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A top-notch study program to succeed in Germany´s job market

A top-notch study program to succeed in Germany´s job market

ISM student Xuke Zhang dreamed of studying business in Europe back in high school. In the blog interview, he told us how his bachelor studies at ISM prepared him for the German labour market. [...]

Experiences of international students at ISM

Study

My name is Ilayda (23) and I am currently doing my Bachelor’s degree in Marketing & Communications Management. From 500 international students, I have decided to talk to two specific persons, who gladly shared their opinions and experiences at ISM. [...]

 

Will responsibility dissolve into algorithms? (Part 3)

Guide

The last part of the three-part series addresses questions about the liability of AI methods. When these are raised, things get tricky. Prof. Dr Marcus Becker and his team found in analyses, that the lack of transparency of algorithmic systems makes the legal examination of liability rules more difficult, as shown by the example of investment advice (robo-advisors).

 

Will responsibility dissolve into algorithms? (Part 2)

Guide

Part 2 of the three-part article series looks at the lack of transparency in artificial intelligence processes. This poses a significant problem, as those affected can hardly understand decisions and identify possible errors or damage. Prof. Becker therefore calls for black box algorithms to be made transparent in order to ensure appropriate responsibility.

 

Will responsibility dissolve into algorithms? (Part 1)

Guide

At a time when artificial intelligence is conquering broad areas of the world of work, healthcare and finance, questions are increasingly being asked about the benefits and how these algorithms are designed. Particularly as AI is already being entrusted with significant fields of activity. But how can artificial intelligence be linked to responsibility?

 

Inclusion in sports across national borders

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Students from the International School of Management (ISM, Germany), Helwan University (Egypt) and the American University of Beirut (Lebanon) have developed proposals on improving the integration of people with disabilities on Egyptian sports grounds during the inclusion workshop held at Helwan University […]

 

Which of the four learning types are you?

Guide

Whether it’s planned during exam preparation or by chance in everyday life: We all learn throughout our lives and acquire new knowledge until old age. But why does it seem that learning is easier for some people than for others? This may also be due to the learning situation. Different learning situations and materials are ideal for different types of learners. [...]

 

Your guide to Stuttgart

Guide

Stuttgart is a city full of history, culture, happiness and my home town. I was born and raised in this city and would say that as a local I know many of its most beautiful sides. If you are new in Stuttgart and are asking yourself "Where can I go out to eat?", "Where can I party?" or "What is the best place for studying?", I’d like to present this guide to the sixth-largest German city to you.

 

5 tips to fight exam anxiety

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Nausea, wet hands, a rapid heartbeat or trembling knees – those who suffer from exam anxiety know that it can be a real challenge. But exam nerves can be overcome with the right strategies. In this article, you will learn more about exam anxiety and what you can do about it. [...]

 

Working visa Germany - How to get a work permit in Germany

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Many international students decide to start their career in Germany after studying at a German University. Additionally, it is possible to search for a workplace in Germany after you have finished your studies in another country. In this article, we give you an overview over the most important regulations you need to know to get a working visa Germany and enter the German job market. [...]

 

A simulation for diplomacy: With the ISM delegation at the National Model United Nations in New York

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In the midst of the vibrant life of New York, the first NMUN members of this year's ISM delegation have arrived. They enjoy their time and discover the exciting life in the Big Apple. But they haven’t just come to enjoy the tourist attractions. We ISM students have planned this trip together to take part in the world’s biggest UN simulation game, the National Model United Nations. [...]

 

A top-notch study program to succeed in Germany´s job market

Study

ISM student Xuke Zhang dreamed of studying business in Europe back in high school. In the blog interview, he told us how his bachelor studies at ISM prepared him for the German labour market.[...]

 

Studying Marketing in Munich? Why not?!

Study

A little more than two years ago I have arrived in Germany with the goal of getting the best education possible and finding a job. Since I’ve been visiting the German School in Teneriffa and Germany has the biggest economy in Europe, the destination was clear. [...]

 

Career in the Fashion Industry Part II: Climbing the Career Ladder

Career

They have already made the leap into the industry: ISM alumna Julia Gaidies and graduate Laura Büttner give us exciting insights into the areas of trade marketing and wholesale. In addition, the two fashion professionals will give you valuable tips on what it takes for a career in the fashion industry. [...]

 

What is the job of a management consultant like?

Career

Anyone with a business degree is often drawn to management consulting. But what does a consultant's day-to-day work actually look like? ISM alumnus Sebastian Besser is a manager at MHP - A Porsche Company, one of Germany's leading consultancies for mobility and IT. In this interview, Sebastian tells us about his work and promising developments in consulting. [...]

 

An MBA degree at ISM as a career boost in the IT industry

Career

Computer Science Engineer Indira Gosh had already been successfully working in various capacities within the IT sector in India, before she decided to pursue her MBA degree at ISM in Munich. In this blog, Indira tells us what she learnt from her MBA at ISM and how she experienced her first job in Germany at Siemens[...]


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