Only those who know which technologies are relevant now and will be relevant in the future can evaluate them and put them to use at their own companies. Executives who are familiar with current trends and are open to changes can develop new ideas and potential applications.


At the NIT, you will learn about the latest technologies in numerous workshops and lectures. Together with our renowned trainers and teachers, you will consider the potential applications of these technologies at your company. You will gain an in-depth insight into the world of technology and learn about trendsetting keywords such as blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Current findings in science and practice enable you to understand modern production processes and try them out in experiments. You will learn about production opportunities opened up by 3D printing and, most importantly, how you can integrate all of these changes for some purpose in your business processes.


Would you like to delve deeper into our forward-looking topics or learn the latest innovation methods? We are happy to offer you various formats for the following exciting topics: Depending on your needs, our offers can be booked as keynote speeches or workshops over half a day, one or two days. Individual formats for your team are also possible. Unless otherwise stated, dates, prices and language (English or German) are available on request. Please do not hesitate to contact us!


Dr. Johannes Hinckeldeyn
Hamburg University of Technology

As a digital currency, bitcoin has attracted a lot of attention in recent years. However, the underlying technology of the so-called blockchain cannot only be used as a decentralised means of payment, but rather,  blockchain enables the secure exchange of values and the unchangeable storage of data.

The field of application ranges from the supply chain to payment processing and data archives

Get to know the Blockchain

Get a detailed insight into the concept of blockchain and an assessment of strengths and weaknesses of this technology. Interested participants will be given a scheme to evaluate the applicability of Blockchain technology in their own company. Existing ideas and application examples are demonstrated and made tangible with real-life projects.


  • Basics of blockchain and distributed ledger technology
  • Blockchain types and platforms
  • Selection and evaluation of use cases
  • Project examples and exchange of experience
3D Druck bei einer Weiterbildung in Hamburg am NIT


Jochen Loock
M.Sc. Head of Additive Academy at Fraunhofer IAPT

3D printing technology has become an indispensable part of industry. Its rapid development has opened up fascinating opportunities for countless fields such as medical technology, aviation, the automotive industry and mechanical engineering. But, for many companies, this technology is still a dream of the future because they lack an understanding of its possibilities.

What can 3D printing do for you?

The offer will show you business cases in additive manufacturing and will develop an awareness of the related challenges in technology management. Through the well-founded assessment of our experts, the current fields of action, application possibilities, and future developments in 3D printing are identified and evaluated.


  • Introduction to additive manufacturing
  • Technologies and market trends (metal)
  • Benchmark of additive manufacturing technologies, equipment manufacturers, and trends (metal)
  • Effects on the supply chain and business models
  • Cost drivers, cost development, and introduction to business case development


Fraunhofer IAPT
At the lock ditch 14
21029 Hamburg-Bergedorf

Target Audience

Managers and decision makers in the field of additive manufacturing


On-site demonstration of the digital process chain and plant technology. Best practice applications and business models, business cases.

Ends with an NIT Certificate of Participation.


Benjamin Ferreau
Industrial engineer, lecturer, Digital Expert & Entrepreneur

The term AI is ubiquitous and is considered the next industrial revolution due to its disruptive impact on virtually all industries. Artificial intelligence is the umbrella term for machines and programs which, like humans, can learn, judge and solve problems independently by evaluating enormous amounts of data.

With the right application, extremely high automation potentials and the associated cost savings can be realized.

AI in the entrepreneurial practice (Focus: Marketing)

Become able to speak and get a comprehensive overview of the topic AI with this introductory workshop. However, the offer goes one step further and does not only give a general insight, but also shows explicit application possibilities of this technology in business practice with a focus on Marketing & Sales. Learn which skills will be required in the future so that you can successfully manage your plans and projects.


  • Basics of Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • The use of AI in business practice
  • Integration of the technology into the organizational structure   
  • Concrete examples of the use of AI in practice

Target audience:

Managing directors, executives, Project Manager / Groups, Team Leader, Interested parties


Dialogue lectures, Discussions, Case studies

Ends with an NIT Certificate of Participation.


As you study the modules from our curriculum, you prepare for a modern, agile and digital work environment. Through our innovative learning concept, you focus on learning through many dynamic, practical and socially integrated projects. A module consists of several weekend workshops, self-study time and individual online coaching.


The Coding module enables participants to start programming. Common programming languages such as HTML, CSS, and Java are considered and evaluated. In a practical project the students learn to program web applications with JavaScript.


Coding I

  • Getting Started with Programming
  • Programming in JavaScript
  • Logical Expressions and Operators

Coding II

  • HTML and CSS
  • Web applications with JavaScript
  • Practical project

Learning objectives

  • Understanding and using the JavaScript language
  • Logical thinking
  • Knowledge of web development with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript


Digital Supply Chain

In the Digital Supply Chain module, students deal with the effects of disruptive technologies such as blockchain technology or the Internet of Things. They will also assess their impact on the logistics industry and the management of global supply chains in a digital world. Strategies for reducing environmental impact in logistics are identified and further developed.


Introduction to logistics, supply chain and supply chain management:

  • Development of a customer-oriented supply chain strategy
  • Physical network planning and logistics cost optimization
  • Global procurement strategies and strategic supplier selection

The impact of disruptive technologies, understanding the risks and opportunities for the logistics industry and global supply chains:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)
  • Blockchain technology and the transformation of world trade
  • Cloud-based computing, big data and big data analytics
  • The physical Internet (PI) and the Internet of Things (IoT)

Managing new supply chain risks and creating resilient supply chains in a digital world.
The environmental imperative:

  • Strategies to reduce the environmental impact of logistics
  • Reverse logistics
  • Omni-channel retailing and its impact on logistics
  • Intelligent products, intelligent cities and urban logistics
  • Logistics and supply chain management in a circular economy

Learning objectives

  1. Understand how companies formulate their logistics and supply chain strategy for competitive advantage
  2. Comprehend how organizations develop global sourcing and supplier selection strategies
  3. Assess how various disruptive technologies affect or may affect the logistics and supply chain sector
  4. Develop an understanding of the risks and vulnerabilities of the supply chain in a networked digital world
  5. Critically describe the latest advances in sustainable logistics and the impact of logistics on the environment
  6. Understand the concept of the physical Internet and the opportunities it offers for transport and logistics
  7. Appreciate the role of logistics and supply chain management in the digital environmental service sector

Data Science and Machine Learning for Managers

In this module, students learn how to acquire, cleanse, and transform large amounts of data online using various techniques. The aim is to explore, visualize, and model the related data in a target-oriented way, using modern methods of machine learning.


  • Basic Workflows in Data Science
  • Programming Basics: Functions, Loops, Apply Data Access, Scraping and Import
  • Data Transformation with dplyr and data.table
  • Dealing with Text Data
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization with ggplot2
  • Data Modeling Overview
  • Unsupervised Machine Learning
  • Supervised Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Data Communication: R Markdown, Shiny Dashboards

Learning objectives

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Obtain large amounts of data via APIs or web scraping from the Internet
  • Clean and transform data
  • Explore and visualize data in a goal-oriented way
  • Model data using modern machine learning techniques with respect to classifications and predictive predictions
  • Communicate data and results in the form of products and applications  


On request, we would be pleased to put together an individual offer of workshops or keynotes for you. Feel free to contact us!




Manager Lifelong Learning
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