European Master and Certification Program
in Risk Engineering and Management

Interdisciplinary Scientific Work

Course code: 128007
Language of instruction: English
Lecturers: Dr. Petar Stanojević (Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies), Prof. Dr. Aleksandar S. Jovanovic (Steinbeis Advanced Risk Technologies GmbH)
Assessment: Defined in the module

Short description

The course will provide knowledge related to the development of the ability to plan, conduct and write scientific work such as transfer work and documentation, feasibility studies and different reports. Also, the course will provide knowledge about literature usage, acquisition of scientific argumentation, conclusion and making presentation of results.


The participants will develop skills to:

- acquire the ability to plan, conduct, and write scientific work (e.g. transfer work, transfer documentation and reports, feasibility study work and master's thesis),

- get instructions for literature search in both classical and electronic (through databases and on-line resources) manner,

- exercise their scientific art of argumentation,

- address the issue of formal design and presentation of scientific work,

- learn the principles of empirical work,

- be able to solve problems on their own and in proper time using scientific methods,

- recognize the possibilities of combining different disciplines and aspects of their own company to solve problems and

- get insights into dealing with the flood of information in daily practice of decision-making.

Target Attendees / Participants

Students of Steinbeis Master of Business Administration

Course Content by Units

Subject delimitation and preliminary work

Literature and electronic research

Procurement and assessment of literature

Scientific argumentation and interdisciplinary aspects

Structuring the content

Manuscript preparation and writing techniques

Tables and Charts

Quotes and Footnotes

Directories and registry

Teaching Methods

Classic lecturing

Free, interactive class discussion

Small group work


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Ebster, C. / Stalzer, L (2003): Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftler, 2. überarbeitete Auflage, UTB.


Heister. W. / Welller-Poftberg. D. (2007): Studieren mit Erfolg: Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten für Wirtschaftswissenschaftler, 1. Auflage, Schaffer-Poeschel.


Mogalle, Marc (2001): Management transdisziplinärer Forschungsprozesse: Eine betriebswirtschaftliche Analyse, 1. Auflage, Birkhauser.


Theisen, R. M. (2006): Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Technik - Methodik - Form, 13. neu bearbeitete Auflage, Vahlen.


Vochezer, R. / Beck, B. (2007): Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten und Studienmethodik: Transfer-Dokumentation-Report.

1. Auflage, Steinbeis Edition

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(Course profile ID: F3-1:, generated on September 24, 2021)