188.416 Informatics Lab (Freifachpraktikum)

2019W, PR, 4.0h, 6.0EC


  • Semester hours: 4.0
  • Credits: 6.0
  • Type: PR Project

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to develop a solution for a complex problem in the area of business informatics / computer science, i.e. to plan, implement, evaluate and document a prototypical software solution.

Subject of course

During the course of this lab students will realize a practical assignment beginning with a coarse-grained requirements definition culminating in a final prototypical realization. Potential topics include but are not limited to requirements analysis, process optimization, design, implementation, and prototypical realization. The exact definition of your lab assignment will be done together with your advisor and depends on the chosen topic, the topic's complexity, and the size of your team (if you are working in one).

Templates and Guidelines

Current lab assignment topics of the Business Informatics Group

Teaching methods

Implementation and documentation of a prototype system

Mode of examination


Additional information

Effort for the student:

2 h Preliminary Talk
20 h Requirements Engineering
40 h Analysis and Design
40 h Implementation
24 h Documentation (System Manual, User Manual)
10 h Preparing Presentation
 2 h Presentation
12 h Regular Meetings
150 h = 6 ECTS



Examination modalities

Students are graded based on the quality of the implementation of the prototype system and its documentation.

Course registration

Registration modalities:

registration by talking to the respective course instructor


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Previous knowledge

Depending on the chosen topic.


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