He served as the Program Director of China Development Bank’s (CDB) executive education program in “Strategy, Innovation, and Leadership” and taught in the CDB “Strategic Management for Financial Groups” program “ at Goethe Business School, Frankfurt. Professor Michaelis also serves as a lecturer in the executive education program on “Micro and SME Banking” and taught “Learning to Lead for New Leaders” and “Leading for Results” as well as in the Master’s Program in Management at the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (Bankakademie HFB). Moreover, Professor Michaelis taught several bachelor’s, master’s, and MBA courses on strategy and global strategy, organization, and management at Peking University HSBC Business School, the Kühne Logistics University, the Goethe University Frankfurt, the University of Heidelberg, the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management, and the European Business School (EBS).
Putting Professor Michaelis’ knowledge into practice, he advises firms in various industries on strategy, management, and leadership issues. Professor Michaelis has been involved in a variety of strategy and management consulting projects for industrial and financial services companies including Deutsche Bank, China Development Bank (CDB), Commercial International Bank Egypt (CIB), Johnson Controls, Daimler, Volkswagen, UEFA, and Deutsche Bahn. More recently, Professor Michaelis founded Fanciety, a Hamburg based sports-tech start-up. Fanciety is the world’s first game-based social network and brings sport fans and their loved brands on one platform.