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Course module: 202001062
Introduction to Business Information Technology
Course info
Course module202001062
Credits (ECTS)4
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr. G.W.J. Bruinsma
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dr. G.W.J. Bruinsma
Contactperson for the course
dr. G.W.J. Bruinsma
dr. G.W.J. Bruinsma
Lecturer E.W. Hans
prof.dr. M.E. Iacob
Academic year2022
Starting block
RemarksPart of module 1 BIT.
Minor students: register for the minor!
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes

Production Management                                
  1. The student knows the different operations and modes of production controlling and internal logistics.                                
  2. The student knows and has historical awareness of production controlling and internal logistics since the industrial revolution until today and its significant developments in technology, operations and information provision.                    
  3. The student can analyze and calculate simple growth and bottleneck scenarios using Microsoft Excel.                                

Information Management                                
  1. The student has general superficial knowledge of IT technologies in a business context.
  2. The student understands how business information systems contribute to the execution of business processes.                                 
  3. The student can analyze a new service or an improvement of an existing business process using the Business Model Canvas by Osterwalder.            
  4. The student understands the different architectural tiers of a business information system, their different characteristics, goals and applications. As such, the student is able to design relatively simple user interfaces, application logic, and data base schemas.            

Supply Chain Management & Sourcing                                
  1. The student knows the terms supply chain and bullwhip effect and knows what the causes of the bullwhip effect are.                                
  2. The student knows the possibilities of information sharing in the supply chain as well as which actual technologies and ways to organize the supply chain can reduce the bullwhip effect, prevent it or how it can lead to a quickly adaptable supply chain.
  3. The student can describe and draw a supply chain with its shape, dependencies and actors based on a simplified case description.                
  4. The student can analyze actions of different actors in the supply chain and also indicate which measures could lead to a reduction of the bullwhip effect.                                

Financial Management                                
  1. The student has encountered several aspects of financial analysis and financial management in a business context.                
  2. The student knows some basic principles of and complications with valuation problems in business context.                            
  3. The student has encountered principles behind valuation from an investor’s perspective and has started thinking about the sense and nonsense of investing advice.
B-BIT students register via Osiris; others can contact
Minor students: please register in Osiris for the minor!
Module 1
Participating study
Bachelor Business & IT
Required materials
Recommended materials
Instructional modes
Presence dutyYes

Project supervised
Presence dutyYes

Project unsupervised

Self study without assistance


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