Syllabus

Title
0242 Course I - Introduction to Strategy and Managerial Accounting
Instructors
Konstantin Grün, M.A., Florian Loizl, MSc(WU),MIM(CEMS),BA
Contact details
Type
PI
Weekly hours
2
Language of instruction
Englisch
Registration
09/14/23 to 09/17/23
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Tuesday 09/26/23 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM D5.0.001
Monday 10/02/23 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM D5.1.004
Monday 10/09/23 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM D5.1.003
Monday 10/16/23 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM D5.0.001
Monday 10/23/23 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM D5.1.003
Monday 10/30/23 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM D5.1.004
Monday 11/06/23 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM D5.0.001
Monday 11/13/23 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM D5.1.003
Monday 11/20/23 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM D5.1.001
Tuesday 11/28/23 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM TC.2.02
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”

Readings

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Availability of lecturer(s)

contact hours: by appointment

Other

 

 

Last edited: 2023-10-02



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