|ACC 403 Cost Accounting||6 ECTS (Core)|
Prof. Dr. Jannis Bischof
|Bachelor Thesis||12 ECTS||Spring semester|
|ACC 520 IFRS Reporting and Capital Markets||8 ECTS|
This lecture will be held alternating with the chair of Prof. Wüstemann. The module examines IFRS accounting and its embedding in international capital markets. With its focus on basic principles of IFRS as well as specific standards and their application the module is meant to lay foundation for the courses ACC 628 and ACC 626. This knowledge will be applied through exercise sessions as well as group projects within case study sessions accompanying the lecture. This lecture will be held in English.
|ACC 560 Managerial Accounting||8 ECTS|
The course will familiarize participants with the terminology and basic concepts of managerial accounting. The topics range from the analysis of cost information for decision-making to performance measurement, financial planning, and budgeting. This knowledge will be applied through exercise sessions as well as group projects within case study sessions accompanying the lecture. This lecture will be held in English.
|ACC 662 Private Equity: Due Diligence and Value Creation||6 ECTS|
This lecture will be held by our adjunct lecturer Dr. Wilhelm Schmundt (Managing Director at BCG). The course aims at exploring Private Equity (PE) as an alternative asset class and will equip the participants with a sound understanding of its characteristics and mechanics. There will be a specific emphasis on teaching the LBO mechanics, core due diligence techniques and value creation strategies. The course will be complemented by several practical exercises, in class discussions, guest lectures from PE professionals, as well as a group case study.
|ACC 750 Accounting Seminar||6 ECTS|
This year’s seminar (spring semester 2024) focuses on questions pertaining to “Financial and Non-Financial Information on Capital Markets”. An introduction to the seminar’s overarching theme, the comprehensive list of topics as well as detailed instructions will be available for download here from mid-November onwards. For the seminar writing phase students can freely choose between two separate eight-week periods. The fast close period spans from January 2, 2024 to February 27, 2024. The final close period starts on February 16, 2024 and ends on April 12, 2024. We accept applications for the seminar until December 20, 2023 (for both periods). Please apply here. The seminar presentations (again, for both write-up periods) will take place on April 26, 2024.
This lecture will be held by Prof. Bischof and Dr. Holger Rubel. This course will teach how sustainability goals can be integrated into strategy development and how this integration creates firm value. Topics include the role of regulation, materiality assessment, sustainability targets, the development of specific measures and flagship initiatives, and the interaction with corporate organization and governance. The course also offers an introduction to the link between sustainability strategies and sustainability reporting. Many business cases from different industries will illustrate the real-world impact of the lecture content.
|Master Thesis (MMM)||24 ECTS|
Further information is listed below
If you are interested in writing your master thesis with us, please send the following documents to our secretary (preferably as a single PDF-document):
Also, please indicate the date you intend to start working on your master thesis. Please provide us with your application at least one month previous to the intended start date.
Guidelines for Academic Writing
Students who need a letter of recommendation for an application at a foreign university (study abroad or masters degree for instance) or in the context of scholarships and/
More Information can be found here.
Students in the MMM can find information on course recognition and learning agreements here; M. Sc. students in business education will find them here. The business school’s undergraduate and double degree students will be informed directly by the dean’s office. Students from other schools with a minor in business should contact Annabel Müller or Janna Ried at the dean’s office.