Doctoral Program - Course descriptions

Research Seminar: Introduction to Management Control Research (Utz Schäffer), 3 ECTS, English

Students read, present and discuss relevant papers in the group. Each presentation will be commented by a second student and followed by a group discussion.

Research Seminar: Digitalization and Management Accounting (Utz Schäffer), 3 ECTS, English

The seminar starts with providing an in-depth understanding of the nature of management accounting as well as the counterpart role in the finance function, i.e. the role of controllers, financial directors, and chief financial officers. In a second step, the impact of digitalization, big data and analytics on these domains is discussed.