Master IT Management

FOM Hochschule


Master IT Management

FOM Hochschule

Master IT management

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

With Prof. Dr. Stefan Eicker, Chair of Economics computer science and software engineering at the University of Duisburg-Essen, directs a renowned IT expert to master's degree program IT management at the FOM University. Prof. Eicker has published numerous publications in international magazines. His expertise is included in the courses of the master's degree program - as well as the results of research projects that support the FOM in this field of competence. Currently, the university throughout the project to IT innovations in human environment. As part of its "High-Tech Strategy 2020", the Federal Government supports the project financially. As a university for working professionals, the FOM has a particular focus on the relevance of the curriculum for practice. Accordingly, in addition to methods of research, application-oriented topics such as project management and software engineering are part of the curriculum. finish your degree as a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in IT Management

Course contents:

Course content may vary depending on the baseline. Due to the field of study preferences of the students the individual university study centers regional profiles carried out regularly majors and electives have developed. If the preferences of the students change, these programs would be adjusted accordingly.

1st Semester

Compact Courses *

Decision-oriented management

• Decision theory
• Behavioural Economics
• Economic Psychology

IT Architecture and Security Management

• Understand IT architectures, document and evaluate
• DV-acceptance and participation
• threats, risks and security
• Business Application systems within the company
• eBusiness
• Management of business application systems
• eCommerce
• eMarketing

Transfer Assessment

Second semester

Key Competencies

• Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
• Negotiation and facilitation training

Scientific Methodology and Research Forum

• Theoretical foundations
• Qualitative and quantitative research
• Method of quantitative research
• methods of quantitative data analysis

IT project management and software engineering

• IT project management
• Quality management in IT projects
• Process models of software engineering
• methods of software engineering, analysis,


• Software tools

Interdisciplinary aspects of economic computer science

• history of information technology
• Ethics of Information
• Communication
• Social Sciences
• Philosophy and Mathematics

Transfer Assessment

3rd Semester

Knowledge and Information Management

• knowledge creation cycle
• models of information management
• Semantic Networks - Introduction and expansion stages
• Approaches to the evaluation of the Company's Knowledge
• Design the integration of IT and Management

Knowledge and Information Management

IT Law and Compliance

• legislation such as data protection, copyright and criminal law
• compliance organizations and culture
• Standards of Compliance

Business Intelligence

• Data Warehouse
• Business Performance Management
• Data Mining
• Text and Web Mining
• Implementation and Trends

Practice Project

Transfer Assessment

4th semester

Master's Thesis and Colloquium (plus Exposé and Thesis Day)

Transfer Assessment

* Compact Courses for individual competence development:
Brush up on your knowledge of each semester in free short courses on:

• Course-related trade specifics
eLearning • Mathematics
• Statistics eLearning requirements for admission:

• university degree (Diplom, Magister, Bachelor, state exam) a university, college or the Cooperative State University with an economics share of at least 60 credit points or
(be this must of the bridge course Business Administration graduated basics) • University degree of any field of study and a half years of relevant work experience
• and current occupation (in exceptional cases it can be varied)

Start date and duration:

Baseline: in March and September of each year (depending on the study) Deadline: 6 weeks before the start of the semester (maybe even a short-term application possible) Duration: 4 Semester Break: August and mid-to late February ECTS: 120


Tuition Fee: 24 months installments of 395 Euros, plus a one-time enrollment fee of 1,580 euros and an examination fee of 350 € (once at the end of the study), a total of 11,410 euros lecture hours (subject to change):


2-3 times a month: an evening in the week from 18.00 bis 21.15 clock, Friday from 16.30 clock bis 21.30 clock and on Saturdays from 08.30 bis 17.00 clock clock


From 451 universities in Germany until early 2012 five universities were systemakkreditiert by FIBAA, including the FOM. This goods Siegel one of the world's most important agencies for the evaluation of universities shows that the quality management of the FOM corresponds to the highest international standard. NRW Minister Svenja Schulze science: "This success I congratulate very warmly. The FOM is thus one of the best private colleges in the country. "

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Zuletzt aktualisiert am March 11, 2016