In the Fraunhofer IAO’s new New Mobility Academy in Stuttgart, representatives from both SMEs and from large enterprises can train to become a ‘New Mobility Manager’. On one-day training courses, participants can broaden their expertise in electrification, automation, and networking for the mobility sector. Training is in the form of modules, which can be booked individually or as a complete package; participants are required to successfully complete all ten modules to achieve the qualification.
The first sessions are scheduled to start in June 2019 and will be offered at regular intervals up to December 2021. Leading research institutes and companies from Baden-Wurttemberg are involved in designing and running the training program. Lecturers from science and industry are responsible for the quality and practical aspect of the course content. The cost per module is €600. The Ministry of Economic Affairs is financing participants from SMEs based in Baden-Wuerttemberg with grants of €300 per participant per module.