EXCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
For talented Master's students from all STEM disciplines
The UNITECH Programme is a leading STEM leadership development programme that aims to develop talented young students to enable them to successfully manage future challenges. Participation in the UNITECH Programme brings you an incredible chance to supercharge your leadership skills and open doors to a world of possibilities. During the year in the programme you will have opportunity to experience:
A semester long Study Exchange in Europe
An international placement with leading companies such as ABB, Airbus, Hilti, Infineon, Wella and others
3 personal development weeks in 3 different countries
Professional coaching from Corporate Partners
Strong alumni community and professional network
- To be a full-time student at one of the UNITECH's Academic Partners
- To be enrolled in their 3rd and 4th year of STEM studies upon application (meaning you will participate in the UNITECH programme during your 4th or 5th year).
Loughborough University students must be on an Engineering, MEng Programme; current Part B or Part C students with Part I taking place in 2024/25
- Have a high English proficiency as it is the main communication language during the Programme
Other prerequisites as well as the application deadlines are set by your home institution and might differ at each university, hence we encourage you to consult your university section in the Programme Handbook below:
EXAMPLES OF BUSINESS CASES & INTERNSHIPS
Agile methodologies to drive time to market and customer centricity
Becoming Best-in-Class Decarbonized Factory in Europe - Moving towards a Greener Industry
Smart Manufacturing – Energy Utilization and Efficiency - Enabling smarter and greener factories
Circular Polymer Recycling
Enterprise Social Network evaluation and
Use Case analysis
Managing culture in challenging times
How to integrate sustainability aspects in all company decisions and innovation?
AI application in Supply Chain Management
Direct Procurement Sustainability & Risk
Digitalisation and software development
Robot assembly and optimisation
Data Science for smart processes
Manufacturing Engineering and Digitalisation
Supply Management, digitilisation and sustainability
THREE IN-PERSON MODULES
The new UNITECH cohort comes together for the first time to start self-discovery and business skills building. They enjoy a close contact with the network through exercises, presentations on key themes and in-depth discussions on cutting-edge topics.
In the second module students work in teams on real business cases submitted by Corporate Partners. Case Advisors provide guidance on research, innovation, collaboration and brainstorming processes, helping students develop as future professionals.
The final module offers formal and informal interactions with the UNITECH network for students to transition into the professional world. They have the opportunity to lead workshops on areas of interest that they wish to share with their UNITECH colleagues and receive coaching along the way.
ADDITIONAL ONLINE EVENTS
Select students are invited by their home university to attend an Assessment Center. Corporate Partners play the role of Assessors to select the right candidates to form the cohort of that given year.
Organized online sessions offering the opportunity to the Corporate Partners to interview UNITECH students and Alumni for internships and permanent employment positions.
Corporate Partners present their organization, company culture, upcoming internship opportunities and answer students’ questions.
Mid-Term Week Cases
Students work in teams for five months on real business cases submitted by Corporate Partners. Case Advisors provide guidance on research, innovation, collaboration and brainstorming processes, helping students develop as future professionals.