Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor International Business Administration Part-time
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Summer Semester 2022

Course unit title Microeconomics
Course unit code 025027020105
Language of instruction German
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Summer Semester 2022
Teaching hours per week 2
Year of study 2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4
Name of lecturer(s) Volker RADKE

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content

English classes in the Bachelor Degree International Business are based on the CBI approach (Content Based Instruction) and thus have the following priorities: - Teaching of language and communication skills and professional business content. - The content of this course provides strategies for interacting in discussions in English. - In a first discussion the focus is on the moderation of practical business problems. - In a second discussion the course provides an explanation of a business report in English.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge - Students are able to represent the economic cycle and stakeholders. - Students can describe environmental relationships of a model. Comprehension - Students can outline economic theories with their rationales. Application - Students are able to explain market forms and related rational behaviour of the actors. Analysis - Students are able to analyse a practical case study and reasonably predict the expected behaviour of market participants. - They can estimate significant financial implications

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Theory-oriented inputs and literature analysis, guided self-reflection, small group and plenary discussions, individual and group exercises, presentations by students, case study.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written Exam



Recommended or required reading

Natrop, Johannes (2012): Grundzüge der Angewandten Mikroökonomie. 2., vollst. überarb. und erw. Aufl. München: Oldenbourg. Varian, Hal R. (2011): Grundzüge der Mikroökonomik. München: Oldenbourg. Wölfle, Marco (2014): Mikroökonomik. Im Bachelor-Studium. Berlin/Heidelberg: Springer/Gabler.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)