Healthcare and service sectors according to DIHK continue on the rise according to economic forecast of the German Chamber of industry and Chamber of Commerce (DIHK) by the early summer of 2012 rising demand for health and social services with the growing number of older people and increasing awareness of the health of the population. At the same time the DIHK data also confirm that a still increasing need for highly-qualified to cover. By the impending skills shortage a challenge that more and more companies with the qualification of its own new recruits meet. “” The UM booth, facilities such as fitness and health studios, sports clubs, physiotherapy and surgeries, clinics, pharmacies, health insurance companies and companies with an own occupational health management (BGM) by means of higher education to invest in their offspring, shows how important the issue of securing the future through education “already occupies today also in the prevention and health care,” it brings Ralf Capelan, sworn expert for economic evaluation of fitness – and sports facilities of the middle lower Rhine Chamber of Commerce as well as lecturer of German University for prevention and health management (www.dhfpg.de), on the point. More than 7.9 million people in Germany are now member of a fitness and health Studio (source: Fundamentals of DSSV 2012). According to Ralf Capelan, the high demand means according to the topics of prevention, fitness, sports and health, but also that more and more highly qualified staff are required to meet the increasing demands of customers or patients.
Customers perceive a company as a whole. Therefore, it is important that all employees are equipped with the necessary skills. Just as all one and the same language and work on a permanent optimization. “Because if you eat at a top restaurant, everything must be: the atmosphere, the cleanliness, the operation and last but not least the quality of the service itself, the food”. Securing the future by forming already over 2,400 companies and institutions nationwide use the Bachelor and master studies at the German Academy for the qualification of its professionals and executives.
From my conversations with the person in charge of training establishments of our University but also with our students and graduates, I know how important is the simultaneous placement of expert knowledge and practical skills for the workplace. Through our concept, which combines a correspondence course with compact attendance phases, the Studierendene skills of practical, which can bring you directly in the company. Through the compact presence dates the absences in the operation fail it as low as possible,”explains Capelan. The dual Bachelor’s degree in the study of fitness economics, sports economics, health management, fitness training and nutrition includes a training with a number of hours per week by more than 20 h. also ensures that just graduates of initial studies purchase of practical experience can’, so Capelan. Directly in the connection to a Bachelor or diploma degree, a master’s degree in the study of prevention and health management is also possible. By the choice of areas of specialisation such as corporate health management, marketing and sales, or preventive training the master programme can be adapted to the requirements of the company.