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CS 574 — Business Information Systems
(dt. Betriebliche Informationssysteme)

Level, degree of commitment Advanced module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture (2 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): Successful completion of at least 50 percent of the points from the weekly exercises as well as at least 2 presentations of the tasks.
Examination type: Oral examination (individual examination) or written examination
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Business Informatics.
One semester,
Jedes 4. Semester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seeger, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Papenbrock


  • Requirements for buisness information systems
  • Architecture and classification of business information systems
  • Modelling of applications (data, process and communication modelling)
  • Ressource management and purchasing processes
  • Production planning and sales
  • Customizing: Master Data Management
  • Implementation of practically relevant tasks
  • Introduction to ERP systems

Qualification Goals

Students will

  • understand the use of business information systems (BI systems) for the company,
  • have knowledge of known BI architectures and characterization of commercial BI systems,
  • can model business application tasks with modeling methods and implement them using BI systems,
  • are able to reflectively evaluate the use of BI systems for simple tasks,
  • are able to apply scientific working methods when independently identifying, formulating and solving problems in the context of BI systems,
  • are able to speak freely about scientific content, both in front of an audience and in a discussion.


None. The competences taught in the following module are recommended: Database Systems.


The module can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • B.Sc. Business Informatics
  • M.Sc. Business Informatics

When studying B.Sc. Business Informatics, this module can be attended in the study area Basic and Continuing Modules in Business Informatics.

The module can also be used in other study programs (export module).

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