Adoption of a highly successful vintage also took place this year the diploma ceremony for the economists VWA (administrative and economic Academy) in the Rheingoldhalle Mannheim in festive atmosphere. A total of 92 economists VWA have passed the final exams (of which 13 with focus on health management). Two graduates have made even an average of 1.0 and were presented by the Federal Government of the VWA holder a cash prize in the amount of 150 euros each. In addition to about 220 graduates with members of numerous representatives from business and management of the metropolitan area took part. The in-service studies demanded considerable efforts, but also understanding of the respective partners and families not only by the students. With the Business Administration degree graduates have the best prerequisites to take leadership in business and administration. Highlight was the guest lecture by Thomas Steckenborn, CEO of CEMA AG, to the current topic this year: from the network on the Virtualization in the cloud – like innovations in the IT lead to new business models.” Small and medium-sized enterprises benefited from the possibility to rent business applications, computing power or storage space as needed via the Internet.

With the software from the cloud”they could open up an online store, for example, without high upfront costs. Steckenborn paid tribute to the performance of graduates, in addition to her full-time job to complete even a demanding training. The diploma in business administration founded the IT-Systemhaus CEMA in Mannheim 20 years ago, now operates in eight locations and counts to the leading mid-sized IT service providers in Germany. Press inquiries (CEMA): Ursula Brunsummerheide, CEMA AG specialists in information technology Dynamo 17, 68165 Mannheim, Tel: (0621) 33 98-0, fax.: (0621) 33 98-200,, or press contact (VWA): teacher Oliver Frank (Dipl.-Hdl.) Management and Economics Academy Rhein-Neckar e. V. Heinrich-Lanz-str. 19-21, 68165 Mannheim, Tel: (0621) 4321811