Heilbronn University

Introduction

Heilbronn University ranks amongst the major institutions of Higher Education in the state of Baden-Württemberg where it caters for almost 8,000 degree-seeking students on four campuses, namely Heilbronn – Sontheim, Heilbronn – Am Europaplatz, Künzelsau and Schwäbisch Hall.

The university is a family-friendly, vibrant institution which is committed to innovative and interdisciplinary knowledge transfer. It works closely with its many partners in business, industry and the local community to create a sustainable and ethical learning environment for its students.


Its diverse range of study programmes in Business Studies, Engineering and Information Technology provide a sound theoretical grounding while integrating vocational elements such as industrial placements or project work. Focus is also placed on competence-based approaches in order to enhance student key competences across functions and disciplines.

Most study programmes have been created in direct response to the needs of local industries but an increasing number of courses are focusing on the challenges presented by today’s global business environment.

Over the last two decades, Heilbronn University has become a regional leader in technology-driven fundamental and applied research and has established its own Institute of Applied Research.

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Master in Software Engineering and Management

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Germany Heilbronn

The M.Sc. Software Engineering and Management has been tailored to the needs of students who are interested in interdisciplinary approaches and seek a good foundation for their future careers. [+]

Where the technological, organisational and entrepreneurial aspects of software development meet, you enter the exciting world of Software Engineering and Management At the heart of complex, multidimensional organisations, software engineering involves more than just the development of modern information systems. Consequently, software engineers need to move beyond the boundaries of their job-specific expertise and enhance their professional profiles by acquiring managerial and interpersonal competences. Software engineers who aim to be future business leaders should not only possess such multiple skills, but should be able to translate theoretical knowledge into business practices, engender interdisciplinary dialogues and communicate successfully in an international and intercultural environment. The M.Sc. Software Engineering and Management has been tailored to the needs of students who are interested in interdisciplinary approaches and seek a good foundation for their future careers. CAREER PROSPECTS The global world is characterised by steadily expanding world-wide networks, on the one hand, and a global shortage of IT experts, on the other. As a result, there is a growing demand for software engineers who can look forward to well-paid positions in industry. Thus, the job prospects for Master students in this field are highly promising. Prospective employers of our graduates are internationally operating companies which require a broad range of skills as well as specific expertise in software development. Alternatively, job openings may be provided by small and medium-sized enterprises which develop software solutions for larger companies. Finally, by successfully completing this Master programme, our graduates will be well equipped to set up their... [-]

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MA in International Business and Intercultural Management

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Germany Heilbronn

This Master programme prepares students to face the todays' business challenges. As a programmes' participant you will learn how to approach a highly complex, dynamic and globalised environment through the lens of sustainability and a thorough understanding on intercultural management. The MA in International Business and Intercultural Management is a multi-disciplinary programme that apart from teaching leadership and intercultural management techniques also lies a focus on marketing and finance. It further contains several courses on empiric research which will enable students to continue their studies with a PhD programme after completing this masters'. [+]

Todays’ business environment has become highly complex, dynamic and globalised. At the same time there is a paradigm shift in doing business. From Global Corporate Leaders to small business start-ups there is a rising in consciousness for more corporate responsibility. What this new business environment needs are managers with intercultural competencies, new leadership capabilities and awareness for sustainability issues. And this is exactly what the MA International Business & Intercultural Management offers prospective students. It is a multi-disciplinary Master Programme that has been developed by the university’s business faculties in close consultation with business and industry in response to a challenging and rapidly developing organisational environment.... [-]


MA in International Tourism Management

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Germany Heilbronn

The MA International Tourism Management is a multidisciplinary Master Programme that has been created by the university's business faculties in close consultation with business, industry and the professionals in response to a challenging and rapidly developing organisational environment. The programme is dedicated to qualifying first-degree holders for management positions in globally- operating tourism organisations. [+]

 

Tourism is a highly dynamic, continuously expanding and developing phenomenon. It has experienced remarkable growth in recent years, and the tourism sector is nowadays one of the industries that generate the highest levels of employment. Moreover, the number of tourist arrivals as well as the receipts from international tourism are constantly rising.

Tourism therefore needs managing. Activities in strategic planning, market research, e-commerce, project management and other specific management functions are becoming more significant all the time. All these activities demand an international and intercultural approach. The Master Programme in International Tourism Management prepares first-degree graduates for a successful career in this vibrant and dynamic sector.... [-]


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Heilbronn University

Address Max-Planck-Straße 39
74081 Heilbronn, Germany
Website http://www.hs-heilbronn.de/
Phone +49 7131 5040