183.251 IT Strategy
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand and apply proven techniques and methods for the strategic planning, management, and control of IT organizations, IT projects and IT processes. The course teaches leadership-supporting cross-sectional and coordination functions in order to ensure economic efficiency in all operational areas.

Subject of course

The lecture will cover the following aspects:

  • Definitions, methods, and approaches
  • Planning and controlling of information systems
  • Implementation and management of ICT
  • Actual topics in the field of IT Strategy
  • Case studies

Teaching methods

The course is divided into a lecture part and an exercise part. The lecture introduces the basics as well as different methods and techniques of IT organizations, IT projects and IT processes. The presented methods and techniques will be applied to selected examples. Within the scope of the exercise, tasks are to be worked out in small groups.

Mode of examination


Additional information

Effort for the student (ECTS-Breakdown):

  • Preliminary talk: 1 h
  • Lectures: 22 h
  • Self-study (exercises): 25 h
  • Documentation: 10 h
  • Discussion: 6 h
  • Preparation Exam: 10 h
  • Written Exam: 1 h

TOTAL 75 hrs (3 ECTS)

If you have any questions, please contact care4u@inso.tuwien.ac.at.



Course dates

Mon18:00 - 19:0014.10.2019HS 13 Ernst Melan Vorbesprechung
Tue09:00 - 12:0012.11.2019HS 14A Günther Feuerstein Lecture 1
Thu08:00 - 11:0014.11.2019HS 14A Günther Feuerstein Vorlesung 2
Tue08:00 - 11:0019.11.2019HS 14A Günther Feuerstein Vorlesung 3
Thu14:00 - 16:0005.12.2019Hörsaal 14 Lecture 4
Thu18:00 - 20:0012.12.2019HS 13 Ernst Melan Lecture 5
Thu18:00 - 19:3023.01.2020HS 17 Friedrich Hartmann Reservetermin

Examination modalities

Evaluation of the papers with a final presentation and written examination at the end of the semester. To determine the final grade, the practice points and the result of the written examination are added together. The final grade is determined from the total points (maximum 100).


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu18:00 - 19:0014.01.2021HS 14A Günther Feuerstein written06.11.2020 11:11 - 13.01.2021 23:00TISSPrüfung
Fri09:00 - 10:0012.03.2021 INSO Bibliothek, Wiedner Hauptstr. 76/2/2written05.03.2021 08:00 - 11.03.2021 12:00TISSIT Strategie
Fri09:00 - 10:0019.03.2021 INSO Bibliothek, Wiedner Hauptstr. 76/2/2written05.03.2021 08:00 - 18.03.2021 12:00TISSIT Strategie
Tue - 01.06.2021written30.04.2021 08:00 - 14.06.2021 20:00TISSPrüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
08.09.2019 00:00 10.10.2019 23:59 10.10.2019 23:59


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033 526 Business Informatics 5. SemesterSTEOP
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066 936 Medical Informatics STEOP
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