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inf661 - Digital Transformation (Complete module description)
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Module label Digital Transformation
Module code inf661
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Computing Science
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Business Informatics (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) >
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Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
After successful completion of the lecture, the students should be able to define enabler and actors of a digi-tal transformation within the context of a model company. Furthermore, key competences such as Cloud Computing or IoT are used to make potential exploitation by new digital business models visible. The results will be evaluated.
The lecture explains basic properties of a digital transformation for companies and shows specific develop-ment potential. By forming and building a model company, students are able to create a realistic and practical scenario. A final documentation reveals the degree of fulfilment and the students point ov view on the scenario.

Professional competence
The students:
  • recognize basic properties and facts of a digital transformation for companies
  • devide different terms of digital transformation
  • expose actual introduction projects
  • compile practical knowledge by dividing goals of enabler and acteurs of a digital transformation
  • obtain basic knowledge of key competences such as IT-Security, Data Analytics, Big Data, Cloud Computing
  • identify digital business models within the specific development potential


Methodological competence
The students:
  • etermine and analyse required information
  • prepare the given information for specific target groups
  • destablish an analytical understanding of digital enterprise structures within key competences and applications


Social competence
The students:
  • work in groups, identify work packages and take on responsibility for the jobs assigned to them
  • discuss and introduce the results on a functional level

Self-competence
The students:
  • reflect their actions on the basis of self defined objectives
  • analyse their own state of knowledge
Module contents
Within the lecture the upcoming topics are discussed:
  • definition and introduction of digital transformation
  • success factors, market changes and introductory projects
  • enabler of a digtial transformation (competences, applications and structures)
  • digital business models and networks
  • acteurs of a digital transformation
  • industry 4.0 in the context of a digital transformation
Reader's advisory
  • Kollmann, T., Schmidt, H. (2016): Deutschland 4.0: Wie die Digitale Transformation gelingt. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden.
  • Cole, T. (2017): Digitale Transformation: Warum die deutsche Wirtschaft gerade die digitale Zukunft verschläft und was jetzt getan werden muss! 2. erweiterte Auflage. Verlag Franz Vahlen, München.
  • Schallmo, D. (2016): Jetzt digital transformieren: So gelingt die erfolgreiche Digitale Transformation Ihres Geschäftsmodells. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden.
  • Schallmo, D., Rusnjak, A., Anzengruber, J., Werani, T., Jünger, M. (2017): Digitale Transformation von Ge-schäftsmodellen: Grundlagen, Instrumente und Best Practices. Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden.
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Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel AC (Aufbaucurriculum / Composition)
Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program Referat, Projekt oder Klausur. Bekanntgabe zu Beginn der Veranstaltung
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 SuSe or WiSe 28 h
Exercises 2.00 SuSe or WiSe 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
After the end of the lecture period
Papers, project or written examination. Announcement at the beginning of the lecture period.