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Business Processes in the Telecommunications Industry

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Business Processes in the Telecommunications Industry
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014
Module code: KI580
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 5
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Ninety-minute written exam

[updated 20.03.2007]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI580 (P222-0015) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2014 , semester 5, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 60 hours (equivalent to 2 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 37.5 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Joachim Adt

[updated 01.04.2003]
Learning outcomes:
After completing this course, students will have acquired a comprehensive understanding of the business transactions used in the telecommunications industry. Students will learn about the business relationships between a carrier and another carrier, a carrier and a private customer, and between a carrier and a business customer. The course will also discuss the products available in the telecommunications sector and the relevant statutory regulations.

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module content:
1. State of liberalization in the global, European and German telecommunication markets. The legal framework within Germany.
1.1......The German telecom regulator (RegTP), the German Telecommunications Act (TKG), etc.
1.2......Licensing classes
1.3......Rights and obligations of licensees
1.4......Customer protection
2. Marketing – an international comparison
2.1......Positioning of providers in the market
2.2......Market data relating to market players, products and communications needs
3. Competition between network operators
3.4......Products (fixed network, internet, mobile networks)
4. Administrative organization of telecommunications traffic
4.1......Number management
4.2......Frequency management
5. Security in telecommunications systems
5.1......Legal framework
5.2......Technical security and privacy measures
6. Quality management

[updated 13.03.2007]
Recommended or required reading:
The course reading list will be issued at the beginning of the course.

[updated 13.03.2007]
Module offered in:
WS 2018/19, WS 2017/18, WS 2016/17, WS 2015/16, WS 2014/15, ...
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