Manager Training Programme of the BMWi

The Programme "Fit for Partnership with Germany" prepares foreign executives from small and medium-sized companies for business initiation and cooperation with German companies. The German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) is the general manager and coordinates the programme on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. The programme is implemented throughout Germany by 18 training centers - including GICON®-InTraBiD GmbH.

Facts & Figures

  • 21 partner countries are currently particpating in the programme
  • 15.000 executives from partner countries have successfully completed the programme in the past more than 20 years

Programme format

During practice-oriented training and company visits, the participants expand their management skills and get first-hand experience of German entrepreneurs.

To date, our team has successfully supervised 18 groups from eleven partner countries in the BMWi Manager Training Programme “Fit for Partnership with Germany”.

Around 350 young managers from the following countries have taken part in the training in Dresden since 2014:

  • CIS countries: Russia, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Turkmenistan
  • Ukraine
  • Egypt
  • Asia: Mongolia, India, Vietnam
  • South America: Mexico

Delegations in 2020

In 2020 we will welcome the following delegations:

13/04/2020 to 08/05/2020 (postponed)

Economic Cooperation with the focus on Industry 4.0

01/06/2020 to 26/06/2020 (postponed)

Economic Cooperation

24/08/2020 to 18/09/2020

Economic Cooperation