Master in Business Information Systems
In co-operation with the University of Applied Sciences Heilbronn and the University of Applied Sciences Furtwangen, Germany.
Why this program?
The Master of Business Information Systems is a professional graduate program that prepares students for innovative careers as business technologists. Business technologists are and will continue to be in growing demand as information technology plays a pivotal role in whether a business fails or succeeds in this rapidly changing business environment. Thus, business technologists focus on the management, not only the creation, of technology. This program is tailored to the needs of multinationals such as SAP, Mercedes, Bosch, etc and offered at VGU as a part-time study program, allowing students to work in the day and to study on three evenings a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and whole day on weekends.
Business Information Systems (BIS) is a 2,5-year (5 semesters) Master Program offered at VGU by the University of Applied Sciences Heilbronn and the University of Applied Sciences Furtwangen. The language of instruction is English.
BIS is offered at VGU as a part-time study program, allowing students to work in the day and to study on three evenings a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and whole day on weekends.
The study rhythm is 2 weeks of classroom instruction followed by 3 weeks self-study at home to prepare for the next module.Time schedule for Monday, Wednesday, Friday is typically from 18:00 to 21:00 and for Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 to 16:00 (lunch break from 12:00 to 13:00).
The study rhythm is 2 weeks of classroom instruction followed by 3 weeks self-study at home to prepare for the next module.
Business Information Systems (BIS) is designed to enable students to develop software systems for business applications. Trained as experts who are able to analyze and optimize the material, monetary and information flow as well as business processes within a corporation. The creation of information and communication systems is done under consideration of personnel, financial and group-specific aspects. Acquiring knowledge about managing employees, leading teams and project management are an important part of the training. This enables the graduates to hold responsible positions where they can plan, develop and install modern information and communication systems thereby enabling them to further the corporation's participation in global economic processes.
The Business Information Systems program has its focus on several learning targets. Acquiring knowledge in these areas aims to enable students for participation in the world of work. These targets are:
- Learning fundamentals in Information Technology (IT), Business Administration and Management
- Knowing methods to analyze, optimize, implement and control organizational and IT-oriented structures
- Understand IT architecture, technologies, and platforms for modern business application systems
- Focussing on soft skills/adaptive behavior by doing projects and presentations
- Knowing how to manage IT-oriented projects
- Training team-work in case-studies