Automotive Engineering

Business Administration

Integrated course, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

The course includes the basics of business accounting and the key figure-based financial statements analysis. Students get an insight into the most important taxes that affect an entrepreneur and get to know possible legal forms for companies. One focus of the practice-oriented course is to provide students with the intent to start a business, to provide the basic business skills for starting a business.

Learning outcomes

Graduates of the course receive a basic understanding of business administration

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

The slides are provided to the students as well as an exercise handout with examples for use in the tutorials.


Further reading:


Härdler, Jürgen; Gonschorek, Torsten: Betriebswirtschaftslehre für Ingenieure – Lehr- und Praxisbuch, 6. Auflage, 2016, Carl Hanser Verlag

Wöhe, Günter; Döring, Ulrich; Brösel, Gerrit: Einführung in die Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 26. Auflage, 2016, Vahlen Verlag

Wöhe, Günter; Döring, Ulrich; Brösel, Gerrit: Übungsbuch zur allgemeinen Betriebswirtschaftslehre, 15. Auflage, 2016, Vahlen Verlag


Mode of delivery

Online lecture with individual exercise part

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Highschool leaving certificate

Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam