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5009678: C19 Emerging IT Topics

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Semester:WS 20/21
Scheduled in semester:3
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:67.5 h

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Master's degree programme in Information Systems (01.09.2019)


Emerging IT Topics addresses recent technological trends and developments in research and business, so its content can be adapted quickly to the job market’s emerging needs. Accordingly, the course content changes from semester to semester.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students will:

  • have profound knowledge of current topics in IT
  • be able to assess the usefulness and potential applications of emerging IT applications
  • be current on recent scientific results on emerging IT topics


Lectures Method

  • The course involves interactive seminars that integrate theoretical knowledge with analysis skills.
  • The e-learning platform Moodle is used throughout the course to disseminate course materials and for information and discussion.
  • Contemporary scientific publications from the fields of Information Systems and Management are discussed in class.


Compulsory reading:

  • Papers and case-study material are provided.