inf608 - eBusiness (Complete module description)

inf608 - eBusiness (Complete module description)

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Module label eBusiness
Modulkürzel inf608
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) > Aufbaucurriculum - Pflichtbereich
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) > Akzentsetzungsbereich - Wahlbereich Informatik
  • Bachelor's Programme Economics and Business Administration (Bachelor) > Studienrichtung Wirtschaftsinformatik
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Wahlpflichtmodule (Angewandte Informatik)
  • Master of Education Programme (Hauptschule and Realschule) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Akzentsetzungsbereich
Zuständige Personen
  • Marx Gómez, Jorge (module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)

No participant requirement

Skills to be acquired in this module

The module provides an introduction to the "Electronic Business“ (e-business). The graduates know the fundamental and current technologies, advanced concepts, applications and competitive strategies of the "Electronic-Commerce" (e-commerce). The knowledge and abilities acquired in this module are directly applicable in study and business. They are deepening the basics from the module „Wirtschaftsinformatik II“. They provide a professional e-business consulting background and the skills to design software products for this area of business in practice.
Professional competence
The students:

  • name and discuss the eBusiness key challenges
  • discuss the chances of the added value and the changes of commercial models by the internet
  • define the concepts of e-business and e-commerce.
  • discuss the change of retail trade and the transactions between companiess in e-business
  • name current payment systems and communication technologies
  • discuss the possibilities of the internet in order to simplify the administration and the coordination of internal and external business processes
  • characterise the challenges for the management caused by e-business and e-commerce
  • differentiate the concepts and conceptualites of e-business
  • assess applications with regard to economic points of view
  • practically learn how to handle core technologies of e-business

Methodological competence
The students:

  • assess the core technologies of e-business and e-commerce
  • apply methods in case studies

Social competence
The students:

  • develop case studies on basis of given problems in groups
  • present their solutions

The students:

  • learn about their own limitations while planning and developing e-commerce applications
Module contents

The module provides the following contents:

  • the definition of the core e-business concepts and the technical conditions for the implementation
  • introduction of the variations of e-commerce, especially the Business-to-Consumer (B2C) and Business-2-Business (B2B) concepts and the current research in this field
  • discussion on the economic aspects of e-business based on the theory of informational added value
  • technological basics of the web and current development technologies for e-commerce web applications and security mechanisms with focus on online-shops and applications (hands-on exercise topics: HTTP, JSP and SQLInjection, PHP, XML, XML-Security, data modelling, Online-Shop development and Online-Shop administration)
  • Meier, Andreas; Management der digitalen Wertschöpfungskette. Springer, 2. Auflage, 2008.
  • Wirtz, Bernd W.: Electronic Business. Springer Gabler, 4. Auflage, 2013.
  • Kollmann, Tobias: E-Business: Grundlagen Elektronischer Geschäftsprozesse in der Net Economy. Gabler, 4. Auflage, 2010.

Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency annual
Module capacity unlimited
Teaching/Learning method V+Ü
Previous knowledge none
Lehrveranstaltungsform 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

Written or oral exam