Applied Physics

LecturerProf. Dr. Artem Ivanov
Type of courseLecture(5h/w:ENG);Exercise (1h/w: GER)
ECTS credits7
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Know the physical basics of mechanical, thermodynamically, optical and electrical phenomena
  • Correctly identify and categorize the physics basics of technical applications
  • Understand dependences between different aspects of technical applications
  • Analyze and visualize physical calculations
  • Carry out simple physical calculations

Corporate and Business Strategy

Corporate and Business Strategy

Lecturer

Prof. Markus Schmitt

Type of courseLecture / Exam
ECTS credits5
Semestersummer term
Admission Requirementsrecommended: Business English
Objectives
  • Understand the typical management challenges related to corporate and business strategy, in particular regarding content, process, timing, and risk
  • Critically select and apply standard techniques of strategic planning according to the design and positioning school of strategic thought
  • Analyze business situations from a strategy point of viewCompetences:
  • Identify, analyze, and deal with the intellectual, social and corporate-policy challenges during strategy formation and strategic Change
  • Systematically develop a context-specific corporate or business strategy
  • Combine and apply strategy concepts with concepts and methods from the functional areas of business administration

International Business and Cross-cultural Communication

International Business and Cross-Cultural Communication

LecturerProf. Reinhold Kohler
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirementsrecommended: Module „Principles of Business Administration and  Economics“ (WIT150 - see above)
Objectives
  • Know and assess the degree, characteristics, drivers, advantages, and problems of economic internationalization
  • Detailed knowledge of the key questions and planning steps for business internationalization, and ability to apply respective planning instruments
  • Know the typical operational issues caused by internationalization and understand the basic concepts for solving them
  • Understand the concept of culture and its importance for business
  • Assess one´s own culture and its influence on behavior and communicate effectively in international teams

International Production Networks and Logistics

International Production Networks and Logistics

LecturerProf. Dr. Sebastian Meissner
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Learn why and how production and logistics are organized and coordinated in international networks
  • Fundamental knowledge of international network structure, especially of types and configuration of production and logistics networks
  • Fundamental theoretical knowledge for analyzing, creating, optimizing and controlling international production and logistics networks
  • obtain skills for practical problem solving in production and logistics networks
  • gain managerial competencies with respect to network leadership, cross-company communication and international oganization as well as sustainability
  • Understand the basics of quantitative and qualitative methodologies
  • Get to know a variety of marketing instruments

Marketing and Sales

LecturerProf. Andrea Badura
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirementsrecommended: Module „Principles of Business Administration and  Economics“ (WIT150 - see above)
Objectives
  • Understand basic marketing and sales models and theories
  • Analyze market and demand behavior
  • Reflect and describe typical organizational settings in the field of marketing and sales
  • Solve marketing related case studies in order to gain a better application-oriented knowledge about marketing and sales objectives

Principles of Business Administration and Economics

Principles of Business Administration

LecturerProf. Markus Schmitt
Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Understand the fundamental terms of business administration and economics
  • Understand the way of economic thinking
  • Master basic methods of business administration and economics
  • Insights into the importance and tasks of the functional areas of a business
  • Understand the complexity of business processes and economic developments

Procurement, Manufacturing and Logistics

LecturerProf. Dr. Meissner, Sebastian
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits6
SemesterWinter semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Understand the operational process of producing goods and the fundamentals of procurement and purchasing
  • Know the fundamentals of manufacturing, different production types, production planning and control in order to understand optimization and adjustment decisions (e.g. as part of lean manufacturing)
  • Insight into logistics, from transport systems to internal and cross- company integrating supply chains

Project Management

LecturerProf. Dr. Holger Timinger
Type of courseLecture / Exercise
ECTS credits5
SemesterSummer semester
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Understand the principles of projects and project management
  • Understand relevant terms and methods related to project management, characteristics of projects
  • Learn basic leadership and management principles for project managers and how to use project management software
  • Learn how to organize tasks by applying efficient time management and result-oriented way of working
  • Effectively work in projects and manage and lead simple or small projects on your own

Seminar (Introduction to the methodology of science)

Seminar (Introduction to the methodology of science)

Lecturer

Prof. Markus Schmitt

Type of courseLecture
ECTS credits5
Semesterwinter + summer term
Admission Requirements---
Objectives
  • Speak and write in a scientifically correct way; prepare and present results of academic articles
  • conduct literature research and use appropriate soruces of professional information for job purposes
  • Critically analyze subject.specific statements, discuss thema nd assess them regarding their practical relevance