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Business Economics 1

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Business Economics 1
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011
Module code: PIB130
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.
4V (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: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written examination (80 %) and graded exercises (20 %)

[updated 08.05.2008]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

PIB130 (P221-0015) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 1, mandatory 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):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
PIB230 Business Economics 2
PIB337 Business Informatics 2
PIBWI40 Electronic Business

[updated 12.01.2018]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede
Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede

[updated 01.10.2012]
Learning outcomes:
This module aims to teach students how to apply the methods used in analysing and designing business processes and business functions. In addition to acquiring an overview of the economic activity in and between companies, students will also be taught the key methods for designing, planning and managing companies, organizational units and business processes.

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Module content:
1.        Business economics as an academic discipline
2.        Systematic classification of business enterprises
3.        Business processes and their analysis
4.        Economic law and legal aspects of business economics
5.        The different legal forms of business organizations
6.        Business management and planning
7.        Business management and organization
8.        Factors of production (i): Labour
9.        Factors of production (ii): Operating and production facilities
10.        Factors of production (iii): Material

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture notes, overhead transparencies and PowerPoint presentations

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Recommended or required reading:
- Olfert, Klaus: Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Leipzig 1999 (ohne die Gebiete Finanzbereich, Informationsbereich und Rechnungswesen)
- Schmidt, Klaus-J.: Specialist notes covering selected topics
- Wöhe, Günther: Einführung in die Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, München 2000. (ohne die Abschnitte Investition, Finanzierung, Betriebliches Rechnungswesen)
Additional print and web-based references will be suggested during the lectures.

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Module offered in:
WS 2016/17, WS 2015/16, WS 2014/15, WS 2013/14, WS 2012/13, ...
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