Steinbeis School of Management and Innovation (Steinbeis-SMI) is the Business School for Management, Innovation and Leadership at the private, state-approved Steinbeis University Berlin (SHB) – Germany’s largest privately owned University. Since 1999 – one year after the foundation of SHB – Steinbeis-SMI offers executive degrees (Bachelor, Master and MBA programs) and customized employee training and development programs. All Steinbeis-SMI programs are part-time and offer a maximum of applied and transfer oriented learning for professionals, managers and executives. The Business School holds various partnerships in the academic sector (e.g. SDA Bocconi, Stern School of Business at NYU, Kaospilots in Denmark) as well as cooperations with a wide range of industry partners (e.g. Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, Deutsche Telekom, Deutsche Bahn, Serviceplan). Due to these partnerships, Steinbeis-SMI ensures an innovative and entrepreneurial education to all participants integrating cutting-edge teaching and learning content with a consequent link to the participant’s businesses.