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ökb021 - Private households and businesses (Complete module description)
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Module label Private households and businesses
Module code ökb021
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics Education)
Applicability of the module
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Economic Education (Bachelor) > Basismodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme General Education (Bachelor) > Aufbaumodule
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Politics-Economics (Bachelor) > Basismodule
Responsible persons
Schröder, Rudolf (Module responsibility)
Loerwald, Dirk (Module responsibility)
Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Authorized examiners)
Prerequisites
Skills to be acquired in this module
Students:
• develop an understanding of the functions of private households and consumers in the economic process
• have a command of behavioural theory principles in economics
• analyse explanatory models of consumer behaviour
• understand the pricing mechanism in perfect markets
• analyse the functions of businesses in the economic process, in both the general economic process and regional economies
• deal with fundamental attributes of businesses (esp. organization, management, legal forms)
• apply the fundamentals of external accounting
• develop questions for the orientation internship.
Module contents
Principles of micro- and macroeconomic aspects of private households
• Functions of private households in the economic process
• Consumers in the market economy
• Starting points for the explanation of consumer behaviour
• Development of a simple market model

Principles of the organisation of economic and social processes in businesses
• Businesses in the economic cycle
• Attributes of businesses
• Preconditions for entrepreneurial activity
• Legal principles, esp. legal forms and sales contracts
• Principles of external accounting
• Basic functions and management

Accompanying session for the orientation internship: Regional economies and career orientation – Preparation for orientation internship
• Development of questions for the orientation internship
• Fulfilment of the orientation internship
• Evaluation of the orientation internship

(28 contact hours & 152 self-study, see PB)
Reader's advisory
Breisig, T. (2009): Betriebliche Organisation, Oldenburg: IÖB.
Krol, G.-J./Karpe, J./Zoerner, A. (2014): Die Stellung der Privaten Haushalte im Wirtschaftsgeschehen, 3. aktualisierte Auflage, Oldenburg: IÖB.
Mankiw, N./Taylor, M. (2012): Grundzüge der Volkswirtschaftslehre, 5. überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage, Stuttgart: Schäffer-Poeschel.
Weber, W. (2014): Unternehmen als ökonomische und soziale Aktionszentren, Oldenburg: IÖB.
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Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
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Modullevel / module level BC (Basiscurriculum / Base curriculum)
Modulart / typ of module Pflicht / Mandatory
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method 2 SE mit Ü / 2 VL mit Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
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Für den Studiengang Ökonomische Bildung
  • Klausur (2 Stunden)

Für den Studiengang Politik-Wirtschaft
1 Modulprüfung
  • mündl. Prüfung (20 -30 min.) oder
  • Klausur (120 min.) oder
  • Referat (30 - 60 min.) oder
  • Hausarbeit (3000 - 5000 Wörter) oder
  • Portfolio
Course type Lecture and tutorial
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Sie müssen beide Veranstaltungen belegen! Die Veranstaltung 2.04.023 ist integriert und bereitet auf das Orientierungspraktikum vor.
)
SWS 4
Frequency WiSe
Workload attendance 56 h