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Cursus: 202001060
Introduction to BIT
Cursus informatie
Studiepunten (ECTS)0
Contactpersoondr. G.W.J. Bruinsma
dr. G.W.J. Bruinsma
Contactpersoon van de cursus
dr. G.W.J. Bruinsma
OpmerkingOnly B-BIT students can register via Osiris. Other students need to contact the minor-coordinator or BIT support officer
AanmeldingsprocedureZelf aanmelden via OSIRIS Student
Inschrijven via OSIRISJa
Module bestaat uit de onderwijseenheden
This module consists of several study units, every part has its own learning objectives. The study units are:
202001061 Introduction to Computer Science
202001062 Introduction to BIT
202001063 Research Methods
202001187 Intro. to Math. + Calculus 1A
This module aims to give students an overview of the field of Business & IT (BIT), by analyzing several business and IT problems from different perspectives, and teaching students how to design an integral solution. Students are supplied with the necessary know-how, and experience that design, research and decision-making can be done in a systematic way, as opposed to a merely common-sense approach. Secondly this module gives an overview of the topics to come during their bachelor program. Several Computer Science and Business Administration themes are discussed weekly, which will be explained in depth in one of the later modules in their studies.  Finally this module aims to be selective. By giving students a good overview on the themes and the academic level of the courses, at the end of the module students should be able to understand if this is the right study program for them.

During each odd week (1, 3, 5, and 7) teaching is focusing on a certain BIT theme: production management, information management, supply chain management & sourcing, and financial management.  Additionally, throughout the module, students will focus on acquiring basic algorithmic and programming skills in languages such as Python and Java, and on understanding the foundational knowledge concerning computer networks and operating systems. Most of the above-mentioned themes and the project follow the design & engineering cycle:  Introduction –Analysis –Design –Implementation –Evaluation.  The design cycle is the methodological core of all BIT modules. By connecting the teaching to the design cycle, knowledge and skills to be taught are put in context. Although project work starts right from week 1 of the module, from week 8 on the major focus is on finalizing the project. For the BIT students the project aims at designing and implementing an App for different users and stakeholders of the Batavieren Race (athletes, spectators, organizing committee, different assisting groups (doctors, first aid, parking planners, etc.).

Prerequisites: Compulsory Math B

(additional) requirement(s) for minorstudents: Maths A level or equivalent

Please note: This module contains Mathematics A + B1. If this was already part of your program, you need to take a replacement course. Contact your program coordinator for more information.
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Bachelor Bedrijfsinformatietechnologie
Module 1
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