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Module [Module Number] Ergänzungsmodul Wirtschaftsinformatik l [1277BEWIF1]
Regular Cycle Winter Term
Teaching Form Lecture + Tutorial
Examination Form Portfolio
Teaching Language German (spoken in the classroom), English (all course materials and annoucements)
Instructors Dr. Karl Werder (Lectures) and Christian Hovestadt (Tutorials)
KLIPS Winter Term 2021-22 (Second Registration Phase)
Syllabus Download



  • Requirements analysis & determination
  • Systems modeling
  • Project planning
  • Prototyping
  • Unified Modeling Language (UML)
  • Human-Computer Interaction

Learning Objectives

Students …
  • understand the fundamentals of Systems Analysis and Design.
  • have basic project management skills.
  • can determine systems requirements.
  • have basic skills in different modelling techniques.
  • can specify classes and methods.
  • have basic design skills.


Weekly Sessions

  • Each Friday, 10:00-13:30
  • Location: Hörsaal XII, building 100 (University Main Building)
  • First session: 15 October 2021 (including all organizational information)
  • Last session: 4 February 2022 (including final Q&A for the exam)
  • Detailed timeline in ILIAS

Important Dates

  • KLIPS Exam Registration and ILIAS Survey Deadline: 22 October 2021, 23:55
  • Online eExam (1st option): 12 February 2022, 10:00-11:00 (via ea-flex)
  • Team Project Submission: 18 February 2022, 23:55 (via ILIAS)
  • Online eExam (2nd option): 25 February 2022, 12:00-13:00 (via ea-flex)


This course will be assessed as a portfolio exam.

1) Online eExam (60 points)
A 60-minute exam covering the whole lecture and tutorial.

2) Team Project (30 points)
A team project focusing on the modeling components of the course. It will be structured in small weekly tasks, which are based on that week's content. You don't have to submit them each week, instead you combine them at the end of the semester into one big submission. Further details will be announced.

Selected Readings

Systems Analysis and Design [5th Edition]

Alan Dennis, Barbara Wixom and David Tegarden

2015, Wiley

ISBN: 978-1-118-80467-4

Available for rental at the university's main library and at the institute's library


Software Architecture in Practice [3rd Edition]

Len Bass, Paul Clements, and Rick Kazman

2013, Addison Wesley

ISBN: 978-0-321-81573-6

Available for rental at the university's main library and at the institute's library