4996 Foundations of Information Management and Control
Peter Virag, CM(it.)
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
20.02.2019 bis 02.03.2019
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Dienstag 05.03.2019 14:30 - 17:00 D4.0.133
Donnerstag 07.03.2019 14:00 - 16:30 D1.1.074
Dienstag 12.03.2019 14:00 - 16:30 EA.6.026
Donnerstag 14.03.2019 13:30 - 16:00 TC.4.03
Dienstag 19.03.2019 14:30 - 17:00 TC.4.01
Donnerstag 21.03.2019 13:30 - 16:00 D3.0.225
Dienstag 26.03.2019 13:30 - 16:00 D2.0.326
Donnerstag 28.03.2019 13:30 - 16:00 TC.5.03
Dienstag 02.04.2019 13:30 - 16:00 D5.1.003
Donnerstag 04.04.2019 14:15 - 16:45 D4.0.022

Inhalte der LV

The course covers the following areas:

  • Information Systems  - The purpose and benefits in a digital enterprise
  • Information Systems, Organizations and Strategy
  • IT infrastructure - Hardware components, Cloud computing, Servers etc.
  • Telecommunications, the Internet and Wireless Technology
  • Enterprise applications - ERP, Supply Chain Management Software, CRM software 
  • Common roles in the IT department I.: The IT Analyst - Development process models, requirement engineering
  • Common roles in the IT department II: The Test Manager - Test cycles, functional and non-functional test methods 
  • IT Security - Threats, tools, management and financial aspect of security
  • Social issues of Information systems - Ethical and moral dimensions of IS


Course book: selected chapters from Laudon, Jane P., Laudon, Kenneth C. (2017). Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm, 15th Global Edition. Pearson Education Limited

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

After completing the course, students should be able to:

  • Understand what an information system is and how it can help organizations
  • Understand the basics of the most important hardware, software and operating systems used in a business context.
  • Understand the concepts of the software life cycle and the associated quality assurance.
  • Describe information systems for different purposes.
  • Describe what data is and how to convert it to meaningful information.  
  • Know about common IT threats and about protective measures.

Regelung zur Anwesenheit

PI rules applicable: 80% of the time students must be present. 


  • Lecture
  • Active discussion and cooperation with students
  • Individual and group work in and outside class

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

  • Individual closed book tests 4 times at the beginning of the classes (4x15=60)     
  • Group home assignment (20)
  • Group presentation in class (20)
  • Active participation in class (10x1)


Therefore students can achieve maximum 110 points. 

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

This course is part of the SBWL Information Management and Control.

Students need to first enroll into this SBWL successfully and then into this course.  

Please see the website of the SBWL:

Zuletzt bearbeitet: 14.01.2019