The goal

Command of relevant research methods and their practical application.

The Learning outcomes

1.1 Methodological knowledge (extending knowledge)

1.2 Competence in applying relevant state of the art research methods (instrumental competence)

1.3 Ability to collect innovative results by using relevant research methods (systemic competence)

The goal

Creative problem solving skills in a complex business environment

The learning outcomes

2.1 Ability to identify, differentiate and classify problems

2.2 Ability to analyze problems (instrumental competence)

2.3 Ability to find creative solutions(systemic competence)

2.4 Ability to present problems(communicative competence)

The goal

Expert knowledge, application competency and creative problem solving skills in a complex environment in business law

The learning outcomes

3.1 Ability to identify, differentiate and classify problems

3.2 Ability to analyze problems (instrumental competence)

3.3 Ability to find creative solutions (systemic competence)

3.4 Ability to present problems (communicative competence)

The goal

Expert knowledge, application competency and creative problem solving skills in a complex environment in tax and auditing

The learning outcomes

4.1 Ability to identify, differentiate and classify problems

4.2 Ability to analyze problems (instrumental competence)

4.3 Ability to find creative solutions (systemic competence)

4.4 Ability to present problems (communicative competence)

The goal

Knowledge dissemination and deepening in terms of theoretical concepts and practical applications in controlling, finance and accounting

The learning outcome

1.1 MACFA master graduates are familiar with models, concepts, standards and applications of controlling, finance and accounting beyond the acquired knowledge in their bachelor studies.

1.2 They are able to identify, assess and critically examine the relevancy of approaches to answer theoretical or practical questions and tasks in the fields of controlling, finance and accounting.

1.3 They can define theoretical/practical tasks/research questions in the aforementioned fields, formulate clear work objectives and structure the solution process to achieve the objectives. 

The goal

Systemic, analytical and instrumental/conceptual skills for solving theoretical and/or practical tasks in controlling, finance and accounting.

The learning outcomes

MACFA – Master graduates are able to

2.1 pervade the complexity of scientific and/or practical assignments in controlling, finance and accounting using relevant models and concepts in accordance with predetermined norms,

2.2 analyze these by means of scientifically sound methods

2.3 and based on the analysis of the results, develop independent, creative, reflected recommendations/results/answers to specific research questions and complex practical tasks, which are justified through empirical and/or theoretical evidence.

The goal

Communicative and social skills to persuade others of designed solution proposals.

The learning outcome

MACFA master graduates are able to

3.1 convey independently developed solutions to third parties in a clear, concise and stylistically appropriate manner

3.2 take formal specifications for scientific solutions into account

3.3 argue in a convincing manner, whereby they present their solutions in a understandable, differentiated and sufficiently documented manner.                                                                                        

The Goal

Responsible leadership in organizational contexts

The Learning Outcomes

1.1    Knowledge of leadership principles
1.2    Application of leadership principles
1.3    Critical reflection of leadership concepts

The Program Goal

Creative problem solving skills in a complex business environment

The Learning Outcomes

2.1 Ability to identify, differentiate and classify problems
2.2 Ability to analyze problems (instrumental competence)
2.3 Ability to find creative solutions(systemic competence)
2.4 Ability to present problems(communicative competence)

The Goal

Research Skills

The Learning Outcomes

3.1 Methodological knowledge(extending knowledge)
3.2 Competence in applying relevant state of the art research methods(instrumental competence)
3.3 Ability to collect innovative results by using relevant research methods (systemic competence)

The Goal

Management of Innovation

The Learning Outcomes

4.1 Fundamental knowledge of operational innovation processes 
4.2 Ability to assess a company ?s innovation potential
4.3 Ability to develop complex technological strategies

The Goal

Management of the challenges of global sustainability and awareness for social and corporate responsibilities

The Learning Outcomes

5.1 Fundamental knowledge of sustainability issues
5.2 Ability to identify and analyze sustainability issues and its causes
5.3 Development of sustainability strategies 

The goal

Scientific expert knowledge of an interdisciplinary MCM

The learning outcome

1.1 MCM graduates understand the interdisciplinary foundations, problems and objectives of the MCM approach.

1.2 MCM graduates are able to grasp and critically reflect on the essential connections and structures of MCM specific problems and tasks.

The goal

Methodological skills applied to MCM projects/research  

The learning outcome

2.1 MCM graduates know relevant state of the art MCM specific findings in theory and practice, including research approaches.

2.2 MCM graduates are able to apply MCM specific knowledge to problems. 

The goal

Analysis competency of MCM relevant tasks and problems

The learning outcome

3.1 MCM graduates are able to integrate knowledge and handle complexity, to make sound decisions on the basis of limited information while keeping social, ethical and economic aspects in mind.

3.2 MCM graduates are able to conduct research or application oriented projects largerly self-guided and/or autonomously.

The goal

Application competency to implement practice related MCM tasks

The learning outcome

4.1 MCM graduates are able to apply models of research approaches including empirical MAFO.
4.2 MCM graduates are able to generate interdisciplinary findings and solutions.

The goal

Methodological and social competency in verbal/non-verbal communication

The learning outcome

5.1 MCM graduates are able to convey their conclusions and the underlying information and motives in a clear and unambiguous manner.

5.2 MCM graduates are able to present their findings and solutions clearly and adequately to target groups, also in a non-verbal and creative manner and are able to take on responsibility in a team. 

The goal

Scientific expert knowledge of interdisciplinary HRM.

The learning outcome

1.1 Students understand the interdisciplinary foundations of HRM

1.2 Students analyze HRM from different scientific perspectives

The goal

Application competency in practice oriented HRM

The learning outcome

2.1 Students know the tasks of modern HRM in practice

2.2 Students practically apply the different HRM elements

The goal

Methodological competency in applied HRM research

The learning outcome

3.1 Students learn HRM relevant methods of empirical social studies

3.2 Students apply the methods in empirical social studies in an HRM context

The goal

Analysis competency of extra organizational HRM relevant megatrends

The learning outcome

4.1 Students analyze work related trends such as globalization and internationalization and understand their impact on HRM

4.2 Students identify general trends and standards in society such as sustainability and ethics and understand their impact on HRM

The goal

Methodological and social competency in interaction with groups

The learning outcome

5.1 Students work in a project team in an interactive and result oriented manner

5.2 Students learn to communicate their work results in various contexts (practical and academic environments) in a clear and structured manner

The goal

Knowledge dissemination and deepening in terms of theoretical concepts and practical applications in life cycle assessment and sustainability

The learning outcome

Beyond their acquired knowledge from their bachelor programs, MLICS master graduates also

1.1 are familiar with the foundations of the sustainability approach and know the basic concepts and characteristics of the respective social, economic and ecological perspectives.

1.2 know important application areas in technology and society and can formulate questions regarding sustainable development and identify courses of action.

1.3 are familiar with standards, concepts and applications from the life cycle field (IS 14040ff.)

1.4 are able to identify, assess and critically examine the relevancy of life cycle approaches to answer theoretical or practical questions and tasks.

The goal

Systemic, analytical and instrumental/conceptual skills for solving theoretical and/or practical tasks in life cycle assessments.

The learning outcome

MLICS master graduates are able to

2.1 pervade the complexity of scientific and/or practical assignments in life cycle assessment using relevant models and concepts in accordance with predetermined norms,

2.2 analyze these by means of scientifically sound methods

2.3 and based on the analysis of the results, develop independent, creative, reflected recommendations/results/answers to specific research questions and complex practical tasks, which are justified through empirical and/or theoretical evidence.

The goal

Communicative and social skills to persuade others of designed solution proposals.

The learning outcome

MLICS master graduates are able to 

3.1 convey independently developed solutions to third parties in a clear, concise and stylistically appropriate manner

3.2 take formal specifications for scientific solutions into account.

3.3 argue in a convincing manner, whereby they present their solutions in a understandable, differentiated and sufficiently documented manner. 

The Goal

Students are able reflect the relevant management principles critically. They have analytical and transfer skills for solving complex problems in a company’s management. Responsible leadership in organizational contexts

The Learning Outcomes

1.1    Students know relevant management principles (KMK: Knowledge Dissemination).
1.2    Students have the ability to apply relevant management principles (KMK: Instrumental competency).
1.3    Students are able to reflect relevant management principles critically (KMK: Systemic competency).
1.4    Students have the competency to act in a responsible way.

The Goal

Students are able to solve problems in a complex business environment and to express their ideas in an oral and written form clearly and convincingly. Creative problem solving skills in a complex business environment

The Learning Outcomes

2.1 Students are able to identify, to demarcate, and to classify problems (KMK: Instrumental competency).
2.2 Students have the ability to analyze problems (KMK: Instrumental competency).
2.3 Students are able to solve problems creatively and  implement appropriate solutions in practice (KMK: Systemic competency).
2.4 Students have the ability to clarify problems. (KMK: Communicative competency).

The Goal

Students are able to collect new information, using relevant research methods and to evaluate the obtained results. Research skills and their practical application

The Learning Outcomes

3.1 Students know relevant methods (KMK:  Knowledge Dissemination).
3.2 Students have the competency to apply relevant research methods in practice (KMK: Instrumental competency).
3.3 Students are able to achieve innovative results by using relevant research methods (KMK: Systemic competency).

The Goal

Students are able to evaluate and use the potential of IT systems. Design skills for specific IT-management solutions or IT-technology management-architectures within complex process structures

The Learning Outcomes
4.1 Students show sound IT competency and achieve IT-specific expertise ("Expert-Knowledge in IT" - KMK: Consolidating Knowledge).
4.2 Students have the ability to use appropriate problem-solving methods for IT-specific tasks ("Application Transfer of Problem Solving Methods for IT-specific problems" - KMK: Instrumental competency).
4.3 Students are able to recognize causal problems for IT- specific tasks and to solve them ("Critical Analysis and Problem Solving for IT-specific problems" - KMK: Systemic competency).