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Further Qualification in First-Level Management

Holders of the further qualification in first-level management shall have the competence to plan and supervise the work of a working group, and to give induction training to employees and students in the duties of the workplace. Those who have completed the qualification have good communicational skills and are able to develop the operations of the working group under their supervision. They shall have basic knowledge of the work of first-level managers.

Depending on the optional module chosen, those who have completed the qualification shall possess particular expertise in how to strengthen client relationships, improve the profitability of operations, or develop HR work in their own team. They may also have obtained capabilities in the planning of a development project associated with their work.

Further Vocational Qualification in Business

Candidates have customer-oriented skills in business management, communications and interaction, languages and financial management. They use information and communication technology appropriately and work in different digital environments. They network professionally and improve their business skills systematically. They have the abilities required for entrepreneurship and first-line management. The competence of qualification holders varies according to the selected competence areas and optional units.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Business Services have the skills required in different assistant and secretarial tasks, information and document management tasks or lobby services and multi-service tasks.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Sales Work and Marketing have the skills required in sales, marketing or both. They know how to plan and implement marketing and sales, monitor the profitability of measures taken and improve the customer experience.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Estate Agency Services have the skills required in the valuation, selling and purchasing, or letting of apartments of housing companies and shares of real property companies. They master the principles of good estate agency practices.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Financial Services have the skills required in tasks involving finance, saving and investing, banking services, risk insurance, compensation services, pension insurances or back office operations. Qualification holders have an overall understanding of financial services and the operators providing them.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Business Administration, Financing and Accounting have the skills required in tasks related to payroll calculation, accounting, ledger management, closing the accounts, internal accounting and budgeting, or financial management guidance.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in International Business and Forwarding have the skills required in different import or export tasks in foreign trade. Students know the international operating environment to the extent required in their work.

Specialist Vocational Qualification in Business

Qualification holders have the skills required in demanding expert and managerial positions in the field of business. They have good business skills and are members of professional networks. They have communication and interaction skills and the language proficiency required in their work tasks. They use information and communication technology appropriately and work in different digital environments. They monitor the development of the business and develop the business operations and operating processes in their area of responsibility as well as their own competence. The competence of qualification holders varies according to the selected competence areas and optional units.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Human Resources Management have the skills required in different tasks related to the competence development and occupational wellbeing of personnel as well as in the management of employment relationship matters. They know how to support people in managerial positions and work as experts in personnel affairs.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Business Administration, Financing and Accounting possess a comprehensive understanding of financial management. For example, qualification holders know how to analyse, plan and monitor finances and financing activities, implement the monitoring of the budget or management accounting, and close the accounts for a corporation.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Sales Work and Marketing Communications have the skills required in the management and development of sales work or marketing communications, which they are able to plan and implement through multiple channels.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Trade have the skills required in managerial and expert positions in the development of sales work and assortment planning.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in Estate Agency Services have the skills required in expert and managerial positions in the real estate agency business in tasks related to the brokering of new buildings, the valuation of properties and apartments in housing companies, or the management of a real estate agency.

Qualification holders who have completed the Competence area in International Business have the skills required in working in expert positions related to international trade in different companies or organisations. Their positions may be related to international sales and marketing or to procurement.

Vocational Qualification in Business

Qualification holders have competencies in customer-oriented business management, communications and interaction, language and financial management. They work in different digital environments and network in a professional manner. They have the basic capabilities required for entrepreneurship and the capabilities to develop the skills needed to work in immediate supervisor positions. Qualification holders have the capabilities to develop new products, services, and customer experiences. Based on their choices, students can acquire competence, for example, in the following areas:

  • customer service, sales and service design
  • accounting, payroll, invoicing and ledger management
  • working in library services
  • working in a project and event production
  • marketing communications and content production
  • personnel support services and logistics services
  • financial services and management of customer relationships
  • planning business operation and working in an enterprise.