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Data and Business Process Management

Module name (EN): Data and Business Process Management
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: BIBW-330
SAP-Submodule-No.: P420-0174
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam (90 minutes / can be repeated semesterly)

[updated 14.03.2018]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIBW-330 (P420-0174) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 3, mandatory course
BIBW-330 (P420-0174) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 3, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
BIBW-622 Business Information Systems / SAP (compulsory elective module 2)

[updated 26.02.2018]
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Stefan Selle
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Stefan Selle

[updated 01.10.2017]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- be familiar with and be able to illustrate the principles of data management,
- be able to design, implement and use relational databases,
- be able to apply and describe business process management methods,
- be able to model companies with the support of IT-tools,
- be able to analyze business processes and their weaknesses.

[updated 04.02.2020]
Module content:
I. Data management
Data (master data, transaction data, inventory data), transactions, OLTP systems, ACID principle, database, data protection, IT security, client/server principle, data modeling, Entity Relationship Model (ERM), relational model, normalization, Structured Query Language (SQL), relational database (tables, keys, relationships, integrity, queries), OLAP, data warehouse, big data.
II. Business Process Management
Processes, business processes, business process management, process orientation, differentiation (process, project, workflow), process map, classifying business processes, PDCA, process key figures, process modeling, enterprise architecture (views, phases), ARIS concept, modeling methods, models (organizational chart, function tree, value chain diagram, event-driven process chain, function assignment diagram), process optimization, business process reengineering, Total Quality Management, lean management, kaizen, Six Sigma, vulnerability assessment

[updated 14.03.2018]
Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture with integrated exercises and case studies: Students will work independently on the PC to solve concrete business management tasks using suitable application software (e. g. ARIS, MS Visio, MS Access, MySQL). E-learning support (e.g. CLIX).

[updated 14.03.2018]
Recommended or required reading:
I. Data management
- Dorschel, J.: Praxishandbuch Big Data, Springer Gabler Fachmedien, Wiesbaden, 2015.
- Fuchs, E.: SQL_Grundlagen und Datenbankdesign, Herdt-Verlag, Bodenheim, 2015.
- Kemper, A.; Eickler, A.: Datenbanksysteme. Eine Einführung, 10. Auflage, De GruyterVerlag, Berlin, 2015.
- Müller, R.M.; Lenz, H.-J.: Business Intelligence, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2013.
- Schicker, E.: Datenbanken und SQL, 5. Auflage, Springer Vieweg Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2017.
- Steiner, R.: Grundkurs Relationale Datenbanken, 9. Auflage, Springer Vieweg Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2017.
- Swoboda, B.: Access 2016 _Grundlagen für Datenbankentwickler, Herdt-Verlag, Bodenheim, 2016.
II. Business Process Management
- Becker, J., Kugeler, M., Rosemann, M.: Prozessmanagement, 7. Auflage, Springer Gabler Verlag, Berlin, 2012.
- Gadatsch, A.: Geschäftsprozesse analysieren und optimieren, Springer Vieweg Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2015.
- Gadatsch, A.: Grundkurs Geschäftsprozessmanagement, 8. Auflage, Springer Vieweg Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2017.
- Schmelzer, H.J., Sesselmann, W.: Geschäftsprozessmanagement in der Praxis, 8. Auflage, Hanser Verlag, München, 2013.
- Seidlmeier, H.: Prozessmodellierung mit ARIS, 4. Auflage, Springer Vieweg Verlag, Wiesbaden, 2015.

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