Our European Economy and Business Management programme is THE degree for a broad-based training in business administration. You will gain an overview of internal company processes on a programme which takes an international perspective and covers everything from accounting and legal frameworks to advanced topics such as setting up a company, choosing a business location, and export management.
Are you interested in taking a business degree? Do you want to learn languages? Would you like to work in an international environment? Do you see management tasks as an exciting challenge?
This degree will prepare you for assuming a wide range of responsibilities in the ever-changing world of business.
The environment in which companies operate is a crucial factor. That’s why the programme adopts an interdisciplinary perspective on the political and economic frameworks and developments in the European Union.
The necessary soft skills for carrying out a wide variety of tasks at international companies and organisations, such as conducting negotiations and managing intercultural teams, are also an integral part of the curriculum.
Our graduates can hold their own in German- and English-speaking business settings, as well as in another language thanks to French, Russian and Spanish electives. We also provide them with the opportunity to obtain an internationally accredited language certificate.
Spreadsheets with MS Excel: Formatting (numbers, date, time, conditional formats); math functions IF-functions („IF“, SUMIF“, etc.); reference function; word processing functions; financial functions; Pivot table; charts; area variables; goal seeking etc. Word processing with MS Word: Formatting paragraphs and texts (text styles, indents, spacing, format painter etc.); page breaks and section breaks (lines, pages, columns, sections); using templates (assigning, customizing, creating); table of contents; footnotes; bullets and numbering; cross-reference; header & footer; tabs etc. Presentations with MS PowerPoint: Creating presentations; the basics of visualization; designing slides and slide master; images; pictures; screenshots; graphs; insertions of animations etc.; dynamic data exchange; hyperlinks (slides, files, internet) slide transitions;
The types and characteristics of processes concerning goods / services for operations; internal flow of material and cash flow; stock and flow; balance sheets, income statement, cash flow statement; decision and management processes; management decisions and their effects on operations
1. Introduction - Law and the understanding of law - Civil Law and special private rights 2 The principles of private law - The basics - Legal entities (natural / legal persons, business and tortious liability) - Representation - Property law (general outlines, types of properties, incumbent possession, ownership, limited real rights, land registry) - Contract law (basic terms, contract requirements, service disruptions, changes of the contract contents, end of a contract, major types of contracts) - Legal obligations (tort, corrupt enrichment, running a business without mandate) 3. The principles of international private law.
Topics: the labour market, change management, trade, banking and finance, advertising campaigns, intercultural business communication and management, equal opportunities, EU politics, global challenges Business Correspondence: e-mails, letters, telephoning, CVs, reports, describing trends. Grammar: tenses, gerund, reported speech, phrasal verbs, countable/ uncountable nouns, prepositions, modals, adverbs, relative clauses, conditionals
1 Various types of mandatory accounting (cash-based accounting, lump-sum aproach, double entry book-keeping) 2 The components and objectives of financial statements in double entry book-keeping 3 The structure and format of balance sheets 4 The structure and format of profit and loss statements 5 Classification of accounts (standard chart of accounts, table of accounts, types of accounts) 6 Accounting records (logic, debit and credit, affecting net income/not affecting net income) 7 Introductory examples of during the year entries and simple closing entries (depreciation, private account, cost of goods sold) 8 Accounting cycle (with simple closing entries) 9 Sales entries (sales revenues, discounts, cash discounts, returned goods, advance payments received, incl. output VAT and account receivables) 10 Purchase entries (stock taking, acquisition of equipment, etc., discounts, returned goods, advance payments, incl. input VAT and accounts payable) 11 Treatment of various methods of payment (cash, on credit, debit card, credit card) 12 Treatment of various expenditures 13 Treatment of exports and imports 14 Treatment of salaries and wages 15 Treatment of taxes
The basic principles of business administration; Materials management and logistics; Production; Marketing; Accounting; Book balancing; Company taxation; Cost accounting and auditing; Decision making theory; Investment analysis and business valuation; Financing; Strategic Management; Personnel management, leadership and organization;
Matrices, linear systems of equations, sequences, series, the limits of financial mathematical applications, functions with a variable, differentiation, integration, functions with several variables, introduction to descriptive statistics, basic concepts - averages, measures of dispersion, distribution, index numbers, correlation, linear regression.
Political science as a social science, the basic principles of politics and history of political thought, politics and the constitution (republic, monarchy), democracy, dictatorship and system transformation, elections and electoral systems, the systems theory of political science, right- wing and left-wing extremism, populism and terrorism.
Elisabeth Springler introduces her degree programme and answers the following questions:
1. What makes your programme special?
2. Which possibilities do I have after finishing the programme?
3. What are the admission requirements?
"I would say the program is perfect for people, who want to go international one day" says Tobias Stübinger who studies European Economy & Business Management at the UAS BFI Vienna.
"Mit ihrer internationalen Ausrichtung und dem Lehrangebot renommierter Experten und Expertinnen bietet die Fachhochschule des BFI Wien ihren Studierenden eine optimale Basis für eine Führungskarriere in multinational agierenden Unternehmen, internationalen Agenturen sowie Institutionen der EU. Neben Englisch können Studierende der FH auch noch weitere Fremdsprachen wie Französisch, Russisch oder Spanisch erlernen und ihre Kenntnisse zertifizieren lassen."
Aleksandar Bogdanovic, BA, Absolvent