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This entry is from Winter semester 2022/23 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 deals with fundamental concepts of business information systems that will be revisited throughout the rest of the course. The module addresses the role of information and communication systems in companies, the design of operational systems, the fundamentals of operational application systems, and system development.

Qualification Goals

Upon completion of the module, students will be able to,

(1) name different functional areas of business information systems and explain their interaction; and

(2) apply systems and manage their development.




Module imported from B.Sc. Business Administration.

When studying B.Sc. Mathematics, 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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