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Business Cases in the Telecommunications Sector

Module name (EN): Business Cases in the Telecommunications Sector
Degree programme: Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017
Module code: KIM-BCTK
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 2V (2 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 3
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
180-minute written exam, term paper
Curricular relevance:
KI845 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 2, mandatory course
KIM-BCTK Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 2, optional course, telecommunications-specific
30 class hours (= 22.5 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 90 hours (equivalent to 3 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 67.5 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
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker

[updated 01.04.2003]
Learning outcomes:
The lectures are designed to teach students about the legal, technical and economic conditions and constraints in the liberalized telecommunications market. The content of the course has been tailored to meet the needs of future telecommunications engineers. Students will be required to create a complete business model for the foundation of a telecommunications company.

[updated 29.06.2007]
Module content:
1. Fundamental aspects of the liberalization of the telecommunications market
2. Core competencies of telecommunications companies
3. Telecom production platforms
4. Value chains in the telecommunications business
5. Billing procedures
6. Quality management
7. Term paper: Business model with business case

[updated 29.06.2007]
Recommended or required reading:

[updated 29.06.2007]
Module offered in:
SS 2018
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