Business Administration Seminar (different subjects e.g. Digital Business Models or International Economics)

Lecturervaries
Type of courseSeminar
ECTS credits6
SemesterSummer and Winter Term
Admission Requirements--
Objectives

diverse options each semester in the field of business administration

communication of contents after handing in your learning agreement

Important:

obligatory choice for Double Degree students!

 

Doing Business in Russia

LecturerKostin, Konstantin (Prof. Dr.)
Mühlfriedel, Bernd (Prof. Dr.)
Type of courseBlock Course / Lecture presentation / oral exam
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter + summer term
ission Requirements---
ObjectivesAfter successful completion of this course, students are able to
  • describe the terms Russsian mentality and culture and particularly the specifics of business communication in Russia
  • understand and explain the importance of regional differences for starting enterprises in Russia
  • understand and explain the legal basis for foreign investments in Russia
  • understand and evaluate developments in Russian labor and financial markets during the past 20 years with particular focus on current developments
  • develop ideas for a business project in the Russian market on the basis of theoretical facts and practical exercises

European Law

European Law

LecturerStrunz Manuel (Prof. Dr.)
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Deal with practical questions in European law, with particular attention paid to current trends in European law (European Central Bank law, how the European order for payment operates, etc.)
  • Understand the important legal questions in European law;
  • Develop capability of recognising significant legal problems in this area and how to resolve them.
  • Be able to act correctly through a knowledge of the basic legal parameters
  • Methodological skills: Apply the acquired knowledge (case studies, examples) in different case studies and examples
  • Ability to recognise the interlinking of legislation and to resolve problem cases even under changed legal conditions;

 

Management Accounting and Control

Management Account and Control

LecturerDieses, Patrick (Prof. Dr.)
Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter term
dmission Requirements---
Objectives
By the end of this course stundents should be able to:
  • explain the controlling/management accounting conceptions
  • explain how management accounting plays important roles in their decision-making
  • define and explain cost accounting and measurement terminologies and methods as well as cost management systems
  • apply management accounting ideas and practices in making decisions in businesses
  • understand the impact of tranfer pricing
  • use the ideas and practices of budgeting in a business decision-making context.

Principles of Finance and Investments

Principles of Finance and Investments

LecturerFischer, Marcus (Prof. Dr.)
Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter term
Admission Requirements---
ObjectivesStudents
  • learn about the role of financial management in a company
  • get to know relevant calculation procedures and an overview of the usual types of financing
  • have a sound understanding of  the financing and investment industry
  • understand, interpret and apply cash flows and capital flows of operational procedures and financing requirements in pracitce
  • understand the components of the financial and investment industry and their connection to other company processes and services
  • differentiate between the classical and alternative types of financing, gain knowledge of investment procedures
  • gain instrumental competence in calculation of investment alternatives and decision making

Principles of Human Resource Management

Principles of Human Resource Management

LecturerJaeger Burkhard (Prof. Dr.)
Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter term
dmission Requirements---
ObjectivesStudents acquire the following knowledge and capabilities:
  • be aware of the strategic orientation of personnel management and its wealth creation contribution for the company
  • understand human resource management instruments and their application in companies
  • acquire a basic understanding of executive management and collaboration between management and personnel

 

 

Principles of International Management

LecturerPrasch, Martin (Prof. Dr.)
Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • be familiar with the character and contents of international management
  • gain an overview of the importance, process and decision areas of international management
  • come to grips with the increased complexity of internationally focused management and, using this as a basis, deal with it in a sufficiently methodological manner
  • operate competently on the international scene by using a knowledge of environmental factors and complex strategic options

Principles of Marketing and Sales

Principles of Marketing and Sales

LecturerBürker, Michael (Prof. Dr.)
Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter term
Admission Requirements---
ObjectivesStudents
  • understand customer behavior and the buying decision process
  • Know and master the basic scheme with fundamental elements, methods and processes in sales and marketing module
  • get to know theoretical principles of sales and marketing and is oriented to the 4P concept (product range policy, terms and conditions policy, sales policy, promotional policy)
  • learn more about strategic marketing planning and brand and communication management

Principles of Operations and Logistics Management

LecturerKumpf, Alexander (Prof. Dr.)
Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Obtain a conceptual overview of fundamental industrial problems
  • Present and understand examples of decisions in specific production situations
  • Acquired a holistic understanding of materials management as efficiency-driven, customer-oriented, holistic and integrated with the other management functions
  • Be capable of preparing, executing and checking decisions made related to materials and production management in the industrial operation

Principles of Organisation

Principles of Organisation

LecturerJaeger, Burkhard (Prof. Dr.)
Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Acquire a fundamental understanding of the cross-functional organization in the company
  • Understand the importance of the organization particularly with regard to its impact on the attainment of the corporate goals
  • Know essential structuring options which can be considered for organization

Private Wealth Management

Private Wealth Management

Lecturer

Konstin, Konstantin (Prof. Dr.)
Mühlfriedel, Bernd (Prof. Dr.)

Type of courseLecture / Block Course / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • understand the importance of private wealth management particularly for financial stability during retirement
  • explain the various asset classes available for private investors
  • apply their gained knowledge to practical investment situations
  • understand the opportunities and challenges posed by the current situation in financial markets and the economic and political environment in general

Optimization in Logistics

Optimization in Logistics

Lecturer

Martens, Maren (Prof. Dr.)

Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Students can identify and classify optimization Problems in retworks arising in logistics and production (or likewise in other sectors such as energy or telecommunication). They are proficient in modelling techniques and they can solve optimization Problems algorithmically.
  • Students understand the scientific basics of algorithmics and complexity.
  • for a variety of network optimization problems the know various algorithms and can classify them w.r.t. their efficiency
  • Students can execute basic network algorithms independently and they can use them to solve real-world optimization problems as they appear, e.g. in logistics
  • they are able to find modelling approaches and solution methods also for new problems from real-world applications, they independently understand algorithms, which were previously unknown th them, and dploy them correctly
  • they can classify problems w.r.t. their solvability and they are able to devleop alogrithmic approaches by themselves

International Business Environment

International Business Environment

Lecturer

Jaeger, Burkhard (Prof. Dr.)
Leckebusch, Michael (Prof. Dr.)

Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirements45 ECTs
C1 Level
Objectives
  • understand the role and the dynamic of the most important economic areas
  • know the economic fundamentals regarding figures and numbers
  • analyze the business impact for strategy by the use of specific business sectors
  • understand the threats of trade conflicts in accordance with deglobalisation
  • apply the principles of corporate strategy development
  • design a first strategic outline in accordance with the relevant components.

Business Ethics & CSR in Digital Business

Business Ethics & CSR in Digital Business

Lecturer

Prasch, Martin (Prof. Dr.)
Badeen, Dennis (Dr.)

Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirements45 ECTs
C1 Level
Objectives
  • evaluate critically the application of theories of ethics in business contenct,
  • identify the key features of a representative range of theories of ethics,
  • evaluate different theoretical models of stakeholder management,
  • draw out implications of the relevance of stakeholder theory of ethics and corporate social responsibility,
  • evaluate how ethics and resposibility in business are affected by organiyational structures and cultures,
  • evaluate the impact of globalisation on companies behaviour and the limits of legal control,
  • evaluate the different ways in which companies have responded to unethical, even illegal issues,
  • get an overview on the drivers and practice of social and environmental reporting including the principles that underpin good reporting.

Global Operations Management

Global Operations Management

Lecturer

Kumpf, Alexander (Prof. Dr.)
Peisl, Thomas (Prof. Dr.)

Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirements45 ECTs
C1 Level
Objectives
  • analyse the reasons for globalisation and reflect the challenges companies have to face
  • analyse and asses the geography, environmental impact, political system legal system, society, economy, technological development of a country and examine the coherences
  • create a global operations strategy, select the market entry strategy and the foreign operation mode for different case studies
  • simplify the complexity caused by the dependencies of a global engagement of multinational and global companies
  • demonstrate the ability of decision-making with concurrent targets, uncertain factors, and interdependencies
  • persuade the stakeholders of created global strategy and defined activities

International Financial Management

International Financial Management

Lecturer

Muehlfriedel, Bernd (Prof. Dr.)

Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirements45 ECTs
C1 Level
Objectives
  • demonstrate a deep understanding about the importance of the international dimension for corporate financial management
  • apply their knowledge of cultural aspects to international business settings
  • analysis, synthesis & evaluation:
  • construct financial plans as the basis for investment appraisal
  • solve investment problem sets in an international company set-up by using suitable investment appraisal techniques
  • solve financing problems of international companies by analysing and evaluating appropriate sets of financing sources
  • apply their understanding of risk factors of a company in an international environment to specific problem situations
  • appraise the value of an international company by using several valuation techniques
  • relate underlying trends in digitalization and globalization to international financial management problem sets
  • evaluate investment and financing case study problems involving quantitative and qualitative tasks.

International Accounting & Management Control

International Accounting & Management Control

Lecturer

Dieses, Patrick (Prof. Dr.)

Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirements45 ECTs
C1 Level
Objectives
  • understand the role and the dynamic of the most important economic areas
  • explain the different purposes of financial vs. management accounting
  • distinguish the main features of accounting according to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • examine management control issues, recommend solutions and communicate them effectively
  • compose a process of corporate planning
  • assess transfer pricing methodologies and design transfer price systems for optimizing a company’s tax burden
  • systematically evaluate a company’s conditions for choosing appropriate performance measurements methods

Agile and Hybrid Project Management in International Environment

Agile and Hybrid Project Management in International Environment

Lecturer

Prasch, Martin (Prof. Dr.)
Blust, Martina

Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirements45 ECTs
C1 Level
Objectives
  • understand the wider context of project work as part of companies’ strategic transformation process
  • apply the phases, steps, tasks and tools of successful traditional project management
  • explain and compare how agile project management differs from traditional project management and when to recommend which approach
  • interpret and assess intercultural aspects of project work
  • design and create programme and project management charters for hybrid project management tasks
  • successfully communicate in and organize international projects.

Business Administration Seminar: Fundamentals of International Economics

Lecturer

Jaeger, Burkhard (Prof. Dr.)

Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter term
Admission Requirements---
ObjectivesSTUDENTS aquire
  • a fundamental understanding of geographic success factors in world development policies
  • focal points as the impact of density, distance and division of economic development
  • the dynamic and dependencies of geographic factors in order to evaluate different policy approaches for economic development
  • to use the toolset of scientific writing.