Company Formation / Business Plan (MUR-B-5-ING-UBP-SE)

  • Bachelor's program Management & Law
Course unit code
Level of course unit
  • Bachelor
Year of study
  • Fall 2022
Semester when the course unit is delivered
  • 5
Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • 2.0
Name of lecturer(s)
  • Suitner Benjamin, BA MA
Learning outcomes of the course unit
  • Students are able to link the knowledge acquired in the fields of business management and economic law respectively and to analyze and solve practical problems (relating to e.g. the preparation of a business plan, aspects of company formation) on an interdisciplinary basis. Their competence in independent and networked thinking is highly developed.
Mode of delivery
  • face-to-face/optional online
Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • relevant course(s) of previous semester(s)
Recommended optional program components
  • none
Course contents
  • application of interdisciplinary knowledge in connection with the preparation of a business plan
    working out the individual steps necessary for forming a company
    drafting articles of association
Recommended or required reading
  • Barrow, C., Barrow, P., & Brown R. (2018). The Business Plan Workbook. A Practical Guide to New Venture Creation and Development (9th edition). London: Kogan Page.Finch, B. (2019). How to Write a Business Plan (6th edition). London: Kogan Page.
    Hausmaninger, H. (2011). The Austrian Legal System (4th edition). Vienna: Manz.
    Kailer, N., & Weiß, G. (2018). Gründungsmanagement kompakt. Von der Idee zum Businessplan (6th edition). Vienna: Linde.
    Laimer, H. G. (2016). Employment Law (3rd edition). Vienna: NWV Verlag.
    Ubelhoer, K., Pfeiffer, S., Huisman, E., & Schaffer, E. (2018). Introduction to Austrian Tax Law (3rd edition). Vienna: facultas Universitätsverlag.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • The course comprises an interactive mix of lectures, discussions and individual and group work.
Language of instruction
  • English
Work placement(s)
  • none

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