4590 Course V - Final Seminar
Univ.Prof. Dr. Anne d'Arcy
Contact details
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
02/14/23 to 02/16/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Monday 04/17/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM D5.0.002
Monday 04/24/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM EA.5.030
Monday 05/08/23 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM D5.1.004
Monday 05/15/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM TC.2.02
Monday 05/22/23 02:00 PM - 06:00 PM EA.5.030
  •  Corporate Governance
  •  Finance Theory
  •  Management Control
  •  Value-based (Performance) Management
Learning outcomes

Understand the linkages between strategy,  finance and accounting in strategy formulation, implementation and evaluation

Understand the role of management control and the controller/management accountant in strategy implementation

Understand the relevance of corporate governance design and processes for management control

Understand the (dis)advantages of various management control practices to translate (strategic) goals into employee behavior

Understand and use state of the art academic research in the fields of strategy, management, and (management) accounting

  • How to find appropriate research papers to stay current on important trends and topics in strategy and managerial accounting
  • Be able to critically reflect on and benefit from state of the art research
  • Link insights from research papers to practical problems in strategy, finance and accounting

Be able to respond adequately to questions in an interview situation under a high stress level

Attendance requirements

In order to successfully pass this course, your absence is limited to 20% of our appointments. Further information on course participation will be explained in the intro session.

Teaching/learning method(s)

    The final seminar is usually conducted by Prof. Grabner and/or Prof. d'Arcy with the same number of participants.

    In addition to a written mid-term examination, an oral final examination must be taken at the end of the LV with the respective LV leader, similar to the previous oral subject examination consisting of two parts.

    •     Preparation and short presentation of scientific articles
    •     Questions about the general understanding and connections in the substance



    Your final grade will be composed of:

    • Participation and Attendance (10%)
    • Intermediate written exam covering sessions 1-3  (40%)
    • Final oral examination covering all course content (50%)

    In addition to a written mid-term examination, an oral final examination must be taken at the end of the course.


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    Last edited: 2023-03-31