Dietetics and Nutrition

Fundamentals of Business Administration

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

The course provides
• fundamentals and terminology of accounting and cost-benefit analysis
• freelance work: cash basis accounting
• cost accounting and controlling in nutrition management
• company start-up and marketing

Recommended literature:
Specialist literature (latest editions):
Olfert , Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaft
Weber, Einführung in das Controlling

Structured lecture with case examples from freelance work, projects

Learning outcomes

Students acquire skills in project and quality management and nutrition marketing. The legal regulations for health professions provide the basis for career entry. Students also learn the basics of business administration

On completion of the module students will be able to:
--> recognise the scope of competence of other health professions and other professions and work together in multi-professional teams;
--> recognise the limits of independent work and place it in context with the relevant legal provisions;
--> develop, shape and perform their work (especially freelance work) based on organisational and business management principles;
--> work in accordance with economic, ecological principles and professional regulations

Mode of delivery

Integrated course

Assessment methods and criteria

written/oral exam