The IEC was founded in 2011 by Dr. Mario Vaupel – a business executive with over 20 years of experience.

Our Goals

Professionally and enthusiastically, the IEC staff and its associated partners pursue the promotion of two challenging goals: 1. First, to strengthen the creative role of employees and executives via innovative and transfer-oriented development programmes. 2. Second, to promote the awareness and competences of employees and executives to deal with economic, social, and ecological challenges. To accomplish these objectives, the required profile of the IEC staff and its associated partners is extremely high. The staff of the IEC is not only specialized in programme management but also experienced in technical and methodological areas of competence. This high profile guarantees the implementation of the programmes based on up-to-date knowledge, future-oriented technology, and impact-oriented methodology.

Guiding Principle

With innovative and transfer-oriented study as well as certificate programmes the Institute of Executive Capabilities (IEC) strengthens the capability of employees and executives to handle increasing performance requirements based on future-oriented competences, mindsets, and practices. All programmes offered by the IEC are guided by the idea of strengthening the creative role of employees and executives and in particular their economic, social and ecological responsibility.

The Steinbeis Foundation

The Steinbeis Foundation is an institution promoting the transfer of technology and knowledge between universities and the industry. The foundation was named after Ferdinand von Steinbeis (1807-1893) - an economic politician from Baden-Wurttemberg, who established the basis for the dual education system in medium-sized enterprises.

The Steinbeis Network

The Steinbeis network comprises around 750 specialists Steinbeis transfer centers, consulting centers, research centers, transfer institutes and limited liability companies in Germany and worldwide.

Programmes taught in:
  • English (US)

This school also offers:

Executive courses

Steinbeis University Berlin - Institute of Executive Capabilities

The potential of our Master's programme "Business and Organizational Psychology" is applicable in the everyday routines of modern organizational life. The degree course o ... [+]

Master in Business and Organizational Psychology

The dynamic development of our economy and society and the many new challenges it creates in all areas of working life are calling for modern professional and management competencies.

Mastering these challenges needs specialists and executives with versatile and comprehensive training and skillsets who can apply their commercial and organizational psychological skills effectively at the place where human beings and the economic sphere intersect.

The Master programme teaches you the essential functional and managerial expertise and to develop the personal skills you need to understand and shape the many factors and mechanisms at work in any organization.... [-]

Germany Berlin
May 2020
English (US)
Full time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
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Location address
Steinbeis-Hochschule
Institute of Executive Capabilities (IEC)
Ernst-Augustin-Str. 15
12489 Berlin

Berlin, Berlin, 12489 DE