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Information Systems & Business Process Modeling

level of course unit


Learning outcomes of course unit

The students
• Are familiar with essential enterprise resource planning systems.
• Know the fundamentals of integrated standard business software.
• Are able to assess the selection, implementation and adaptation of ERP systems.
• Can assess and evaluate the use of alternative variants in the operational use of business reality.
• Are able to recognize and understand the relevance of industry 4.0 and digitization to information systems and business processes.

prerequisites and co-requisites

• Introduction to BWL
• Introduction to Entrepreneurship
• Strategy Development & Execution (E)

course contents

• Operational requirements in information management of operational and planning tasks
• Overview of the structure and scope of functions of typical ERP systems (company codes, business areas, processes)
• Procedure for customizing a business information system
• Tool support
• Practical training on an ERP system.

recommended or required reading

Alpar, P., Alt, R., Bensberg, F., & Weimann, P. (2019). Anwendungsorientierte Wirtschaftsinformatik: Strategische Planung, Entwicklung und Nutzung von Informationssystemen. Wiesbaden: Springer Verlag.
Frank, U., & Strecker, S. (2019). Modellierung betrieblicher Informationssysteme: Einführung, theoretische Grundlagen und praktische Anwendungen. München: Walter de Gruyter.
Gadatsch, A. (2010). Grundkurse Geschäftsprozess-Management: Methoden und Werkzeuge für die IT-Praxis: Eine Einführung für Studenten und Praktiker. Wiesbaden: Vieweg+Teubner.
Gluchowski, P., & Chamoni, P. (2016). Analytische Informationssysteme: Business Intelligence-Technologien und -Anwendungen. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer Verlag.
Kempter, H. (2017). Betriebliche Informationssysteme: Datenmanagement und Datenanalyse. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer Verlag.
Kiem, R. (2016). Qualität 4.0: QM, MES und CAQ in digitalen Geschäftsprozessen der Industrie 4.0. München: Carl Hanser Verlag.
Kollmann, T. (2016). E-Business: Grundlagen elektronischer Geschäftsprozesse in der Digitalen Wirtschaft. Wiesbaden: Springer Verlag.

assessment methods and criteria

• Final exam and
• Quiz

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

• 25 % of the event is covered by eLearning. A combination between online phases (inductive method for the independent acquisition of knowledge and the practice of tasks) and presence phases (deductive method, in which assistance is given in the learning process and knowledge is imparted via frontal lectures) is used.
• Application of ERP software to practical problems

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

English version will be available soon

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type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable


Situm Mario
Prof. (FH) DDr. Mario Situm, MBA
Director of Studies Business Management
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