Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Information Systems in Production

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
 analyse and structure business processes in production.
 include acutal data and identify interfaces.
 test best practices production processes.
 verify organisational forms and data in the system.
 optimise processes with system support and they are able to apply modern meth-ods (e.g.
lean, kanban) supported by the system.  identify, analyze and classify internal and external
 understand data structures.
 ensure quality requirements are met during the introduction phase.
 identify different providers and their advantages and disadvantages.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

 Best practice processes and KPIs for production
 Authorisation concept
 Product lifecycle management
 Production planning and monitoring
 Company structures and master data structures
 Support using ERP (enterprise resource planning) systems
 Integration of SCM (supply chain management) and CRM (customer relation management) in
 Methods to optimise production with information systems, incl. web applications and mobile
 Reporting
 Structure and customising of the system to ensure quality and integration
 Application integration, long-term archiving

recommended or required reading

 Gudehus (2012): Logistik 1: Grundlagen, Verfahren und Strategien, 4. Aufl., Springer Verlag
 Gudehus (2012): Logistik 2: Netzwerke, Systeme und Lieferketten, 4. Aufl., Springer Verlag
 Morgan, Liker (2006): The Toyota Product Development System: Integrating People, Process
and Technology, Productivity Press
 Scheer, et al. (2005): Prozessorientiertes Product Lifecycle Management, Springer Verlag
 Sendler, Wawer (2007): CAD und PDM: Prozessoptimierung durch Integration, 2. Aufl., Carl
Hanser Verlag München
 Gebhardt (2007): Generative Fertigungsverfahren, 3. Aufl., Carl Hanser Verlag München

assessment methods and criteria

Practice-based project work, presentationa and report

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Integrated course

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

Second year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory according to chosen specialisation

mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable