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CS 635 — Specialization Module Digital Transformation
(dt. Vertiefungsmodul Digitale Transformation)

Level, degree of commitment Specialization module, depends on importing study program
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (3 SWS), recitation class (1 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises.
Examination type: Written or oral examination (individual examination)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Business Informatics.
Subject, Origin Computer Science, M.Sc. Business Informatics
One semester,
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Michael Leyer


According to the announcement, various topics will be dealt with in depth from a practice-oriented and/or current perspective, in particular from the following areas

  • Conceptual understanding, differentiation from information management, location of phenomena and developments
  • value creation structures
  • business models
  • Changes in primary activities
  • Changes in secondary activities
  • IT-induced changes in management, strategy and organization
  • Transformation Management
  • Effect of the transformation on companies and industries

- Social implications of the digital transformation:

Qualification Goals

The students

  • Have advanced knowledge and skills in the field of Digital Transformation,
  • are familiar with the theory of the field of Digital Transformation and know selected applications,
  • are able to apply working methods from business informatics,
  • are familiar with current research findings and how to deal with research literature,
  • are able to speak freely about scientific content, both in front of an audience and in a discussion.


None. The competences taught in the following modules are recommended: Object-oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures. In addition, the competences that are taught in the intermediate modules (depending on the topic) are recommended.

Recommended Reading

  • Depending on topic

Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2023/24. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

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