BEC-52306 Financial and Business Management

Course

Credits 6.00

Teaching methodContact hours
Lectures24
Practical extensively supervised12
Problem-based learning18
Self-study
Course coordinator(s)dr. ir. MPM Meuwissen
Lecturer(s)dr. ir. MPM Meuwissen
dr. WWME Schoenmakers
Examiner(s)prof. dr. ir. AGJM Oude Lansink

Language of instruction:

English

Assumed knowledge on:

The course is meant primarily for students with a non-economic background, who wish to develop themselves in the area of business economics and financial management. No further background required.

Continuation courses:

Minor Social Sciences

Contents:

The course aims at giving insight in business economics and management, with a focus on financial management (finance) and accounting (financial reporting). The corporate economic decision making process is studied from different perspectives (profit, risk, market, environment, taxes etc.).

Learning outcomes:

The main learning outcomes are: knowledge and application of accounting & finance techniques, skill development in different problem areas, and ability to use relevant business economic literature.

Activities:

- lectures;
- individual exercises and practical's;
- group-work for short papers and plenary discussions;
- self-study.

Examination:

Written exam combined with group work.

Literature:

- syllabus;
- one extra article per week/theme (as a basis or example for short paper, this is part of the material to be studied for the exam);
- short answers for individual exercises.

MinorPeriod
Compulsory for: WUESDBSc Minor Economics of Sustainable Development1MO
WUSCMBSc Minor Supply Chain Management1MO
Restricted Optional for: WUINEBSc Minor Innovation and Entrepreneurship1MO