From university to the real world - students as professional consultants It's an ambitious task to say the least: three university students are putting their books aside and getting a taste of the real world, up close and personal. Can they handle the job at hand? In our new three-part series Business Consultants in Focus, "Made in Germany" follows their journey.
Milad Mafi, Johannes Gehrmann and Maria Krehl are young and ambitious, and they’re looking for some practical experience to bolster the theory they’re studying at university. That’s why the three University of Hanover students are part of a junior enterprise called Janus Consultants. Their latest client is Airbus subsidiary Premium Aerotec.
Ugurlu Soylu, a bank manager of Turkish descent who lives in Germany, wants to launch an Islamic bank there. But he does not see it as a niche product solely for Muslim customers. He believes that the banking and financial crisis have spurred demand for a bank in which the investment model is based on goods and services with real commercial value.
Report by Christian Uhlig.
Our studio guest is Manfred Jäger-Ambrozewicz, a finance market expert at the University of Applied Sciences in Berlin
The worldwide battle for raw materials is dominated by a few global players — mainly mega-corporations created by a wave of takeovers and mergers in recent years. That leaves the much smaller German commodities traders to focus on more specialized raw materials.
Report by Claudia Laszczak.
Stuttgart-based software company Visenso is putting its experience with 3D programming to use in developing virtual classrooms. The firm's new learning software is proving popular in Germany, where companies are sponsoring cyber classrooms in schools. But Vivenso has also found clients in Asia, too.
Report by Marion Hütter.