Modulhandbuch (Module manual)

M.184.5343 Strategisches IT-Management - eine Forschungsperspektive
(Strategic IT Management)
Koordinator (coordinator): Simon Trang
Ansprechpartner (contact): Simon Trang (simon.trang[at] )
Credits: 5 ECTS
Workload: 150 Std (h)
Semesterturnus (semester cycle): WS
Studiensemester (study semester): 1-4
Dauer in Semestern (duration in semesters): 1
Lehrveranstaltungen (courses):
Nummer / Name
(number / title)
(contact time)
Status (P/WP)
(group size)
a) K.184.53431 / Strategisches IT-Management Vorlesung 30 Std (h) 45 Std (h) P 40 TN (PART)
b) K.184.53432 / Übung: Strategisches IT-Management Übung 30 Std (h) 45 Std (h) P 30 TN (PART)
Wahlmöglichkeiten innerhalb des Moduls (Options within the module):
Empfohlene Voraussetzungen (prerequisites):

Fundamentals of regression analyses, Fundamentals of IT-Management

Inhalte (short description):
The course provides a research-oriented introduction in to central topics of strategic IT management. It covers three areas. The first area is fundamentals of strategic IT management: value of IT, business IT alignment, IT governance, IT line organization and IT process organization, reference frameworks (COBIT, ISO 20000, ITIL). The second area is on scientific literature on strategic IT management and related theoretical lenses: strategic alignment model, resource-based view and dynamic capabilities, theories of strategic fit, measurement of business IT alignment and IT value. The third area is quantitative research methods in the field of strategic IT management: quantitative research design, survey design and questionnaire construction, structural equation modelling, adequate documentation, communication of quantitative research results.
Lernergebnisse (learning outcomes):
Fachkompetenz Wissen (professional expertise):

- know and understand trends of data and IT integration for process automatization and can evaluate pros and cons.
- know and understand reference models from practice (COBIT, ISO 20000, ITIL) and can apply them to questions of Strategic IT Management. - know and understand central theories of management science and be able to derive implications for practice. -understand the concept of scientific contribution, can formulate research questions and derive a research design that meets scientific standards.

Fachkompetenz Fertigkeit (practical professional and academic skills):
- can evaluate pros and cons trends of data and IT integration for process automatization  - can apply selected concepts of reference models (COBIT, ISO 20000, ITIL) to questions of strategic IT management - are able to derive implications for practice from central theories of strategic IT management
Personale Kompetenz / Sozial (individual competences / social skills):


- can adequately document and communicate research results in the field of strategic IT management

Personale Kompetenz / Selbstständigkeit (individual competences / ability to perform autonomously):


- can formulate research questions and derive a research design that meets scientific standards

Prüfungsleistungen (examinations)
Art der Modulprüfung (type of modul examination): Modulprüfung
Art der Prüfung
(type of examination)
a) Präsentation Präsentation: 30 Minuten 30.00 %
b) Hausarbeit 15 70.00 %
Studienleistung / qualifizierte Teilnahme (module participation requirements)
Voraussetzungen für die Teilnahme an Prüfungen (formal requirements for participating in examinations)
Voraussetzungen für die Vergabe von Credits (formal requirements for granting credit points)
Die Vergabe der Credits erfolgt, wenn die Modulnote mindestens „ausreichend“ ist
Gewichtung für Gesamtnote (calculation of overall grade)
Das Modul wird mit der Anzahl seiner Credits gewichtet (Faktor: 1)
Verwendung des Moduls in den Studiengängen (The module can be selected in the following degree programmes)
M.Sc. Wirtschaftsinformatik
M.Sc. Management Information Systems
M.Sc. Management
M.Sc. Betriebswirtschaftslehre
Management (im Zweifach-Master)
Umfang QT (participation requirements):
Lernmaterialien, Literaturangaben (learning material, literature):
Teilnehmerbegrenzung (participant limit):
20 Personen
Sonstige Hinweise (additional information):

​This course is taught in english.

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