Integrated Information Systems (IS 401, B.Sc. Business Administration)


Degree Course Bachelor's program in Business Administration (B.Sc.) and other non-Business Informatics degree courses
Lecture Dr. Marten Risius, Nele Lüker
Grading Written exam (90 min.)
ECTS Credits 6
Language of Instruction English
Lecture Thursdays, February 16, 1:45pm - 5:00pm, A3.001
Thursdays, February 23 - March 23, 1:45pm - 5:00pm, SO 108
Office Hours By appointment
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Exercise Course

Group 1
Time Wednesdays 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Period February 22, 2016 to March 22, 2016
Room SO 108
Group 2
Time Wednesdays 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Period February 22, 2016 to March 22, 2016
Room SO 108
Group 3
Time Thursdays 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Period February 23, 2016 to March 23, 2016
Room SO 108


In the kick-off meeting an introduction to process modeling will be given. In subsequent sessions, we will discuss the use of integrated information systems with a focus on manufacturing and trading industries.

Furthermore, fundamentals of management support systems (Business Intelligence) will be presented.

By the end of the semester, the participants of the lecture will be able to model complex operational tasks with the help of well-established modeling methods. Additionally, the participants will be in the position to discuss the potential of the use of integrated information systems in manufacturing companies and to analyze and understand comprehensive process dependencies.

Structure of the Lecture

  • Process Modeling
  • Information Systems in
    • Research & Development
    • Marketing & Sales
    • Procurement, Warehousing
    • Production
    • Shipping, Service
    • Finance, Accounting and Human Resources
  • Information Systems in Retailing
  • Planning and Control Systems


  • Mertens et al.: Grundzüge der Wirtschaftsinformatik, 7th edition, Springer 2001
  • Mertens: Integrierte Informationsverarbeitung, 2 volumes, volume 1, Operative Systeme in der Industrie, 16th edition (older editions can be used as well)
  • Wigand et al.: Introduction to Business Information Systems, Springer 2003