Tourism & Sustainable Management (M.A.)

Vorlesungssprache Englisch Studienstart Winter Dauer 4 Semester
ECTS 120 Studienform Vollzeit Abschluss Master of Arts
Auslandssemester optional Praktikum integriert Campus Köln
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Studienverlaufsplan

Business Economics
3 ECTS

  • Demand analysis & estimating demand
  • Supply and market equilibrium
  • Production economics
  • Estimating cost functions and production functions
  • Prices, output and strategy in different markets
  • Game theory models of oligopoly
  • Pricing techniques and analysis

Empirical Research Methods
3 ECTS

  • Quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Development of a research question
  • Steps of research process
  • Methods of data collection
  • Data analysis using statistical software programs

Strategic Analysis & Management
3 ECTS

  • Strategy making process and strategic reasoning
  • Advanced external environment analysis
  • Cultural and institutional context of strategic management
  • Corporate development and configuration
  • Strategic change and corporate restructuring
  • Strategy evaluation and strategic controls
  • Organizing for success

Innovation Management & Digital Transformation
3 ECTS

  • Diagnosing the change context and leading the strategic change
  • Dynamics of innovation & their implications for change management
  • Individual creativity and invention
  • Creativity techniques
  • Corporate creativity & intrapreneuring
  • Innovation and technology strategies
  • Managing innovations
  • Open innovation
  • Diffusion of innovations
  • Cultural differences in innovation capability

Corporate Social Respons­ibility
3 ECTS

  • Theories of corporate social responsibility
  • Cornerstones of sustainable management
  • CSR as management approach
  • Practical approaches of organizational effectiveness
  • Tools for CSR implementation
  • CSR and financial performance
  • How to communicate CSR

Corporate Governance
3 ECTS

  • Historical developments around the world
  • Directors and board structures in different parts of the world
  • Family business governance
  • Role of institutional investors
  • Corporate governance in mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance in different regions

Fundamentals Of Tourism
3 ECTS

  • Definitions and classifications of tourism
  • History and development of tourism
  • Social, political, and technological trends
  • Tourism: a multi-component service industry
  • Business models and forms of tourism
  • Tourism organisations and lobbyism

Destination Management & Tourism Geography
3 ECTS

  • Introduction to the destination concept
  • Destination Marketing and Management Organisations
  • Geographical Influencing Factors on Tourism Development
  • Tourism and Natural Catastrophes
  • Sustainable and Responsible Tourism
  • Ecologic, economic, and social impacts of tourism

Skills
2 ECTS

Foreign Language
2 ECTS

The focus of the module is on introducing language for both business and academic study purposes. The aim of the courses are to build competencies in a second foreign language (e.g. Spanish, French, Chinese) either in continuation of their prior knowledge or at a beginners’ level. If you decide for the English-Only-Track you will concentrate on deepening your English language skills.

Advanced Cross-Cultural Team & Selfmanagement
2 ECTS

  • Cultural theories and models
  • The influence of culture on behaviour
  • Team typologies
  • Phases of team development
  • Trust and control
  • Emergence and avoidance of conflicts
  • Leadership verses management
  • The impact of leadership behaviour on teams

Inter­national Economics
3 ECTS

  • Globalization and income
  • Globalization and international trade
  • Trade and comparative advantage
  • Trade barriers and trade policy
  • Firm location, distance and transport costs
  • Currency crises and exchange rate policy
  • Financial crises, firms and the open economy

Applied Management Accounting
3 ECTS

  • Systems design: Job-order costing
  • Systems design: Process costing
  • Cost-volume-profit relationships
  • Variable costing
  • Activity based costing to aid decision making
  • Sustainability and ethics in accounting decision making

Sustainable Business Models In Tourism
3 ECTS

  • Historical approach
  • Impacts on ecological, economic and social/cultural aspects
  • Mass tourism and its possibilities of a sustainable evolution
  • Sustainable Tourism Measurement
  • Fair Tourism

Social Entre­preneur­ship
3 ECTS

International Perspectives On Sustainable Management
3 ECTS

Tourism, Politics & Societies In Emerging Economies
3 ECTS

Business Project
6 ECTS

Skills
2 ECTS

The focus of the module is on introducing language for both business and academic study purposes. The aim of the courses are to build competencies in a second foreign language (e.g. Spanish, French, Chinese) either in continuation of their prior knowledge or at a beginners’ level. If you decide for the English-Only-Track you will concentrate on deepening your English language skills.

Foreign Language
2 ECTS

International Project Management
2 ECTS

Tourism Economics
3 ECTS

Sustainable Tourism Supply Chains
3 ECTS

Sustainability In Event & Congress Management
3 ECTS

Tourism & Digitalisation
3 ECTS

Cultures Of Consumption
3 ECTS

Tourism Development & Destination Management
3 ECTS

Master Thesis Tutorial
2 ECTS

Skills
2 ECTS

Foreign Language
2 ECTS

Skills Elective
2 ECTS

Master Thesis
24 ECTS

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In der Vorlesungsfreien Zeit zwischen dem 2. und 3. Semester absolvieren Sie ein mindestens achtwöchiges Praktikum (10 ECTS) in Deutschland oder im Ausland. Unsere Abteilung Career Services unterstützt Sie bei der Suche nach einem geeigneten Unternehmen.