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Consulting (Seminar, English)

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Consulting (Seminar, English)
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: WIBASc-525-625-W6
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.
1SU+1S (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 composition with presentation

[updated 14.03.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

WIBASc-525-625-W6 Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 6, optional course
WIB21-WPM-W-401 (P450-0018) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 6, optional course

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
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 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
WIBASc-535 Introduction to Scientific Work (with seminar)
WIBASc115 Principles of Business Administration I (BWL I)
WIBASc365 English I
WIBASc465 English II

[updated 11.02.2020]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Udo Venitz
Prof. Dr. Udo Venitz

[updated 11.02.2020]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will:
_        be able to independently research a specific topic from the field of consulting resp. a consulting sub-market.
_        be able to write English-language documentation and give a presentation (assistance will be available at the beginning of the course) by themselves on a subject assigned to them.
_        be able to demonstrate their communicative skills by presenting and discussing their subject in English in front of their fellow students and the lecturer.
_        be able to follow and understand specialized lectures in English and solve problems by asking questions in English. In addition, they will have acquired a good overview of national and international consulting.

[updated 13.09.2018]
Module content:
1.        Types of consulting/consulting markets
2.        Professional and personal requirements for consultants
3.        Legal foundations of consulting
4.        Consulting acquisition
5.        Consulting
6.        Fee models
7.        Communication in the consultancy process
8.        International consulting
9.        A closer look at consulting sub-markets

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Teaching methods/Media:
Participants will receive a summary of each topic from their fellow classmates.
Presentations will be carried out using a laptop and projector.

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Canibol/Hossenfelder (Hrsg.): Lünendonk Handbuch 2012; 2012
_        Deelmann, Consulting in Zahlen; epubli Verlag, 2012
_        Niedereichholz, Ch.: Unternehmensberatung; Band 1 + 2; Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2010
_        Niedereichholz, C. + J: Das Beratungsunternehmen; Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag; 2012
_        Wohlgemuth, A.: Unternehmensberatung; 11. Auflage, vdf Hochschulverlag, 2010

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