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Introduction to Management
(dt. Unternehmensführung)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class, private study,
180 hours (attendance: 44 hours, preparation and follow-up: 68 hours, exam preparation: 68 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Michael Stephan


The module deals with scientific theoretical and economic basics of business administration as well as basic concepts and theories of value-oriented corporate management. The module also includes an overview of the functional areas of business administration and the basics/tasks of corporate management, instruments of corporate management, esp. corporate governance systems, strategies and planning as well as organization.

Qualification Goals

Upon completion of the module, students will be able to,

(1) name and illustrate in a scientifically sound manner the common theoretical and institutional foundations and tools of business administration as well as the task fields and instruments of value-oriented corporate management,

(2) outline the links to the course content of other modules in both business administration and economics, and

(3) illustrate and analyze complex business management relationships.




Module imported from B.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying B.Sc. Business Informatics, this module must be completed in the study area Business Administration Focus Area: Information and Innovation Management.

Recommended Reading

  • Burr, W./Stephan, M./Werkmeister, C. (2011): Unternehmensführung, 2. Auflage, Vahlen, München.

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2023/24. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

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