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Information Systems in Production

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Analyze and structure business processes in production.
• Record actual data and identify interfaces.
• Verify best practices in production processes.
• Verify organizational forms and data in the system.
• Optimize processes through system support and apply modern methods (e.g. Lean, Kanban, ...) with system support.
• Identify, analyze and classify interfaces internally and externally.
• Record data structures.
• Ensure quality requirements during implementation.
• Be familiar with the advantages and disadvantages of different providers.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

• Best practice processes and KPIs for production
• Authorization concept
• Product lifecycle management
• Production planning and control
• Enterprise structures and master data structures.
• Support through ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems
• Integration of SCM (Supply Chain Management) and CRM (Customer Relationship Management) with the production process
• Support methods for optimizing production through information systems, including web applications and mobile devices.
• Reporting
• Design and customizing of the system to ensure quality and integration
• Application integration, long-term archiving

recommended or required reading

• Gudehus (2012): Logistics 1: Grundlagen, Verfahren und Strategien, 4th Edition, Springer Verlag Berlin
• Gudehus (2012): Logistics 2: Netzwerke, Systeme und Lieferketten, 4th Edition, Springer Verlag Berlin
• Morgan, Liker (2006): The Toyota Product Development System: Integrating People, Process and Technology, Productivity Press
• Scheer, et al. (2005): Prozessorientiertes Product Lifecycle Management, Springer Verlag Berlin
• Sendler, Wawer (2007): CAD and PDM: Prozessoptimierung durch Integration, 2nd Edition, Carl Hanser Publisher Munich
• Gebhardt (2007): Generative Fertigungsverfahren, 3rd Edition, Carl Hanser Publisher Munich

assessment methods and criteria

Project documentation and final presentation, final report

language of instruction

German

number of ECTS credits allocated

2.5

course-hours-per-week (chw)

2

planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered

4

name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

2

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code

vzPEP2

type of course unit

integrated lecture

mode of delivery

Optional

work placement(s)

not applicable