Sabine Brunner graduated from Technische Hochschule Georg-Simon-Ohm (TH) Nürnberg in 1990 with a Diploma in business administration. She majored in Marketing and Personal management. 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. After being head of “Akademie Handel” in Nürnberg for Mittelfranken she continued education and received a degree as “trainer” and “lehrtrainer” for training and Leadership-Coaching. Since 1995 she is self-employed as Trainer and Leadership-Coach for leading and management affairs in different businesses and further training. Besides,from 1993 to 2018 she was lecturer for Personal Management at TH Nürnberg. In 2015 she finished her Doctoral Thesis „Individual Innovativeness: a study on young professionals in the retail industry“ at HHL -Leipzig Graduate School of Management. Since 2019 she is Professor for Personal Management at FH (Fachhochschule) Erfurt.