[ 526INENIMA13 ] Module Information Management

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Workload Mode of examination Education level Study areas Responsible person Coordinating university
6 ECTS Accumulative module examination B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Business Informatics Stefan Koch Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)Erwartete Vorkenntnisse: IT-Project Engineering & Management
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business Informatics 2022W
Objectives Students are familiar with the strategic, administrative and operational tasks and methods relevant for information management. They are therefore capable to take responsibility for IT management tasks at mid-management level. They know management tools used for planning, monitoring, and controlling effectiveness and efficiency of IT. Students have the personal and social skills that can be expected from any IT executive.
Subject Strategic importance and role of IS/IT: Leadership in digitisation and digital transformation; Information management: overview, basics, goals and tasks; IT Governance and COBIT; IT Service Management and ITIL; Selected tasks and methods of information management
Further information Teaching methods:
The content is conveyed in the form of an interactive lecture based on discussions and case studies with guest lectures which is accompanied and supplemented by a classroom exercise. The theoretical lecture contents and recordings are available online at Lectures and exercises are coordinated with each other and should therefore be attended in the same semester. Based on the lecture material, exercises are to be solved and presented in group works within the classroom exercise course.

Heinrich, L. J., Riedl, R., & Stelzer, D. (2014). Informationsmanagement: Grundlagen, Aufgaben, Methoden. 11. Auflage, M√ľnchen: Oldenbourg.
Slide sets used (available online via KUSSS)
Video recordings on
Additional Literature:
Peppard, J., & Ward, J. (2016). The Strategic Management of Information Systems: Building A Digital Strategy. 4th Edition, Hoboken: Wiley.
Applegate, L. M., Austin, R. D., & Soule, D. L. (2009). Corporate Information Strategy and Management. 8th Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill.

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