In addition to teaching fundamental concepts, special attention is also paid to ensure that students acquire both technical knowledge and vocational skills required in the workplace.

Our many graduates are currently excelling in various industries and companies. Both the knowledge and training provided by our department will suitably prepare you for the following fields:

  • Production planning
  • Workplace engineering
  • Operations management
  • Factory planning and conceptual Factory design
  • Quality management
  • Project management
  • Procurement
  • Logistics
  • Supply chain management
  • Process management
  • Risk management
  • Product and innovation management
  • Strategic planning
  • Product development
  • Consulting
  • Controlling
  • Research & Development


In addition to supporting student's theses, we offer our expertise in various study and training courses and assist students in the acquisition of industry recognised certification.

The Department of Industrial Management currently provides services for the following programmes:

  • Business Engineering
  • Mechatronics & Microsystems Engineering
  • Business Consultancy and Business Consultancy International
  • Biotechnical Processes
  • Basic & Mid-Level Nursing Management

A selection of scientific papers from the department:

Bachelor theses:

  • Optimising setup-time for a laser beam melting device
  • Test process optimisation using digital media
  • Introduction of idea management for small and medium-sized businesses
  • Possibilities in the optimisation of supply chain management using RFID

Master theses:

  • Risk management in plant construction projects as depicted in a mechanical engineering company
  • The planning and implementation of a process of innovation in an international industrial company
  • Optimisation of production control in multi-variant electronics manufacturing as depicted in a typical automotive supplier
  • Opportunities for healthy workplace design in an international manufacturing company
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