ERP Systems & Business Process Management PT
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Data protection & Law

level of course unit

Master`s course

Learning outcomes of course unit

The graduate, the student:
* Knows important contents of contract law with special reference to information systems, internet and social media
* Knows important contents of labor and company law with special reference to service contracts and the legal situation of executives
* Knows important contents of data protection law (special features in handling personal data, anonymization, etc.)
* Knows important contents of telecommunications law
* Can consider data protection aspects in ERP projects

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Part contract law, labor law:
* Contents of contract law
* Basic principles of labor law
* Basic principles of commercial law
* Basic principles of company law
* Basic principles of e-commerce
* Copyright law, in particular in the field of software

part data protection, IT law:
* Introduction to the concept of data protection and its implementation
* Definitions
* Basic data protection regulation, in particular with regard to specially protected data
* Rights of data subjects
* Organizational measures for the protection of personal data
* Criminal/civil law aspects
* Legal particularities of commissioned data processing and cross-border data traffic

recommended or required reading

Fritz Ch.; Gesellschafts- und Unternehmensformen kompakt; Wien; 2008
Albrecht F.; Informations- und Kommunikationsrecht; Stuttgart; 2018

assessment methods and criteria

Examination and seminar thesis

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Mag. Gregor Tögel Prof. Prof. (FH) Dr. Christian Fritz, LLM, LLM, MBA, MLS

year of study

2.year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable