Introduction to Business Administration
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Graduates are able to identify various business-related partial areas as well as illustrate related problems and solution methods, comprehend and explain relationships between business-related partial areas and apply business-related specialist vocabulary.
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Overview of the correlation analysis of the most important topics/problem areas in business administration. The subject and fundamentals of business administration within the context of economic sciences as well as business administration as a science and delimitation to political economics. Moreover, management science, management and constitutive company decisions (legal forms and location selection) are part of the course content.
Other focal points are functional company decisions (fundamentals: procurement, production, sales, accounting and capitalist economy) and business-related management decisions: management and ethics, strategic planning and control, personnel and organization (structural and operational organization).
recommended or required reading
Vahs D.; Schäfer-Kunz J.: Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 7. Auflage, Schäffer-Poeschel-Verlag, 2015
Wöhe G.; Döring U.; Brösel G.: Einführung in die allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre,
26. Auflage, Vahlen Verlag, 2016
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Written examination, presentation
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