ERP Systems & Business Process Management PT
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Academic Methods

level of course unit

Master`s course

Learning outcomes of course unit

- know scientific methods
- can formulate research questions and prepare a disposal to a specialist topic
- can elaborate a specialist topic with scientific methods
- can independently research for literature

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

The graduate, the student:
* Knows scientific methods
* Can formulate research questions and create a disposition to a subject
* Can work on a subject with scientific methods
* Can research literature independently

recommended or required reading

Atteslander, P.; Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung (13. A.). Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag; 2010
Bänsch, A.; Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten (11. A.). Berlin: De Gruyter Oldenbourg; 2013
Mayring, P.; Die Praxis der Qualitativen Inhaltsanalyse (2. A.). Weinheim, Basel: Beltz Verlag; 2008
Theisen, M. R.; Wissenschaftliches Arbeiten: Technik - Methodik - Form (15. A.). München: Vahlen; 2011

assessment methods and criteria

Seminar thesis

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


eLearning quota in percent


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lecture, individual work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Prof. (FH) Dr. Claudia Van der Vorst, MBA

year of study

2.year of studies

recommended optional program components

not applicable

course unit code


type of course unit


mode of delivery


work placement(s)

not applicable