Business courses - Half-time studying. Full-time learning.

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.

Overview of business courses.

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

Business courses

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.

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.

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 objective of the study programme is to give you a deeper understanding of information technology core competences in addition to a profound business education. This puts you in position to competently support business development at Daimler Truck and to help create the conditions for the company’s market success in industry 4.0 technologies.


  • Compulsory subjects in business administration: accounting, marketing, economics, financial book-keeping, law, human resources, material and production management, information technology, mathematics, statistics, working academically, general business administration
  • Compulsory subjects in industry 4.0: IT basics, introduction to industrial management, information management, communication systems, IT management and IT law, development and design in the field of 4.0, such as Cyber Physical Systems, Digital Enterprise, Cloud Computing, Business Intelligence & Big Data

During your studies you will work independently in various business units. You will create and accompany the exciting changes making for the success of industry 4.0 technologies. We will support you at every stage and provide you with an understanding of your job - and your future business.

Areas of employment

  • Marketing and sales: strategic marketing, market research
  • Finance and accounting/controlling: balancing accounts, investment and finance
  • Human resources and organization: HR management, remuneration policy, HR development
  • Procurement and logistics: organizing cooperation with various suppliers

At these locations the apprenticeship is offered:

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.

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.

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:

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