Qualification goals

The bachelor's degree program in business administration leads to a first academic university degree with professional qualifications. It prepares students for more advanced courses of study.

Scientific qualification

Graduates of the bachelor's program in business administration are able to,

  • ... compare central models and theories of at least one of the chosen major fields of study (Banking and Financial Controlling, Business Taxation I, Financing, Innovation Management, International Accounting and Auditing, Strategy and Organization, Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior, Production and Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Controlling, Sales and Marketing, Business Education I or II) and have characterized at least one of them in term papers;
  • ... acquire and reproduce large amounts of theoretical and methodological knowledge or be able to evaluate it with regard to its usefulness, as they have demonstrated in the module group General Business Administration with 10 obligatory modules;
  • ... from the module group S-BWL, exemplified by the modules Bankbetriebslehre, Unternehmensbesteuerung I: Steuerarten, Finanzmarktmodelle und Strategisches Risikomanagement, Wissensmanagement, Rechnungslegung nach IFRS - Grundlagen, Organisational Behaviour, Produktionsmanagement, Supply Chain Management und Digitalisierung, Grundlagen Controlling, Strategy and Competition, Strategic Brand Management, Schulpraktische Studien I a fundamental, broad-based business knowledge in the areas of the above-mentioned topics, among others. ... to present a basic, wide-ranging knowledge of business administration in the areas of the above-mentioned main areas of study, in order to understand and critically assess new scientific problems and tasks;
  • ... design a research paper, taking into account generally accepted principles of good scientific practice, in which they apply learned knowledge and a research method to a derived research question and assess its contribution to the relevant sub-discipline of business administration, as demonstrated in their final paper;
  • ... select, adapt and apply relevant, basic methods of qualitative and quantitative empirical social research to appropriate questions in business administration, as well as conceptualize their own ideas and reflect on their implementation, as they have shown in the context of term papers and presentations;
  • ... to apply content-related and methodological basics of the neighboring disciplines of law, economics, statistics and mathematics within the framework of modules such as private law, introduction to commercial and corporate law, macroeconomics I, microeconomics I, methods of statistics I and II, business mathematics: analysis.


Qualification for a qualified gainful employment

Graduates of the bachelor's degree program in business administration,

    ... are able to apply the theoretically acquired knowledge and the learned management instruments to entrepreneurial problems in a requirement- and situation-oriented manner by working on case studies, e.g. in the context of Finance (e.g. Introduction to Financing and Investment, Cases in Corporate Finance), Innovation Management (e.g. Innovation-oriented Corporate Management);
    ... are able, through the preparation of assignments and seminar papers in conjunction with a presentation, for example in the modules International Entrepreneurship, Business Plan Preparation, Knowledge Management, Grand Challenges: Organizational Perspectives and Response, Diversity Management, to independently analyze and optimize operational processes by being able to justify their own professional actions with theoretical and methodological knowledge;
    ... are able to develop their own approaches to solutions based on established theories and methods as well as to recognize interdisciplinary problems and to develop possible contributions of business administration to the solution of such problems with the preparation of the scientific thesis (Bachelor's thesis) and the associated supervision process and the obligatory colloquium or a disputation.


Personal development

Graduates of the bachelor's degree program in business administration,

  • ... have learned in group work through the processing of case studies, e.g. in the context of the modules Innovation-Oriented Corporate Management, International Corporate Management as well as through the preparation of homework and seminar papers (exemplarily through the following modules: Knowledge Management, Grand Challenges: Organizational Perspectives and Response) and the results jointly presented in the group, they have learned to critically examine the models and theories of business administration and to represent their topic in a comprehensible and objective manner. In doing so, they take into account other people's points of view;
  • ... can work together in groups, make decisions, set priorities, distribute tasks and take responsibility for themselves or their own task in the group, as they have shown in group work by working on case studies and by preparing homework and seminar papers and the results presented jointly in the group;
  • ... have developed a scientific self-image, can assess their own abilities (professional, methodological and social skills) and already have ideas for their further development;
  • ... can independently acquire new knowledge beyond their studies;
  • ... reflect on the social background of business administration, e.g. in the context of the modules Diversity Management, Human Resource Development, Organisational Behaviour, are able to explain their significance for the present and to play a decisive role in shaping social processes critically, reflectively and with a sense of responsibility and democratic public spirit;
  • ... are sensitized to the need to assume responsibility within the framework of the professional values of their activity or profession, for example the consideration of legal regulations and their intention, the interests of the employees entrusted to them and the consequences of their decisions on society and the environment.