Syllabus

Title
4278 Course I - Introduction to Strategy and Managerial Accounting
Instructors
Jelena Radovanovic, M.Sc., Leonard Strauß, M.Sc.
Contact details
  • Type
    PI
  • Weekly hours
    2
  • Language of instruction
    Englisch
Registration
02/23/22 to 02/25/22
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Bachelor Programs
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 03/01/22 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM D5.0.001
Monday 03/07/22 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.003
Monday 03/14/22 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.003
Monday 03/21/22 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM D5.0.001
Monday 03/21/22 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM D5.1.002
Monday 03/28/22 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.003
Monday 04/04/22 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.003
Tuesday 04/26/22 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM D5.0.001
Monday 05/02/22 12:30 PM - 04:00 PM D5.1.004
Monday 05/09/22 01:00 PM - 05:30 PM D5.0.001
Tuesday 05/17/22 03:00 PM - 05:00 PM D5.0.001
Tuesday 06/07/22 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM D5.1.001

Contents

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, students will 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 is highly recommended! In order to successfully pass this course, your absence is limited to 20% of our appointments, which is approximately one session. This also applies to all online units. 

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

Assessment

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)

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

Other

 

 

Last edited: 2022-02-22



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