Since years we have been a member of the Bundesverband Deutscher Unternehmensberater BDU e.V. (Federal Association of German Management Consultants).
BDU is a trade and professional association representing management-, IT- and executive recruitment consultants. It is one of the biggest management consulting organisations worldwide and a member of the European umbrella organisation of management consultants FEACO (European Federation of Management Consultancies Associations) with its headquarters in Brussels.
Effective December 2010, BDU has issued its updated guidelines, which are binding for its members and have been in existence sine 1954.
These BDU-Berufsgrundsätze are classified as code of conduct in accordance with the EU Service Directive.
Please find here the BDU-Berufsgrundsätze as download.
Certified Executive Recruitment Consultant CERC / BDU
- The "CERC/BDU" title is awarded only to consultants whose main activity lies in search and selection of managers and specialists. This title may be used solely in combination with a BDU membership.
- In 2009 the European Confederation of Search & Selection Associations ECSSA exclusively authorized BDU to award a CERC certification in Germany.