Facility & Real Estate Management PT
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Fundamentals of IT

level of course unit

Introduction, fundamentals

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to: - apply the required job-specific knowledge of information technology. - carry out administrative tasks in different operating systems. - familiarize themselves quickly with task-related IT application systems. - use adequate internet technologies to counteract problems. - identify and solve data security problems. - implement strategies for securing data.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Fundamentals of computers & office-software

course contents

- Operating systems (tasks, structure, administration) - Data systems - IT application systems - Internet - Data security and data protection

recommended or required reading

- Precht, Manfred; Meier, Nikolaus; Tremel, Dieter: EDV-Grundwissen, München, 2004 - Navy, Jens: Facility Management. Heidelberg, 2006. - Mertens et al.: Grundzüge der Wirtschaftsinformatik. Heidelberg 2003 - Stahlknecht, Peter; Hasenkamp, Ulrich: Einführung in die Wirtschaftsinformatik. Berlin, Heidelberg, 2010

assessment methods and criteria

Written examination, project work, presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group-project

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Miroslav Despotovic, MA

year of study

1. Year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

20% web-based self-learning unit, 80% in class course (integrated lecture)

work placement(s)

not applicable