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Which path you choose, the degree program provides you with technical competence and know-how

Module "Business Management" / Prof. Dr. Passenheim

Technical skills

Technical skills provide in-depth knowledge of the discipline, as well as knowledge of mathematics and natural sciences, as required for engineering work. The focus is on the theoretical and methodological orientation as well as the integration of learned content relevant for practical application in industries.

Business skills

Business competencies encompass approaches to leading positions in organizational performances and to learn valuable insights in business processes. You will learn how to build conflict resolution skills, develop negotiation techniques, understand financials in business, interpret big data, and negotiate in a cross-cultural settings.



Professionalization counts as the critical ability to succeed both academically and professionally and to stand out in today’s competitive job market. To develop students’ potential, the following skills are conveyed: communication skills, critical and structured thinking, Problem solving skills, teamwork capability, negotiating skills, self-management, time management, conflict management, cultural awareness, responsibility, etiquette and good manners, courtesy, self-esteem, sociability, integrity, empathy, work ethic, project management.

Module structure

The module overview offers an insight into the courses and the content of studies. In addition, students have the opportunity to attend further courses at the University of Applied Sciences Emden/Leer and work on projects. International students can take German language courses. There is also intensive support from the Technical Management coordination office and weekly mentoring.

You can find a detailed overview of the modules in the module handbook.

German courses

The University offers two German courses, level A1 to B2 each semester. You will receive 5 ECTS for the course. If you need to compensate missing credits, this is your chance to get points. If you want to work in Germany, we recommend that you improve your German language skills. Potential employers put great stress on the ability to communicate in German.
More information about why German is so important and tips and tricks to master the language can be found here.

Meet our Alumni

Prashanth Kumar Reddi

from India

Technical Management was the exact course I was looking for after my bachelors as there was equal opportunity to have peek into the management segment with a continued emphasis also on the core subjects - me being from a mechanical background. 

Muhammad Bilal

from Pakistan


Our former Master’s student Bilal Muhammad recently received his PhD from the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø, Norway. In addition, he has won a scholarship for his excellent performance from E.ON Stipendienfonds, a non-profit organization managed fiduciary by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V.

Excursions and events

The Coordination Office Technical Management organizes various factory tours and field trips during the summer and winter semesters.

Factory visits are mostly held by regional industry leaders and include a presentation of the human resources management, a tour and presentation of the company. In the foreground stands the practical insight into an industry and the career prospects for our students in a company.

International Evenings

International Evenings are organized by international students of the university and usually take place twice a month. Spend some great time with your fellow students in a cozy and relaxing atmosphere! Good food and refreshments will be provided.