IS 712: Seminar

The seminar is a preparation for writing a master thesis and introduces students to academic work related to current topics of IS. Students independently compile a written seminar paper covering a current research topic and present their research findings in class.

Lern- und Qualifikations­ziele
By the end of the course students developed

  • a basic knowledge on the principles of academic writing,
  • the ability to independently and systematically explore a research topic,
  • readiness to take on a master thesis project in IS.

Notwendige Voraussetzungen

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen
Basic knowledge of IS

Seminar2 SWS15 SWS
Prüfungs­form und -umfangSeminar paper, presentation, and discussion
For students of the M.Sc. Information Systems the seminar means a reduced workload with only 4 ECTS.
Informationen zur AnmeldungRegistration at the end of previous semester:
Geprüft durch
Durchführende Lehr­kraft
Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl
Timo Himmelsbach
AngebotsturnusFrühlings-/Sommersemester & Herbst-/Wintersemester
Dauer des Moduls 1 Semester
VerwendbarkeitM.Sc. MMM, M.Sc. WiPäd, M.Sc. Wirt. Inf.
Programm­spezifische KompetenzzieleCG 1, CG 4
Benotung Ja
  • Webster, J., & Watson, R. (2002). Analyzing the Past to Prepare for the Future: Writing a Literature Review. MIS Q., 26.
  • Leidner, Dorothy E. (2018) „Review and Theory Symbiosis: An Introspective Retrospective,“ Journal of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 19 : Iss. 6 , Article 1.
GliederungPlease visit our website for detailed information about the course outline: