IS 555 Computational Thinking II

Lecturer Prof. Dr. Christian Becker & team
Coordination M. Sc. Janick Edinger, M. Sc. Martin Pfannemüller
Type 2L
ID-number IS 555
Prerequisites non formal, however, having attended the IS 554 is recommended
Course Language English
Form of assessment Written (45 min)
Registration Not required. To get access to the course material, please join the ILIAS group.
Applicable for M.Sc. Management, M.Sc. Business Education, M.Sc. Economics, Diploma Business Administration
Start 12.02.2018
End 28.05.2018


This module focuses on advanced topics in information systems. Based on the introduction (IS 554) core concepts of information systems and current trends in information technology are discussed to provide a deeper understanding of the digital world.

Learning Outcomes

Computational Thinking II enables participants to understand topics in information systems which are relevant in our everyday life. The pervasiveness of information technology in our professional and private lives increases the need understand how these systems work and how they can be used in a secure way.

Students in this module will learn about the following topics:

  • Security and Encryption
  • Networking
  • Cloud-, Grid-, and Edge-Computing
  • Graphical User Interfaces and Web Applications
  • Databases
  • Internet of Things and Industry 4.0