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CS 688 — Project Work Business Informatics
(dt. Projektarbeit Wirtschaftsinformatik)

Level, degree of commitment Practical module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Selbstständige Einarbeitung and Ausführung der ges,
360 hours (360 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
12 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Software development (joint delivery of the developed system) with internship report (documentation of the developed solutions or solution approaches) and oral presentation of the results.
German or nach Absprache mit dem Betreuer in English.,
The module is ungraded in accordance with the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Business Informatics.
Two semesters,
each semester
Person in charge of the module's outline All lecturers of Computer Science


Knowledge, methods and techniques from sub-areas of computer science are applied to a concrete problem. Procedure:

  • Familiarisation with and study of the literature relevant to the project
  • Project definition, planning and presentation of the project and its parts in the form of seminar presentations after the induction phase.
  • Structuring of the project into partial problems, scheduling of the processing of partial problems and the integration of partial solutions, definition of subgroups for the processing of partial tasks, definition of interfaces, etc.
  • Documentation and operating instructions for software systems
  • Monitoring the progress of the work and adherence to the schedule.
  • Preparation of a final report containing a systematic description of the problem dealt with and the solution adopted, a description of the factual and temporal structuring of the problem handling and the compilation and discussion of the results obtained.
  • Presentation of the completed project in a public lecture

Qualification Goals

Unchecked automatic translation:
- Working on an extensive task from business informatics in a team of several students; development, adaptation, extension and development of problem-relevant methods; instruction of participants to learn, plan and work independently,

  • Practice of project management and monitoring methods, e.g.: goal descriptions, planning, milestones, keeping minutes, deadlines, delegation, controlling; practice of team-related social skills: Cooperation, team development, leadership, motivation, well-structured team, working under deadline pressure,
  • Mastery of methods of documentation and presentation of IT projects for users and third parties in the form of program documentation, project reports and, if necessary, publications.




The module can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • M.Sc. Business Informatics

When studying M.Sc. Business Informatics, this module must be completed in the study area Profile and Practical Modules.

Recommended Reading

  • Depending on the development task

Please note:

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