Certificate Programs

The TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning offers a wide range of scientifically based Certificate programs for the lifelong education of leaders and professionals from science, business and society at all stages of their career. The Institute therefore supports participants in achieving their career goals and responsibly mastering today’s social and economic challenges.

Our experienced lecturers combine the latest research results from all Chairs of the Technical University of Munich with the latest findings from practice. This enables participants in seamlessly integrating their newly acquired knowledge into their everyday professional lives.  For more information and to find the right program for you, please use our Certificate finder below.

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CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Certified Blockchain & Distributed Ledger Technology Manager

High flexibility through individual modular structure and digital learning

In this brand-new program corporate leaders learn how to implement and manage Blockchain and DLT technology and how to unlock its potential for the enterprise. The program offers maximum flexibility through pure Digital Learning and free choice of modules to suit the individual level of knowledge and professional background.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • Online/Distance
  • 10 - 11 weeks
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Business Design & Innovation

Successful implementation of business innovation

The entire process of business innovation is covered, from the initial idea to market entry. The implementation-oriented approach offers the
participants access to many years of practical experience in the private sector as well as to the entire range of scientific and technical knowledge findings.

  • German
  • Online/Distance
  • October 2021
  • 8 weeks
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Employer Brand Manager

Science and practice: how the employer becomes a brand.

The course enables participants to act competently in all phases of the employer branding process and explains how to build an employer brand. Numerous experts provide practical examples and high-ranking lecturers lay the scientific foundation.

  • German
  • Online/Distance
  • 22. March 2022
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

Ownership of Enterprise & Corporate Governance

Characteristics of the enterprise (ownership, size, political environment) and the role of IT.

This module investigates the firm’s position in the economy and society and its shaping forces by approaching the topics of Enterprise models, The role of IT in achieving the strategic objectives, Corporate governance, Cooperation, coordination and competition, Stakeholder communication, The governance of IT and the role of the CIO/IT leader.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • St. Gallen
  • On Campus
  • November every year
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

Finance & Accounting

Deep knowledge about financial, budgeting and accounting decisions.

This module covers financial, budgeting and accounting decisions by diving in the topics of Financial management, Investment options, Evaluating and dealing with financial risks, Financial statements & analysis, Corporate finance & valuation, Value based management, Financial planning, Alignment of strategy & finance.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • Munich
  • On Campus
  • December every year
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

BIM Professional

Deep insight into the BIM methodology by Germany's leading TUM experts.

The innovative “BIM Professional” method digitally maps the entire life cycle of a construction project in all phases. This program provides the scientific sound knowledge and all the necessary tools to make construction projects more efficient and to anchor the methodology in the company in the long term.

  • German
  • Munich
  • Blended
  • December 2021
  • December 2021 - February 2022
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

Business Processes & Technology

Knowledge and understanding in the field of business processes and the role of technology.

This module is the core concept of the interface between Business & IT, it covers: Managing and modeling business processes, Business processes and their role in building success, Business processes in risk management and decision making, Developments in information technology, The role of IT in modern business.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • Munich
  • On Campus
  • January every year
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

Market, Law & Ethics

The legal framework for markets with regard to ethical decision making.

This module covers the topics Marketing, Law and Ethics and how they are interrelated by diving in the topics of Marketing, law and business ethics, Dilemmas and ethical problems, The legal framework for markets with regard to ethical decision making, Decision making in critical situations.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • St. Gallen
  • On Campus
  • March every year
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Digital Twins

Making better decisions in urban planning with computer-aided visualization.

The course provides expert knowledge about the possibilities of the Digital City Modeling method. Experts from all areas of computer-aided visualization enable the participants to make decisions for their projects with the help of the Digital Twin method and show how to benefit from it.

  • German
  • Online/Distance
  • March 2022
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

Strategy & Organization

Insights into strategic corporate management working on a business simulation.

This module analyzes the fundamentals behind the firm’s business policy and the supporting role of IT by diving in the topics of Trends and its influence on organizations, Strategic analysis, tools & concepts, Strategic leadership, Information management & corporate organization, Strategic challenges like M&A, Leading strategy implementation.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • Munich
  • On Campus
  • April every year
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

Change Management & Human Capital

Knowledge about organization transformation, implementation of innovative IT systems.

This module is about initiating and guiding organizational change and the role of people in making it happen and covers the topics of Change management, Large organization transformation, The implementation of large and/or innovative IT systems, Methods to manage change and human resources, Managing human capital.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • St. Gallen
  • On Campus
  • May every year
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

Digital Transformation & Entrepreneurship

Principles of digital transformations that lead to profitable digital business models.

This module explains the basic principles of digital transformation that lead to profitable and sustainable digital business models and processes by covering the topics of Digital transformation around IT & societal mega trends, Innovation through IT processes, Research & development, The effect of digital innovations on business behavior.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • Munich
  • On Campus
  • June every year
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

Leadership & Cooperation

Introduction into management skills plus your individual leadership profile.

This module introduces and fosters management and leadership skills by covering the following topics: Leadership theories, Strategic and organizational leadership, Leading diverse and virtual teams, Selection and assessment of leaders, How to ensure cooperation and coordination in networks, Architecture for managing international networks.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • Munich
  • On Campus
  • July every year
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

Demand & Supply Management

Insights into operational parameters, either inhouse or in sourcing networks.

This module gives deep insights into operational parameters, either in-house or in sourcing networks by covering the topics of Business & IT alignment, The importance of strong demand management, Managing and controlling the IT operations, Vendor management, IT sourcing, Outsourcing strategies.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • St. Gallen
  • On Campus
  • September every year
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Certified Private Equity Analyst – CPEA (TUM/BVK)

The most comprehensive Private Equity program in Europe with exclusive TUM degree.

The CPEA is the most comprehensive European training program in the field of Private Equity & Investment Management. With high-ranking lecturers from science and business, this program offers a sound education at the highest academic level with a strong practical focus and an exclusive TUM degree.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • German
  • Munich
  • On Campus
  • October every year
CERTIFICATE (AND A MODULE OF EMBA IN BUSINESS & IT)

IT-Security & Privacy Management

Knowledge in IT security, risk management and the link with the organization-wide risk management.

The aim of this module is to understand the importance of safety and risk management with a special emphasis on IT-related risks specially around the topics of Security & risk management, Privacy management, Managing IT-Risks, Alignment of enterprise risk management and IT risk management, Dealing with Cyber Crime, Enhancing security awareness.

creditable on EMBA programs
  • English
  • Munich
  • On Campus
  • October every year
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification

Access to renowned TUM Certificate on EdX with flexible digital learning.

The Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt is the theory basis for the Green Belt and can be a valuable enrichment for everyone. The program covers the fundamentals of the Six Sigma methodology and of Lean Production, it can lead to a significant increase in efficiency in numerous areas.

  • English
  • Online/Distance
  • variable, self-paced
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Flexibility of digital learning with efficient online coaching on your project.

The Green Belt Certificate combines the highest level of theory impact with your individually coached project.
After having completed the project, significant efficiency effects for your enterprise, service sector or production process will be realized.

  • English
  • Online/Distance
  • variable, self-paced

Digitalisation in Aeronautics and Space

Introduction into new concepts and challenges in aerospace research

Aerospace is being impacted by Digitalisation like every other scientific field. The three-part MOOC series “Digitalisation in Aeronautics and Space” is thus devoted to examining the transformation that have already occured and forthcoming. An array of research fields are focused on in relation to this progress.

  • English
  • Online/Distance
  • variable, self-paced
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Design your Business

From the idea to a company

The participants will experience the entire foundation process – from customer analysis to storytelling and pitch training. Complex topics are explained in an easy and understandable way and different methods like Design Thinking, Lean Startup or Financing via Crowdfunding are discussed and tried out. Through the combination of theory and practice, the ability and mindset for any kind of innovation is laid. With many modern tools and instruments, the participants will learn how to work out any business idea in a vivid way.

  • German
  • Heilbronn
  • Blended
  • Dates on request
  • 5 weeks
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Patient safety: How to actively shape change

Change perspective toward a forward-looking, solution-oriented approach to risks

This continuing education program provides you with the tools you need to keep safety in the long-term spotlight while you carry out your work. Both scientists and practitioners teach in this modular program and provide well-founded, application-oriented training. The nine days of attendance focus on the change of perspective needed to deal with safety in the healthcare sector as well as solutions and best practices. Comparisons from the international sphere also inform the course instruction. Successful concepts from human factor training in aviation are presented, transferred to clinically relevant situations and deepened through simulation training. Participants will also acquire methods to actively shape safety, regardless of their job function or the current structure of their organization. The training concludes with the development of solutions that participants can directly apply to their work environments.

  • German
  • Munich
  • Blended
  • 2022
  • 5 months
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Mastering Digital Transformation

Skills for family enterprises and SMEs

Each seminar covers a specific element of digital transformation. The participants can acquire design, planning and implementation knowledge on the topics of digital strategy, digital technologies, innovation investment, customer experience, digital process design, platform economy, and transformation and change management.

  • German
  • Heilbronn
  • On Campus
  • Various start dates throughout the year
  • 8 modules (2 days per module)
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Sustainable Investing

For investors looking ahead

Sustainable investing is one of the strongest trends in finance. In addition to environmental aspects, social and governance-related aspects have recently come to the fore for investors. The program provides a comprehensive and practice-oriented presentation of the special features, opportunities and risks at a scientific level.

  • German
  • Heilbronn
  • On Campus
  • October 2021
  • 2 blocks of 2 days each
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Smart Farming and IoT in Agriculture

Deep understanding of Smart Farming Technologies and the Digital Transformation of Agriculture

This programme will provide you with deep insights into new technologies and their application fields in agriculture through hands-on exercises. Our blended learning format will enable you to gain the necessary know-how to complete the course as a competent and professional expert in Smart Farming.

  • English
  • Munich
  • Blended
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Mental Health in the Workplace

How leaders can maintain mental health of employees and identify and address psychosocial stress

In German companies, mental illness is now one of the most common reasons for sick days among employees. The rising number of these sick days often poses major challenges. Leaders are often not prepared for dealing with employees who are mentally stressed or ill. The Certificate Program provides participants with a holistic overview of how the mental health of employees can be maintained and promoted and how psychosocial stress can be identified and addressed. Participants also learn methods to promote the prevention of psychosocial stress in the work environment and to anchor the topic of “healthy leadership” in the corporate culture.

  • German
  • Online/Distance
  • October 2021
  • 3 Days
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Brauer Cursus Weihenstephan

Introduction to the science and technology of brewing

The Brewer Cursus, specially designed in collaboration with the Chair of Brewing and Beverage Technology at the Technical University of Munich, is the first comprehensive introductory course in the science and technology of brewing with a certificate qualification.

  • German
  • Munich
  • Blended
  • 12 weeks
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

TUM.wood

Practical ways into a new timber age presented by a unique research network

This program provides the most up-to-date ecological, economic, technical and architectural expertise on a wide range of topics in modern timber construction. The latest findings from science and practice are combined in a unique way, empowering you to design and build with wood.

  • German
  • Munich
  • On Campus
  • 2022
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Ecological Building

Planning and constructing sustainable buildings, neighborhoods and cities for the future

This program conveys the most current research in ecological construction. We empower participants to plan for future generations, evaluate sustainable buildings, think in terms of resource cycles, and consider biological construction and health aspects in planning.

  • German
  • Munich
  • Blended

Climate Positive Engineering

Discover the latest tools and technologies enabling climate-friendly construction

In this program, you will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to drive the decarbonization of the construction sector. The content focuses on current issues and, through a holistic approach, provides the latest scientific findings and prepares you for the future of climate-friendly building.

  • German
  • Munich
  • On Campus
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Sustainable Management & Technology

Support the transformation of organizations and companies towards sustainability

The program introduces current discussions on sustainable management and innovative biotechnologies. They learn to assess which trends and technologies have the potential to prevail on the market in the future. Furthermore, they will be able to strengthen economic, social and ecological sustainability, and to identify new business areas and technologies in good time.

  • German
  • Munich
  • Blended
  • February 2022
  • 13 weeks
CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Data Science

An introduction to computational tools to communicate results of data analyses

“Data science” introduces modern computational tools to manage, process, and visualize data and to communicate results of data analyses. This certificate program helps participants build core competencies in Data Science in a concise curriculum. Not only developing methodological competencies but also providing a deeper understanding of statistical principles and mathematical properties of the methods of data analysis.

  • English
  • Munich
  • Blended
  • February 2022

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Certified Private Equity Analyst

Featuring high-profile experts from the fields of science and business, the Certificate Program offers a comprehensive examination of the private equity sector at the highest level of academic excellence and practical relevance.

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Focus on Patient Safety

Healthcare professionals learn how successful concepts from the high-security organization of aviation can be transferred to clinically relevant situations to promote patient safety at the individual and organizational level.

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Built Environment Programs

For the fall intake 2021/22, we are planning to offer five programs in the Built Environment sector: from popular formats like the “Digital Twins” to new courses like “TUM.wood – Building with wood”.

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