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Law for Business Founders

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Law for Business Founders
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: KI673
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.
2V (2 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: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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

KI673 (P221-0090) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 6, optional course, non-technical
KIB-REXG Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 6, optional course, non-technical
KIB-REXG Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 6, optional course, non-technical
MAB. Mechanical and Process Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 6, optional course, non-technical
PIBWN56 (P221-0090) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 6, optional course, not informatics specific
PIB-REXG Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 4, optional course, not informatics specific
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).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
RA Cordula Hildebrandt
RA Cordula Hildebrandt

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Learning outcomes:
The course provides students with the important legal knowledge necessary for founding and operating a company.
After successfully completing this module, they will be able to select the right form of company for setting up a business and examine the corresponding possibilities for funding.
Students will be able to answer typical questions about setting up a company:
Which contracts does a young entrepreneur have to conclude to cover his own needs?
What is important when concluding a contract with a customer?
Which liability issues and protection options are relevant?
Students will be able to model the path from the initial idea to operation and use practical examples to assess the legal possibilities and dangers.

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Module content:
1. Introduction Idea, business plan
2. Paths to starting your own company:
   forming a new company, participation, takeover
3. Funding, grants
4. Contract law, drafting a contract
5. Advertising, unfair competition
6. Liability, insurance

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Recommended or required reading:
Starting a business:
Legislative texts: (BGB) (contract law)

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Module offered in:
WS 2017/18, SS 2017, WS 2016/17, SS 2016, WS 2015/16, ...
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