IS 511 Information Resource Management

Lecture

Degree Course MSc, Diploma
Lecturer Dr. Thomas Kude and Dipl.-Kfm. Marko Nöhren
Contact hours per week 2
Grading Written exam
ECTS 6
Language of instruction English
Room Schloß Ostflügel - O 145 (Heinrich Vetter-Hörsaal)
Time Thursdays, 1:45-5:00pm (Feb 21th - Mar 21st)
Office hours on appointment
Additional information There is an Ilias group for this lecture which contains all additional materials. You can register by selecting the lecture in the Portal of the University of Mannheim (university calendar). Afterwards, you can access all materials via http://ilias.uni-mannheim.de

Content

Modern organizations are influenced by information systems (IS) in various ways. As competition becomes borderless, organizations are forced to continually examine ways to operate more efficiently. Information systems are often a means of obtaining efficiencies in such environments. Systems are also a key enabler of new products, services, and processes.

Learning objectives

This course is designed for students who desire an insightful synopsis of information resource management concepts and practices. It emphasizes the management of information systems. The course examines issues associated with managing IT in various settings. Information management issues will be discussed from a planning, governance, and controlling perspective.

After completing this course students are able to

  • analyze complex decisions of IRM based on existing concepts and theories
  • find and evaluate different options for action regarding these decisions
  • give well founded advice which feasible actions should be taken.

Exercise

Degree Course MSc, Diploma
Lecturer Dipl.-Kfm. Marko Nöhren
Language of instruction English
Room Schloß Ostflügel - O 145 (Heinrich Vetter-Hörsaal)
Time Thursdays, 1:45-5:00pm (Apr 11th - May 31st)
Office hours on appointment

Literature

A list with selected literature will be distributed in the course.