Business and Management
Duration: 3 weeks; 6 June – 24 July
The famous American management thinker Peter Drucker said: “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” W. Edwards Deming remarked: “In God we trust, all others must bring data.” Today, those words are truer than ever. For competing in today’s markets, you need data and you need to know how to work with it. For most companies, the availability of data is not a big problem anymore. The crucial point is how to work with it. Therefore, data scientists are in high demand.
In the Berlin International Data Science boot camp, you will get an introduction to the basics of data science and its major tools. You will be working on real-world Data Science problems. You’ll become familiar with techniques used by data science practitioners and will gain a strong understanding of how to apply these techniques to relevant business problems. No prior experience or programming skills are required.
Duration: 3 weeks; 15 June – 3 July
Berlin is a dynamic hotspot for start-up founders. It is a diverse, international city with a worldwide reputation for innovation in the IT sector. Business angels, incubators, and accelerators support new businesses to get off the ground. But, as we all know, a lot of start-ups fail. These failures have different reasons, not only financial ones. It is necessary for start-up managers to have special knowledge to manage their start-ups: The ability to master theoretical and practical knowledge might distinguish a successful from an unsuccessful start-up.
Berlin International is an English language University of Applied Sciences with a very diverse student body and academic staff from all over the world. The summer course on managing start-ups combines up-to-date knowledge about establishing and running a start up with visits to Berlin start-ups and start-up hubs.
The sessions will be taught by experts on entrepreneurship. There will be lectures and workshops with entrepreneurs, innovators, educators, and designers. Topics include, inter alia, the business model canvas, platform business models, financing start-ups, organizational design for startups, digital marketing, legal frameworks, teamwork, innovation management, and project management for startups.
Duration: 3 weeks; 27 July – 13 August
All organizations – old, young, or new – are affected by the developments in the digital world: The digital tornado affects all organizations, all industries, and all services. Those organizations have to undergo a digital transformation in order to survive in a more uncertain and complex world. Therefore, it is crucial to know about the special tools for the digital transformation process.
Berlin is a dynamic hotspot for innovative IT companies. It is a diverse, international city with a worldwide reputation for innovation in the IT sector. Business angels, incubators, and accelerators support new businesses to get off the ground. In short: It is the ideal location for learning more about the consequences of the Digital Transformation, the groundbreaking transformation that changes businesses and business models and even whole societies.