Aalen Nanodegrees

Would you like to boost your career but certain skills are missing? Apply for an Aalen Nanodegree at master level at Aalen University of Applied Sciences.
Gain the skills you need for advancing in your career and learn more about your topics of choice.

New Offer - Flexible and Compact

Your advantage:             Compact and flexible further education modules in blended-learning 

                                          format, which allow combining your studies with work or family

Target Group:                 Experts with first academic degree

Language:                       English (B2 skills required)

Investment 2018:           500€ (upon funding phase)

Starting 2019:                 1900€

Timing:                             Appr. 6 weeks

Completion:                    Certificate of the University of Applied Sciences Aalen / 5 ECTS

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This certified leadership module offers you the opportunity to study new concepts to help you implement effective and agile strategies as a modern leader. In addition to current leadership approaches in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing work environment, the course also focuses on international and intercultural leadership challenges.

Lecturer: Prof. Jana Wolf


Dates for 2019 pending


  • Agile leadership
  • Servant leadership
  • Leadership challenges today
  • Change management
  • Kotter's 8 step model for change
  • Guiding coalitions and leadership teams
  • Senge - dance of change
  • Leading through resistance
  • International perspectives and cultural differences
  • Challenges leading international teams
  • Leadership 4.0
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Dive into new strategies of innovation with our module „New Business Development and Innovation“. Change can be used as drive for innovation and for setting up new innovative business models in the digital age. You will learn different strategies for your business.

Lecturer: Prof. Ingo Scheuermann


Dates for 2019 pending


  • Introduction to business development
  • The new digital imperative: User Experience (UX)
  • Old and new strategies of business development
  • New business model development and transformation
  • Innovation and communication
  • Creativity techniques/approaches
  • Blue Ocean Strategy
  • Digital transformation management
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Our module “International Project Management” offers you an overview regarding classic and agile project management methods. Additionally, you will be provided with a tool set for successfully managing projects in international environments.

Lecturers: Prof. Harry Bauer and Prof. Arndt Borgmeier


  • Online Phase I: 01.11.2018 - 22.11.2018
  • Attendance Phase: 23.11.2018 - 24.11.2018 and 01.12.2018
  • Online Phase II: 02.12.2018 - 16.12.2018

Application deadline:

Dates for 2019 pending


  • What is project management?
  • Classic project management vs. agile project management (i.e. SCRUM, Kanban)
  • Project planning
  • Detailed planning and executing the project
  • Project leaders and project teams
  • Criteria for successfully conducting projects
  • Working in international teams

We would be pleased to welcome you to one of our modules: Application form

The project KoMaZe is funded by means of the European Social Fund (ESF), Ministry of Social and Integration and Ministry of Science, Research and Art Baden-Wuerttemberg.