W001 – Introduction to Business in Germany

Modul
Introduction to Business in Germany
Introduction to Business in Germany
Modulnummer
W001
Version: 1
Fakultät
Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Niveau
Bachelor/Diplom
Dauer
1 Semester
Turnus
Sommer- und Wintersemester
Modulverantwortliche/-r

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Anne-Katrin Haubold
anne-katrin.haubold(at)htw-dresden.de

Dozent/-in(nen)

Prof. Dr. Gerard Lewis
gerard.lewis(at)htw-dresden.de
Dozent/-in in: "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ingo Gestring
ingo.gestring(at)htw-dresden.de
Dozent/-in in: "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Christoph Mayer
christoph.mayer(at)htw-dresden.de
Dozent/-in in: "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Anne-Katrin Haubold
anne-katrin.haubold(at)htw-dresden.de
Dozent/-in in: "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Ralph Sonntag
ralph.sonntag(at)htw-dresden.de
Dozent/-in in: "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Prof. Dr. oec. publ. Wolfgang Sattler
wolfgang.sattler(at)htw-dresden.de
Dozent/-in in: "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Prof. Dr. jur. Thorsten S. Richter
richtert(at)htw-dresden.de
Dozent/-in in: "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Nicola Neuvians
nicola.neuvians(at)htw-dresden.de
Dozent/-in in: "Introduction to Business in Germany"

M. A. Kerstin Kathy Meyer-Ross
meyer-ross(at)htw-dresden.de
Dozent/-in in: "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Lehrsprache(n)

Englisch
in "Introduction to Business in Germany"

ECTS-Credits

5.00 Credits

Workload

150 Stunden

Lehrveranstaltungen

3.00 SWS (2.00 SWS Vorlesung | 1.00 SWS Sonstiges)

Selbststudienzeit

105.00 Stunden

Prüfungsvorleistung(en)
Keine
Prüfungsleistung(en)

Alternative Prüfungsleistung - Beleg
Modulprüfung | Wichtung: 50% | nicht kompensierbar | wird in englischer Sprache abgenommen
in "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Schriftliche Prüfungsleistung
Modulprüfung | Prüfungsdauer: 90 min | Wichtung: 50% | nicht kompensierbar | wird in englischer Sprache abgenommen
in "Introduction to Business in Germany"

Lehrform

The course “introduction to Business in Germany” consists of a series of 12 individual lectures held by different professors of the business faculty. In addition to the lectures, two company visits are going to take place.

Medienform

The lecture is usually based on powerpoint presentations which are available on the  study platform OPAL. Additional study material may be distributed during class.

Lehrinhalte/Gliederung

The lectures in the first part of the term provide an overview on the basic elements of the business life in Germany, e.g., cover topics like the social market economy and the system of co-determination in Germany. In the following lectures, the structure of the German economy ranging from the start-up scene to DAX-30 companies will be highlighted. The last part of the lecture series is devoted to different current themes, for example ownership succession in family-owned businesses.

Qualifikationsziele

The aim of the course is to provide a basis understanding of the specifics of the German business environment. After successfully completing the module the student will be able to: 1. systematically place the content of the other subjects he/she has studied into the wider German business context, 2. understand with regard to which aspects doing business in Germany is different from doing business in other parts of the world.

Sozial- und Selbstkompetenzen

Being able to write a scientific essay on a subject adjacent to the topics presented in the lecture

Besondere Zulassungsvoraussetzung
Keine Angabe
Empfohlene Voraussetzungen

English level B2,   TOEFL 550 or equivalent

2 years of academic   studies (bachelor leve) in Business Administration at a University outside   Germany

 

Fortsetzungsmöglichkeiten
Keine Angabe
Literatur

Each lecturer will provide further reading

Aktuelle Lehrressourcen

Presentation material will be made available via the internet study platform OPAL.

Hinweise

Your grade will be based on a  1½ hours closed book written exam and an essay on a given topic.

The participant target group for this course consists of international students who are continuing their studies at the HTW Dresden for one or two terms as international exchange students.