Basics in Business Administration (Group II)

Basics in Business Administration (Group II)07.02.2022 09:00 - 17:00 (Mo)onlineProf. Dr. Dominik Hammer
Basics in Business Administration (Group II)08.02.2022 09:00 - 17:00 (Di)onlineProf. Dr. Dominik Hammer

This course serves as an introduction to Business Administration. It is designed to integrate accepted theories with real world applications to provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills needed for managing others. We will discuss current issues in business administration and management and proceed to cover the traditional functional areas of the value creation within a company: primary activities such as logistics and operations and support activities like HR, finance and accounting.

Lectures and cases given in the course are intended to help participants understand the needs of modern public and private organizations, including emerging national and international trends.


By the end of the course, you should be able to identify the principles of managing formal organizations, recognize the various challenges faced by today’s managers and give examples of organizations engaging in the management functions of planning, organizing, leading and controlling.

Acquired Competencies:

  • Recognize the wide range of activities embraced by the term “business administration”
  • Be conversant with a number of established theoretical concepts in business administration and management
  • Be familiar with their practical application in a number of contexts
  • Understand the immutability of an ethical approach to business administration and of the desirability of diversity in the workplace


This course will be conducted online. 

Technical requirements: Access to internet, laptop, camera, microphone, zoom (potentially).

Your email address will be forwarded to the trainer for organizational reasons.

About the trainer:
Prof. Dr. Dominik Hammer has the chair of International Management at the University of Applied Sciences, Munich, Business School since 2013. Previously he was working as Head of Business Administration at Maurer Söhne GmbH & Co. KG , Munich and as Director of Sanfield (INdia) Ltd. at Bhopal, India. After his military career as a staff officer in the German Army he was working as a scientific assistant at the chair of International Management (Prof. Dr. Hans A. Wüthrich) at the University of the Federal Armed Forces in Munich and received a doctoral degree (phd) in 2008. Professor Hammer is also lecturer for International Strategy at the CASC MBA programme of the University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich. He studied economics and organizational sciences at the University of the Federal Armed Forces, Munich and at the Texas State University at Austin, USA. As a state qualified military mountain guide together with a partner he founded his own alpine school »Blue Mountain Spirit«, at Nußdorf am Inn. He is research partner and academic advisor of Musterbrecher® Managementberater Osmetz+Kaduk Partnerschaft at Taufkirchen and co-author of the management bestseller »Musterbrecher – Die Kunst das Spiel zu drehen«.
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Prof. Dr. Dominik Hammer
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