IS 610 Information Resource Management


Degree Course MSc, Diploma
Lecturer Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl
Contact hours per week 2
Grading Written exam
Language of instruction English
Room L 15, 1-6 - A 001
Time Tuesday, 15:30 - 17:00 h, September 7 - November 30, 2010
Office hours on appointment
Additional information


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 issues in various settings. Information management issues will be discussed from a planning, governance, and controlling perspective.


A reader with selected literature will be distributed at the beginning of the course.