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290067 SE Seminar in Economics (2021S)

Current Developments and Future Directions in Business in Austria, Europe, and Worldwide

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 29 - Geographie
Continuous assessment of course work


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


max. 24 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Diese LV findet ausschließlich digital statt.

Tuesday 02.03. 12:30 - 14:30 Digital
Tuesday 27.04. 12:30 - 16:30 Digital
Tuesday 04.05. 12:30 - 16:30 Digital
Tuesday 15.06. 12:30 - 16:30 Digital
Tuesday 22.06. 12:30 - 16:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The intention of the seminar is the strengthening of skills to transform literature of economics into relatively short papers. Important is that the papers have a clear structure and contain understandable statements within a given volume. Further should the capability of discussion be improved.

The course focuses on current developents in Austrian and international business.

Course participants will develop their capabilities of summarizing text and supplementary information on business topics and cases referring to relevant theory. In groups of 2 or 3, they will be encouraged to experiment with different forms of conveing complex contents in easy-to-follow ways and presentation formats.

Assessment and permitted materials

Papers (thesis, long-version paper, short-version paper) and lectures (10 minutes and 35 minutes respectivelyy)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Absence at not more than 2 seminar sessions;
delivery of the thesis at latest 3 (long-version paper; Executive Summary); objects of the assessment are quality of the papers (70%) and performance of the lecture (30%).

Examination topics

Für die Seminararbeit (Referate) gewähltes Thema im Rahmen des LV-Themenbereichs.

Reading list

Wird im Kurs besprochen.

Association in the course directory

(BA UF GW 07)

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