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Return to Vienna for the summer semester of 2022. We are planning to hold courses mainly on site to enable the personal exchange between you, your teachers and fellow students. We have labelled digital and mixed courses in u:find accordingly.

Due to COVID-19, there might be changes at short notice (e.g. individual classes in a digital format). Obtain information about the current status on u:find and check your e-mails regularly.

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040326 KU Incentive System Design (MA) (2022S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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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: German



02.03.2022 10:00-11:00 Introduction (digital)
15.03. starting at 08:00, group appointments (Flipped Classroom, dig)
29.03. starting at 08:00, group appointments (FC, dig)
26.04. starting at 08:00, group appointments (FC, dig)
10.05. starting at 08:00, group appointments (FC, dig)
31.05. 15:30-17:30 final exam (HS4, OMP1)


Aims, contents and method of the course

Introduction to agency theory and incentive systems. Topics include the LEN agency model, compensation systems and budgeting mechanisms.

Methods: theory, case studies and exercises

Assessment and permitted materials

Online discussions, two problem sets and a final exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Mandatory presence at the online introductory meeting.

- four flipped classrooms [4x4%]: 15.03., 29.03., 16.04., 10.05., starting at 08:00
- two problem sets (in Excel and Word):
problem set 1 [20%]: submission date 09.04.2022. In order to receive a positive grade, you have to achieve 40% of the total score.
problem set 2 [24%]: submission date 22.05.2022.
- written, final exam [40%]: 31.05.2022, 15:30-17:30, HS4, OMP1

- Overall one must achieve at least 50% of the total points to complete the course successfully.

Examination topics

All of the classes' content.

Reading list

Further literature is provided on the lecture notes.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Tu 01.03.2022 09:28