Information Resource Management II

Exercise Course

Degree Course Diplom
Lecturer Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl
Contact hours per week 2
Grading Case studies and written exam
ECTS 6
Language of instruction English
Room O 133
Time Thursday, 15:30 – 17:00 h
Registration via email
Office hours by appointment

Registration

 Please send e-mail to wifo1(at)uni-mannheim.de including the following information until Sept 7, 2007:

 Matrikelnummer, Name, Surname, Semester, Program enrolled

Downloads

Available on dotlrn.

Content

This case study course complements the course Information Resource Management I. It illustrates selected information management issues. The main objective is to better understand as well as to apply the concepts taught in the course. Students are required to prepare as well as to write case studies.

Teaching language will be English.

Schedule

No. Date Session Subject Session Content/Activity Instructor
0 06.09.07 Introduction Lecture: Foundations of the Case Study Method and Course Objectives Heinzl
1 13.09.07 Group formation will be announced through the internet; case materials will be made available Group roundtables
No session! Group formation will be announced and case materials will be made available through the internet
2 20.09.07 IS/T Strategic Planning Group presentation: Analysis of Case 1: ROYAL CARRIBEAN (Harvard, 2003) Heinzl
3 27.09.07 Case writing project Lecture: Fundamentals of how to write a case Heinzl
4 04.10.07 IS/T Sourcing Group presentation: Analysis of Case 2: OLD MUTUAL (Wits Business School, 2002) Heinzl
5 11.10.07 Case writing project Group roundtables: Status report on company and topic identification Heinzl
6 18.10.07 IS/T Controlling & Risk Management Group Presentation: Analysis of Case 3: CATHAY PACIFIC (Center for Asian Business Cases, 2002) Heinzl
7 25.10.07 AT Kearney Case on IT Offshoring Presentation of live case and management problem by AT Kearney Consultants H. Röder
J. Augustin
01.11.07 Public Holiday (Allerheiligen)
8 08.11.07 AT Kearney Case on IT Offshoring Presentation of case solutions by student teams & Get-together H. Röder
J. Augustin
9 15.11.07 Case writing project Group presentation of topic concept and interview guideline (initial data screening) Heinzl
10 22.11.07 Case writing project Group roundtables Heinzl
11 23.11.07 Case writing project Group presentation of data points and planned case stories Heinzl
12 29.11.07 Case writing project Group roundtables Heinzl
13 06.12.07 Presentation of Student Cases Schedule to be announced! Heinzl
14 31.01.08 Submission of Student Cases ./. ./.