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040113 KU Foundations of Business Decision-Making (MA) (2020W)

8.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Only students who signed up for the class in univis/u:space are allowed to take the class (that means, that you have to at least be on the waiting list if you want to take this class). No exceptions possible.


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 50 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

The first session is planned to be held on-site (HS).

However, if you fall under one of the following categories:

- those who belong to the risk group or live in a household with a person from the risk group,
- those who are infected / suspect they are infected / are under quarantine,
- those for whom the entry into Austria is not possible due to the COVID-related reasons,

then make sure you attend the class virtually via u:stream function (link will be provided before the start of the session on Moodle).

If you participate in the on-site session, please remember that you should comply with the distance and hygiene rules, as well as the procedures for contact tracing.

For the general information regarding the organization of studies in
WS20/21 please refer to

Thursday 08.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Thursday 15.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Thursday 22.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Thursday 29.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hybride Lehre
Thursday 05.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 12.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 16.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 19.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 23.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 26.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 30.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 03.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 07.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 10.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 14.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 17.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 07.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 11.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 14.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 18.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 21.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Monday 25.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 28.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course gives a general introduction to typical business decision problems for students coming from a non-business background

Specifically, the following topics will be covered:

  • Foundations of decision making

  • Decisions in production and logistics

  • Decisions in finance

  • Business strategy

  • Organization and HR
  • The course will be held in blended learning format. Part of the content will be provided in the form of videos via Moodle, and part via in-class teaching and exercises.
    Depending on the Corona situation, some or all in-class units may be replaced by online video conferences.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Th 05.11.2020 11:27