Sabine Brunner graduated from Technische Hochschule Georg-Simon-Ohm (TH) Nürnberg in 1990 with a Diplom in business administration. She majored in marketing and personal management. During her studies, she gained practical experience in taxation at Steuerkanzlei Gross as well as industrial experience at Siemens. Besides, she studied small business management at the Universitiy of East London. During her study in London wrote her thesis with the topic: Vocational training - a comparative study. In the past she worked as a regional head of "Akademie Handel" in Nürnberg. After that she continued education and received a degree as "trainer" and "lehrtrainer" for training and coaching. Since 1995 she is self-employed as trainer and personal coach for leading and management affairs in different businesses and further training. Since 1993 she is a lecturer for "Berufs-und Arbeitspädagogik" at TH Nürnberg. Sabine is currently a doctoral student at HHL -Leipzig Graduate School of Management.