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Business Informatics

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Business Informatics
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022
Module code: PIB-WIN
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.
P221-0043, P610-0532
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.
3V+1U (4 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: 2
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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

PIB-WIN (P221-0043, P610-0532) Applied Informatics, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2022 , semester 2, 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).
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):
PIB-BWL Business Economics
PIB-PR1 Programming 1

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede
Prof. Dr.-Ing. André Miede

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will be able to apply the information technology and business management concepts they have learned so far. In particular, students will be able to name, explain and apply the basic concepts and methods of business informatics and apply them in general with regard to their use in business practice.

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Module content:
1. Introduction
        o Information systems
        o Business informatics
2. Strategic and organizational aspects of information systems
3. Business processes and business process management
4. IT infrastructures
5. Data organization and data management
6. Application systems
7. Integration of information systems
8. Selected special topics
        o IT security
        o IT management
        o Social, political and ethical aspects
        o Current IT trends and their impact on information systems

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Teaching methods/Media:
Presentation (transparencies/board), case studies, examples, exercises, gamification

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Recommended or required reading:
Kenneth C. Laudon, Jane P. Laudon, Detlef Schoder: Wirtschaftsinformatik -- Eine Einführung. Pearson.
R. Kelly Rainer, Hugh J. Watson: Management Information Systems. Wiley.
France Bélanger, Craig Van Slyke: Information Systems for Business -- An Experiential Approach. Wiley.    
Paul Alpar, Heinz Lothar Grob, Peter Weimann, Robert Winter: Anwendungsorientierte Wirtschaftsinformatik: Strategische Planung, Entwicklung und Nutzung von Informationssystemen, Springer.
Michael Scholz, Franz Lehner, Stephan Wildner: Wirtschaftsinformatik -- Eine Einführung. Hanser.
Hans Robert Hansen, Gustaf Neumann: Wirtschaftsinformatik 1. UTB.
Hans Robert Hansen, Gustaf Neumann: Wirtschaftsinformatik 2. UTB.

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Module offered in:
SS 2024, SS 2023, SS 2022, SS 2021, SS 2020, ...
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