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2011/2012  BA-3BIM  Business Economics and Information Management

English Title
Business Economics and Information Management

Course Information

Language English
Point 7,5 ECTS (225 SAT)
Type Mandatory
Level Bachelor
Duration One Quarter
Course Period Spring . Third Quarter
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study Board
Study Board for BA in Information Management
Course Coordinator
  • Department of IT Management
    Ioanna Constantiou - ITM
Main Category of the Course
  • Management of Information and Knowledge Management
  • Economics, macro economics and managerial economics
Last updated on 29 maj 2012
Learning Objectives
At the end of this course, students should:
  • Have a good understanding of the economic tools and principles applied to the management of information, within organisational contexts and industries.
  • Demonstrate capabilities for applying the main theoretical tools of economics of information and economics of organization to strengthen and support the achievement of the strategic objectives of specific organisations
  • Be able to use a set of theoretical tools from economics of information and economics of organization to critically examine the role of information in organisational environments and industries.
  • Be able to identify and develop recommendations for information management action and strategy formation, explain the interdependencies and evaluate possible solutions in terms of their contribution to strategic processes or other organizational goals.
Business Economics and Information Management:
Assessment Oral with Written Assignment
Marking Scale 7-step scale
Censorship Internal examiners
Exam Period Spring Term
Aids Without preparation
Duration 20 Minutes

Individual oral examination of based on a project written in groups.
Two internal examiners.

Course Content

The course introduces the main economic theories of the firm and provides students with the analytical tools and capabilities which will allow them to critically examine information management and information efficiency at the organisational and industry levels. Information management issues in relation to how information can be used by managers and executives as they carry out planning, controlling and decision making responsibilities within an organization will be discussed.

Teaching Methods
Lectures and workshops


Douma S. and H. Schreuder: Economic Approaches to Organizations. Prentice Hall 4th edition. 2008

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