Business Administration, Department
Studiengang Betriebswirtschaftslehre at the FH Wedel (priv.)
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Special features regarding teachingBachelor's degree course: in the course, a broad knowledge of the basics of Business Administration is taught, which is complemented and expanded upon in selected lectures with practical and Excel-based exercises. A proportion of the course relates to Computer Science, in line with what is expected of business school graduates today. The 5th semester is defined as a compulsory semester abroad, which is agreed individually with the IO. Master's degree course: The course is tailored for contents and methods from Strategic Management and links them by way of four alternative specialisations, with practical references throughout.
Special features regarding the international orientationAn important feature of the Bachelor's is the compulsory semester abroad at one of several partner universities in Europe, North/South America, Asia, Australia and New Zealand or Africa (network of around 30 partner universities). Occasionally, international visiting professors are integrated into the curriculum. Selected courses are taught in English, with the participation of incoming students. A semester abroad may be completed also in the Master’s programme, with the additional option of completing a dual degree.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUni Skövde, Schweden; Haaga-Helia, Finnland; Gloucestershire, Großbritannien; Napier University, Großbritannien; UIC-Barcelona, Spanien; Universität Vilnius, Litauen; Universität Dogus, Türkei.
Special features regarding the equipment5 computer rooms with high-quality equipment for students, with 120 workstations and a range of servers, connection to the SAP CC at Universität Magdeburg (ERP training), a variety of software licences in the applied area of Business Informatics, high performance laboratory for Network Engineering, WiFi connection to the university network across the entire university building, lecture theatres and seminar rooms with modern presentation technology, including electronic whiteboards.
Support for foundersThe FH Wedel wants to act as a guide and promoter for new companies. It offers a special programme to support start-ups, which includes courses on entrepreneurship (lean start-up) and intrapreneurship, as well as practical courses (lean start-up workshop). The FH Wedel provides assistance in the preparation of business plans, an option for using the university's facilities in the early phase of a start-up, information, advice, contacts and infrastructure (e.g. smart lab) for quick prototyping.
Other special featuresCorporate advisory council, current topics are discussed with company representatives as to how far these are to be integrated into the curriculum. Numerous companies are currently active in the Business Administration Corporate Forum and are keen to make contact with students. The Förderverein (Friends of FH Wedel) FH Wedel organises the "Companies in the University" day once a year, with company information stands and specialist presentations.
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