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Commercial and Private Law

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Commercial and Private Law
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: WIBASc425
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+2U (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: 4
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.

WIBASc425 (P450-0098) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 4, 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:
WIBASc-525-625-W12 Current Topics and Challenges in Business Enterprises (Seminar)

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Holger Buck
Prof. Dr. Holger Buck

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module students will:
_ be familiar with the most important basics of German commercial private law for industrial engineers
_ understand the function and mechanisms of civil law
_ be able to apply legal texts independently, interpret each regulation and relate them to one another
_ understand the relevance of regulations for operational practice
_ be able to develop proposals for solutions to specific cases in private commercial law by classifying the problem,
  subsuming the facts in correspondence with the relevant regulations and deriving the result therefrom
_ be able to review the results based on general legal value judgements

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Module content:
1. Basic concepts of the legal system
2. Contract and contractual freedom as central elements of legal transactions between companies
3. Concluding contracts (e.g. contractual obligations and transfer of ownership, form, representation); principles of GTC law
4. Fulfilment of contracts and defective performance
5. Important types of contracts in the manufacturing industry (purchase contract, contract for work and services)
6. Commercial law (commercial register, merchant, company, procuration, commercial transactions in the manufacturing industry) and          
   corporate law (partnerships and corporations)

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture and tutorial with exercises and case solution; blackboard, projector

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Recommended or required reading:
_        Ann, C., Hauck, R. & Obergfell, E. I.: Wirtschaftsprivatrecht kompakt, Vahlen München, latest edition
_        Führich, E.: Wirtschaftsprivatrecht, Vahlen, München, latest edition
_        Führich, E. & Werdan, I.: Wirtschaftsprivatrecht in Fällen und Fragen, Vahlen, München, latest edition
_        Kallwass, P. & Abels, P.: Privatrecht, Vahlen, München, latest edition
_        Klunzinger, E.: Übungen im Privatrecht, Vahlen München, latest edition
_        Schade, L.: Handels- und Gesellschaftsrecht, C.F. Müller. Heidelberg, latest edition

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