Programme in brief
Wanting to become a manager of a technical company? The Bachelor Industrial Engineering & Management in Eindhoven is your best preparation. Why? All aspects of managing a technical company are addressed. You will get experience by projects in real companies. You have great job opportunities after graduation in the Brainport region. What will you learn? Working in an (international) management team; leading your own team or starting your own business; problem solving in manufacturing, logistics and purchasing; essentials of marketing & sales, R&D, strategy, finance, HR; improving your business model; coping with cultural differences. Facts about Brainport/Eindhoven: strong concentration of high tech international companies; English is widely spoken, many internationals; affordable education system.
Content of the programme
The IEM bachelor program contains all aspects of managing a technology company in a coherent way. You will get hands-on experience by doing real projects in companies. In concrete the education focusses on problem solving in the areas of manufacturing, logistics and purchasing such as lowering costs, improving quality, delivering goods faster and increasing reliability.
What to expect from us
Our students are trained to become all-around experts in business engineering. With the knowledge and skills obtained at Fontys University students are likely to find work as managers or consultants in large and medium-sized production companies, but our graduates may also be found in the service industry or working for local authorities. Alternatively, there is the possibility to do a master or MBA and some students might take the step to start an own company. At the end of your studies you are ready for business!
What do we expect from you
Because you are the technical industrial engineer you will be the first contact for almost all questions about business and organizational changes. You will be able to help the company to perform better in many aspects. Qualities we expect from you are being a researcher and an entrepreneur at the same time but you also need to be creative and a team player. It is no problem for you to take the initiative and take up responsibility, and you like to investigate the ins and outs of companies. Do you want to do a practical and challenging technical management bachelor program? Then Industrial Engineering & Management is the right choice for you!
The Fontys way of studying
The Fontys teaching style is interactive and student-centred. It focuses on teamwork, which makes it easy to meet other international and Dutch students. Studying in Holland means developing an open mind and increasing your international orientation. A large part of all study programmes is dedicated to writing papers and working in groups to analyze and solve specific problems. You will also get a chance to get practical work experience through internships or do experiments in laboratories, depending on the field of study. Teamwork: Holland has received international praise for its teaching style, which centres on students working together as a team and on self-study and self-discipline. The teacher will act as a facilitator and guide in the learning process.
Why study at Fontys?
All Fontys Technology and Business (FTB) bachelor programs are officially accredited and quality-based bachelor programs. Being a student in one of these programs means that you live and study in one of the most promising, fast developing high tech region of Europe: Brainport Region. This region has a unique environment in the Netherlands and is a breeding ground for innovation and home to world-class business, universities and research institutes. Are you fascinated by technology and innovation or business? Are you looking for an outstanding study or career opportunity in the Netherlands? If so, you should consider Brainport Region in the Southeast of the Netherlands. It could be one of the smartest moves you make!
How to apply
Apply on fontys.edu/ technologyandbusiness choose the study programme of your choice.
About the School
Fontys provides education and research. As a broad-based university, we are the largest public knowledge institute in the southern Netherlands.