International Management

Elective 1: Consumer Behaviour

Lecture, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

Basics of consumer research and psychology; ecosystem of consumer behaviour and consumer decisions.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this module students can:
Apply Austrian and European antitrust rules on cases; solve basic legal issues related to intellectual property; describe the main concepts of fair competition law; apply principles of consumer behaviour (cognitive and emotional processes) to cases; get a glance of the necessary theoretical and methodological knowledge about SAP systems by being introduced to SAP ERP.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Textbooks: Wiebe (2012), Wettbewerbs- und Immaterialgüterrecht (facultas Wien); Kroeber-Riel/Gröppel-Klein (2013), Konsumentenverhalten, 10. Aufl.; Der SAP-Grundkurs für Einsteiger und Anwender;
Journals: ecolex, Wirtschaftsrechtliche Blätter (WBl), Recht der Wirtschaft (RdW)

Mode of delivery

Lecture, 2 SWS

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Final examination, presentation, home assignment, active class participation