This BSc. Programme has its own profile which focus is on the use of IT in business contexts.
Globalization and radical technological changes, and the ensuing demands for restructuring of operations in many companies and organizations, have triggered an increasing demand for employees with IT- and economics-related business skills. The creation, renewal and demise of existing business models and delivery systems illustrate how technology is reshaping industries, opening up for new business opportunities and IT-based business solutions.
As a result, it has become of strategic value for many companies and organization to implement new technologies and new forms of virtual and electronic communication in order to sustain ever increasing competitive pressures. For this purpose, employees trained in both classical business administration and economic disciplines such as modern management information systems and technological architectures are of growing importance.
Acquiring competencies in both areas, and integrating the two via cross-curricular contents and methods, will enable students to work with a variety of IT- related business issues and challenges. This includes specific knowledge of IT instruments, handling of large data sets and system modelling as well as matters of business-economic development in general. Furthermore, the student will gain knowledge of and skills in elementary programming, modelling, insight into the challenges of the system development process and a general knowledge of different development strategies. Finally, the profile will specifically develop the bachelor’s competencies for taking part in software project development processes and for managing such processes using project planning, evaluation, estimation as well as analysis