560 Information Management
Type: Lecture and Exercise
Module short name: MINF-4200
ECTS points: 6.0
Official information regarding this course is located in the UZH's course catalogue.
The associated OLAT Courseis entitled "INF_14_HS_Information_Management"
When and where
- Thu., 12.15 - 13.45 Uhr, room: BIN 2.A.01
- Fri., 10.15 - 12.00 Uhr, room: BIN 2.A.10
Description of contents
This lecture covers the management challenges and opportunities posed by information systems and offers methods to solve those problems. After completion of this course, the student is able to describe the problems and the tasks related to IT management, to explain these problems and tasks and to solve example tasks.
1. Intro, IT and Strategy
2. Business Models
3. IT and Organizations
4. IT Governance + IT Organization
5. IT Outsourcing
8. IT Strategy
9. IT Projects
10. IT Benefits Management
11. IT Service Management
13. Managing IT-Innovations
14. Managing SW-Companies
Exercises will include case studies, small projects and paper reading. There will be guest lectures.
This lecture covers the management challenges and opportunities posed by information systems and offers methods to solve those problems. After completion of this course, the student is able to describe the problems and the tasks related to IT management, to explain these problems and tasks and to solve example tasks. Furthermore, students will be able to critically reflect on information management literature.
- The lecture is held in English (homework may be handed in either in German or English, presentations and class interactions are in English, the exam may be written in German or English).
- The lecture will be more interactive: There will be one lecture session per week (typically on Thursday) and one exercise session (typically on Friday).
- A few Friday sessions may be prolonged if an exercise requires it.
Note that all written announcements will only be made using OLAT.
Basic knowledge in Business Administration and Information Systems. For business students: "Informatik für Ökonomen I-III"
Master students in Computer Science (Information systems and Software Systems as well as Minors), Master students in Business Administration or Finance
Certificate of achievement
The final grade will be composed by 50% of a written exam which date is announced in the course catalogue. The final grade’s other 50% consist of graded homework. Some homework will be group work. Both components, the exam and the homework, need to be passed (= total grade 4.0 or better) in order to pass the whole course.