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Pre-requisites with regard to content: Language Competence
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The job marked has an increased demand for graduates with certain key skills. In the context of globalization the most important skills are the ability to communicate with people of other culture groups and basic knowledge of laws to write contract documents. The third important capability the students will learn is a good self-manifestation to present their work results in an optimal manner.

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Individual exams
Course: Intercultural Communication
Internal number: MINB6414 Type/mode: Lecture
Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Andrea Cnyrim
Language of instruction:
English
Credits (ECTS): 2 Contact hours: 2
Workload: 60 hours (30 hours presence, 30 hours self-contained work) Assessment: Exercise 1 Semester (not graded)
Content:
  • Central aspects of intercultural communication (e.g. cultural determined standards, behaviors, values, verbal and non verbal communication) with special interest in differences between object oriented cultures such as Germany and relationship-oriented cultures such as China and India
  • Influence of different cultural standards on international business relations (e.g. Business preparation, negotiations, personnel management, decision making, conflict resolution etc.)
  • Empirical investigations (e.g. Geert Hofstede, Fons, Trompenaars etc.)
  • Case studies from different cultural areas (e.g. Germany, France, the USA, Japan, China, India etc.)
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Course: Law
Internal number: MINB6434 Type/mode: Lecture
Lecturer:
RA Mario Stumpf
Language of instruction:
German
Credits (ECTS): 2 Contact hours: 2
Workload: 60 hours (30 hours presence, 30 hours self-contained work) Assessment: Written Exam 90 Min. (graded)
Content:
  • Introduction to the right
  • That "Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch” (BGB)
  • The "Handelsgesetzbuch” (HGB)
  • The judicial procedure
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Course: Presentation techniques
Internal number: MINB6424 Type/mode: Exercise
Lecturer:
Dr. Martin Holzer
Language of instruction:
German
Credits (ECTS): 2 Contact hours: 2
Workload: 60 hours (30 hours presence, 30 hours self-contained work) Assessment: Verbal Exam 20 Min. (graded)
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To exist in the political, social, economical and cultural living nowadays the students must be able to held speeches and to participate in discussions without stoppages. This seminar shows how to express oneself independently of a concrete text.

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