Scientifically reflected Practical Project


Faculty of Business Management and Social Sciences


Version 6.0 of 04/29/2019

Code of Module


Modulename (german)

Scientifically reflected Practical Project

Study Programmes

International Management (B.A.)

Level of Module


  • -Organisation and elaboration of a work process of the practical project to be completed, in consultation with the supervising lecturer,
  • independent scientific preparation of a practical topic.
Learning Outcomes

Knowledge Broadening
Students who successfully complete this module
- are able to expand on a broad knowledge and practice-related foundation gained during the study programme.
- have subject and interdisciplinary knowledge and skills in order to bring together theory and practice related to the study programme.
- are able to adopt critical distance so that appropriate results can be pulled from their analyses.
Knowledge Deepening
Students who successfully complete this module
- develop topic-relevant knowledge enabling achievement and discussion of subject-specific detailed results.
- are also able to present and defend subject-specific results in an overall context.
Instrumental Skills and Competences
Students who successfully complete this module
- are able to utilise instrumental knowledge acquired in the study programme for the achievement of their project results. i.e. they
- can collect and interpret necessary data,
- apply academic methods used within the discipline,
- make hypotheses and examine them in terms of their accuracy.
Communicative Skills and Competences
Students who successfully complete this module are able to differentiate, structure and critically assess:
- the applied methods and procedure,
- the overall context,
- the achieved results
in both written and verbal form, and in some circumstances also in a foreign language.
Systemic Skills and Competences
Students who successfully complete this module are able to
- apply subject-related and interdisciplinary skills acquired during the study programme,
- assess the results of their project in terms of their practical relevance and
- convert assessments into recommendations and define possibilities for implementation.

Mode of Delivery

Advice and supervision in the form of colloquiums, counselling, coaching etc.

Expected Knowledge and/or Competences


Responsible of the Module

Frie, Jan



Concept of Study and Teaching
Workload Dozentengebunden
Std. WorkloadLehrtyp
10individuelle Betreuung
Workload Dozentenungebunden
Std. WorkloadLehrtyp
Recommended Reading

Cameron, S.: The Business Student´s Handbook, Financial Times/PitmanGower,....

Jankowicz, A.D.: Business Research Projects, International Thomson Business Press

in current edition and literature relevant to the particular project

Ungraded Exam

Placement Report, written

Assessment Methods Remark

Oral examination/project report


1 Term

Module Frequency

Winter and Summer Term

Language of Instruction