Article Archive of MK Consulting

2022

CEO Markus Kraetschmer in LaOla1.at-Inside Talk

07 / 2022

CEO Markus Kraetschmer in LaOla1.at-Inside Talk

After one year in his new position, our managing partner talks about the development of the new company, interesting projects in American Football, Volleyball, Basketball and Soccer, his passion for teaching at the International Football Institute and why the consulting sector will continue to grow in various sectors of sport.

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The development of the VIENNA VIKINGS in the ELF is making huge progress

07 / 2022

The development of the VIENNA VIKINGS in the ELF is making huge progress

In the course of an extensive and exclusive interview with Krone.at, MK Consulting´s Managing Director Markus Kraetschmer comments in detail on the development of the Vienna Vikings in the European League of Football (ELF) so far

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IFI and MK Consulting enter into  a Strategic Partnership

07 / 2022

IFI and MK Consulting enter into a Strategic Partnership

The International Football Institute (IFI) and Markus Kraetschmer's MK Consulting GmbH are entering into a joint partnership and will be working together exclusively in the fields of management consulting and consulting for clubs, associations and partner companies in football with immediate effect.

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Teaching at the International Football Institute (IFI)

07 / 2022

Teaching at the International Football Institute (IFI)

When MK Consulting GmbH was founded, one of the business areas was defined as the creation and implementation of specialist lectures and specialist literature or publications, the coaching of managers and the activity as a lecturer in courses.

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VIENNA VIKINGS in the EUROPEAN LEAGUE of FOOTBALL

06 / 2022

VIENNA VIKINGS in the EUROPEAN LEAGUE of FOOTBALL

Our new team from Vienna outclassed the Istanbul Rams last Saturday on Turkish soil at the Maltepe Hasan Polat Stadyumu with 49-0 (season record win!) and are thus still first in the Central Conference.

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World Business Angel Investors Week - WBAF Austria

06 / 2022

World Business Angel Investors Week - WBAF Austria

Today the World Business Angels Forum (WBAF) Austria Expertentalk took place in Vienna and online for investors, entrepreneurs, start-ups and interested parties.

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Austrian Volleyball League - Negotiations successfully concluded

06 / 2022

Austrian Volleyball League - Negotiations successfully concluded

The Austrian Volleyball Federation (ÖVV) and the Austrian Volleyball League (ÖVL), newly founded in January 2022, are jointly opening a new chapter in domestic indoor volleyball. With independence and innovation, the men's volleyball league wants to take off anew.

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The VIENNA VIKINGS are looking forward to the start of the ELF 2022 season

05 / 2022

The VIENNA VIKINGS are looking forward to the start of the ELF 2022 season

The Vienna Vikings franchise model, which was launched in September 2021, is about to embark on a premiere season of a very special kind: in the fast-growing sport of American football, the kick-off for the European League of Football 2022, the "Champions League" in American football in Europe, is coming up on June 4th. As one of twelve teams from five nations, the Vienna Vikings, Vienna's No. 1 in football, will be at the start of Europe's top league of American football.

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Interesting Guest Lecture for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (USA)

04 / 2022

Interesting Guest Lecture for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (USA)

For the students of the class "Professional Sports Law" of the William S. Boyd School of Law of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (USA), CEO Markus Kraetschmer was able to give an interesting guest lecture together with Georg Festetics, the founder of Munegu Sport.

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CSR - What meaning do these 3 letters have for the future of the sports industry?!

04 / 2022

CSR - What meaning do these 3 letters have for the future of the sports industry?!

Really every company has to deal with this topic today, there is no getting around it, and therefore it is only clear and logical that these 3 letters have also gained a foothold in the sports industry for some years now! In this article we want to give you a brief overview of essential terms related to CSR, point out some important ground rules and why this area will become so important and crucial for clubs in the future!

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The cost of a soccer game

03 / 2022

The cost of a soccer game

The football season is entering the decisive phase, after the pandemic-related restrictions the stadiums are filling up again, the clubs have chances for important revenues, however, there are also high costs that cannot be neglected! Markus Kraetschmer explains in a professional commentary the different types of costs that have to be taken into account around a football match and shows the important factors that ultimately have a decisive influence on the total costs of a match!

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"Sports & Business" - Interesting Discussion at the "Super Tuesday" of the ÖAG

02 / 2022

"Sports & Business" - Interesting Discussion at the "Super Tuesday" of the ÖAG

On the occasion of the sporting highlights of 2022 such as the Winter Olympics in Beijing, the Super Bowl in Los Angeles, the Women's EURO in England as well as the Men's World Cup in Qatar, a top-class panel of experts discussed the current challenges, but also business and networking opportunities of these events at this Super Tuesday. In addition, there was an outlook on the next major events such as the 2026 World Cup in the USA, Canada and Mexico and also the new European League of Football, which will start its second season in May 2022 with the Vienna Vikings.

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Volleyball Bundesliga - the negotiations have started

02 / 2022

Volleyball Bundesliga - the negotiations have started

January 28th 2022 has definitely changed the Austrian Volleyball Sport - eight clubs of the men's Bundesliga have founded their own association to organize their competition themselves in the future. MK Consulting GmbH was engaged as a consultant for this purpose. In an exclusive interview with the trade medium "Sportbusiness.at" our managing director Markus Kraetschmer explains important parameters for the upcoming negotiations.

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Project "Our New Way" - the new Volleyball Bundesliga

01 / 2022

Project "Our New Way" - the new Volleyball Bundesliga

Eight men's clubs of the Volleyball Bundesliga (Hypo Tirol, SK Zadruga Aich/Dob, TJ Sokol V/Post SV Vienna, Union Volleyball Raiffeisen Waldviertel, UVC Weberzeile Ried, VBC TLC Weiz, VBK Wörtherseelöwen Klagenfurt, VCA Amstetten Lower Austria) have unanimously founded the association "Volleyball Bundesliga" (VBL) on January 28th 2022.

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2021

Teaching activities at the International Football Institute

12 / 2021

Teaching activities at the International Football Institute

With the winter semester 2021/22, Kraetschmer has accepted a teaching position at IFI (International Football Institute), which operates in cooperation with HAM (University of Applied Management, the largest private university in Bavaria, located in Munich/Ismaning and study locations in 11 German cities and Vienna).

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MK Consulting GmbH advises the Vienna VIKINGS on their way to the ELF

11 / 2021

MK Consulting GmbH advises the Vienna VIKINGS on their way to the ELF

The VIENNA VIKINGS, 5 x Euro Bowl winners and 15 x Austrian Champions in American Football (only men's competitions) will participate in the new European League of Football (ELF) starting in the upcoming 2022 season - our company is looking forward to another very interesting consulting mandate in team sports, this time in AMERICAN FOOTBALL for the VIENNA VIKINGS!

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Football Congress Germany in Regensburg - a summary

10 / 2021

Football Congress Germany in Regensburg - a summary

The initiative, started by former Austria Salzburg CEO Anton Pichler, has grown continuously and strongly in recent years and hosts an annual congress in D, A and CH, completed by the SUMMIT CHATTERS in Zürs/Arlberg.

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MK Consulting GmbH - the start has been made

09 / 2021

MK Consulting GmbH - the start has been made

After more than 26 years in different organizations owner and managing director Markus Kraetschmer (49) made the decision to begin a new chapter in his professional career and to act for the first time independently. The business branch covers management consultancy with a focus on sportconsulting.

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