Business Management FT
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Bachelor Thesis

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Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to academically prepare a topic from the department of business management and to independently work on a central question. The students’ self-organization and time management skills are encouraged. The students learn the ability to apply theoretical knowledge from their studies in the Bachelor thesis. The students have analytical and academic reflection skills for company-specific problems. They also learn how to present academic papers to a research community.

prerequisites and co-requisites

All subjects of the first five semesters

course contents

In the Bachelor thesis seminar the students are supervised with regard to content and method in the preparation of the Bachelor thesis. The content of the Bachelor thesis is linked to the internship. The students regularly report on the progress of their Bachelor thesis, accompanying the Bachelor thesis. The students receive instructions and templates for the preparation of their Bachelor thesis and thus the corresponding accompanying academic supervision.

recommended or required reading

Berger-Grabner, D. (2016). Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten in den Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften: Hilfreiche Tipps und praktische Beispiele. Wiesbaden: Springer Verlag.
Disterer, G. (2019). Studien- und Abschlussarbeiten schreiben: Seminar-, Bachelor und Masterarbeiten in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften. Wiesbaden: Springer Verlag.
Esselborn-Krumbiegel, H. (2017). Richtig wissenschaftlich schreiben: Wissenschaftssprache in Regeln und Übungen. Paderborn: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh.
Oehlrich, M. (2019). Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten und Schreiben: Schritt für Schritt zur Bachelor- und Master-Thesis in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften. Wiesbaden: Springer Verlag.
Theisen, M. R. (2016). Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Erfolgreich bei Bachelor- und Masterarbeit. München: Verlag Franz Vahlen.

assessment methods and criteria

Bachelor Thesis

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planned learning activities and teaching methods

Coaching in the implementation by Bachelor thesis supervisors (meetings and virtual)

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name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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work placement(s)

not applicable


Situm Mario
Prof. (FH) DDr. Mario Situm, MBA
Director of Studies Business Management
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