Globalization and technology development advance rapidly. In a global market companies have to balance the ability to create and design innovative solutions as well as the ability to exploit them. Industry-based companies demand strategy-oriented personnel with a solid technological basis on the one side and an entrepreneurial attitude on the other. To meet the growing challenges and opportunities in a globalized economy, the need for leaders with international perspective increases
Rather than focusing on business administration, Global Production Engineering (GPE) enables engineers to create systematic technological innovation combined with efficient and effective industrial business management.
GPE graduates are often employed in managerial positions, and act as interface among multinational companies. . Its international character is advantageous for international value creation and technology management within a company.