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inf651 - Environmental Management Information Systems I (Complete module description)
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Module label Environmental Management Information Systems I
Modulkürzel inf651
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's programme Business Administration: Management and Law (Master) > Schwerpunktmodule NM - interdisziplinär
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Akzentsetzungsmodule Bereich Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) > Akzentsetzungsmodule der Informatik
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Angewandte Informatik
  • Master's Programme Environmental Modelling (Master) > Mastermodule
  • Master's Programme Sustainability Economics and Management (Master) > Additional Modules
Zuständige Personen
  • Marx Gómez, Jorge (Module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
No participant requirement
Skills to be acquired in this module
This module completes the knowledge and abilities gained in the field of Environmental Informatics and it creates a strong reference to up to date topics in the field of sustainability. The content taught in this module can directly be applied in an upcoming study and professional career.
Professional competence
The students:
  • are able to classify and explain the sustainability paradigm
  • are aware of the current status of sustainability reporting
  • are able to define and to model material flows
  • have obtained know-how in the field of corporate environmental management information systems (CEMIS)
Methodological competence
The students:
  • implement CEMIS
  • apply different techniques and methods to case studies
  • develop new case studies in teams
Social competence
The students:
  • are supposed to work in teams and therefore have to identify working packages and have to take on responsibility for the jobs assigned to them
  • present and discuss their own results with the team and the other members of the course
The students:
  • learn about their own limitations and learn to accept criticism in order to strengthen their own abilities
Module contents
This course teaches methods, approaches and techniques in the field of information processing in order to support solutions to problems that arise from companies' impact on the environment. In particular, ICT supported approaches of production-integrated environmental protection, environmental controlling and reporting are introduced and discussed. In order to enable the integration of such approaches into environmental protection, environmental management and its systems are taught as well.
The content in detail:
  • environmental management as a basis for sustainability
  • sustainability and material flow management
  • strategic environmental management
  • eco-controlling life cycle
  • characteristics and system architectures of CEMIS
  • standard software systems
  • environmental accounting systems
  • Heck, P., Bemmann, U. (Hrsg.) (2002): Praxishandbuch Stoffstrommanagement. Deutscher Wirtschaftsdienst.
  • Rüdiger, C. (2000): Betriebliches Stoffstrommanagement. Deutscher Universitätsverlag.
  • Möller, A. (2000): Grundlagen stoffstrombasierter Betrieblicher Umweltinformationssysteme. Projekt Verlag.
  • Rautenstrauch, C. (1999), Betriebliche Umweltinformationssysteme, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency annual
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method 1VL + 1Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge keine
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 SoSe 28
Exercises 2 SoSe 28
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
exercises and written exam (max. 120 min. )