5009645: C19 Management Information Systems

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Semester:WS 20/21
Lektionen / Semester:60.0 L / 45.0 h
Selbststudium:135.0 h



Masterstudium Wirtschaftsinformatik (01.09.2019)


Management Information Systems focuses on large-scale application software packages that support end-to-end processes, information and document flow, reporting, and data analytics in organizational settings. The course covers eight primary topics:

  • Enterprise applications
  • E-business
  • Managing knowledge
  • Enhancing decision-making
  • Building management information systems (MIS)
  • Managing projects and global systems
  • MIS-related integration, transformation, innovation, and change
  • Case studies on current MIS topics


After successful completion of the course, students will:

  • understand the fundamental concepts and definitions in the area of enterprise systems and know application systems like ERP, CRM, and SCM systems
  • understand the role of management information systems in achieving sustainable competitive advantage and integrating processes along the value chain
  • be able to assess the applicability of software solutions in various business scenarios using comprehensive evaluation schemes
  • be able to identify the business problems that typically emerge in enterprise systems design and use



  • The course involves interactive lectures with exercises to integrate theoretical knowledge with practical design and analysis skills.The e-learning platform Moodle is used throughout the course to disseminate course material and for information and discussion.Case studies are used to discuss the course contents and to train students in using the methods covered.

Voraussetzungen (inhaltlich)

Students are expected to have a basic background in enterprise systems and information systems.


  • Compulsory reading:Papers and case-study material are provided.