"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." – Benjamin Franklin

Your partner for effective employee training

The world's most innovative companies are well known for their strong commitment to workforce development. This is because employee education not only improves performance and motivation; it also encourages knowledge transfer within the organisation, which has a beneficial impact on output. With this in mind, we'd like to welcome you to IQ's adult education arm!  We're ready to support your employees' professional development with business training courses designed with your corporate goals and future business success in mind.

We offer three attractive coaching options for training your staff.
You can take advantage of our offering in the form of location-independent online coaching, convenient in-house training at your premises or a conventional classroom course at one of our locations.

Learn more about online coaching for your employees


  • More than 45 years of experience in corporate education
  • Qualified and experienced instructors
  • Quality management certified to ISO 9001


  • Location-independent online coaching, in-houes training or at our tuition centres
  • Tailor-made company courses
  • Individual and group coaching


  • You decide the number of course participants
  • Course content, class frequency and personal objectives may be adjusted at any time
  • Courses can be arranged to start at any time

Our range of language courses for your company and your employees

So whether you're looking for a beginner's course or specific communication or language certificate courses, we can offer you individually tailored training programmes designed to sharpen staff skills for the benefit or your business.

The choice is yours: you decide where we teach your staff – in the form of online coaching that can be accessed from anywhere, at your company premises or at one of our locations.

Language courses

Language courses

  • German as a foreign language for business
  • Language courses for the world of work in German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese and Dutch
  • Language courses from A1 through to C2 (CEFR levels) 
  • Specialist language courses for specific professional purposes or specific workplace requirements
  • Courses on communication and public speaking
  • Tuition for certificate exams such as telc, TOEFL, TOEIC, WiDaF and HSK
Corporate training

Apprenticeship training

Apprentices are the future of your company. So it's vital that you play an active part in their development. To supplement practice-based training in your company and at vocational school, we offer training courses to improve language skills, for example, or develop social skills.

  • Training courses on vocational school subjects, including mathematics or languages
  • Interpersonal skills training courses, including communication basics

Find out more here about our special online offers for apprenticeship training.

Specific staff training courses

Specific staff training courses

  • Employee training courses on a wide variety of subjects
  • We agree key targets and objectives with you in advance

Course types

This option gives your staff convenient online access to lessons from different locations – even during a business trip.

Find out more about our interactive platform in the above video or on our dedicated site about online coaching.

In-house training

Employees in an in-house training

Our experienced trainers will come to your company premises and teach your staff at times scheduled to suit you.

At an IQ location

Image of a class room at our tuition centre

We teach your staff in a modern classroom setting where they can learn in a relaxed atmosphere.

Lesson planning and goals

Course goals and levels of learning

  • Initial assessment tests to determine participants' prior knowledge
  • Course content and learning objectives chosen to meet your requirements
  • Individual learning goals possible within a group 

Learning material and results monitoring

  • We provide the main learning materials 
  • Contact person available to participants for the duration of the course 
  • Intermediate results available at any time
  • Completion certificate at the end of the course

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What makes us different

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The DSH certificate is an admission requirement for foreign students at many German universities.
The telc exam at IQ can be taken in many different languages.
TOEIC serves as a proof for knowledge in international business english.
The Test of English as a Foreign Language serves as a proof for English language skills of non-native speakers.
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