Information Management


Faculty of Business Management and Social Sciences


Version 15.0 of 10/19/2017

Code of Module


Modulename (german)

Information Management

Study Programmes

International Management (B.A.)

Level of Module


Mission Statement

Students understand the basic concepts of information technology which are used in business context. This includes the conceptual design and modelling of structures and processes. Even the practical use of well-known technologies like Relational Databases / SQL and Spreadsheet-Applications will be learned.

  1. Mathematical, Logical and Technical Basics of Computer Systems
  2. Logical Data Modelling
  3. Relational Databases and SQL
  4. Business Applications with Spreadsheet Solutions
  5. Business Process Modelling
  6. Advanced Concepts within interorganizational environments
Learning Outcomes

Knowledge Broadening
Students develop knowledge of the foundations of operational IT-application.
Knowledge Deepening
Students recognise the areas of application of Information Technology for the design of organisational structures and workflows in an operational context.
Instrumental Skills and Competences
Students solve business issues with the help of spreadsheet programmes and are able to work with the basic features of a relational database.
Communicative Skills and Competences
Students evaluate the application and use of operational information systems.
Systemic Skills and Competences
Students design spreadsheets and are able to use the basic commands of databases (SQL) based on simplified, practice-related case studies and tasks.

Mode of Delivery

Lecture and practical exercises at the computer

Expected Knowledge and/or Competences

Computer essentials (e. g. according to ECDL/ICDL).

Responsible of the Module

Bensberg, Frank

  • Schmidt, Andreas
  • Dallmöller, Klaus
  • Haßmann, Jörg
  • Hübner, Ursula Hertha


Concept of Study and Teaching
Workload Dozentengebunden
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Workload Dozentenungebunden
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Recommended Reading

Kroenke, D. M., Boyle, R. J. (2016), Using MIS, 9th ed., Harlow.

Laudon, K. C.; Laudon, J. P. (2016): Management Information Systems - Managing the Digital Firm, 14th ed., Boston.

Valacich, J., Schneider, C. (2016): Information Systems Today: Managing in a Digital World, 7th ed., Harlow.

Graded Exam
  • Homework / Assignment
  • Two-Hour Written Examination
Assessment Methods Remark



1 Term

Module Frequency

Only Summer Term

Language of Instruction