Department of Management

Industrial Management

My Studies

 

1. Semester

| Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170589117 Applied Informatics – Revision Course 1 SWS 1 ECTS
| Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170589116 Electrical Engineering – Revision Course 1 SWS 1 ECTS
| Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170589114 Mathematics & Statistics – Revision Course 1 SWS 1 ECTS
| Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170589113 Orientation Class 1 SWS 1 ECTS
| Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170589115 Production Engineering – Revision Course 1 SWS 1 ECTS
| Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170589118 Science Tech – Revision Course 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Accounting | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589101 Financial Accounting 1 3 SWS 3 ECTS
• Introduction to corporate accounting
• Legal basics
• System of double-entry bookkeeping
• Basic principles of billing
• Techniques of booking
• Account system - account plan
• Turnover tax
• Booking dues and accounts recievable
• Booking in purchasing and sales
• Settling an invoice
• Booking wages and salaries
• Import and export trade
• Corporate taxes and how to book them
• Determining amortisation and cost of sales
Applied IT Basics | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589110 Applied IT (Basics) 3 SWS 3 ECTS
Modern ICT systems significantly influence operational conditions for enterprises. The content of the lecture is derived from real life scenarios and should give the students the opportunity to see what it is like to "properly" manage the production factor of ICT in a company.
Introduction to Applied ICT
• Understand the position of applied IT and the job profile of a "Solution Provider"
• Understand the meaning of digital transformation and recognize the resulting need to take action.
Special Challenge: IT security
• Knowledge of all relevant areas of IT security
• know the catalogue of dangers and measures for IT security standards, based on the BSI-100-2 standard.
IT-Management:
• Knowledge of methods and instruments to evaluate the ICT implementation.
• Knowledge of the concept of outsourcing. Understanding derives from implications of current concepts such as software-as-a-service, cloud computing.
IT Fundamentals:
Binary code, units in IT, ASCII-code and other terminology such as symbols, syntax, data, informatics, knowledge (boundaries), data types and forms.
Networks:
Understanding of tasks and architecture of network protocols, based on the example of the TCP/IP protocol family. Knowledge of the various different layers of the ISO/OSI model.
Software:
Knowledge of the most important corporate software suits that are relevant to industrial engineering.
Excercise:
• Professional competence in terms of (modern) business IT infrastructure
• Devising professional charts and tables in MS Excel
Business Administration | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589102 Business Administration 1 (Basics & Investment) 2.5 SWS 3 ECTS
• General introduction to business administration
• Constituent decisions and legal forms
• Introduction to:
• Marketing
• Materials flow
• Cost theory
• Investment calculation
• Human Resources
Business Administration | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589103 Organisation (Structural and process organisation) 1.5 SWS 3 ECTS
Organisations do not exist for their own sake as economic entities; in particular efficiency and effectiveness must be optimised.
• Organisational structure: historic development, types/structures of organisations/divisions/positions, regulations concerning proxies, formation of positions, job descriptions, right of instruction, formalisation, specialisation and (de-) centralisation
• Political processes in organisations and corporate culture
• Motivational aspects in organisations: motivation theories and their practical application
• Leadership and management: leadership theories and combatting stress
• Changing organisations: basic principles of change management
Electrical Engineering | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589109 Electrical Engineering and Electronics 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Voltage, current, Ohm's resistance
• Kirchhoff's Laws
• Calculation of DC grids
• Power of electricity
• Magnetic field, Law of Induction, Inductivity
• Electrical field, capacity
• Sinus-shaped alternating current, characteristic values, imaging
• Electrical Energy Engineering
• Basic principles of electrical energy transfer in electro-magnetic machines
Language 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589112 2. Language 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Basic knowledge of the second language (basic grammatical structures).
• Basic communication for everyday situations; simple statements targeting certain needs.

Language of instruction: German/second language
Language 1 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589111 English 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• General Business Engish & basic grammar revision
• Technical and financial terms
• Business correspondence
• Short presentations in English

Language of instruction: Englisch
Marketing and Team Training | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589105 Marketing 1 (Basics & Market Research) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Basic principles of marketing
• Marketing management
• Buyer behaviour
• Market research
• Market segmentation
• Product policy
• Price policy
• Distribution policy
• Communication policy
Marketing and Team Training | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170589104 Team Training (Group Dynamics) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Definition of the term Team
• Evaluating team performance
• Team development as a project
• Phases of team development
• Decision making processes in teams
• Roles and their definitions
• Rules of how to give feedback
Mathematics - Basics | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589106 Mathematics & Statistics 1 (Basics in Business & Engineering) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Students gain a basic knowledge of mathematics to explain technical and economic basic principles at an academic level
• Basics such as numbers and numeric systems
• Functions and curves
• Composing function graphs with Excel, Matlab
• Differential equations - basics
• Differential equations - economic and technical applications
• Common differential equations - numerical solution methods with Matlab
Production Engineering I | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589108 Production Engineering 1 (Materials Science) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
In order to able to study the processes involved in production engineering, it is necessary to build up a basic understanding of material properties and behaviour. The lecture provides an introduction to materials science and production engineering.
• Basic principles of materials science (atomic structure, periodic table of elements, types of chemical bonds)
• Technical material properties
• Metals, polymers, ceramics, composite materials
• Steel production, Fe3C diagram
• Economic importance of materials
• Questions of material selection
• Trends in materials development
• Surface treatment of materials and components
Science Tech | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589107 Science Tech 1 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Measurements, international standard metric system
• Motion of a mass point: speed and acceleration
• 3-Dimensional motion: inclined throw (projectile on an inclined plane)
• Circular motion
• Power and motion
• Impulse, energy and power, elastic collision
• Torque
• Basics of statics
• Basics of dynamics
• Periodic table of elements
• Electricity, electromagnetism
• Atom model
• Atomic nucleus and radioactivity

2. Semester

Accounting | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589201 Accounting 2 (Balance Sheets) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Legal requirements for creating annual reports
• Assessment of cost of sales
• Assessment of amounts receivable
• Accruals and deferred income
• Accrued liabilities
• Reserve assets
• Overhead and turnover cost procedures
• Overview of the differences in international accounting regulations
Applied IT Basics | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589211 Applied IT 2 (Advanced Business Solutions) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
IT Management
• Process of devising a requirements and specifications list
• Phases of a software project: procedure models

Applied IT
• Basic principles of programming according to applied examples
• Physical computing
Business Administration | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589203 Business Administration 2 (Finance) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Advanced financial mathematics
• Basics of finance and ways and means to finance a business
• Select tools of financing debt
• Cash flow financing
• Financial institutions
• International financing
Business Administration | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589204 Project Management (Basics) 1 SWS 1 ECTS
• Methods of project management
• Defining, planning and managing a project
• Project organisation
• Project portfolio management
Controlling (Management Accounting) | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589202 Management Accounting (Controlling) (Cost Accounting) 1 3 SWS 4 ECTS
• Basics of cost theory and cost accounting
• Systems of cost accounting
• In-depth analysis of the three main subsections of cost accounting (cost types, cost centres, cost unit accounting)
• Marginal costing - cost splitting, contribution margin accounting, progressive fixed cost calculation
• Basic principles of standard costing
Electrical Engineering | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589210 Electrical Engineering and Electronics 2 2 SWS 3 ECTS
• Components of a direct-current circuit
• Simple semi-conductors (diodes, transistors…) and their applications
• generation and curve form of alternating current
• AC Units and their behaviour (phase delay)
• Three-phase currents and complex nature of performance in a three-phase system
• Star and delta circuits, their performance, currents and performance measurements in delta circuits.
• Power measurement in three-phase circuits
• Analogue technology
- Operational amplifier switches
• Digital technology
- Decoders
- Meters
• ADC/DAC
• Micro-processors
• IC production
Language 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589213 2. Foreign Language 2 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Improving knowledge of basic vocabulary and grammar
• Basic communication: talking about habits; giving advice and recommendations; transferring knowledge from texts.

Language of instruction: German/second foreign language
Language 2 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589212 English 2 (Language of Meetings) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Meetings and moderation with multi-cultural participants.
• Language functions in English as a participant, moderator or chairperson.
• Telephone conferences
• Plan of action
• Describing basic material properties and industrial processes

Language of instruction: English
Machine Elements | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589209 Machine Elements 1 (Design Elements, Cax) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Basic terminology of machine elements
• Introduction to standardised drafting
• Standardisation, standard measures, fits and tolerances, structural and positional tolerance
• Detachable connections (screws, bolts and pins, shaft-hub connections)
• Springs
• Rotational elements (axles and shafts, tribology, lubricated bearings, roller bearings, bearing and shaft seals and gaskets, shaft couplings, brakes, gears, belt transmission)
• Non-detachable connections (welding, presses, soldering, glueing, riveting)
Marketing and Team Training | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589205 Marketing 2 (Sales & Customer Orientation) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
•Basic principles of leading negotiations
•Tools for successfully leading negotiations
• Strategic aspects of leading negotiations
• Negotiation techniques
• Sales and customer orientation
• Claims and complaints management
• Recognising customer requirments
• Customer satisfaction and long-term customer retention
• Service design and engineering - introduction
• New services in the B2B sector, based on case examples
Mathematics - Basics | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589206 Mathematics & Statistics 2 (Basics in Business & Engineering) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
The course teaches statistical basics as the foundation for data processing and analysis at higher education level, incl. Applications based on case studies from engineering and business administration.
• Descriptive Statistics
• Basics of Probability Theory
• Evaluating statistics
• Confidence intervals
• Case studies from engineering and business administration, to be solved manually and with R.
Production Engineering I | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589208 Production Engineerin 2 (Primary Shaping and Forming) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Casting process
• Materials selection for casting purposes
• Creating a casting model
• Non-cutting forming processes
• Forming processes
• Rolling
• Tube manufacturing
• Rail manufacturing
• Additive manufacturing (3D printing)
Science Tech | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589207 Science Tech 2 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Mechanics of materials
• Thermal expansion of solid matter
• Equation of state for an ideal gas
• Laws of thermodynamics
• Geometric optics: prisma and lenses, telescope, microscope
• Sonic waves
• Doppler Effect
• Luminescence
• Light waves: refraction, diffusion
• Planck's Law of Radiation

3. Semester

Advanced Applied IT | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589309 Applied IT 3 (Enterprise Database Management) 3 SWS 3 ECTS
• Relational database management systems
• Knowledge of what a data model is, what it is required for and the purpose of data modelling.
• Being able to develop a data model from a process model.
• Understanding relational data models, relational integrity and normalisation.
• Explain the term "Data Warehouse" and describe its field of usage.
• Gain knowledge of and describe the components of a database and its main tasks
• Understand the function of selection criteria for desktop, server data and database systems.
• Use SQL for devising statistical analysis.
• Comprehend the pathways and interaction of data (import, export, interfaces, ODBC, OLE DB, EDI...)
• Generating desktop databases (tables, forms, reports)
• Comprehend and explain the context of all elements of a "database map".
Advanced Mathematics | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589305 Mathematics & Statistics 3 (Optimization in Business and Engineering) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
• Matrix calculation
• Linear optimisation
• Regression and correlation
• Statistical methods for data analysis (PCA, Clustering)
• Modelling and optimizing simple industrial processes (exact and heuristic methods, simulations)
Automation | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589308 Automation 1 (Actuators and Sensors) 3 SWS 4 ECTS
• Introduction and applications of automation technology
• Automation pyramid
• Basic principles of measurement technology
• Types of signals
• Measurement errors
• In-depth view of selected sensor systems
• Possibilities and practical fields of application of sensors
• Basic principles of hydro-mechanics and pneumatics
• Engineering components of hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical actuating drives
• Documentation and switch signals
• Servos
• In-depth view of selected actuators
• Possible usage and practical applications of actuators
• Bus systems
• Interplay of sensors and actuators
Communication | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589304 Communication in the workplace 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Basic principles of communication - sender and receiver
• Subjective and objective reality
• Verbal, non-verbal and interactive communication skills
• Transaction analysis - taking a systemic view, goals, contracts and traps
• Working with conflicts and group dynamics
• Institutional requirements for successful communication in the workplace
• Basics of scientific writing and research
Controlling (Management Accounting) | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589301 Management Accounting (Controlling) (Calculation, Instruments, Key Performance Indicators) 2 3 SWS 3 ECTS
• Introduction to management accounting
• Strategic vs. Operative management accounting
• Distinction between accounting and management
• Process cost accounting
• Target costing
• Key performance indicators and systems of financial control
• Focus on excess profit figures based on the example of Economic Value Added
• Balance sheet analysis based on key performance indicators
Language 3 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589311 2. Language 3 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Improving knowledge of basic vocabulary and grammar.
• Basic communication: talking about habits; giving advice and recommendations; transferring knowledge from texts.

Language of instruction: German/second foreign language
Language 3 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589310 English 3 (Career & Performance Evaluation) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Letter of application
• writing a resume
• Interviews in English
• Learning/training program for a new recruit
• Developing a solution to a technical problem
• Basics of academic writing

Language of instruction: English
Logistics & Production Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589302 Logistics & Supply Chain Management 3 SWS 3 ECTS
• Basic principles of Logistics: definition, processes, logistics costs, degree of service
• Logistics tasks: transport, inventory management, warehouse, packaging, order management
• Materials flow - from the initial demand right through to demand satisfaction
• Supply Chain Management: basic principles and approaches
• Management accounting in logistics
Logistics & Production Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589303 Production Management 2 SWS 3 ECTS
• Production systems and types
• Production and cost functions
• Production planning
• Basic data
• Programme planning
• Planning dates
• Planning capacity
• Planning potential and devising it
• Integrated planning approaches
Machine Elements | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589307 Machine Elements 2 (Design, Cax) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Standardised drafting with exercises (standardised lettering, sheet sizes, scale, layout, vertical section, side view, sectional view, measurement key with symbols, individual aspects, positional number, cylinders and angles, surfaces, depictions of screws and gears).
• introduction to an appropriate software programme (i.e. Solid Works, Solid Edges, CREO)
Production Engineering II | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589306 Production Engineering 3 (Cutting, Machines) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
• Basic principles of cutting
• Chiseling, sawing, filing, drilling, countersinking, chafing, turning, milling, reaming
• Speed of machines, core running times, performance
• Grinding: abrasives, grinding tools, grinding processes, grinding machines
• Honing, lapping, sandblasting, vibratory finishing,
• Tooling machines
• Introduction to manufacturing devices and machines
• Basic principles of automation in manufacturing
• Design and mechanisms of numerically-controlled manufacturing plants
• flexible automation in manufacturing

4. Semester

Automation | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589407 Automation 2 (Instrumentation and Control Engineering) 3 SWS 4 ECTS
• Introduction to instrumentation engineering
• Basic principles of control engineering
• SPS/SoftSPS
• Programming languages of IEC61131
• Basic principles of regulator engineering
• Time behaviour, cycle times, process image
• PID regulator
• IT systems in automation
• HMI
• SCADA
• Process management system
• Case studies and industrial applications
Bachelor's Thesis 1 & Research | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170589410 Tools for Scientific Work 1 SWS 2 ECTS
• Becoming acquainted with the general formatting standards for scientific work, especially those applicable to the Institute of Industrial Management
• Transfer of methods and techniques of scientific work
• Becominc acquainted with the style and register of scientific writing
Communication | Tutorial (Ue) | Coursecode: 170589404 Presentation & Moderation 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Presentation techniques (Target audience analysis, goals, how to structure a presentation, visualising content and use of visuals, media)
• How to present oneself (effective elements, dealing with questions, objections, disturbances and gaffes)
• Moderation (role and function of the moderator, roles of group members and their interventions, how to interact, phases in moderation, structural plan, leading a meeting)
• Basic attitudes and values, methods and materials of the meta plan technique
Corporate Management I | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589401 Corporate Law (Basics of private business law, trade law) 3 SWS 3 ECTS
• Austrian Law
• EU Law
• Basic principles of contractual law
• Commercial and company law
• Competition law
• Immaterial goods law
Corporate Management I | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589402 Management Accounting 3 (Budgeting, Reporting) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
• Content, methods and procedure of budgeting
• Types of forecasts
• Planned cost calculation and deviation analysis
• Modern reporting and information systems
• Basic principles of reporting
• Basic concepts of company valuation
Information Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589409 Information Management 1 (Enterprise Resource Planning 1) 3 SWS 3 ECTS
• Professional profile of ERP solutions providers: there is a general understanding of the positionins of the Industrial Management education in the field of ERP.
• Business information systems: knowledge of relevant information systems in an industrial company - ability to distinguish between systems.
• Enterprise Resource Planning systems: technology - understand the idea of integrated information processing (use the data base that is consistent with business principles).
• ERP systems (business organisation): ability to explain how an ERP system is structured by means of SAP ERP as an example.
• Accounting in SAP: overview of the various aspects of accounting. Ability to differentiate between internal and external accounting.
• Logistics in SAP ERP: overview of modules and core concepts of logistics in ERP systems.
• ability to explain, depict and comprehend the relevant core data, functionalities and business processes, as well as integrational relationships from the perspective of logistics modules (MM/PP/SD)
• conduct and document a simple, integrated logistical process (from the customer's order to the feedback in production) in an ERP system
• conduct a complex order-to-cash process integrating all logistical modules - incl. accounting and management accounting. This also includes integrated relationships and all partial processes.
Language 4 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589412 2. Language 4 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Improving basic communication skills.
• Applying the second foreign language in professional and business settings (companies, searching for a job, employment regulations etc.)

Language of instruction: second foreign language/German.
Language 4 | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589411 English 4 (Negotiation & Argumentation) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Professional English
• Negotiations and appropriate business etiquette
•Case Studies
• Argumentation methods
• Quoting and paraphrasing information from different sources

Language of instruction: English
Process Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589403 Process Management 1 (Basics and Modelling) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Concepts and ideas of process management
• Types of processes
• Process driven business organisations
• Process lifecycle
• Process survey
• Basic principles of process visualisation
• Implementation of process management software tools
Production Engineering II | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589405 Production Engineering 4 (Joining) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
• Basic knowledge of chemical and physical laws concerning firmly bonded joints
• Compression and snap connectors
• Gluing
• Soldering
• Welding. Especially:
• Electric arc welding
• Gas welding
• MIG/MAG welding
Production Engineering II | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589406 Quality Management 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Philosophy and methods of TQM
• Quality assurance accross all divisions of an enterprise, in product usage, recycling and disposal
• Methods of quality assurance
• EFQM
Production Engineering II | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589408 Technical Logistics (Conveyor Techniques) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Continuous and variable conveyors
• Functionality and application fields of conveyors
• Calculation of mass and volume flow
• Selection of conveyors as used in practice
• Function and application purposes of selected construction elements

5. Semester

Bachelor's Thesis 1 & Research | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: 170589506 Bachelor's Thesis 1 & Research 0 SWS 4 ECTS
Writing a bachelor's paper on an adequately relevant topic
• Analysis of the topic and problem
• Working on theoretical principles, evaluation of various different solutions and alternative, also based on incomplete research
• Independently finding strategies to solve the problem in question
Bachelor's Thesis 1 & Research | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170589507 Seminar for Bachelor's Thesis 1 1 SWS 1 ECTS
• Supervision and coaching of the writing process of the bachelor's paper
• Incorporating content and methodical input and discussions pertaining to (text) results.
Corporate Management I | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589501 Corporate Management 1 (Basics) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Management theories and approaches as well as their practical significance
• Corporate culture
• Leadership
• Human Resource Management
• Intercultural management
Information Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589503 Information Management 2 (Enterprise Resource Planning 2) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
Content of Information Management 1 is deepened in the following key areas:
• Master data, functionality and organisation of accounting and logistics modules of an ERP system using the example of SAP ERP.
• Developments and trends in the field of integrated business software.
• ERP implementation projects: organisational units, master data, functionality and integration relations of an ERP system can be explained in detail, based on concrete process scenarios.
• Data migration: data migration (material master data from MS Excel to SAP) is to be exported in an exemplary manner in SAP ERP and can be resolved and conducted by means of LSMW.
• ERP Reporting: various different types of reporting can be differentiated concerning their depth of integration and data volume. ERP reporting and data warehousing are to be differentiated both in terms of content and technology.
• ERP Reporting: conduct reporting via standard analysis, flexible analysis and quick views - based on the logistics information system within the ERP system.
• Business Intelligence: there is a fundamental understanding of the structure, application purposes and function of data warehousing.
• Trends: Mobile Computing & ERP: the advantages and disadvantage of SAP Fiori and Neptune can be assessed.
Process Management | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589502 Process Management 2 (Case Studies, Instruments) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
• Systematic process design
• Selected methods and approaches of BPM
• Business Process Reengineering
• Value flow analysis
• Change management in BPM
• Integrated process management
• Approaches for optimising processes
• Competence model for process managers
• Case studies
Professional Internship | Internship (PR) | Coursecode: 170589504 Professional Internship 0 SWS 16 ECTS
A complementary internship is required to ensure the practically relevant nature of the education programme is maintained, which lasts one semester of study (net: min. 12 weeks, or 425 hours). The working conditions are to be agreed individually between the students and the companies in question, are then subject to an approval process by the study programme, and usually last between four and maximum six months. Personally working on one or several projects in a company outside of the study programme is supposed to lead students towards tasks, which correspond to the typical issues that graduate industrial engineers will have to tackle in their daily professions. Aspects to be considered include those of a technical and technological nature, IT and business-related issues as well as socially/personally relevant matters
Professional Internship | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170589505 Supervision Professional Internship 1 SWS 1 ECTS
Writing reports
Self-reflexion through regular rounds of feedback from supervisors
Conducting content-specific comparisons between theory and practice

6. Semester

Bachelor's Thesis 2 | Bachelor paper (BA) | Coursecode: 170589605 Bachelor's Thesis 2 0 SWS 11 ECTS
Writing a bachelor's paper on an adequately relevant topic
• Analysis of the topic and problem
• Working on theoretical principles, evaluation of various different solutions and alternative, also based on incomplete research
• Independently finding strategies to solve the problem in question
Bachelor's Thesis 2 | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170589606 Seminar for Bachelor's Thesis 2 1 SWS 1 ECTS
• Supervision and coaching of the writing process of the bachelor's paper
• Incorporating content and methodical input and discussions pertaining to (text) results.
Corporate Management II | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589601 Corporate Management 2 (Strategic Management) 2 SWS 3 ECTS
• Theoretical and conceptual basic principles of strategic management
• Decision making and game-based theory
• Descriptuve vs. Prescriptive strategic approaches
• Phase model of the prescriptive strategic process: analysis, development, implementation, checks
• Instruments of strategic management
• Business crises and restructuring
Cross-Cultural Communication | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170589607 Cross-Cultural Communication 2 SWS 3 ECTS
• Communicative strategies and business etiquette in an international
environment.
• Case studies to extract and analyze valuable information, identify
problems, plus make creative/realistic solutions during meetings.
• Professional presentation of Industrial Research Project
• Writing an abstract for the Bachelor Thesis
• Writing a term paper

Language of instruction: English
Energy Engineering | Integrated course (iL) | Coursecode: 170589604 Energy Engineering (Thermodynamics) 2 SWS 2 ECTS
• Basic principles of thermodynamics
• Heat transfer
• Flow charts
• Thermodynamic cycles and cogeneration
• Thermal power stations and their main components
• Overview of the energy industry
• Hydroelectric power stations and their main components
• Fuel cells, wind farms and different types of design
• Solar power stations and different types of design
• Aspects of economic feasibility
Industrial Research Project | Seminar (Se) | Coursecode: 170589602 Applied Project Management 1 SWS 2 ECTS
Planning, conducting and documenting a kick-off workshop.
Devising a complete project plan/organisation - in particular the project structure and schedule; as a result writing a project letter of intent/order.
Practical success factors for managing and implementing a project.
Industrial Research Project | Project thesis (PT) | Coursecode: 170589603 Industrial Research Project 4 SWS 8 ECTS
Working in a project in industry or working on a topic in research relevant to the study programme.