Course description
Name of the program:English, International Business and Project Management
Target groupFirst designed for engineers, managers in sales and marketing, and persons in charge of international projects. Frequently taken by employees who have often contact with English-language business partners.
Profile of the programThe course consists of two modules.

Module 1 consists of intensive English language training, preparing for international tasks in sales and management. Special attention is given to spoken English.

Module 2 offers expert seminars concerning the subjects relating to international business and projekt management. Here, practical skills such as international team leadership, techniques of negotiations and presentation are taught alongside with theory of project management, international business law, international economics and comprehensive communication.

Both modules require active participation. Technical knowledge is taught by means of practical exercises and case studies.
ContentModule 1

The company
Business environment
Additional subjects

Module 2

Transnational management communication
Management of international projects
Presentations and negotiations
Discussion and debate
International business law
International team leadership
  • Lynn Beechey-Volz, BSocSc University of Cape Town (South Africa), CTEFLA (International House) London, Intercultural trainer (LTS) Bath, England
  • Dr. rer. pol., Dipl.-Ökon. H. Krämer (professor for economics at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences)
  • Herr Simmonds BA (Hons.), MBA Univ./Warwick
  • Dipl.-Übersetzerin Doris Rost (Intercultural Sales Trainer)
  • Dr. phil., Dr. habil., M. Thiele, M.A. Universität Münster (professor for presentation techniques at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences)
  • Dr. jur. Rainer Schackmar (professor for international business law)
  • A. Loose, Beraterin (trainer and coach for international team leadership and processes for change)
  • K. Pickard, TEFL, trainer for sales and communication
LocationKarlsruhe University of Applied Sciences

Course starting in winter semester:

Module 1   9 October to 12 December 2015

Module 2   8 January to 5 March 2016


Course starting in summer semester 2016:  

Module 1    11 March to 11 June 2016

Module 2    17 June to 22 July 2016,

(including summer break)

16 September to 30 September 2016

DurationExtra-occupational, 8 weekends each

Fridays 3 - 7:45 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
FeeModule 1: € 1.600,-- Duration: 112 hours
Module 2: € 1.600,-- Duration: 112 hours
Module 1 + 2: € 3.000,-- Total duration: 224 hours

Every module can be booked separately.
ContactInstitut für Wissenschaftliche Weiterbildung
at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences,
Ms Höfler (phone: +49 721/925-2812, fax: +49 721/925-2811 or email: frauke.hoefler[at]
Downloads (in German language)

Course details (.PDF)

Registration form (.PDF)

General terms and conditions (.PDF)