The Theories of Business: The Pillars of Business Administration (WiSe 2022/23)

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Monday 16:00- 18:00 weekly 10.10.2022- 21.11.2022 Schlossplatz 46, H 1
Tuesday 16:00- 18:00 weekly 11.10.2022- 22.11.2022 Schlossplatz 46, H 1


The first date of this course will be on Tuesday, 11.10.2022 at 16.15 (16.00 c.t.) in the H1 (there will be no lecture on Monday, 10.10.2022).

Contact person: David Jütte

This course will take place in the first term of the winter semester. It consists of two parts: The lecture "Willkommen zur BWL" (Tuesday 16:15 - 17:45, H1) and the lecture "Was ist die BWL" (Monday 16:15 - 17:45, H1).

The course "The Theories of Business: The Pillars of Business Administration" is part of the module "Willkommen zur Betriebswirtschaftslehre! Grundlegende Theorien & ihre praktische Anwendung", which also includes the lecture "The Practices of Business: Learning from Leaders" and the exercises "You're the CEO NOW: How to Manage Your First Company" and "Applied Empirical Research". The following examination credits and credit points refer to the entire module and are not an individual performance of a single course.

Module Examination Credits: Written exam (75%) + written paper (25%).

Please register at the examination office for the regular examination period.

Credit points of the module: 12 ECTS (BWL PO 2022)

Please register for the course in Learnweb to get more information about the course schedule. During the course, communication and provision of course materials will take place via the associated course page in Learnweb. Announcements, lecture slides, and all other materials will be posted there.

The password for all materials will be announced in the first lecture.


In the course "The Theories of Business: The Pillars of Business Administration" an overview of business administration and its main fields of action will be given and answers to questions central to the subject will be provided. Among other things, theoretical foundations are presented with regard to the business administration action areas of marketing, management (personnel & organization), financing and controlling, as well as other action areas of business management in digital times that are important for the course of study. 

The lecture "Welcome to Business Administration" serves as a content-related as well as organizational bracket for the various lectures and exercises of the module. In the context of the lecture, all dates and further organizational issues of the module are presented. 


  • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hennig-Thurau (responsible)