Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät


Management Information Systems (dt. Wirtschaftsinformatik)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Daniel Veit / Dr. Manuel Trenz
Date: 2.00 - 3.30 pm
Building/Room: HS Sigma Park
Autres dates: Exercises start on 31.10.2016.
Dates of Exercises:
1) Monday: 12.15 - 1.45 pm, room FW 1106
2) Monday: 2.00 - 3.30 pm, room WiWi 1003
3) Tuesday: 10.00 - 11.30 am, room FW1101/1102
4) Wednesday: 12.15 - 1.45 pm, room FW1101/1102
5) Wednesday: 2.00 -3.30 pm, room WiWi 1003
6) Thursday: 10.00 - 11.30 am, room WiWi 1002
Contact: Alexander Frey, M.Sc.


The module communicates the fundamentals of information systems. Upon the successful completion of this module, students can differentiate between types of information systems. They are aware of the tools or processes of IT project and business process management. Students have an understanding of the impacts of information systems on firms and society and are able to discuss their consequences for strategic decision making. They are also able to critically reflect on the associated challenges. As a result, students have the fundamental skills and abilities necessary to make informed strategic and operational IT management decisions and to understand their implications for a variety of stakeholders.


  • Course introduction
  • Introduction to MIS
  • Information Systems & Strategy
  • Information Systems & Organization
  • Sourcing IS
  • Managing IT Projects
  • Managing Business Processes
  • Databases
  • Knowledge Management & Business Intelligence
  • Social Issues of IS
  • Securing & Governing IS
  • Revision and Outlook

Course material

The course material is available via Digicampus.

Previous knowledge:

Language: English


  • K.C. Laudon and J.P. Laudon (2014): Management Information Systems,  Global Edition 13/e, ISBN: 9780273789970, Pearson
  • K. C. Laudon, J. P. Laudon and D. Schoder (2010): Wirtschaftsinformatik, 2/e, ISBN: 9783827373489, Pearson Deutschland


Further readings will be given in the lecturing materials.


More information:

Recommended semester: 3rd semester and above
Field of study: Bachelor
Duration: 4 SWS
Type: L - Lecture
Credit points: 5 ECTS
Area: BWL I
Examination: Written examination
Exam offered: every semester
Duration of exam: 90 minutes
Semester: every winter term