The core knowledge in business administration is one of the key qualifications today in order to be able to exercise a responsible activity in economics or administration. It is a basic condition to communicate with business people and to discuss projects and budgets.
The EBC*L certificat offers the possibilty to prove exactly that practice-relevant economical core knowledge and demonstrates business management expertise on an internationally recognized level.
The European Business Competence* Licence, EBC*L is a Europe-wide established business qualification certificate attesting the holder the core competence needed to
• take part in economic life
• be able to run a department, or a division in a big organization and make effective managerial decisions
• control and manage the financial aspects of a project
• start up and run a new business successfully
EBC*L + IQ+C-Vienna
In June 2009 a contract to establish the EBC*L in Egypt was signed by Victor Mihalic from EBC*L International and Mohamed-Ali Ibrahim, Chairman of IQ+C Vienna. IQ+C-Vienna is entitled to manage and implement the EBC*L System within the whole Arabic area.
The preparation work has already begun and we are about to start establishing a network of EBC*L Exam Centres in all areas of education (schools, universities, vocational training).
The EBC*L certificate demonstrates business management expertise on an internationally recognized level and was established internationally as a standard of business administration education. In the globalised business world certificates, which are recognized beyond the borders, have an outstanding meaning.
The EBC*L is currently established in 32 countries The EBC*L is currently established in 32 countries (Arab Countries, Austria, Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Turkey, Ukraine) and is available in 24 languages.
Due to its high degree of transparency the European Business Competence* Licence is accredited by international economy. A huge number of well-known companies (including Siemens, T-Mobile, Xerox, Bayer, Uniqua, Samsung) have successfully integrated EBC*L into their in-house staff development programs.
Furthermore, the EBC*L is established in several projects financed by the European Union.
The EBC*L levels
The EBC*L certification system consists of a publicly available syllabus for each competence level and an international standardized examination.
LEVEL A: General knowledge
• Business objectives and Financial Ratios
• Costing and Pricing
• Business Law
LEVEL B: Planning knowledge
• Business Plan
• Marketing and sales
• Investment Analysis
• Financing&Financial Planning
LEVEL C: Leadership knowledge
• Personnnel management
Successful candidates get the certificate, issued by the International Centre of the EBC*L and the Council Business Competence for Europe
The courses preparing candidates for the EBC*L examination are conducted our IQ+C local training institutions and universities as well as Universities of Applied Aciences. All of them are accredited partners of the Representation Office in the particular country and fulfil the set quality standards. The preparationcourses for each level comprise 40 to 60 hours.
The preparation for the EBC*L examination can be done in English or German by means of certified preparation instruments such as
• E-learning programs (CDs, Internet)
• Training material
Becoming IQ+C Training & Exam Centre
The National Training & Exam Centres are responsible for distribution, operation and quality control in all areas of education (schools, universities, vocational training).
An IQ+C National Training & Exam Centre has to meet the following criteria:
• competence in business management
• excellent understanding of the national education market
• good contacts to institutions engaged in further education
Ideally, IQ+C Training & Exam Centre
• has already gained experience with certification procedures
• is actively networking with public institutions (ministries, chambers, job centres) and potential sponsors
If you are interested in creating an IQ+C Training & Exam Centre, please contact:
IQ+C Vienna – EBC*L Egypt
c/o The Skills Group GmbH
Margaretenstrasse 70, 1050 Vienna, Austria
For more information about our current partners in Egypt, please contact:
VIEWPOINT Translation and Mass Media
SALT Group – Systems Arabic Localization Technology