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Business Management Training at K.D. Feddersen

Industrial Business Management Assistant, Management Assistant in Wholesale and Foreign and Bachelor of Business Administration

Our Vocational Training Offer

“Acting on behalf of people – acting through global trade” was the motto of our company’s founder, Karl-Detlef Feddersen; a motto we still strive to meet today in our daily work. In order to live up to this commitment, we take a keen interest in promoting young talent in every division of the company.

Modern, future-oriented vocational trainings in cooperation with renowned teaching institutes, including some international diplomas and additional qualifications, offer our trainees an ideal start to their professional life. At our headquarter in Hamburg, we offer vocational training as an industrial business management assistant, as a management assistant in wholesale and foreign trade and as a bachelor of business administration.

You will be an integral part of the team from the very start and will develop your own area of responsibility as a vocational trainee at K.D. Feddersen. Early on, you will have direct contact with our international customers, suppliers and colleagues in our global subsidiaries – a major advantage that only a medium-sized company can offer you as part of your vocational training.

Business Management Training in Hamburg

Overview of our Vocational Trainings

At our headquarter in Hamburg, we offer vocational training as an industrial business management assistant, as a management assistant in wholesale and foreign trade and as a bachelor of business administration.

What do you need to successfully apply for a vocational training with us? We would like our applicants to have a higher education entrance qualification or university of applied sciences entrance qualification. You should have a positive attitude, as well as a sense of commitment and willingness to assume responsibility. Your personal strengths also include teamwork skills, flexibility, reliability and motivation. A good grasp of spoken and written English and good communication skills are also an essential prerequisite for vocational business training.

Vocational Training as a Industrial Business Management Assistant (m/f/d)

The vocational training is three years max and takes place in a dual system both at our company and with accompanying teaching blocks at the Staatliche Handelsschule Schlankreye in Hamburg-Eimsbüttel. Because we are primarily involved in trading engineering plastics here in Hamburg, you will have the opportunity to experience the workings of a manufacturer of plastic compounds company directly on-site and to spend time in each individual department during a multiple-week placement at our sister companies AKRO-PLASTIC GmbH, PolyComp GmbH or K.D. Feddersen UK Ltd. 

Bachelor of Business Administration (m/f/d)

You will complete this seven-semester dual-system training programme to become a management assistant in wholesale trade both at our company and through daytime courses and supplemental evening courses at the Berufsschule  am Lämmermarkt . You absolve the additional training to become business economist in foreign tade in evening courses at the Hamburger Institut für Außenhandel am Lämmermarkt e.V. and the Bachelor of Business Administration at NOVI Hochschule in Utrecht (NL). A two-week certificate course entitled “Foreign Trade in the UK” in London in cooperation with the German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce and the European College of Business and Management (ECBM) rounds out the vocational training. You will can also gain your first international experiences. A placement at one of our international subsidiaries is an integral part of your training.

Vocational Training as a Management Assistant in Wholesale and Foreign Trade (m/f/d)

The vocational training is three years long and takes place in a dual system at our company and at the Berufsschule für Außenhandel am Lämmermarkt.

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“At our office, I received a very friendly welcome from my local colleagues. It was a great team and I had a lot of fun working together with them.”

Sebastian B., training to become a bachelor of business administration, commenting on his placement at our subsidiary in Indonesia.

Sebastian's Experience

How Do I Apply?

Word, Excel or PowerPoint? The best way is to send us your application documents in PDF format.

Is a 3-line cover letter enough? A successful application includes a personal cover letter explaining not only which vocational training programme you wish to apply for, but also why. We would like to learn more about you. What makes you different? What are your skills and interests? Why are you interested in business management training? To complete your application, you should attach a cv and your most recent certificates (school reports and proof of internships, if applicable) to your cover letter.

Who is my contact? Our training supervisors Mr Eric Paschke (+49 40 235 07 433) and Ms Annika Nuñez (+49 40 235 07 152) will be happy to answer your questions.

Apply Now for Your Vocational Training in 2023

Will you be completing your schooling in 2023? Are you open, committed, a team player and interested in business and trade? Do you have a good grasp of English and enjoy working on a PC? Then send us your speculative application now!

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