The part-time Engineering Management degree programme is a comprehensive Business Administration and Engineering course covering engineering, business, communication and organization skills:
|Engineering||Business||Communication and organization|
The Business Administration and Engineering - Engineering Management bachelor's programme is aimed at those in full-time employment who have already completed advanced vocational training in a technical field, e.g.:
- certified Technical Specialist (Geprüfte(r) Technische(r) Fachwirt(in) (IHK) )
- certified Industrial Master (Geprüfte(r) Industriemeister(in) (IHK) )
- state certified Technician (Staatlich geprüfte(r) Techniker(in) )
- certified Technical Manager (Geprüfte(r) Technische(r) Betriebswirt(in) (IHK) )
- or similar
and who wish to gain a university degree with a technical focus part-time.
The Business Administration and Engineering - Technical Management degree programme is a cooperative higher education programme run by the Faculty of Business Administration and Engineering of Furtwangen University in conjunction with the Schwarzwald-Baar-Heuberg Chamber of Commerce (IHK) through § 33 (external examination) of the Baden-Württemberg State University Law.
Furtwangen University has designed the curriculum to teach the theory and practice of Business Administration and Engineering and is responsible for all examinations. The programme is organized and run by the IHK-Akademie in Villingen with the support of lecturers from Furtwangen University.
Graduates are awarded a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) degree from Furtwangen University.
The programme has a duration of 7 semesters which can be shortened to 6 semesters if work experience is recognized as a practical semester. During the course a total of 180 ECTS points are gained in the modules shown below:
|Business||Engineering||Labs and practical skills||Integration & interdisciplinary skills||Communication|
|7||Development Management & Agile Methods||Quality & Service|
|6||Marketing Case Studies||Measurement & Automation||Introduction to CAD||Process, Change- & Information|
Communication & Advertising
|5||Practical Internship Semester|
|Product Development, Design & Production||Business Simulation||Business Law||Marketing Research|
|3||Personal & Organisation*||Mechanical Engineering & Materials||Electrical Engineering & Electronics Lab||Empirical Methods||Academic Principles & Documentation|
|2||Business Accounting*||Electrical Engineering & Electronics||Physics Lab||Higher mathematics||Project Management & Presentation*|
|1||Principles of Business & Operations||Principles of Natural Sciences & Engineering||Principles of IT*||Basic Mathematics||Technical English|
* Those with advanced vocational training as a certified Technical Business Manager (geprüften Technischen Betriebswirt(in) IHK) will have the modules marked with an asterisk (*) accredited.
Descriptions of the individual modules can be found under "Downloads".
Lectures take place at the Chamber of Commerce in Villingen every Tuesday and Thursday evening and on Saturdays. Labs are held at Furtwangen University.