Labour law for future managers

Short Name
Präsentation, Gespr.-u.V.
Module Code
Module Coordinator
  • Alexander Dworschak
  • Thomas Scheuerl
Short Description

This module is providing an extensive insight into the rights and duties as well as the legal limits in the aimed management work with a strong focus on practical application. For a good start into leadership and responsibility.

Learning Objectives

The students

  • know the boundaries in respect of tariffs, individual work contracts or company instructions with their legal policies and norms
  • know the particular role of the employer’s side when it comes to labour-law issues and are aware of the typical ”beginners faults”.
  • can reflect cases and assign their solution to labour law related norms.
  • are equipped to justify decisions to employer and employee side

Practice related cases in the area of employment law, e. g.

  • Contract law
  • Tarif law
  • Occupational health
  • Part-time/fixed-term law
  • Terminations
  • Works Constitution Act
  • Equal Treatment Act
  • Minimum entitlements for employees and employers
  • Performance and appraisals
Duration in Semester
Instruction Language
Total Effort
3 CrP; an estimated 90 hours, of which approximately 30 are spent in class.
Weekly School Hours
Method of Instruction
Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

Examination: case study, presentation of solution, oral examination (total 100%)

Evaluation Standard
    according to examination regulations (§ 9)

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