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Integrated Information Systems

IS 401 for Bachelor's program (Business Administration and other non-Business Informatics)

General Information

Spring 2021
Performing Lecturers Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl & Pascal Kunz
Examiner Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl
Course Format Lecture, Exercise and Tutorials
Credit Points 6 ECTS
Language English
Grading Written exam
Exam Date Final Exam: Monday, 26.4.2021
Retake Exam: Wednesday, 7.7.2021
Course materials ILIAS group
Information for Students Registration:
You need to register for the tutorials by Thursday, 4 March 2021, 11:59 pm midnight. The tutorial is relevant for the exam and can only be attended if you register on time. Please use your „degree planner“ in Portal2, select your course of studies and then the course „IS 401 Integrated Information Systems – Tutorium“. You need to assign your priorities to all 10 tutorial groups in order to receive a seat. Your final assignment will also be shown in your degree planner later.
IMPORTANT: Please do not register using the search function, this has been causing errors in the past.

Course Materials:
Please join the cross-semester ILIAS group „Integrated Information Systems (Semesterübergreifend)“. Details will be announced in the first lecture.
Teaching Method Course content is taught in lecture style. Exercises require student preparation and participation to (a) enable skill development in business process modeling and (b) deepen and critically discuss course contents. Tutorials work through a case study in an SAP ERP system in a classroom setting with tutor supervision and support. Tutorials require prior registration by the announced deadline. All three parts of the course are relevant for the exam.
Pascal Kunz, M.Sc.

Pascal Kunz, M.Sc.

Contact person for Integrated Information Systems

For further information please contact Pascal Kunz.

    Course Information

  • Brief Description

    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
  • Course Outline & Schedule

    Lecturers Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl & Pascal Kunz

    Schedule

    Date Time Topics Room
    Thursday,
    4.3.2021
    1.45 pm – 5.00 pm Introduction
    Unit 01 – Modeling Data and Business Processes
    ZOOM – see Portal2
    11.3.2021 1.45 pm – 5.00 pm Unit 02 – Research & Development
    Unit 03 – Marketing & Sales
    ZOOM – see Portal2
    18.3.2021 1.45 pm – 5.00 pm Unit 04 – Procurement
    Unit 05 – Warehousing
    ZOOM – see Portal2
    25.3.2021 1.45 pm – 5.00 pm Unit 06 – Production
    Unit 07 – Shipping
    ZOOM – see Portal2
    29.3. – 9.4.2021   Easter break  
    15.4.2021 1.45 pm – 5.00 pm Unit 08 – Customer Service
    Unit 09 – Finance, HR, Accounting
    ZOOM – see Portal2
    22.4.2021 1.45 pm – 5.00 pm Unit 10 – Business Intelligence
    Wrap Up and Exam Q&A
    ZOOM – see Portal2

    Note: Allocation of topics to lecture dates may be subject to change.

  • Exercises

    Lecturer Pascal Kunz

    Schedule

    Date Time Room
    Friday,
    5.3.2021
    8.30 am – 10.00 am ZOOM – see Portal2
    12.3.2021 8.30 am – 10.00 am ZOOM – see Portal2
    19.3.2021 8.30 am – 10.00 am ZOOM – see Portal2
    26.3.2021 8.30 am – 10.00 am ZOOM – see Portal2
    29.3. – 9.4.2021Easter break  
    16.4.2021 8.30 am – 10.00 am ZOOM – see Portal2
  • Tutorials

    Lecturers Pascal Kunz & Tutors
    Date Time Room
    Monday, 8.3.2021 Parallel groups – see Portal2 ZOOM – see Portal2
    Tuesday, 9.3.2021 Parallel groups – see Portal2 ZOOM – see Portal2
    Wednesday, 10.3.2021 Parallel groups- see Portal2 ZOOM – see Portal2
    Monday, 15.3.2021 Parallel groups – see Portal2 ZOOM – see Portal2
    Tuesday, 16.3.2021 Parallel groups – see Portal2 ZOOM – see Portal2
    Wednesday, 17.3.2021 Parallel groups – see Portal2 ZOOM – see Portal2
    Monday, 22.3.2021 Parallel groups – see Portal2 ZOOM – see Portal2
    Tuesday, 23.3.2021 Parallel groups – see Portal2 ZOOM – see Portal2
    Wednesday, 24.3.2021 Parallel groups – see Portal2 ZOOM – see Portal2
    29.3. – 9.4.2021Easter break  
    Tuesday, 13.4.2021 13:45 – 17:00 Uhr (all groups) ZOOM – see Portal2

    Note: Before the Easter break, there will be three different tutorial sessions every weak in each parallel group.

  • Literature

    • Mertens: Integrierte Informationsverarbeitung 1, 18. Aufl., Gabler 2012
    • Wigand et al.: Introduction to Business Information Systems, Springer 2008