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.

2022W, VU, 2.0h, 3.0EC


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

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

Wed17:00 - 18:0012.10.2022HS 14A Günther Feuerstein 183251
Thu14:00 - 17:0017.11.2022Hörsaal 6 - RPL 183251
Fri17:00 - 20:0018.11.2022Hörsaal 6 - RPL 183251
Wed15:00 - 18:0023.11.2022HS 14A Günther Feuerstein 183251
Fri18:00 - 20:0002.12.2022HS 14A Günther Feuerstein 183251
Mon13:00 - 15:0016.01.2023HS 7 Schütte-Lihotzky - ARCH 183251

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).

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
11.09.2022 00:00 13.10.2022 23:59 13.10.2022 23:59


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 526 Business Informatics Mandatory5. SemesterSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
045 006 Digital Skills Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 936 Medical Informatics Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


Kaplan, Robert/Norton, David: Balanced Scorecard: Strategien erfolgreich umsetzen. Verlag Schäffer Poeschel. 2018.

Kaplan Robert/Norton, David: Strategy Maps: Der Weg von immateriellen Werten zum materiellen Erfolg. Verlag Schäffer Poeschel. 2004.

Urbach, Nils/Ahlemann, Frederik: IT-Management im Zeitalter der Digitalisierung: Auf dem Weg zur IT-Organisation der Zukunft .Springer Gabler. 2016.

Alexos: ITIL Foundation. The Stationery Office Ltd. 2019.

Gadatasch, Andreas: IT-Controlling für Einsteiger: Praxiserprobte Methoden und Werkzeuge. Springer Vieweg. 2016.

Rickmann, Hagen/Diefenbach, Stefan et al.: IT-Outsourcing: Neue Herausforderungen im Zeitalter von Cloud Computing. Springer. 2013.

Johannig, Volker: IT-Strategie. Springer. 2014.