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In this section you can find press releases and announcements regarding Berlin School of Business and Innovation.

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Berlin School of Business and Innovation officially launches with opening event in Berlin

The school aims to create local employment in higher education, working with academic and business partners to provide far-reaching opportunities for students.

Royal Patronage announced to help guide the future direction of BSBI art programmes.

Berlin, 7 November 2018 – Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) officially opened on Tuesday 6 November in Berlin. The ceremonial event celebrated the first achievements of the young institution, as well as announcing future developments.

BSBI launched earlier in 2018 with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in business administration; tourism, hospitality and events management; marketing; finance, fashion retail and luxury management. The school welcomed its second intake in October, reaching over a 100 new students coming from India, Mexico, Pakistan, Italy, Greece, Jordan, China, Azerbaijani, Lebanese, Nepal, Tadzhikistan, France; and it is currently expanding its portfolio of courses and collaborations.

The event was hosted by Alexander Zeitelhack, recently appointed Associate Dean at BSBI, who outlined the vision of the institution in his opening speech. “Our mission is to educate, train and integrate students from all over the world into the German culture and economic landscape.

“Working with international educational and commercial partners, we aim to grow our presence in the higher education sector in Germany. This will benefit our students, who will have access to many career opportunities, and support the industry in the country by generating employment.”

As a testament to BSBI’s commitment in opening new opportunities to students, the event saw the participation of representatives of businesses, education providers and employment sector who share the schools’ values and attention for innovation. The keynote speakers included Professor Marco De Marco, Dean of Economy Faculty at International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, and Andreas Gall, Chief Innovation Officer at Red Bull Media House.

The ribbon cutting ceremony marking the official opening of the school was led by His Royal Highness Prince Paul Philippe Hohenzollern of Romania and Her Royal Highness Princess Lia of Romania, Patrons of BSBI. They were introduced alongside Her Serene Highness Princess Madeleine of Bentheim and Steinfurt, Honorary Patron of BSBI.

The school’s patrons will play an instrumental role in helping the institution deliver its vision of inclusive business education. Thanks to their support, the school has launched the BSBI Patron Scholarship, a grant designed to give domestic, European and international students the opportunity to study in Berlin.

“We believe in making higher education truly accessible for everybody, and we are confident that we can create affordable programmes that deliver in quality and employment prospects for our students,” said Alexander. “With this scholarship, we can offer talented individuals the unique opportunity to study in Germany and enjoy the learning experience we have created at BSBI.”

Berlin School of Business and Innovation combines traditional classroom-based teaching and blended learning. The school also works with several partners to provide students with dedicated services, learning resources outside the classroom and career opportunities.

Sagi Hartov, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of BSBI, recognised the support given to the school by these collaborations: “Our students are our main focus and we believe that we need to provide for them beyond the academic offer.

“Working with leading companies we ensure every aspect of their experience is taken care of, so that they can truly focus on their studies. Most importantly, our partners provide guest speakers, visits and internships to give our students a practical understanding of how the concepts they are learning apply to real businesses.”

For more information, please visit https://berlinsbi.com/

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About Berlin School of Business and Innovation

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) is located in the heart of Berlin, on Potsdamer Strasse. The cosmopolitan Schöneberg area will provide graduates with the opportunity to be close to some of the biggest international corporations, enhancing their chances to become exceptional leaders in their chosen field.

Every course is designed with three principles in mind – Enterprise, Leadership and Success – which is why each programme focuses on improving practical business skills and understanding of the industry. Students will receive the tools and information they need for professional success, as well as support from industry focused academics who are at the top of their field. They will also benefit from extensive career support for guidance and advice.

Berlin School of Business and Innovation appoints Alexander Zeitelhack as Associate Dean

Berlin, 26 October 2018 – Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) has today announced the appointment of Alexander Zeitelhack to the position of Associate Dean.

Alexander Zeitelhack has more than 30 years of experience in management and communication. After a humanistic education and further studies in economics, he graduated in business administration in Nuremberg and then started his career in the media industry. 

Holding leading roles in broadcasting corporations and media companies, Alexander developed a keen interest in new media, digital disruption and the future of work. He has also been teaching media management, future research and social entrepreneurship at the Ohm University in Nuremberg for 25 years, where he held the position of Managing Director from 2009 to 2013.

Berlin School of Business and Innovation officially launched in 2018, with Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes in business administration, marketing, finance, tourism, hospitality events management, and fashion retail. The school welcomed its first intake earlier this year, and is looking to attract more domestic and international students under Alexander’s academic leadership.

“Strong ties with the German culture and business landscape, a portfolio of international programmes and social entrepreneurship are the driving forces at BSBI,” said Alexander, commenting on his appointment. “The school also has a keen academic focus on students, engaging them inside and outside the classroom to develop a sense of community beyond their studies.

“BSBI aims to add value to the students’ learning experience through key academic and business partnerships, helping them realise their potential. I am looking forward to giving my contribution to delivering this mission.” 

As an entrepreneur and consultant, Alex is a specialist in visionary thinking and innovative concepts, resources that are at the core of BSBI future plans. Sagi Hartov, Executive Chairman at BSBI, said, “Our vision is to offer a learning experience focused on entrepreneurship, leadership and employability.

“We are happy to welcome Alexander to our team. His extensive experience and passion for innovation will help driving the growth of our institution, attracting domestic and international students,” added Mr Hartov.

For more information, please visit https://berlinsbi.com/

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About Berlin School of Business and Innovation

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) is located in the heart of Berlin, on Potsdamer Strasse. The cosmopolitan Schöneberg area will provide graduates with the opportunity to be close to some of the biggest international corporations, enhancing their chances to become exceptional leaders in their chosen field.

Every course is designed with three principles in mind – Enterprise, Leadership and Success – which is why each programme focuses on improving practical business skills and understanding of the industry. Students will receive the tools and information they need for professional success, as well as support from industry-focused academics who are at the top of their field. They will also benefit from extensive career support, guidance and advice.

Berlin School of Business and Innovation welcomes first students to its Global MBA

The school offers a portfolio of affordable undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to launch international careers.

Berlin, 15 June 2018 – Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) has welcomed the first students to its Global MBA programme in the German capital, officially launched earlier this year.

Students arrived in Berlin to be introduced to the school by the Senior Programme Manager Beate Appel, receiving useful information on the courses and all the services that will be provided throughout their studies. Following the induction they took part in a study week dedicated to German language and culture, to then start their lessons in early June.

BSBI officially launched in 2018, with programmes of bachelors and master in business administration, marketing, finance, tourism, hospitality events management, and fashion retail. These first candidates will all study for the Global MBA, a programme designed to build a career in international business giving learners a truly global perspective.

Sagi Hartov, Managing Director at BSBI, said: “We are excited to welcome our first students here in Berlin. This is a highly sought after destination for higher education, and we are happy to see that our academic offer has already been able to attract candidates eager to further their studies with us.

“At BSBI we are truly committed to helping our students build a successful future. Our goal is to create new opportunities and provide them with a platform to excel in their chosen field, offering affordable quality education with career oriented programmes that will equip them with the necessary skills to become accomplished professionals.”

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation’s postgraduate programmes have been selected among those offered by Università Telematica Internazionale UNINETTUNO. The programmes will be delivered by BSBI faculty through a blended method of on-campus lectures and study activities in Berlin, as well via the UNINETTUNO e-learning platform and didactic model.

To deliver a complete and inclusive educational experience, BSBI works in collaboration with several international institutions. The Language Gallery (TLG) will provide the German language classes for students across all courses, whilst e-learning provider InterActive Pro will support with the online delivery.  

All courses use hands-on teaching methods, such as case studies, visits to businesses, guest speakers, and classroom discussions. Students will be provided with free German language lessons, and will also undertake an internship within the relevant sector to enhance their understanding of the German workplace.

Further assistance will be provided by a wide range of services, including student support, employability counselling and career guidance.

“We want our graduates to be able to enter the job market as highly qualified professionals, and we will be helping them throughout their studies and after their graduation,” added Mr Hartov.

For more information please visit: https://berlinsbi.com/ 

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About Berlin School of Business and Innovation

The Berlin School of Business and Innovation (BSBI) is located in the heart of Berlin, on Potsdamer Strasse. The cosmopolitan Schöneberg area will provide graduates with the opportunity to be close to some of the biggest international corporations, enhancing their chances to become exceptional leaders in their chosen field.

Every course is designed with three principles in mind – Enterprise, Leadership and Success – which is why each programme focuses on improving practical business skills and understanding of the industry. Students will receive the tools and information they need for professional success, as well as support from industry focused academics who are at the top of their field. They will also benefit from extensive career support for guidance and advice.