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Practical Training I (8 weeks)

Module name (EN): Practical Training I (8 weeks)
Degree programme: International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: MAIM-341
SAP-Submodule-No.: S420-0300
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: -
ECTS credits: 10
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Required academic prerequisites (ASPO):
Modules of the first two semesters
Recognition in accordance with the general study and examination regulations (ASPO - Allgemeine Studien- und Prüfungsordnung); can be repeated semesterly

[updated 30.01.2020]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
MAIM-341 (S420-0300) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2012, semester 3, mandatory course
MAIM-341 (S420-0300) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2016, semester 3, mandatory course
MAIM-341 (S420-0300) International Management, Master, ASPO 01.10.2020, semester 3, mandatory course
The total student study time for this course is 300 hours.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended knowledge:
Modules of the first two semesters

[updated 02.06.2016]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Matthias Gröhl

[updated 18.04.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After completing the module the students will be able to put their theoretical knowledge into practice by working in a firm and contributing to the solution of concrete problems.
The students
- test their practical skills in operational projects and work groups,
- gain experience in a potential occupational field,
- use the knowledge gained in their studies to make creative decisions,
- have the possibility to gather ideas in practice for their master thesis.

[updated 02.06.2016]
Module content:
The practical study phase is a supervised training period that corresponds with the content of the studentís studies and that is integrated into the course of study. It is usually done in a firm or other institution that corresponds with the field of study.
The student should undertake tasks in the firm which correspond to the occupational profile of the business economist and if possible, also correspond with the content of the course of study.
The practical study phase must be done in a foreign non-German-speaking country.  Foreign students whose native language is not German may do their practical study in Germany. The practical phase comprises a block period of at least 12 weeks, of which according to the curriculum 8 weeks are completed in the 3rd semester (Practical Training I) and 4 weeks in the 4th semester (Practical Training II).  On request, an interruption can be authorized by the examination board upon reasonable grounds. Continuous periods of practical training are not obligatory for students studying according to the cooperative study model.
The student will enter into a contract with the company before the practical phase begins; the department for practical training must approve before the contact is closed.
The student must prepare a report about their experiences during the practical study phase. It must be turned in to the department for practical training 4 weeks after completing the practical study phase.

[updated 23.12.2019]
Teaching methods/Media:
Practical work; study report about the practical work

[updated 29.11.2019]
Recommended or required reading:

[updated 29.11.2019]
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