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inf658 - Practice Business Informatics (Complete module description)
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Module label Practice Business Informatics
Module code inf658
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Applicability of the module
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Angewandte Informatik
Responsible persons
Marx Gomez, Jorge (Authorized examiners)
Bremer-Rapp, Barbara (Authorized examiners)
Skills to be acquired in this module
After finishing this course, students will be able to address and discuss current challenges of the Business Informatics community. In addition, students will be enabled to solve real world problems from the Business Informatics domain with up to date means of ICT.

Professional competence
The students:
  • gain comprehensive knowledge regarding the project life cycle
  • will get in touch with current research and challenges regarding project management and implementation
  • are aware of stakeholder communication

Methodologial competence
The students:
  • provide their own approach to solving a problem or apply already existing approaches to new and unsolved challenges of the domain
  • will be enabled to apply different research methods when compiling a product

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
The course focusses on:
  • Target group oriented stakeholder communication
  • Using time efficient approaches to solving problems as well as focussing on key requirements
  • How to deal with resource restrictions.
Reader's advisory
  • Jonathan Arnowitz, Michael Arent, and Nevin Berger (2006): Effective Prototyping for Software Makers. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky, Brand Kowitz (2016): Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just 5 Days
  • Christian Rupp (2014): Requirements-Engineering und -Management: Aus der Praxis von klassisch bis agil
  • Jeff Patton (2014): User Story Mapping: Discover the Whole Story, Build the Right Product
Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Type and language of program will be announced prior to the beginning of the course
Modullevel / module level AC (Aufbaucurriculum / Composition)
Modulart / typ of module je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method P
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Course type Practical training
Frequency SoSe oder WiSe
Workload attendance 56 h