The module provides the student with the basic knowledge of information technology in a business environment. It introduces the key concepts and architecture of information systems and gives an overview of the available information technology applications for decision-making and managerial action. It provides broad knowledge on contemporary technologies, covering the basics of IT infrastructure, database management, and trends in information systems, as well as providing a more specific introduction to the functionality of tools used in different business areas, such as marketing, supply chains, human resource management, innovation and knowledge management.
The module explains the basics of enterprise applications used in organisations, different information systems that are suitable for different types of organisations and for different types of decision-making, the choices managers and business specialists have when retrieving information from different systems, and the kind of challenges one may face when selecting, using or improving existing information systems.
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary knowledge on:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary skills in:
The objective is that the student after the module possesses the necessary competences in:
For information see § 17.
|Name of exam||Information Technology in Business|
|Type of exam|
Written or oral examIndividual examination.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Informationsteknologi i virksomheder|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Economics and Business Administration|
|Department||AAU Business School|
|Faculty||Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities|