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Business Management & Consulting

Module name (EN): Business Management & Consulting
Degree programme: Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: PIM-BMA
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V+1U+1S (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Oral examination 70%, presentation 30%

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
PIM-BMA Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
PIM-BUC Business Computing

[updated 17.11.2016]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede
Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede

[updated 18.10.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will have acquired the knowledge and skills to name, explain and compare classical and modern management concepts in order to operate successfully in existing management structures. In addition, they will be able to name, summarize and explain the basic concepts of management consulting, in particular the competencies and methods with which companies, divisions/departments, structures/processes and the resources used there can be evaluated and further developed. In addition, students will be able to describe the strong link to IT in both areas and the resulting opportunities and challenges.

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Module content:
Part I: Business management
1. Introduction and overview
2. Strategy and planning
3. Organization
4. Personnel and management
5. Controlling
6. Selected special topics related to management
Part II: Consulting
1. Introduction and overview
2. Consulting markets and sub-markets
3. Consulting acquisition
4. The consulting process
5. Methods of analysis and evaluation/design and change methods
6. Selected special topics related to consulting

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Recommended or required reading:
Part I: Business management
Harald Hungenberg, Torsten Wulf: Grundlagen der Unternehmensführung, Springer.
Bernd Lieber: Personalführung, utb.
John R. Schermerhorn: Introduction to Management, Wiley.
Tom DeMarco, Timothy Lister: Peopleware, Addison-Wesley.
Tom DeMarco: Slack, Crown Business.
Jack Welch, Suzy Wetlaufer: Winning, HarperCollins.
Gunter Dueck: Professionelle Intelligenz, Eichborn.
Gunter Dueck: Lean Brain Management, Springer.
Part II: Consulting
Christel Niedereichholz: Unternehmensberatung Band 1: Beratungsmarketing und
Auftragsakquisition, Oldenbourg.
Christel Niedereichholz: Unternehmensberatung Band 2: Auftragsdurchführung
und Qualitätssicherung, Oldenbourg.

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Module offered in:
WS 2021/22, WS 2020/21, WS 2019/20, WS 2018/19, WS 2017/18
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