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Business Economics

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Business Economics
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PIB-BWL
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 exam

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

PIB-BWL (P222-0001) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017 , 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:
PIB-WIN Business Informatics

[updated 18.10.2016]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede

[updated 28.09.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to name basic economic principles and in particular describe the interrelationships in and between companies and the principles applied in them.
Concepts In addition, students will be able to apply these interrelationships and concepts to the IT industry and explain their significance and importance for IT as a whole.

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Module content:
1. Introduction and overview
2. Companies
3. Markets
4. Accounting
5. Financing
6. Organization and management
7. Selected business economics topics

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Teaching methods/Media:
Transparencies, board, exercises, case studies, gamification

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Recommended or required reading:
Jean-Paul Thommen, Ann-Kristin Achleitner: Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Springer.
Thomas Straub: Einführung in die Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Pearson.
Henner Schierenbeck, Claudia Wöhle: Grundzüge der Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Oldenbourg.
Hans Jung: Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Oldenbourg.
Jörg Wöltje: Buchführung Schritt für Schritt, utb.
Als Ergänzung: Grady Klein, Yoram Bauman: The Cartoon Introduction to Economics Vol. 1 + Vol. 2, Hill and Wang.

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Module offered in:
WS 2024, WS 2023/24, WS 2022/23, WS 2021/22, WS 2020/21, ...
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