2019 / 20
Business Administration, Department
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
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Special features regarding teachingProfessors with practical experience; Groups for lectures: 80 students, for exercises and computer labs: 20 students; OPAL/Saxony training portal as a communication platform between assistant professors and students (e-learning); integration of current corporate tasks in the courses; Broad basic training with numerous advanced options; Consistent language and key-qualification training; Forms of teaching: lectures, exercises, simulation games, practical computer courses; Inclusion of industry experts via lecture series; study abroad is strongly supported.
Special features regarding the international orientation150 student places at 52 international partner universities are available; The courses of study each include a mobility window to allow as many students as possible to study abroad.
Common partner universities for exchangeRMIT University Melbourne, Australia; Haute Ecole EPHEC in Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium; Helsinki Metropolia University, Finland; Riga Technical University, Latvia; Universidad de Oviedo, Spain; Dokuz Eylül University in Izmir, Turkey; National University San Diego, USA; Vancouver Island University, Canada; Institute of Technology Sligo, Ireland
Special features regarding the equipmentTwo PC labs (each 25 places) with all MS Office products, MS Project, MS Visio, SAP modules, various software programs, including Datex, Lexware, ARIS, simulation games (TOPSIM); laboratory for Ergonomics; laboratory for Process and Methodological Skills (planned); language centre with language laboratory; modern library with permanent stock and extensive electronic resources (e-books, e-journals, databases); Lecture halls and seminar rooms with state-of-the-art technology; Wireless campus network.
Special features regarding research and developmentCentre for Medium-Sized Enterprises for the integration of issues relating to medium-sized enterprises into research and teaching; Start-up incubator – HTW Gründerschmiede (support of start-ups); research area and research laboratory for Ergonomics; further key research areas: integration of ERP systems in medium-sized companies, Social Media applications in companies, personnel management-related projects for the key area of Healthy Ageing in the Profession, participation in research projects from other faculties, research cooperation with universities in Eastern Europe.
Support for foundersEach semester, there are courses such as "The Practice of Start-Ups", involving the preparation of business plans of founders from academia and Dresden; Course on "Start-up-Oriented Business Administration"; "Business Idea Slam" event for presenting start-up ideas; Partner of dresden exists; Networking with regional chambers, initiatives, universities; Organisation/management and equipment of university's own incubator.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsIncluding infrastructure for people with hearing impairments (hearing loop in lecture halls, COBRA software), visual impairments (screen reader, COBRA software, barrier-free website) and limited mobility (movable tables in lecture halls, barrier-free access, evacuation). Possibility of special conditions for exams, counselling by Dresden student services and student union as well as inclusivity representative, the university's representative for students with severe disabilities.
Characteristics of diversity advancementEthical aspects enshrined in research, teaching, administration. Participation in Girls Day Support for the visually impaired: Portable screen reader, software for speech output. Barrier-free access to lectures, special desks. Hearing loop in lecture halls. Individual help with course organisation. Respecting diversity in the composition of appointment committees. Some tenders are posted in English. Integration of external international lecturers in teaching. International Summer Schools. Support for associations like faranto. Teaching and living a culture of acceptance.
Other special featuresCareer Service of the HTW: preliminary courses for career entry, implementation of contact exchanges, brokering of offers for work placements, theses and career entry; compact campus in an attractive and well-connected location (immediate proximity to town centre and main station); Good networking between teaching staff and students; close relations to the medium-sized economy, e.g. through mentoring programmes, medium-sized enterprise summer school, events for medium-sized companies.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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