Post Graduate

Financing, investment and Monitoring

level of course unit

1. Master cycle

Learning outcomes of course unit

The participants:
• recognize the benefits of accounting, controlling and finance for management purposes and as a central steering tool
• know the terms, tasks and methods of controlling and the difference between strategic/operational controlling
• know the essential controlling tools and can apply them practically
• understand the principle of management reporting and can interpret reports
• know the terms, tasks and methods of investment and financing policy
• are able to read and prepare investment calculations
• can develop sources of financing and organize financing
• know the basics of corporate management with key figures and can read and interpret key figure systems

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

• Finance, accounting and controlling as a management tool
• Terms, tasks and methods of controlling as well as outlook on new controlling fields
• Integrated planning, control and information system
• Strategic and operative controlling incl. controlling tools
• Key figure-oriented corporate management
• Cost management and efficiency increase
• Key points of investment and financing policy

recommended or required reading

• Weber, J./ Schäffer, U. (2016): Einführung in das Controlling, 15. Aufl.
• Berk, J./ DeMarzo, P. (2020): Grundlagen der Finanzwirtschaft: Analyse, Entscheidung und Umsetzung
• Pape, U. (2018: Grundlagen der Finanzierung und Investition: Mit Fallbeispielen und Übungen
• Britzelmaier, B. (2017): Controlling: Grundlagen, Praxis, Handlungsfelder, 2. Aufl.
• Graumann, M. (2018): Controlling: Begriff, Elemente, Methoden und Schnittstellen, 5. Aufl.
• Mussnig, W./ Giermaier, G./ Bleyer, M./ Rausch, A. (2014): Controlling für Führungskräfte: Analysieren - Bewerten - Entscheiden, 3. Aufl.
• Hubert, B. (2018): Grundlagen des operativen und strategischen Controllings: Konzeptionen, Instrumente und ihre Anwendung, 2. Aufl.
• Diederichs, M. (2017): Risikomanagement und Risikocontrolling, 4. Aufl.

assessment methods and criteria

Final exam

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

ILV (Blended Learning, Inverted Classroom)

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Dr. Mario Situm

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)



Kampfer Kristina
Prof. (FH) Dr. Kristina Kampfer
Wissenschaftliche Leitung
+43 5372 71819 200
Greiderer Georg
Georg Greiderer
Kontaktperson & Anmeldung
+43 5372 71819 201
Didaktisches Konzept: eLearning
Didaktisches Konzept: eLearning