List of Subject-Specific Competences
1. Ability to analyse and structure a problem of an enterprise and design a solution (i.e. entering a new market).
2. Audit an organisation and design consultancy plans (i.e. tax law, investment, case studies, project work).
3. Define criteria according to which an enterprise is defined and link the results with the analysis of the
environment to identify perspectives (i.e. SWOT, internal and external value chain).
4. Identify and operate adequate software.
5. Design and implement information systems.
6. Identify and use adequate tools (i.e. market research, statistical analysis, comparative ratios).
7. Identify related issues such as culture and ethics and understand their impact on business organisations.
8. Identify the constitutional characteristics of an organisation (i.e. goals and objectives, ownership, size, structure).
9. Identify the functional areas of an organisation and their relations (i.e. purchasing, production, logistics, marketing, finance, human resource).
10. Identify the impact of macro- and microeconomic elements on business organisations (i.e. financial and monetary systems, internal markets).
11. Learn-to-learn, i.e. how, when, where – new personal developments is needed (i.e. rhetoric, presentation, working in teams, personal management).
12. Change management.
13. Managing a company by planning and controlling by use concepts, methods and tools (i.e. strategy design and implementation, benchmarking, TQM, etc.).
14. On the basis of knowledge acquired in university, identify the impact of culture on business operations (i.e. the possibility of selling beer wordwide).
15. Understand details of business functions, business enterprises, geographic regions, size of enterprises, business sectors and link them with the basic knowledge and theories.
16. Understand existent and new technology and its impact for new / future markets.
17. Understand the principles of engineering and link them with business / management knowledge (i.e. operations management, gantt chart, information technology).
18. Understand the principles of ethics, identify the implications for business organisations, design scenario (i.e. exploitation of human resources, environment).
19. Understand the principles of Law and link them with business / management knowledge (i.e. competition law, taxation laws etc.).
20. Understand the principles of psychology, identify the implications for business organisations, and redesign (i.e. working in groups, teams, behavioural studies).
21. Understand the structure of the foreign language, and develop a vocabulary allowing to work i.e. in English as a foreign language.
22. Understand und use bookkeeping and financial systems (i.e. profit and loss account, balance sheet).
23. Understanding, reading, speaking, writing in a foreign language (i.e. working in English as a foreign language).
24. Use the respective instruments for business environment analysis (i.e. industry analysis, market analysis, PEST).
25. Work assignments abroad (i.e. work experience in an enterprise for 20 weeks abroad).