1943 SME - Course 5: Internationalization & Resources II - Risk Capital
Dr. Thomas Kaufmann-Lerchl
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
09/10/21 to 09/16/21
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Wednesday 10/20/21 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 11/10/21 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 11/24/21 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 12/01/21 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Online-Einheit
Tuesday 12/07/21 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 01/12/22 05:30 PM - 09:30 PM Online-Einheit

The course focuses on the internationalization process in companies. Starting with direct investments, through its financing process, to modern management of international companies. This results in the following contents:

- Introduction, goals, definitions
- Foreign direct investments
- Traditional financing in an international environment
- Modern financing through innovative financing instruments
- Private Equity, Venture Capital
- Evaluation and comparison methods
- Traditional methods of managing international investment and investment abroad
- Value-oriented methods for managing international foreign investment and investments
- Final exam

Learning outcomes

Students will...
- have a fundamental understanding of financing companies in an international environment
- learn to apply modern instruments of managing international foreign investment
- know how to design instruments and processes in modern international companies
- improve their presentation skills


Attendance requirements

Students must be present for all synchronous course sessions and complete asynchronous sessions according to schedule. Students not present in the first session will be de-registered from the course automatically!

Teaching/learning method(s)

This course uses a combination of different teaching methods, such as

- classical lectures
- student presentations
- group discussions

!! Course in distance mode only !!


- 20% pre concept presentation incl literature & figures

- 60% individual presentation

- 20% Elaboration of multiple choice questions


Last edited: 2021-09-11