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BPM student from Liechtenstein captures first prize

On 19 December 2012, Marco Nigg, student in the Master’s degree programme in IT and Business Process Management at the Institute of Information Systems, received first prize in the competition held by SAP®-Arbeitskreis Hochschulen e. V. The award for scientific work in research and teaching with reference to SAP will be presented at the WI2013 conference.

On 19 December 2012, Marco Nigg, student in the Master’s degree programme in IT and Business Process Management at the Institute of Information Systems, received first prize in the competition held by SAP®-Arbeitskreis Hochschulen e. V. The award for scientific work in research and teaching with reference to SAP will be presented at the WI2013 conference.

Since 1994, SAP®-Arbeitskreis Hochschulen e. V. has been promoting SAP-related teaching at universities in cooperation with SAP AG from a technical perspective. This year,  the working group has awarded a prize for scientific work in research and teaching with reference to SAP for the fifth time. A total of EUR 5,000.00 is awarded in the categories student’s project work, Bachelor’s, diploma and Master’s theses, and doctoral theses.

The prize is aimed at students and graduates who in courses or theses have solved IT issues through the innovative application or the development of business standard software. With the prize, the working group seeks to acknowledge these efforts and to motivate other students and junior researchers. Furthermore, the submitted work should provide new impetus for teaching and research related to SAP.

At the beginning of December, the submitted work was examined by the jury, consisting of board members as well as external experts such as Matthias Mehrtens, Vice President Information Systems at Kärcher, and Professor Tim Weitzel from the University of Bamberg. Marco Nigg was awarded first prize for his paper entitled Optimierung wiederholter Systemkopien von SAP ERP Systemen bei gleichbleibenden Quell- und Zielsystemen. In October 2012, the student from Balzers completed his Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems as one of the top students and has been awarded for the most innovative diploma thesis in the area of business economics by the foundation “Promoting young technological talent”, an offshoot of Hilti AG in Schaan.

The official prize-giving ceremony of SAP®-Arbeitskreis Hochschulen e. V. will take place at the Leipzig University from 27 February to 1 March 2013 during WI2013, the international conference on information systems (http://www.wi2013.de).
 

Marco Nigg from Balzers at the presentation of the Bachelor’s degrees in Information Systems and the Hilti AG sponsorship prize at the University of Liechtenstein in October 2012.

The official prize-giving ceremony of SAP®-Arbeitskreis Hochschulen e. V. will take place at the Leipzig University from 27 February to 1 March 2013 during WI2013, the international conference on information systems.