Build a business, earn a degree!
|The Werk's MBE® Programme and Certificate Course provides you with the essentials of successful entrepreneurship. It's not only about methods and techniques. The key objective is to accompany you on your way to tangible entrepreneurial success.||This does not mean sitting in an academic class for months or years, playing in the sandbox with other people's cases. It's real life — your start-up, your company project.|
Project Competence Degree
Learn how to become a successful business builder with our structured engineering approach!
You tackle your project and get top class, bespoke support.Profit from the experiences of renowned founders and experts. Build something to last.
You learn the ins and outs of business in a comprehensive way.How do the brightest minds approach business? Harness the power of experience!
You always keep your degree.
Startups can go bust. But no matter how it turns out:You retain the experience AND the University certification.
|With a degree, curriculum and reputation are all that counts. With a project, it's making it happen. That's why we cooperate with Steinbeis University's SMT School of Management and Technology, named after the trailblazer of the unique German "Dual System" of professional education. This system is one of the crucial secrets behind the success of German High Tech Industries. It builds upon the experience that knowledge is just the beginning. Only when complemented by practical skills and personality, entrepreneurial creativity gets real impact.||But with SMTs worldwide unique Project Competence Degree you get even more. Your learnings, the support you get are bespoke to your venture and to you as a person. Which resulted in a success rate of 99.8% over the last 4000 business projects SMT hosted. Ferdinand von Steinbeis' support gave Gottlieb Daimler of Daimler Benz the necessary push to make it really big. We expand his approach for the 21st century to give you the scope, the experience and the skills to build your own business. That’s our roots, that’s what we believe in, that’s why we do it this way. That's why we work together.|
DIRECTOR I LEADERSHIP, TEAM & COMPANY BUILDING
Peter founded his first Business in 1988. Together with friends such as Ekke and Bernhard he successfully founded his last venture ZFF some 3 years ago. Peter really loves to coach Deep Tech Start-ups.
COMMUNICATIONS & PITCHING
Ekkehard knows tech AND people. Building fully mechanical worldwide networks was a good start, but his true passion is "YES!". That's why he trains leaders in the art of getting agreements and results out of teams, business partners and clients.
FINANCE & CONTROLLING
Simon is a managing CFO of several Start-ups in Munich and regularly works on financing strategies and business plan projects. He is an experienced investor, interims Manager, and consultant.
BRANDING AND MARKETING
Max is both architect and economist. He's Director of BRAND PULSES//HAACKE ID which he founded in 2006. He is passionate about Brands and Marketing (not only for Start-ups) and teaches Brand Strategy at HTW Berlin, one of our competitors.
SALES & COMMUNICATIONS
After Bernhard left university with a PhD in Chemistry he learned sales from the scratch as a sales representative. He is some 20 years in business now as an expert for communication in sales, marketing and negotiations.
MARKETING & SALES
Ludwig is CDTM alumnus, serial entrepreneur, Investor, and by own account "Market Research Believer, HR Fanatic, and Sales Lover" His latest venture GERMANTECH DIGITAL provides innovation-as-a-Service.
LEGAL & TAX
Franz Wegener, attorney-at-law with Wegener & Adamaszek Rechtsanwälte. Berlin has been consulting technology, e-commerce and other Start-ups in corporate and IP law since 2005.
Walter Beck has co-founded SHB | Steinbeis Hochschule Berlin and is Managing Director at SCMT | Steinbeis Center of Management and Technology. With his colleagues, he invented the Project Competence Degree which is unique in university education.
We believe in results, and so we act.
In acting, we found partners. The Werk emerged from a cooperation of ZFF Zentrum für Führung and SCMT Steinbeis Center of Management and Technology.
The Werk enables. It creates the place for building, for growing brilliant discoveries and breakthrough inventions into viable products and services.
The Werk connects. It brings together just the right people in a growing network of labs, industry partners, scientific institutions, investors and venture makers. And it builds links between regional innovation clusters in Germany and all over Europe.
The Werk empowers. It multiplies the strength of a driven individual into the incomparably bigger power of the organized group.
The Werk evolves. We strive to develop an even better Werk on every day.
The Werk is on a mission. To shape approaches, connect minds, build businesses.
The Werk. Shape ideas into companies.