Module manual


Information Systems


Basic IT skills, basic knowledge of the operational areas and business processes of companies; logistics and materials management, accounting, cost accounting

Teaching methods Lecture/Tutorial
Learning target / Competences

Students acquire proficiency in applying current computer science tools for solving business-management problems, with a focus on software components for ERP and business intelligence.

Duration 1 Semester
Hours per week 4.0
Classes 60 h
Individual / Group work: 120 h
Workload 180 h
ECTS 6.0
Requirements for awarding credit points

Written exam (K120)

Responsible person

Prof. Dr. Werner Puhl

Recommended semester 4. Semester
Frequency Every sem.

Bachelor’s degree programs:


Business Intelligence

Type Lecture/tutorial
Nr. W0155
Hours per week 2.0
  • Basic principles and terminology; BI reference architecture
  • Key figures for business management
  • Multidimensional analysis with OLAP
  • Multidimensional data modeling
  • Data Warehouse Systems
  • Accompanying integrated case study with practice-relevant tools (MS Excel, MS Power BI, SAP Analytics Cloud)

Kemper, H-G., et al: Business Intelligence & Analytics – Grundlagen und praktische Anwendungen, 4. ed., Wiesbaden 2021
Müller, R., Lenz, H.-J., Business Intelligence, 1. ed., Berlin 2013

Business Information Systems

Type Lecture/tutorial
Nr. W0154
Hours per week 2.0
  • Structure and features of standard business software, using SAP ERP® as an example
  • Work on an integrated case study on the functional areas of procurement, production, sales and the work areas of external and internal accounting, using the SAP ERP® standard software

Lecture skript and exercises are available on the intranet in PDF format.
Körsgen, F.: SAP ERP Arbeitsbuch, 4. ed., Berlin 2015
Friedl, G./ Hilz, C./ Pedell, B.: Controlling mit SAP, 6. ed., Braunschweig 2012
Benz, J./Höflinger, M.: Logistikprozesse mit SAP, 3. ed., Wiesbaden 2011