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wir801 - Concepts of Organisation and Management (Complete module description)
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Module label Concepts of Organisation and Management
Module abbreviation wir801
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics)
Applicability of the module
  • Master's programme Business Administration: Management and Law (Master) > Basismodule
  • Master's programme Business Administration: Management and Law (Master) > Kernmodule CHI
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Module der Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften (Master)
  • Master's Programme Management Consulting (Master) > Mastermodule
Responsible persons
  • Breisig, Thomas (module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
  • Wengelowski, Peter (Module counselling)
  • Gilbert, Jonathan (Module counselling)
  • Breisig, Thomas (Module counselling)
Skills to be acquired in this module
Students get to know selected concepts of organisation and management. Their respective objectives, instruments and methods are discussed and their use in everyday business is critically reflected. Students learn to deal with different management concepts in a conscious and critical way, especially through case studies and discussions.

Upon completion of the module, students will:
• be familiar with the emergence, development, and content of various management concepts;
• be able to convey key findings of the various management concepts to practical issues in the field of organisation and management;
• develop skills of self-reflection (supported by the technical and didactical concepts).
Module contents
Students receive deeper insights into concepts of organisation and management, including:
• Lean Management
• Change Management
• Quality Management
• Business Process Reengineering

The presentations and discussions within the seminars also offer possibilities to deepen and broaden these topics according to the student’s interest and current developments in theory and practice, e. g. Balanced Scorecard, Learning Organisation, Organisational Culture, Worker Participation , Networks, Diversity Management, Management by Objectives.
Recommended reading
Breisig, T. (2015), Betriebliche Organisation, 2. Auflage, NWB, Herne.
Neumann, R. / Graf, G. (Hrsg.) (2007), Management-Konzepte im Praxistest: State of the Art - Anwendungen – Erfolgsfaktoren, Linde, Wien.
Walter, S. (2009), Managementkonzepte von A bis Z. Managementtheorien, Führungsstrategien, Führungstools, Gabal, Offenbach.

Further literature will be announced during the semester according to the particular lecture/seminar content.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Das Modul muss im Masterstudiengang Wirtschafts- und Rechtswissenschaften als Basismodul von allen Schwerpunkten gewählt werden.
Module level
Type of module
Teaching/Learning method
Previous knowledge
Type of course Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 28
Seminar 2 28
Total module attendance time 56 h
Examination Examination times Type of examination
Final exam of module
Depending on the type of examination during the lecture period, at the end of the lecture period or at the end of the semester
Seminar paper or presentation or written exam or oral exam or portfolio or project report (will be determined and announced at the beginning of the semester by the lecturer)