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This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This web site reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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Refugees Initiative

Qualification program for academics: Business Administration

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INSTITUTION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

University of Potsdam

COUNTRY

Germany

CITY

Potsdam

Address

University of Potsdam
Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam

TYPOLOGY

- Help desk and supporting services for refugee students
- Language and other introductory courses for refugee students

TARGET GROUPS

- Newly arrived refugees
- Refugees of second generation

DESCRIPTION AND METHODOLOGIES

This project intends to qualify further individuals with foreign academic degrees in Business Administration and to refresh their specialist knowledge.

Academics with foreign degrees are often not employed at a level corresponding to their qualifications, or experience difficulties in entering the labour market at all. UP Transfer GmbH at the University of Potsdam is offering a practical qualification to address this issue. This university qualification will give the participants an opportunity to improve their current employment opportunities.

Course description

• Specialised training: Introduction to Business Administration, Introduction to Financial Accounting, Introduction to Cost and Performance Accounting, International Trade Relationships, Employment and Tax Law, Introduction to Health Economics, Marketing/Business Development, Controlling
• General career training: Preparation for the Application Process, Intercultural Communication, Microsoft Office, Project- and Conflictmanagement, Communication in work team
• Company internship: The internship phase is also intended to help the participant prepare to enter into a working relationship
• Certification awarded: Certificate
• Duration: the theoretical part in classes takes 5½ months, the intership is intended
for at least 1 month

Contact:
Katrin Mischun (Project Manager)
E-Mail: katrin.mischun[at]uni-potsdam.de