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Contemporary Issues in Business Information Systems (Seminar)

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Contemporary Issues in Business Information Systems (Seminar)
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: WIBASc-525-625-FÜ34
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.
1V+1S (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: 6
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written composition with presentation

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

WIBASc-525-625-FÜ34 Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013 , semester 6, optional course, general subject
WIB21-WPM-I-706 (P450-0019) Industrial Engineering, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2021 , semester 6, optional course, general subject

Suitable for exchange students (learning agreement)
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 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):
WIBASc-535 Introduction to Scientific Work (with seminar)
WIBASc355 Computer Science / Programming
WIBASc455 Business Informatics / Operations Research

[updated 19.01.2022]
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Daniel F. Abawi
Prof. Dr. Daniel F. Abawi

[updated 19.01.2022]
Learning outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this module will be able to:
- apply an approach to how to edit a written scientific paper
- adequately organize and structure a scientific paper
- organize the execution of a written elaboration independently
- conduct a literature search on a scientific topic
- articulate themselves logically, factually and rationally in oral form and present their results to an expert audience
- demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of selected topics in computer science / business informatics

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Module content:
Current topics and issues from the subject area of business informatics or computer science with reference to business, economics and society (i.e. topics like Machine Learning, Crypto Currencies, Virtual and Augmented Reality etc.)
The students receive assistance on the procedure for the preparation of a scientific paper and its written formulation. IT-based tools are also presented for this purpose. Sources for a literature research are presented.

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Additional information:
The written elaboration can take place alternatively in German or English language.

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Recommended or required reading:
For the selected topics, individual sources will be named and made available (optionally in English and German) as an introduction to the topic and for research.

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