Christian Stahr

Dipl.-Kfm. Christian Stahr
Chief Operating Officer

Phone: +49 391 67 12 940


Gradverleihende Universität




I Economic Fundamentals and Entrepreneurship Introduction to Management I
Introduction to Management II
Introduction to Economics
Business Statistics
Business Mathematics
Introduction to Law
II Accounting and Controlling Financial Accounting
Risk Management
III Finance and Taxation Capital Budgeting
Corporate Finance
Capital Markets
IV Production, Logistics, Operations Research Logistics
Production Management
Operations Research
V Marketing and International Management Marketing
International Management
VI Personnel and Information Management Personnel Management
Organization Theory
VII Strategy and Behaviour Introduction to Game Theory
Decision Theory
Experimental Economics
VIII Globalization and Economic Policy Economic Policy
International Economics

Seminar I

Seminar II


Master's Thesis

Detailed Information about our Courses

Introduction to Management I + II
Students acquire a basic knowledge of management and the organisational environment in this course. This includes strategic management, decision making, marketing and international business.

Introduction to Economics
This course is an introduction to microeconomics and macroeconomics. It seeks to explain the behaviour of economic actors as well as the behaviour of the aggregate economy.

Business Statistics and Mathematics
Here students gainan understanding of the basic mathematical methods and algorithms re-quired for business and economics. They will learn to apply basic techniques of data explora-tion and visualization.

Introduction to Law
This course provides students with the basic knowledge of the principles of German Constitutional Law, Euro-pean Law and Civil Law. They will learn how to apply law by solving cases.

Financial Accounting
This course addresses the fundamentals of accounting and aims at students making appropriate accounting judgements. It also looks at balance sheets, income statements and owner’s equity.e.

Risk Management
This course provides an overview of global banking regulations and the institutional frame-work of the risk management cycle. Students learn how to identify risks and how to measure them using different approaches to analyse risk.

Capital Budgeting
Aan introduction to financial management, this course enables students to acquire basic knowledge about valuation of investments using analytical tools.

Corporate Finance
This course provides further insights into financial management and methods to judge investments, including exposure to forward rates, swaps and capital structure.

Capital Markets
Students learn how to select portfolios using statistical methods. In addition, they study the basic concept of capital market theory.

Logistics and supply chain management today represents a both great challenge and a tremendous opportunity for most firms. The most important concepts, methods, and techniques of managing logistics and supply chain will be discussed in the course using examples, cases, numerical illustrations and problems.

Production Management
This course investigates the responsibilities, problems, and necessary coordination for creat-ing products and providing services using Operation Management techniques. Topics cov-ered include forecasting, planning, materials management strategies, inventory control, scheduling, and quality assessment.

Operations Research
Students learn how to use analytical tools in operations research such as linear program-ming, discrete optimisation, metaheuristics and dynamic programming.

Students acquire a basic understanding of marketing as a business function as well as a stra-tegic management concept. This includes information about the marketing process, custom-er relationship, product life cycle and analytical tools.

International Management
This course examines the differences between international and non-international manage-ment. Topics covered are: organisational forms for international expansion, tools for limiting risks in international business, international workforce and negotiations.

Personnel Management
This course introduces fundamental concepts and models of personnel economics with special ref-erence to problems in international corporations.

Organisation Theory
Students examine basic concepts concerning organisations and the influence of their structure on doing business.

Introduction to Game Theory
As an introduction to strategic decision making this course explores how strategic interactions among economic agents influence the outcome.

Decision Theory
Decision Theory is concerned with the question of identifying the principles that guide individuals in making decisions.

Experimental Economics
This course is an introduction to basic principles and methodological problems with students learning how experiments are used in economic research.

Economic Policy
Students become familiar with the fundamentals of the economics of the public sector including the differ-ent cases of market failure.

Students acquire an analytical understanding of the determinants of economic growth and business cycles.

International Economics
Students are introduced to the fundamentals of international trade and finance theories and develop a thorough understanding of the real and monetary aspects of globalisation.

Seminar I + II
This course introduces to and improves their skills in academic writing. Seminar papers will be written in team-work usually accompanied by a presentation.

Master Thesis
A final master’s thesis is to be submitted for successful completion of the programme.

Otto-von-Guericke Business School Magdeburg GmbH
Universitätsplatz 2
39106 Magdeburg

Christian Stahr
Tel.: +49 (0) 3 91/67-1 29 40
Fax: +49 (0) 3 91/67-4 27 95

Prof. Dr. Joachim Weimann

Amtsgericht Stendal
HRB 113576

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