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information management

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
- recognize the significance of information management in an organisation
- design and change the structure of information management systems
- identify and analyse the success and failure factors of information management
- organize and implement the externalization of the knowledge of a company
- recognize the potential risks of information systems
- identify effective countermeasures against threats to information security
- introduce countermeasures against threats to information security
- develop an information security policy.

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

- Principles of information management
- Data management
- Knowledge management
- Strategic, administrative and operative information management
- Management Information Systems
- Strategic, administrative and operative information engineering
- Data warehousing, data mining
- Data security and data protection
- Back-up strategies and technology
- Security models

recommended or required reading

- Matthes, Dirk: Enterprise Architecture Frameworks Kompendium. Über 50 Rahmenwerke für das Informationsmanagement. 1. Auflage. Heidelberg: Springer, 2011
- Biethahn, J.; Mucksch, H.; Ruf, W.: Ganzheitliches Informationsmanagement. Band 1: Grundlagen. 6. Auflage. München: Oldenbourg, 2004
- Heinrich, L. J.; Stelzer D.: Informationsmanagement. Grundlagen, Aufgaben, Methoden. 10. Auflage. München: Oldenbourg, 2011
- Krcmar, H.: Informationsmanagement. 5. Auflage. Heidelberg: Springer, 2009
- Zarnekow, R.; Brenner, W.; Grohmann, H.(Hrsg.): Informationsmanagement. Heidelberg: dpunkt, 2004
- Pietsch, T.; Martiny, L.; Klotz, M.: Strategisches Informationsmanagement - Bedeutung, Konzeption und Umsetzung. 4. Auflage. Berlin: Erich Schmidt, 2004
- Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik: IT-Sicherheitsmanagement und IT-Grundschutz BSI-Standards zur IT-Sicherheit. Berlin: Bundesanzeiger, 2005
- Hoppe, Gabriela; Prieß, Andreas: Sicherheit von Informationssystemen. Gefahren, Maßnahmen und Management im IT-Bereich. Berlin: NWB, 2003

assessment methods and criteria

written exam, homework

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, discussion of practical cases

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Mag.rer.soc.oec. Dr.techn. Redlein Alexander

year of study

1.year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

compulsory subject

mode of delivery

in class course

work placement(s)

not applicable