IS 742: Seminar Trends in Enterprise Systems

This module is a research seminar where state-of-the-art research topics are discussed. Students systematically explore a research topic from the enterprise systems domain. They present their work in class for discussion and will write a seminar paper, following academic guidelines.

Learning outcomes
After completing this seminar, students will be able to summarize a current research topic from the enterprise systems domain and put it into the context of related work. They will know to evaluate extant work and how to communicate the insights academically in a written report. Students will also learn and train presentation skills, too.

Necessary prerequisites

Recommended prerequisites
IS 540

Forms of teaching and learningContact hoursIndependent study time
Seminar2 SWS15 SWS
ECTS credits6
Graded yes
Form of assessmentWritten report and presentation
For students of the M.Sc. Information Systems the seminar means a reduced workload with only 4 ECTS.
Restricted admissionyes
Further informationApplication via email (Motivation letter, Transcript of Records and CV) to; Application deadline will be announced via the Chair’s homepage.
Performing lecturer
Prof. Dr. Hartmut Höhle
Prof. Dr. Hartmut Höhle
Frequency of offeringSpring semester & fall semester
Duration of module 1 semester
Range of applicationM.Sc. MMM, M.Sc. Bus. Edu., M.Sc. Bus. Inf.
Preliminary course work
Program-specific Competency GoalsCG 1, CG 4
LiteratureRelevant literature depends on the individual research topics and will be discussed in the course.
Course outlineStudents are assigned to an individual research topic. After a joint introductory session, students are asked to autonomously work on their topics and regularly present their progress.