ERP Systems & Business Process Management PT
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IT Management

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The graduate, the student:
* Has an overview of the possible elements of IT governance
* Has an understanding of the importance and structure of IT strategy
* Knows the structure and organization of IT departments
* Knows the essential elements of demand management
* Has an overview of the tools of IT monitoring and the interaction with IT governance
* Knows the basic problems of IT sourcing and can separate IT procurement from regular procurement
* Knows selected information management tasks
* Knows important elements of IT security (types of threat, measures, standards, legal framework, audits)
* Can assess IT risks and define measures including disaster recovery
* Knows goals, tasks and important regulations in the field of IT compliance

prerequisites and co-requisites


course contents

* IT Governance and IT Strategy
* Demand Management
* IT Monitoring
* IT Sourcing
* IT Security and Risk Management
* IT Compliance

recommended or required reading

Urbach N.; IT-Management im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung: Auf dem Weg zur IT-Organisation der Zukunft; Berlin, 2016
Resch O.; Einführung in das IT-Management: Grundlagen, Umsetzung, Best Practice; 2016
Harich Th.; IT-Sicherheitsmanagement: Praxiswissen für IT Security Manager; Frechen; 2018; 2nd edition

assessment methods and criteria

Written exam

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)

Dr. Frank Innerhofer-Oberperfler Prof. (FH), Dr. Patrick Stoll

course unit code


type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


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