Energy, Mobility and Environmental Management

Environmental & Business Law

Lecture, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

This course focuses on providing the fundamentals of law, the Austrian legal system and the basics of EU law. Practically relevant topics such as contract, business and tort law are also covered. Students also receive an introduction to the fundamentals of environmental constitutional law.

Learning outcomes

The aim is to give the students the basic concepts of the economic design of projects, the necessary technical terminology and an overview of the relevant environmental and business law matters. Furthermore, basic rhetoric and presentation techniques are to be treated as the cornerstone for successful project management and a first specialization in English for business matters is to be given.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Lechner/Egger/Schauer: Einführung in die Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Linde Verlag; Wöhe: Einführung in die Allgemeine Betriebswirtschaftlehre, Verlag Franz Vahlen; Dillerup/Stoi: Unternehmensführung; Verlag Franz Vahlen; Dillerup/Stoi: Fallstudien zur Unternehmensführung, Franz Vahlen; Schulte: Logistik - Wege zur Optimierung der Supply Chain, Vahlen; Wannenwetsch: Integrierte Materialwirtschaft und Logistik, Springer; Grünbichler: Grundriss Wirtschaftsrecht (f. Österreich), Linde; Schnedl: Umweltrecht im Überblick (f. Österreich), facultas; Schulz von Thun: Miteinander reden, rororo; Murphy: English Grammar in Use, Cambridge; Powell: incompany 3.0 Upperintermediate, Macmillan; Master Class Bec Vantage (O'Driscoll & Scott-Barrett, 2003)
Journals: BWL: Die Betriebswirtschaft, Beschaffung aktuell; Englisch: Spotlight; Business Spotlight

Mode of delivery

3 ECTS lectures

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Secondary school leaving level

Assessment methods and criteria

Final exam in the course of this, immanent assessment in the exercise part