Information Systems Management: career prospects for graduates

Business informatics specialists are able to manage information systems from a business perspective and, with their combination of technical and business know-how as well as their project management skills, are highly sought-after experts on the job market. As a result, the career prospects for graduates of this master’s program are very good.

What industries and sectors employ graduates?

  • IT service providers in general
  • Trade and distribution
  • Operational and management consulting
  • Financial service providers, insurance companies, and banks
  • Auditing firms and business consultancies
  • System vendors and distributors of commercial software
  • Industry
  • Healthcare
  • Government service
  • Energy management

 What jobs and functions do graduates perform?

  • Company analyst
  • System consultant
  • System designer
  • Computer scientist
  • Business analyst
  • Consultant
  • IT architect
  • IT coordinator
  • Solutions architect
  • System architect
  • Business informatics specialist

What are some of their typical tasks and activities?

  • Identifying company-specific problems, performing analyses, and consulting
  • Advising companies with regard to the utilization of systems
  • Planning and implementing IT systems
  • Planning and implementing information, information systems, and information structures in companies
  • Designing and realizing IT architectures
  • Consulting users and management personnel for the purpose of designing and documenting what is needed so as to ensure that the system fundamentals correspond with their requirements
  • Identifying and analyzing business processes, procedures, and company practices
  • Identifying and assessing inefficiencies, and recommending the best business practices, system functions, and approaches
  • Taking on responsibility for the utilization of functional solutions such as the preparation, adoption, and implementation of system test plans
  • Developing functional specifications for utilization by system developers
  • Expanding or modifying systems in order to increase their efficiency or enable them to perform new tasks
  • Coordinating and connecting the computer systems within an organization to increase their compatibility