Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security

Mobile Business II - Application Design, Applications, Infrastructures and Security


Basic Information
Type of Lecture: Lecture with practical component
Course: Master
Hours/Week: 3
Credit Points: 6
Language: English
Term: Summer 2024

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Content of the Course

Description: Learning Goals and Competencies

    • Basic understanding of business models of online and mobile business
    • Basic understanding of location-based services and its architectures
    • Ability to design and evaluate digital business models and concepts with regard to data security and protection

Description of the course:

The 2nd part of this lecture series (Mobile Business II) focuses on the variety of opportunities and challenges, that are offered by mobile communication technologies and their specific properties and which need to be considered and addressed by companies and regulators. The overall objective of the course is to provide advanced knowledge about mobile applications and mobile services, ranging from technical to economic aspects. Students will be qualified to pro-actively realize inherent commercial potential and to identify and to address challenges and problems in the area of mobile business. An important facet of this is the discussion of international regulation and its implications on the development and application scenarios for mobile services.

Architectures for mobile services and their development are in the focus of the first part of the course. This includes topics such as security and privacy, usability, and the role of standardization. The presentation of exemplary application areas will allow students to understand and question how different design aspects are considered in current scenarios. The course concludes with a state-of-the-art overview of current mobile business research topics and activities, enabling students to understand the lines of research and to draw connections to already existing mobile business applications and scenarios.


Deadline for Exam Registration: 11 April 2024 – 14 June 2024. Withdrawal is possible up to one week before the examination date.

Exam registration and withdrawal takes place via QIS: My Functions > Administration of exams (Instruction)

For exchange students, exam registration and withdrawal is not possible via QIS. Exchange students register or withdraw with a form within the deadline. Forms and information are available at the Website of the Faculty's International Office.