4206687: Systems Analysis and Design - Exercise course

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Semester:WS 16/17
Scheduled in semester:5
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:37.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Bachelor's degree programme in Business Administration (01.09.2012)


  • Foundations of software engineering
  • Introduction to programming (learning environments Scratch and Greenfoot)
  • Relational data modeling (Entity-Relationship Models (ERM), Structured Query Language (SQL), Relational Databases)
  • Object-oriented systems modeling (Object Orientation, Unified Modeling Language (UML))
  • Best practices of software engineering and programming
  • Case studies


    • Reproduce the contents of case studies on system analysis and design (e.g., context, problem, solution, results)
    • discuss case studies against the context of the learned models and methods
    • solve a variety of tasks using the methods learned
    • compare the output of different problems and solutions and identify opportunities for improvement
    • evaluate developed solutions in terms of their success and sustainability
    • Listen to the teacher and their fellow students
    • work in groups to solve case studies and help each other
    • assess themselves and their team work in terms of cooperation, communication and conflict resolution
    • develop their social skills in solving the case studies and adapt these skills according to the team
    • support their team members
    • tolerate the opinions of other students, even if they contradict one's own understanding (e.g., in case study discussion or discussion forums)
    • independently and reliably repeat the contents of the lecture (esp., exercises and case studies)
    • assess their progress and their involvement in the lectures, the exercises and in self-study (e.g., participation in classroom discussions, success in solving the exercises)
    • identify their strengths and weaknesses and adjust their commitment accordingly (e.g., repetition of the lecture)

Lectures Method

Interaktive Übung, Lösen von Fallbeispielen in Gruppen, Studierende präsentieren und diskutieren ihre Lösungen


Provided via Moodle

Exam Modalities

  • 4 short written exams