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040563 FK KFK PUM: Sector-specific Problems in PUM (Applications) (E) (2016W)

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

Preliminary talk on Saturday, 31st of October 2015, 11.30 am, SR 2, 1st floor.

Please find all relevant information at our website:

http://bwl.univie.ac.at/finpum/teachings/

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Preliminary Talk on Saturday 29th of October, 1.15 pm - 4.30 pm, SR 4, Oskar Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1st floor.

Saturday 29.10. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Saturday 19.11. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Saturday 26.11. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Saturday 03.12. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Saturday 10.12. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Saturday 17.12. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Saturday 14.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Tuesday 17.01. 13:00 - 13:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Saturday 21.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Thursday 16.02. 13:30 - 14:30 Seminarraum 4 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course examines a series of topics on industry-specific problems in public utility management.

Assessment and permitted materials

The final grade consists of 3 components. Students are expected to complete a mini-project on a specific question related to sector-specific issues in public utility management. A maximum of 30 per cent of total points are awarded based on a presentation of the project, 40 per cent of total points are awarded for the final exam, 30 for homework. The deadline for handing in course work and further details will be announced on the website http://homepage.univie.ac.at/karina.knaus.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Aim of the course is to familiarise students with public sector firms and their specific characteristics.
Students are encouraged to explore recent developments in business, economics and political sciences research which are particularly relevant for managing regulated and/or public enterprises.
Building on this foundation students utilise their problem-solving skills on applied questions for industries such as transport, energy, postal services and telecommunications.

Examination topics

Discussion, analysis of relevant literature and data, examples, coursework.

Reading list

There is no set text for the course. Reading lists are distributed throughout the semester.

Association in the course directory

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