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Business Model Innovation
(dt. Business Model Innovation)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
180 hours (attendance: 45 hours Gruppenarbeit: 55 hours preparation and follow-up: 40 hours exam preparation: 40 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Written examination
Examination type: Presentation (10-30 minutes)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each winter semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Thomas Clauß


The module looks at business model innovations from a holistic perspective and examines the individual elements of these separately and in a theoretically sound manner. In addition, methods for evaluating and developing business models are taught:

Definitions, concepts and forms of business models

Corporate culture and business models

Strategy and business models

Value Creation

Value Proposition

Value Capture (value assurance)

Qualification Goals

The module provides essential practical and scientific skills. The module is recommended to students who aspire to work in the field of management consulting or the strategic management of a company. Theoretically, they will be shown the essential elements of business models and their interactions, as well as approaches to evaluation and development. This knowledge is tested in a final exam. On the research side, students are enabled through an independent case analysis to analyze business models themselves and to develop design approaches for the change and management of business models and to present these.




Module imported from M.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying M.Sc. Business Informatics, this module can be attended in the study area Business Administration Specialization.

Die Wahlmöglichkeit des Moduls ist dadurch beschränkt, dass es dem Schwerpunkt Innovation and Information zugeordnet ist.

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Please note:

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  • Winter 2016/17
  • Summer 2018
  • Winter 2018/19
  • Winter 2019/20
  • Winter 2020/21 (no corresponding element)
  • Summer 2021 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2021/22 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2022/23 (no corresponding element)
  • Winter 2023/24 (no corresponding element)

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