Industrial Engineering & Management FT
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Information Systems in Product Creation

level of course unit

First cycle, Bachelor

Learning outcomes of course unit

Students are able to:
 understand the history and fundamentals of information systems and analyse and identify
the special characteristics of today’s businesses.
 make use of their wide-ranging knowledge of different information systems in order to
categorise them.
 understand the technical structure of information systems and classify them with their
advantages and disadvantages.
 break down and analyse ERP life cycles.
 specify a broad overview of requirements and use familiar tools and methods in order to
implement the selection of an ERP system.
 understand the quality requirements and test an ERP system.
 identify ERP business architecture and terminology and transfer this to business-es.
 understand the complexity of an integrated ERP system and the most important interfaces.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

 ERP lifecycle management
 ERP enterprise resource planning
 SCM supply chain management
 CRM (Customer Relation Management)
 Production planning and production monitoring
 Application integration, long-term archiving
 PDM (Product Data Management)
 PLM (Product Lifecycle Management)

recommended or required reading

 Sendler, Wawer (2007): CAD und PDM: Prozessoptimierung durch Integration, 2. Aufl., Carl
Hanser Verlag München
 Frick (2007): Grundkurs SAP ERP: Geschäftsprozessorientierte Einführung Mit
Durchgehendem Fallbeispiel, Vieweg+Teubner Verlag Wiesbaden
 Gronau (2010): Enterprise Resource Planning: Architektur, Funktionen und Ma-nagement von
ERP-Systemen, Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag München
 Kurbel (2010): Enterprise Resource Planning und Supply Chain Management in der Industrie,
Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag München
 Scheer (1998): ARIS vom Geschäftsprozess zum Anwendungssystem, 3. Aufl., Springer
Verlag Berlin

assessment methods and criteria


language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods


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


mode of delivery

In-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable