Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Semester Abroad: Economics/Management

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students acquire knowledge at a partner institution during their semester abroad. They consolidate subject-specific contents from the fields economy and management in one foreign language and thereby also broaden their knowledge of languages (specialist vocabulary).

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Courses consolidate student’s knowledge in the following three areas:
1. Management (e.g. strategic management, competitive strategies, management of multinational corporations, organisational theory, corporate behaviour, corporate culture, knowledge management, management of innovations, business ethics, corpo-rate governance, managerial decision behaviour, HRM, leadership, quality, etc.)
2. Marketing / sales (e.g. advanced marketing management, consumer behaviour, customer service excellence, global marketing, sales management, sales techniques, etc.)
3. Accounting / finance / controlling / purchasing (e.g. financial management, portfo-lio management, options and futures, international finance, global buying, buying, e-procurement, etc.)
4. Law (e.g. patent law, product marking, product liability, etc.)

recommended or required reading

Depending on selected courses

assessment methods and criteria

Depending on selected courses

language of instruction

Depending on selected courses

number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Depending on selected courses

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

not applicable

year of study

Third year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery

Depending on selected courses

work placement(s)

not applicable