2047 Kurs I - Introduction to Strategy and Managerial Accounting
Konstantin Grün, M.A., Jasmin Javed, M.Sc.
Contact details
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  • Weekly hours
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09/19/19 to 09/22/19
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Bachelor Programs
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 10/01/19 03:30 PM - 06:00 PM TC.0.02 Red Bull
Monday 10/07/19 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.002
Monday 10/21/19 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.002
Monday 10/28/19 01:30 PM - 06:00 PM D5.0.001
Monday 11/04/19 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.002
Monday 11/11/19 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.002
Monday 11/18/19 01:30 PM - 06:00 PM D5.0.001
Tuesday 11/19/19 06:15 PM - 07:15 PM EA.6.032
Monday 11/25/19 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.002
Monday 12/02/19 01:30 PM - 05:00 PM D5.0.001
Monday 12/09/19 02:30 PM - 04:30 PM D5.0.001


The course focuses on the foundations of strategic management and management accounting. In particular,the following topics will be covered:

  • External company analysis
  • Internal company analysis
  • Strategy implementation

In the management accounting section of this course we will primarily discuss:

  • Budgeting
  • Financial ratios
  • Value-based management

Learning outcomes

After completion of the course, studentswill be able to

  • understand a wide range of strategic instruments and management accounting concepts on a theoretical level,
  • apply these concepts in practice,
  • expand their knowledge and capabilities in the field of strategic management and management accounting,
  • and understand the interrelatedness of the various instruments.

Attendance requirements

Attendance: In order to successfully pass this course, your absence is limited to 20% of our appointments, which is approximately one session.

Teaching/learning method(s)

The application and link between several instruments will be based on case examples, an integrated case study, and in-class discussions. Before each lecture, students will have to prepare the relevant literature and work on case studies and theoretical questions. During the sessions, the concepts will be further discussed and will be applied to case examples. Preparation will be assessed via short quizzes in each session. At the end of the course, the content will be tested in a final exam.

As a consequence, the followingmethods are used:

  • Lecture
  • Homework
  • Group assignments & presentations
  • Case examples and an integrated case study
  • Final Exam


The final grade will be based on the following components:

  • Quizzes (25%)
  • Case Study Presentation (25%)
  • Final Exam (50%)

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

Successful application for “SBWL Unternehmensführung & Controlling”

Availability of lecturer(s)

Jasmin & Konstantin

Consultation hours are on Tuesday, 5:15 pm, at "Ifu/Dienstagsbier"


compulsory attendance at Welcome@IfU

Last edited: 2019-04-08