Certified Entrepreneur – to German Standards
The reviewers: Who will assess the companies?
The companies are
assessed by accredited experts (“reviewers”) settled and engaged in
the respective countries. They will work along the exact guidelines of
not only have to possess excellent knowledge of commercial and
especially entrepreneurial processes and business conditions, but
also have to be familiar with the respective country-specific and
cultural framework – if possible as "natives".
are (usually) proposed to the DIKMU by respected institutions from
the respective countries. But reviewers can also introduce
themselves directly at the institute as well. The reviewers then
apply formally to the DIKMU, are comprehensively evaluated and will
be accredited by the DIKMU in a short workshop in Germany if the
decision is positive. They can then start over with the assessments
identification, selection and addressing of appropriate companies to
be assessed has to be carried out by the accredited reviewers in
their own responsibility.
should demand a fee from the companies for their services - beyond
the certification fee. The reviewer’s fee can be freely negotiated
with the companies. However, it should be based on common national
and industry-standard rates.