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Business Cases

Name of module: Business Cases

Module number: 14

Semester/Trimester: Semester

Duration of the module: Ein Semester

Form of the module (i.e. obligatory, elective course): Pflicht

Frequency of module offer: Each winter semester. Last time in winter semester 2013/2014. Additional in winter semester 2015/2016: "Financial Decisions for CFOs in Latin American Companies"

Prerequisites: None

Applicability of module for other modules and study programmes:

Person responsible for module: Dean for Student Affairs

Name of the professor: In accordance to the course offered.

Language of teaching: Englisch

ECTS-Credits (based on the workload): 6

Workload and its composition (self-study, contact time):
Kontaktzeit (Vorlesung, Übung etc.) 45 Std.; Selbststudium: 135 Std.

Contact hours (per week in semester): 4

Methods and duration of examination:
It is possible to earn a course requirement. Provided that you successfully complete the final examination.

Emphasis of the grade for the final grade: Zero

Aim of the module (expected learning outcomes and competencies to be acquired):
The purpose of this course is provide students with a solid understanding of the basic management issues in business cases.

Contents of the module:
Case Studies of Business Issues. (Options 1 of 2)

  1. Doing Business in Latin America / Case Study Course
  2. Marktstrat Simulation Game / Case Study Course

Teaching and learning methods:
Lecture, case studies, group work

Literature (compulsory reading, recommended literature):
In accordance to the course offered.