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As a result of increasing internationalization, digitization and  more complex business processes, the managerial demands ask for a variety of target-oriented strategic methods and procedures to which our master students will be introduced.


The master’s degree course in Industrial Engineering provides you with a huge range of interdisciplinary knowledge critical to work as a manager in a multinational technology oriented enterprise.

The MIE module architecture has been designed to reflect all critical stages in the industrial value-chain process that require managers expertise to ensure overall successful industrial performance.

Industrial Engineering Course overview

Production Organisation

In this module, students will learn how to plan an entire factory production process for an industrial serial production. This involves:

  • Factory/Plant design strategies

  • Production  program  planning

  • Virtual reality in production  planning

Prodcution Organisation

Material Flow Simulation

In this module students will learn how material flows in an industrial production processes  can be planned and optimized using 3-D real-time simulation software. This includes:


  • Simulating production processes

  • Material process flow optimization

  • Evaluating simulation algorithms

Material Flow Simulation

Process Based Business Development








An introduction to the concept of process based business development as an advanced management concept to overcome the limitations of functional structures based management. Thus offering new insights and strategies to meet today´s market requirements including:

  • Business Process Development

  • Process Engineering

  • Process Maintenance and Measurement

Process Based Business Development

Information Management

This module is introducing you to central concepts and terminology essential to understand and be effective in managing today´s industrial processes. It includes:

  • Planning IS-System Development

  • PPS and ERP-Systems

  • Integration of Information Systems

information management

Corporate Finance

Knowing how to finance industrial projects and processes and learning how to measure and calculate financial performance are key questions addressed in this module which includes:

  • Investment and financing strategies

  • Financial analysis and risk containment

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

corporate finance

E-Business Management

Being an effective manager in global electronically networked industries requires a thorough understanding of the opportunities and pitfalls in these new and rapidly emerging digital environments.  Learning how to apply the relevant frameworks, tools and methods critical in operating a successful E-Business are at the heart of this module focusing on aspects like:

  • Strategic  E-Marketing & Management

  • Internet of Things & Industry 4.0

  • IP and Data Protection in digital environments

E-Business Management

Materials Handling


Understanding how materials in an industrial context need to be handled over the entire life cycle is the focus of this module. This includes aspects like:


  • Planning of industry specific movement and storage solutions

  • Materials control and protection

  • Disposal strategies of materials, goods and packaging

Materials handling

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

How do take an idea and translate it into a viable business or take a technology innovation and turn it into a commercially attractive product are core questions addressed in this module:

  • From technology to Product Innovations

  • How to develop and manage technology innovations?

  • What does it take to build a Technology Startup?

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Total Quality Management (TQM)

Is all about ensuring top quality across the entire organizational value chain and to avoid any form of unnecessary waste of resources. This module includes for example:

  • Industrial organisation of TQM

  • Methods and Tools of TQM  (e.g. SPC)

  • Total Quality of Services

Total Quality Management (TQM)



Managing global logistic processes requires a thorough understanding of various business, legal as well as technical aspects in order to achieve the desired outcome. This module therefore addresses aspects including:

  • Principles of logistical planning

  • Optimizing logistical processes

  • Creating synergies in aligning real-time shipping and information flow




Increasing organizational complexity, market changes and environmental uncertainty require effective management information systems to ensure companies will meet their operational and strategic objectives. Controlling offers managers such instruments and frameworks including:

  • Project Controlling

  • Early Detection & Scenario Systems

  • Controlling based Cost Management


International Distribution

What are todays global requirements and strategies to optimize sales of goods and services to customers worldwide utilizing the variety of different online and offline channels? This module focuses on:

  • Marketing Channel Systems

  • Development of Marketing Channels

  • Multi-Channel-Management

International Negotiation and Contracting​

International Negotiation and Contracting


This module offers an introduction into how to design and manage business negotiations, what are the key building blocks in preparing international business contracts and how to avoid legal pitfalls. Thus focussing on:


  • Structure and process of business negotiations

  • International negotiation strategies

  • Business contracts architecture


Here you will find a sample collection with a short introduction of some of the key modules offered as part of the Industrial Engineering Master program:

International Distribution
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