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Course WIW-BWL-WIN1-K-1

Business Information Systems I (1V+1U, 3.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes and tutorials (V/U/T) 3.0 CP
1 V Lecture 15 h 30 h
1 U Exercise class/tutorial (in small groups) 15 h 30 h
(1V+1U) 3.0 CP 30 h 60 h


CP, Effort 3.0 CP = 90 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in WiSe
Level [1] Bachelor (General)
Language [DE] German
Area of study [WIW-WIN] Business Information Systems and Operations Research
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Size of exercise classes/tutorials:
  • tutorials: max. 30 students
  • exercise classes: max. 150 students


Lecture Business Information Systems 1:
  • Information and Knowledge Management
    • Management of information
    • Management of knowledge
    • Properties of information objects and processing of information objects
  • Planning, implementation, and roll-out of business information systems
    • Development of custom software
    • Choosing standard software
  • Design and analysis of processes
    • Data storage and data management
    • Functions modeling
    • Process modeling
  • Selected topics in business information systems:
    • Encryption
    • Decentralized databases
    • Standardization in net effect markets

Exercise Business Information Systems 1:

  • Data storage and data management
    • Normalization of relational databases
    • Structured query language
    • Entity-relationship models
  • Functions modeling
    • Flowcharts
    • Nassi-Shneiderman diagrams
  • Process modeling
    • Event-driven process chain
    • Petri nets
    • Project networks
  • Standardization and file allocation problems


Slides are made available that contains an extensive list of complementary literature.

Requirements for attendance (informal)


Requirements for attendance (formal)


References to Course [WIW-BWL-WIN1-K-1]

Module Name Context
[WIW-BWL-WIN1-M-1] Business Information Systems I P: Obligatory 1V+1U, 3.0 LP