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Master | Information Systems, Business and Corporate Communications

Business Informatics

Information Systems, Business and Corporate Communications

Summary

Business informatics is one of the key areas that enables organisations to improve their efficiency and performance as well as gain a competitive edge in the market through business model redesign and business process redesign and informatisation. It should not be equated with computer science and informatics or information technology (IT) alone because it is much more than that. IT is only one area of expertise of business information specialists and, when applied correctly, a means which can boost the informatisation of business processes in organisations. Business Informatics combines the areas of business knowledge, knowledge of management and social skills as well as business use of information technology.

Highlights

  • Business, not IT oriented
  • Faculty is among the leaders in the world in research in business process management
  • Faculty is active in consulting in the area of business process management, business analytics and IS management
  • A lot of hands-on work
  • Practically oriented

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Schedule Full-time
Duration 2 Years
Presence of students On-campus
Enrollment capacity per term 60
Average number of applications per term 70
Total number of enrolled students 60
Scholarships available No

Courses

Course
Organisation can be competitive only when it is capable to adapt to the challenges and opportunities of business environment. Business process management (BPM) is a contemporary management approach focused on aligning organisations with the wants and needs of clients that promotes business effectiveness and efficiency while striving for innovation, flexibility and integration with information technology. 1. Introduction to BPM 2. Strategic implementation of BPM 3. Modelling and analysing business processes 4. Business process change 5. Setting-up a process support organization 6. Reference models 7. BPM deployment through ERP systems and BPM suites 8. Managing and measuring business processes 9. Change management
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Course
Aims of the course are to introduce students to modern methods of management of information resources. – Present the trends in information technology and highlight the most promising areas of IT implementation. - Make students ready to guide the development of information systems in the company to be in line with company business plans and on the other hand also to participate in the business planning so that the opportunities offered by the rapid development of IT are used. 1. IT Governance 2. Standards and frameworks for implementing IT governance 3. Outsourcing 4. Enterprise Architecture 5. Cost Benefits Analysis 6. Assessment of development costs 7. Acquiring and Developing 8. Business Applications and Infrastructure 9. IT Project management 10. Benefits management 11. IS security
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