601.110 (19W) Introduction to Business

Wintersemester 2019/20

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Erster Termin der LV
15.10.2019 14:00 - 17:00 HS 1 On Campus
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Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Introduction to Business
LV-Art
Vorlesung
Semesterstunde/n
1.0
ECTS-Anrechnungspunkte
2.0
Anmeldungen
49
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
LV-Beginn
15.10.2019
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

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LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

The “Introduction to Business” module is meant to provide students with the basic concepts and terminology required to connect effectively the subjects imparted throughout the Bachelor Programme in International Business and Economics, and in particular in Pflichtfach No. 1 “Principles of Business”.

Lehrmethodik inkl. Einsatz von eLearning-Tools

The module will mix lectures with class discussions and role-plays.

Inhalt/e

Session 1 - What do we mean by “business”? What do we mean by “management”? How does management relate to “administration”, “leadership”, “organization” and “entrepreneurship”?

  • Collins K. (2012), “Managing for Business Success”,  An Introduction to Business, 262-301.

Session 2 - Understanding organizational levels: functional management, business-level management, corporate-level management, network management. “St. John’s Hospital” role-play.

  • Brusati L. (2015), “St. John’s Hospital Role Play”.

Session 3 - Operating core, strategic apex, middle management, techno-structure and support staff. Basic corporate functions and their interplay.

  • Mintzberg H. (1980), “Structure in 5’s: A Synthesis of the Research on Organizational Design”, Management Science 26(3), 322-341.

Session 4 - “Gentleman’s Furniture” role-play.

  • Quinn R. (2007), “Gentleman’s Furniture Role Play”, Darden Business Publishing UVA-OB-0928.

Prüfungsinformationen

Im Fall von online durchgeführten Prüfungen sind die Standards zu beachten, die die technischen Geräte der Studierenden erfüllen müssen, um an diesen Prüfungen teilnehmen zu können.

Prüfungsmethode/n

Summative evaluation of learning is going to take place through a 60-minutes online multiple choice exam.

Prüfungsinhalt/e

Both the content of the lectures and the literature.

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

The exam consists of ten multiple choice questions with four true/false answers each, with any outcome from “all false”, “one false / three true” etc. to “all true” being possible. One point is awarded for each correct answer, with a maximum of forty points therefore possible; 70% of answers (twenty-eight points) have to be correct to pass.

The dates for the final exam and resits are 08.11.2019 / 29.11.2019 / 10.01.2020.

Beurteilungsschema

Note Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Bachelorstudium International Business and Economics (SKZ: 516, Version: 19W.1) Teil der STEOP
    • Fach: Principles of Business (Pflichtfach)
      • 1.1 Introduction to Business (LV ist Teil der StEOP) ( 0.0h VO, VI / 2.0 ECTS)
        • 601.110 Introduction to Business (1.0h VO / 2.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 1. Semester empfohlen

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Wintersemester 2021/22
  • 601.110 VO Introduction to Business (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2021
  • 601.110 VO Introduction to Business (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2020/21
  • 601.110 VO Introduction to Business (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2020
  • 601.110 VO Introduction to Business (1.0h / 2.0ECTS)