inf601 - Business Informatics II

inf601 - Business Informatics II

Department of Computing Science 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Summer semester 2024 Examination
Hinweise zum Modul

No participant requirements


Usually two weeks after lecture time

Module examination

Written or oral exam.

Skills to be acquired in this module

The module provides the fundamentals and tasks of information management to create an IT strategy. Tasks are especially considered from a strategic perspective and brought closer by methodological skills for each task.

Professional competence
The students:

  • name the strategic aspects of information management and identify their impact on technical and operational information management
  • examine the essential questions of enterprise reorganization in connection with an information system and recognize the influence of the Internet and its services on commercial processes and information systems by an exemplary system, e.g. SAP R/3
  • identify different approaches to information management (Information Ressource Management, Management approach, management approach, personal information management) and understand why determining the value of information management is necessary and how it is done
  • specify the objectives of information management, differentiate and classify its tasks appropriately
  • recognize the methodological characteristics of information management
  • transfer the concept of architecture to the information infrastructure
  • assess the importance to plan features for strategic IT-design oriented on IT-architecture
  • schedule the procedures concerning the strategical situation analysis of the competition analysis, the information infrastructure and the environmental analysis with the objective to transfer them to simple problems
  • name the key contents of strategical IT objectives and are aware of difficulties in determining the measurement category
  • identify and learn the scope and central tasks of business process and environmental management (as excursion) and the signifiance for information management

Methodological competence

  • The students:
  • perform information management tasks using methods of Information Engineering and thereby learn how to transfer and employ the methods to other fields, e.g economy
  • learn by practice advantages and disadvantages of different methods and can use them as part of the optimized IT strategy based on the axcquired knowledge.

Social competence
The students:

  • construct solutions to case studies given in the group, i.e. the development of an IT strategy
  • discuss the solutions on a technical level
  • present the solutions to case studies as part of the exercises

The Students:

  • accept criticism and unterstand it as a procpdition for the further development of one's own actions