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If you're keen to get on, don't wait until the end of your studies to launch your career. Study with Daimler for a business degree from the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DHBW), and you'll have the best possible introduction to corporate life – and the best chances of promotion.

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Many possibilities, one direction: up. Below is an overview of the dual study business courses available with Daimler.

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Help people to realize their dreams. As one of Germany's leading automotive banks, Mercedes-Benz Bank ensures our customers remain financially mobile and covered at the same time.

Theory

Your major subject will include banking operations, business administration and economics, as well as in finance and accounting. You can deepen your knowledge of commercial papers and derivatives for example. You will write a dissertation during your sixth assignment before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts.

Practice

Deployment across various business areas and dealerships will provide you with a thorough insight into of the company. Through the active participation in the day-to-day business activities and a range of project tasks you will learn all about the operational sequences in different departments.

Areas of deployment

  • Risk management: Analysis and decision-making for the granting of loans
  • Leasing and financing: e.g. in the private vehicle, fleet management (major customer accounts) and CharterWay (truck leasing) divisions
  • Bank project: Design, marketing and sale of bank products (deposit accounts, credit cards, savings plans, etc.)
  • Strategy: Medium and long-term planning for future corporate strategies

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

The theoretical education at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University will take place in Stuttgart.

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

A company that aims to be the market leader needs people who know the market. The internet has revolutionized the way we do business, and created new opportunities. As a graduate of our dual study business studies/commerce course, it will be your role to use these potentials, online as well as offline.

Theory

Alongside basic business principles, you'll learn all you need to know about marketing and commerce as you focus on different areas. The study of web technology is mandatory. You will write your dissertation in the sixth semester and graduate with a Bachelor of Arts.

Practice

During the course you'll become acquainted with several branches and centers. Closely involved in day-to-day business activities, you'll be regularly challenged to put your knowledge into practice. Various training programs round off the course.

Areas of deployment

  • Finance and accounting. Budget planning and invoice verification
  • Marketing: Planning strategies to win new customers and keep existing ones loyal
  • Commerce: Product marketing, design of business processes, and costing
  • Web technology: Online marketing, online market research, online rights, etc.

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

The theoretical education at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University will take place country-wide.

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

This course looks at the company as a whole. You'll learn the necessary skills to manage and coordinate processes from start to finish in a global company.

Theory

On this traditional business studies course, core subjects will include business studies, economics and finance and corporate accounting. In your third year you will specialize in two areas and afterwards do a practical project of current concern within the company. This will form the basis of your dissertation.

Practice

During your studies, you'll work in various areas of the company, making valued contributions to day-to-day operations and diverse projects. In this way you'll get to know the entire organization, including an international assignment, before graduating with a Bachelor of Arts.

Areas of deployment

  • Sales and marketing: Analyzing markets and customer requirements in order to optimize products and sales – during an assignment in one of our branches, for example.
  • Finance and controlling: Budgetary planning for future product developments and capital investment.
  • Procurement and logistics: Coordinating our various suppliers for optimal outcomes.
  • Marketing: Strategic marketing and product management.
  • Functional areas such as HR and IT: HR planning and reporting, IT strategy management, architecture and infrastructure.

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

The theoretical education at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University will take place in Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Heidenheim, or Berlin.

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

A global company needs people who think – and act – globally. As a dual study graduate in business studies/international business, you will be ideally equipped for a wide range of international roles.

Theory

English, German and partly Spanish – you can gain an insight into your future deployment areas just from the languages used in the lectures. Learning takes place in small study groups in direct contact with your tutors, through the use of case studies and through self-study in main topics. The course also includes a semester abroad in another European country.

Practice

Your practical application will give you the opportunity to use your theoretical knowledge in a real working environment. Thorough involvement in day-to-day business activities and a range of accompanying training courses will ensure you are optimally prepared for your subsequent assignments. You will graduate from the course with a Bachelor of Arts.

Areas of deployment

  • Sales and marketing: Analyzing markets and customer requirements in order to optimize products and sales
  • Finance and controlling: Support services for companies outside Germany
  • Procurement and logistics: Designing optimal purchasing concepts for our global manufacturing sites
  • Marketing: Strategic marketing and product management
  • Functional areas such as HR and IT: HR planning and reporting, IT strategy management, architecture and infrastructure

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

The theoretical education at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University will take place in Stuttgart.

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

When you're moving products and materials around the world, high-quality logistics are essential. As a graduate of our business studies/transportation and logistics course, you will help organize complex logistical processes related to suppliers and customers.

Theory

This study is based on the general scientific and logistics-related principles of business management. With a range of key topics, from business administration to warehousing and fleet management, you will be trained extensively. Projects that build on one another are rounded off in the sixth semester with your Bachelor dissertation.

Practice

During the course you'll be closely involved in various business areas. Additional training programs will prepare you thoroughly for your career.

Areas of deployment

  • Project management: Planning of logistics information systems; selection or development of IT systems for logistics tasks
  • Planning of logistics systems.
  • Logistics data management: Coordination of internal data transfer
  • Supply chain management: Optimizing the entire logistics chain
  • Warehouse management, manufacturing logistics, goods distribution, supply chain management, process optimization and IT controlling.

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

The theoretical education at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University will take place in Heidenheim.

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

Experience what it’s like to work in the world of banks and insurances at a big company in the financial service sector. Daimler Insurance Services is a 100% owned subsidiary of the Daimler Financial Services AG and operates worldwide as an insurance provider for Daimler in the field of automotive insurances of our customers, as well as in the field of company insurances of our production sites and retirement planning of our workforce.

Theory

Your major subject will be business administration with focus on insurances, economics and finance and accounting. Deepen your knowledge in the areas risk management, reinsurance, actuarial mathematics and rating. You will complete your studies in the sixth semester with your bachelor thesis, your final exams and 2 projects, and graduate with a Bachelor of Arts.

Practice

By doing several assignments in different national and international business areas of Daimler Financial Services a comprehensive insight into the company is provided. Through active participation in daily business and project tasks you will learn more about the working processes of different areas.

Areas of deployment

Assignments are possible in respective areas of the company such as risk management, product management, marketing and sales of insurance products, actuarial practice, finance and controlling, fleet management or strategic projects, in order to give you an insight into the company, its structure and strategy.

  • Risk Management: systematic detection, analysis, evaluation, monitoring and control of risks in the development and calculation of insurance products
  • Controlling: Taking over planning, coordination and monitoring tasks for the management of the company
  • Operations: Administration and processing damage events
  • Marketing/Sales: Analysis of market and customer interests for the optimization of our products and its distribution
  • Fleet Management: Development and distribution of specific insurance products for fleet costumers

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

The theoretical education at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University will take place country-wide.

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

A systematic – and international – approach to developing your career. As an international business informatics analyst, you'll combine commercial, interpersonal and IT skills, using them as the basis for making crucial organizational decisions in an international context.

Theory

The course focuses on business informatics, systems development, IT, business administration and project management. Small classes with around 30 students promote close contact with your colleagues as well as your tutors. This international course can include a semester abroad spent in another European country. In your final year of study, you'll write your bachelor thesis before graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree.

Practice

You'll be closely involved with various IT and business areas. The course is complemented by training courses that are updated annually and specialized lectures.

Areas of deployment

  • IT or as direct support for one of the following customer areas: design, development or optimization of IT systems
  • Project management: Working on the development of complex IT solutions
  • Applications: In specialist functional areas such as support for a specific application
  • Business analyst: Process analysis and business analysis

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

A systematic approach to developing your career. As a business informatics analyst, you'll combine commercial, interpersonal and IT skills, using them as the basis for formulating crucial organizational decisions.

Theory

The course focuses on business informatics, systems development, IT, business administration and project management. Small classes with around 30 students encourage direct contact not only with your colleagues but also your tutors. In your final year of study, you'll write your thesis before graduating with a Bachelor of Science.

Practice

During the course you'll be closely involved with various IT and business areas. The course is complemented by training courses that are updated annually and specialized lectures.

Areas of deployment

  • IT or as direct support for one of the following customer areas: design, development or optimization of IT systems
  • Project management: Working on the development of complex IT solutions
  • Applications: In specialist functional areas such as support for a specific application
  • Business analyst: Process analysis and business analysis

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

The theoretical education at the Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University will take place in Stuttgart, Karlsruhe, Heidenheim or at the Berlin School of Economics and Law.

Thank you for expressing your interest in a vocational training and/or a dual study program in cooperation with Daimler AG. Our vocational traineeships and dual study programs are just as suited to women as men, and we also welcome applications from people with disabilities.

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