Introduction to Information Systems for Students in Information Systems (GWI)
Due to the current situation all tutorials will take place as online courses!
Type and Deduction
- compulsory module within the 1st semester of the Information Systems BSc. program
- Students from all other BSc. programs can only participate in "Introduction to Information Systems" for B.A. BSc. students.
No requirements given.
The number of participants is not limited.
Scope of Deduction
4 SWS (3 SWS lectures, 1 SWS tutorials)
Course Dates (IMPORTANT!)
tutorials (DATES MOST PROBABLE; WE ARE STILL WAITING FOR CONFIRMATION):
- each Thursday, 12:00 - 12:45 am, live at the university, room t.b.a.
- each Thursday, 01:00 - 01:45 pm, live at the university, room t.b.a.
In order to participate in this
Please note: all module materials (slides,
Evaluation Type: exam (duration: 90 min.)
Registration for the exams in STiNE well within the registration periods is mandatory (also for students who repeat the exam!).
- Introduction: information and communication systems, objectives of information systems
- basics in computer sciences and information and communication technology: hardware, software, computer networks, WWW, coding of information as data
- Information Management: data / information / knowledge, layer model of information management, objectives of information management
- Modelling: business modelling, data modelling (ER-modelling), function- and process-oriented modelling, Simulation
- Data Bases: architecture of data bases, transaction concept, relational data bases, data base design, structured query language, data management, data warehouse
- Software Development: activities and approach models for software development, software project management, software architecture, software reuse
- Business Applications: basics, security, application systems for different application areas, electronic commerce
Fink, A.; Schneidereit, G.; Voß, S. (2005): Grundlagen der Wirtschaftsinformatik. 2. Ed., Physica, Heidelberg.
Further literature recommendations given during lectures.