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International Accounting Seminar (focus module)

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
International Accounting Seminar (focus module)
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-433
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Term paper with presentation (can be repeated annually)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

BIBW-433 (P420-0211) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 4, optional course
BIBW-433 (P420-0211) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , semester 4, optional course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BIBW-210 Accounting
BIBW-250 Soft Skills and Office Management
BIBW-310 Cost Accounting
BIBW-320 Investment and Financing

[updated 26.02.2018]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Mana Mojadadr
Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl
Prof. Dr. Mana Mojadadr

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have acquired knowledge about the basic criteria of scientific work.
They will be able to write a scientific paper on a given topic.
Students will be able to present their theses in a presentation.

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Module content:
- Principles of scientific work
- Fundamentals of composing a term paper
- Definition of a topic in international
- Independent scientific elaboration using
  scientific work techniques, in particular literature research
  and citation
- Presentation and discussion of and about a selected topic
  from the field of international accounting.

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Teaching methods/Media:
- Professional and systematic advice on preparing the term paper
- Presentation of the resp. topic followed by group discussion

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Recommended or required reading:
- Specialist literature depending on the topic
- Ebster, C./Stalzer, L.: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschafts- und
  Sozialwissenschaftler. Wien, latest edition.
- Theisen, Manuel R.: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten. Technik, Methodik, Form.
  München, latest edition.

[updated 04.02.2020]
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