The construction and real estate industry is characterized by the numerous small and medium-sized companies. There are also various large companies with corporate structures. In all these companies, managers with the skills of civil engineers and business managers are increasingly required to solve the complex technical and economic challenges.
The degree course in Civil Engineering and Business Management is the ideal preparation for these future management positions in companies in the construction and real estate industry along the value chain of the real estate life cycle.
Civil engineers and business managers are urgently needed by many employers. Potential employers are not limited to companies within the classic construction value chain, but can be found along the entire life cycle of real estate - i.e. all the way to the real estate industry.
Examples of possible future employers:
- Construction companies
- Project Developers
- Project management and project control
- Planning companies
- Construction and real estate departments of companies
- Facility management
- Investment companies
- Banks and insurance companies
- Consulting companies
- Housing companies
- Property valuation
- Public sector: construction and property management
For a successful career in the construction and real estate industry, students can benefit from an extensive network within the degree program Civil Engineering and Business Management. In addition to the extensive network of professors and lecturers of the course, there is a close cooperation with the IWS Verband der Immobilienwirtschaft, the VHK-Forum "Bau" and the student VWI university group Stuttgart.
Together with the IWS Verband der Immobilienwirtschaft Stuttgart, the study program regularly organizes the Large Future Forum and the Small Future Forum. These formats are an ideal platform for the students to gain insights into practice and to establish important contacts directly with representatives from the companies.
This extensive networking with practice is also reflected in the high number of scholarships that can be offered and awarded each year by companies from practice in the study program Civil Engineering and Business Management. In 2019, a total of 16 scholarships were awarded in the Civil Engineering and Business Management degree program - this is one of the highest numbers of scholarships awarded in the individual degree programs at HFT Stuttgart.
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