impact on small and medium-sized enterprises
  • Value for money analysis of selected cloud ERP systems: Which systems are particularly suitable for German SMEs?
  • Supply Chain Management in Industry 4.0 - How must a logistics service provider position itself in order to be prepared for the changing requirements of Industry 4.0?
  • Change management using the example of XYZ-GmbH
  • Determining the success of an increase in customer value through customer self-services in the e-commerce shop of XYZ GmbH - creation and critical evaluation of a model
  • Materials management and logistics planning with integrated IT systems - theoretical concept and practical application using the example of an eKANBAN-controlled production supply system
  • Optimisation approaches within the supply chain using the example of a globally operating electrical manufacturer
  • Closed-end funds as an investment opportunity for private banking clients
  • The importance of business plans for start-ups
  • Crowdfunding - A way to finance start-ups?
  • Treatise of an organisational project for the evaluation of development projects with the help of the net present value method at XYZ-GmbH
  • Redesign of a management cockpit - using the example of XYZ GmbH
  • Optimisation of working capital through effective inventory management using the example of XYZ GmbH