Food: Product and Process Design

Profitability Accounting and Finance

Integrated course, 2.50 ECTS


Course content

Financing of company formation and investment in equipment.
Software-based financial calculation and profitability accounting for alternative financing options for specific projects with integration of information on capital market situation and alternative funding strategies.
Risk assessment.
Company case study on a selected topic.

Learning outcomes

Participants gain basic knowledge for taking responsibility for human resources and finances in an enterprise in food processing and production. They understand their role in an organisation.
Participants understand circumstances of human resources management and experience the use of management tools in leadership situations.
Participants are able to determin cost and benefit of investments and know traditional and unconventional sources for funding, including R&D projects.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

J. Wolf: Unternehmensführung - Das internationale Managementwissen
R. Bergmann: Strategische Unternehmensführung
H. Siegwart: Kennzahlen für die Unternehmensführung
R. Dillerup: Unternehmensführung
Business + Innovation, Wirtschaftspsychologie aktuell, Changement, Controlling & Management Rewiev, Organisator, Zeitschrift LO - lernende Organisation

Mode of delivery

Integrated Course

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Business Courses

Assessment methods and criteria

Module Exam