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Crash Course: Managerial Basics

Learn the basics of business economics within two intensive days!

Understanding finance and controlling

  • What relevance does a balance sheet, a profit and loss calculation or a cash flow have and why is that of any interest?
  • Which controlling figures are necessary to take correct and sound corporate decisions?

At the Managerial Basics Course we convey both classical and modern methods of company management. With regard to contents, the focus here is on the financial and accounting instruments such as: Annual financial statements including balance sheet and profit and loss calculation, year-end analysis, liquidity analysis, cash flow analysis, capital budgeting, full cost accounting with its methods of calculation, direct costing with contribution margins and overhead rates, i.a.

Dates on request

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This seminar is only available in German language.

MARGA offers customized Inhouse solutions which can include the themes of the MARGA Managerial Basics seminar - in German as well as in English.

Perceiving managerial coherences:

  • Which targets do companies aim at and by which key performance figures are they evaluated and controlled?
  • How do companies measure the economic success and why is it always all about rates of return?

The methods and instruments of management are always integrated into the managerial overall context. This primary means the managerial coherences and rules, complex organizations are directed to, especially value-based management. Rates of return and capital costs, key performance indicators as well as cost management and working captal management are directed to value-based management.

Target group:

Especially technicians, engineers or scientists do not have a profound managerial understanding. In the MARGA Mannagerial Basics seminar, they can consolidate their knowledge of economic basics and management themes during two intense days at Schloss Gracht.

Inhouse seminar

We also offer customized seminars and include the analysis of your individual balance sheet and key success figures!

Practicing in the MARGA business simulation

Practice your knowlede as a MARGA board and make your own managerial decisions!

Our open programes

Alternatives to the two-day managerial basics course:

ESMT program: Betriebswirtschaft für Führungskräfte (German)

Schloss Gracht
  • Participants have a degree in engineering, science, law, or the humanities and want to gain a firm grasp of finance.
  • 3 five-days modules at Schloss Gracht

ESMT program: Master´s in Management (English)

ESMT Campus Berlin
  • International Master´s in Management degree (MIM)
  • 22 months international degree for bachelors

Tutorial notes and literature

Managerial Basics

The latest Tutorial Note by Bert Erlen"Managerial Basics" gets the basics and interrelations of economic management, controlling and value-based business management across.

Tutorial Note: Managerial Basics Download (pdf)

Betriebswirtschaft für Führungskräfte (German)

Betriebswirtschaft für Führungskräfte - Eine Einführung für Ingenieure, Naturwissenschaftler, Juristen und Geisteswissenschaftler

Busse von Colbe / Coenenberg / Kajüter / Linnhoff / Pellens Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag

Betriebswirtschaft für Führungskräfte (German) Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag

MARGA Business Simulations - Management training for high potentials and executives

MARGA Business Simulations is a General Management training in which the participants manage all departments and functions of a simulated company in teams. This strategic simulation is suited to gain an overall entrepreneurial perspective. Participants get to know management skills and have to apply their knowledge within the game. Being a General Management business simulation, MARGA imparts interdisciplinary perspectives which enable participants to gain insights into all functional areas of a company: marketing, production, finance and controlling.

Besides the classic talent management it is possible to apply MARGA into the framework of change management to show changes and make them easily comprehensible. Not only to accept the changes but also to support them actively.

The approach of MARGA Business Simulations ensures a unique transfer of knowledge to thinking and acting in an entrepreneurial way.

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