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Information Systems – Data and Information Management
(dt. Wirtschaftsinformatik - Daten- und Informationsmanagement)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class,
180 hours (attendance: 50 hours preparation and follow-up: 65 hours exam preparation: 65 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Written examination
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. Paul Alpar


In the Business Information Systems- Data and Information Management module, the goals and tasks of information management are introduced. Special emphasis is placed on the management of data as an important corporate resource from which information for most business decisions is derived.

In particular, data modeling as well as data retrieval using the SQL language will be practiced on the computer in the exercise.

Qualification Goals

Students will be familiar with the problems and solution approaches of managing the information function in business. They will be able to perform database designs and interactively query databases.




Module imported from M.Sc. Business Administration.

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

Recommended Reading

  • Alpar, P. et al.: Anwendungsorientierte Wirtschaftsinformatik, 8. Aufl., Wiesbaden 2016
  • Krcmar, Helmut: Informationsmanagement, 6. Aufl., Berlin, Heidelberg 2015
  • Pernul, G.; Unland, R.: Datenbanken im Unternehmen: Analyse, Modellbildung und Einsatz, 2. Aufl., München 2003

Please note:

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  • Winter 2020/21 (no corresponding element)
  • Summer 2021 (no corresponding element)
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  • Winter 2023/24 (no corresponding element)

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