5455 Course IV - Business Project T2
Nicolaus Wallner, M.A., Univ.Prof. Dr. Anne d'Arcy, Jelena Radovanovic, M.Sc.
Weekly hours
Language of instruction
02/16/23 to 02/16/23
Anmeldung durch das Institut
Notes to the course
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 04/11/23 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM EA.6.032
Tuesday 04/18/23 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM D5.1.001
Tuesday 04/25/23 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM D5.1.003
Tuesday 05/02/23 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM D5.1.003
Tuesday 05/09/23 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM D5.0.002
Tuesday 05/16/23 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM TC.5.04
Tuesday 06/06/23 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM D5.1.003
Tuesday 06/13/23 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM D3.0.225
Tuesday 06/20/23 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM D5.1.003

This course is project-based. Together with a selected Partner, students will identify topics and trends of strategic importance to this partner and present them to its management.

This part of the project includes work on recommendations and implementation suggestions for the partner.

(For the first part of the class, see course 5454)

Learning outcomes

After completing this course students will be able to:

  • conduct systematic literature reviews
  • critically read and make sense of research articles
  • structure complex business problems
  • design and implement research projects


Apart from that, completing this course will contribute to students' abilities to:

  • organize and manage a large-scale project in the field of strategic management and management control
  • structure complex and ill-defined problems
  • apply theoretical knowledge from different fields to find creative hands-on solutions to real-life business problems.
Attendance requirements

In order to successfully pass this course, your absence is limited to 20% of all appointments. This applies to all appointments not matter the type (i.e. online or in-person).

The First session (07.03.2023), as well, as the Kick-off days (13.-14.03.2023) of the course 5454 are compulsory! More information will follow in due course.

Teaching/learning method(s)

  • Coaching sessions
  • Group discussions 
  • Group assignments
  • Individual assigments
  • Practitioner feedback

The course grading system is based on:

• Individual Performance (20 %)
• Group Performance (25 %)
• Final Report & Final Presentation (35 %)
• Peer review II (20 %)

Grading scheme

  • Excellent ≥87,5%
  • Good ≥75,0%
  • Satisfactory ≥62,5%
  • Sufficient ≥50,0%
  • Fail <50,0%
Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

required: Course 1 (Introduction)

recommended: Course 2, AMC III

required: attendance of Course III (LV 5454 – Theory Business Project)


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Availability of lecturer(s)
The First session (07.03.2023), as well, as the Kick-off days (13.-14.11.2023) of the course 5454 are compulsory! More information will follow in due course.
Last edited: 2022-10-25