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Module [Module Number] SM Information Systems ll [1277MSISY2]
Regular Cycle Summer Term
Teaching Form Combined Lecture and Tutorial
Examination Form Portfolio
Teaching Language English
ECTS 6
Instructor Prof. Dr. Stefan Seidel and Christian Hovestadt  
KLIPS Summer Term 2024 (Second Registration Phase)
Syllabus Download

 

Content

  • Fundamentals of entrepreneurship
  • Forms of entrepreneurship
  • Process models of entrepreneurship
  • IT-centered start-up industries
  • Digital technologies as enablers and triggers of entrepreneurship• Practices for developing and presenting start-up ideas

Learning Objectives

Students …
  • know and understand the relevant methods and theories regarding the “content” (see above).
  • analyze current questions and challenges in IT-centric entrepreneurship.
  • act responsibly considering ecological, social and ethical criteria.
  • critically evaluate current social developments and develop alternative solutions.
  • develop work processes for real problems and challenges.

Course Format

Interactive Lecture Sessions (Weeks 1-4):

  • We aim to keep lecture sessions interactive by involving you in discussions • We discuss case examples
  • There will be a guest lecture in week 4

Short Exam / Case Study Workshop (Week 5):

  • A 30-minute exam on the contents of weeks 1-4
  • Followed by a workshop on how to approach a case study

Flipped Classroom Case Study Sessions (Weeks 6-12):

  • Every week, we will discuss one case study related to IT Entrepreneurship
  • 1 team submits a report in advance and presents a summary of the case in the beginning • Then, we solve the case study together

Timeline

Regular Sessions

  • Each Thursday
    • 08:00-11:30
    • Room S310 (Pohlighaus, Pohligstraße 1)

Important Dates

  • First Lecture incl. Organizational Information: 11th April 2024, 08:00-11:30
  • Guest Lecture: 2nd May 2024, 08:00-11:30
  • KLIPS Exam Registration and Team Registration Survey Deadline: TBA (*)
  • Mid-Term Exam: 16th May 2024, 08:15-08:45
  • Assigned Case Study Submission: 5th June 2024, 23:55 (via ILIAS)
  • Final Exam: 29th July 2024, 09:15-09:45

(*) official information only via KLIPS2.

Assessment

This course will be assessed as a portfolio exam with the following components:

1) Mid-Term Exam (30 minutes, 30 points)

  • Covering the basics (weeks 1-4)
2) Assigned Case Study (40 points)

  • Written report (30 points)
  • Presentation (10 points)
2) Final Exam (30 minutes, 30 points)

  • Covering the case studies

Required Readings

Textbook for Weeks 1-4

Entrepreneurship: Starting and Operating A Small Business [4th edition]

Steve Mariotti and Caroline Glackin

2015, Pearson

ISBN: 978-1292097411

Available as e-book at the university's library