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This entry is from Winter semester 2019/20 and might be obsolete. No current equivalent could be found.

Information Management
(dt. Grundlagen der Wirtschaftsinformatik)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture, recitation class,
180 hours (attendance: 48 hours preparation and follow-up: 66 hours exam preparation: 66 hours)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Administration.
One semester,
each summer semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Paul Alpar


The module introduces students to important methods of business administration that not only play an important role in theory but are also highly relevant for solving practical problems. An introduction is given to the fundamentals of business information systems, which are of fundamental importance for the course of study.


1. role of information and communication systems in enterprises.

2. design of operational systems

3. basics of business application systems

4. system development

Qualification Goals

Students will know the basics of information management and business information systems as a scientific discipline.




Module imported from B.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying B.Sc. Computer Science, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Business Administration.

Recommended Reading

  • Alpar, P; Alt, R; Bensberg, F.; Grob, H.L.; Weimann, P.; Winter, R.: Anwendungsorientierte Wirtschaftsinformatik: 8. überarbeitete Aufl., Vieweg+Teubner 2016.

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