Information Management

Module Code
Module Coordinators
Peter Hohmann
  • Peter Hohmann
  • Harald Ritz
  • Short Description
    This course focuses on the strategic and operative management of the business information function.
    Learning Objectives

    The students know the strategical and operative management of the business information function. The participants of this course are able to plan, manage and control the resource "information" in accordance with the business targets.

    • Basics of information management (Definition, targets, framework for action, job description, concepts of information management)
    • Organisation of information management (Integration in the enterprise organisation, organisational layout of the information function, outsourcing, ASP, data processing centre)
    • Strategical information management (Procedure model of strategical planning, situation and environment analysis, Information technology strategy, target planning, architectures, project planning, methods and techniques of information system planning, security and quality management, controlling)
    • Management of enterprise information systems (Information, data, business processes, personnel, application systems, information and communication technology)
    • Today's requirements to information management, e.g. EAI-systems
    • Deepening the subjects by means of real cases concerning information management
    Duration in Semester
    Instruction Language
    Total Effort
    6 CrP; an estimated 180 hours, of which approximately 60 are spent in class.
    Weekly School Hours
    Method of Instruction

    Lecture 3 SWS, Exercises 1 SWS

    Requirements for the awarding of Credit Points

    Examination: Written exam

    Evaluation Standard
    according to examination regulations (§ 9)
    • J. Hofmann, W. Schmidt (Hrsg.), Masterkurs IT-Management
    • H. Krcmar, Informationsmanagement
    • L.J. Heinrich, R. Riedl, Informationsmanagement: Grundlagen, Aufgaben, Methoden
    • E. Tiemeyer (Hrsg.), Handbuch IT-Management
    Prerequisite Modules