Welcome to the HECTOR School of Engineering & Management, the Technology Business School of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The HECTOR School of Engineering and Management was founded in 2005 and was named after Dr. Hans-Werner Hector, one of the co-founders of the SAP AG. It is located in Karlsruhe, Germany, only one hour away from the International Airport Frankfurt. The HECTOR School offers part-time master programs designed for ambitious professionals. The master programs are more than typical MBA programs, as they combine management with engineering expertise. The school aims to aid talented young professionals in enhancing their competencies in innovation and technology management and in developing their strategic thinking and interpersonal skills through vital management know-how. The HECTOR School of Engineering & Management's goal is to help organizations improve their strategic capabilities in the field of technology development and management. With Executive Master Programs, Certificate Courses, and Customized Partner Programs, the HECTOR School fosters lifelong learning approaches of its industry partners and the executive development of its graduates. As part of adapting the master programs to the needs of industry, the HECTOR School maintains strategic cooperation with leading companies worldwide, e.g. Bosch, Deutsche Telekom or IBM. Besides excellent education in cutting-edge business and technological knowledge, the HECTOR School facilitates interdisciplinary exchange and provides a multicultural learning environment. The HECTOR School Alumni Group and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) Alumni Network connect students, alumni, and lecturers all over the world and foster life-long networking and benefiting from international connections. The HECTOR School of Engineering and Management was accredited by aaq.