Master Specialization IS & Processes

Specialization Information Systems and Processes:

This specialization focuses on the interaction between business processes and information systems.

Course I: Formal Foundations of Business Process Modeling

This course discusses the formal foundations of business process modeling. A specific focus is on Petri nets as a language for specifying behavior. Techniques for verification and behavioural analysis are discussed, and illustrated with tools such as Woped.

Course II:  Business Process Analytics

This course discusses the challenges of moving from a conceptual process model towards a full-fledged implementation of a process. Business process management systems are investigated and practically used to implement an process in a practical scenario.

Course III: Datawarehouse Management with SAP BW: An Introduction

This course covers the implementation of a data warehouse system including the design phase on a conceptual and logical level until the concrete use of a data warehouse system in reporting and analysis.

Course IV: Marketing and Retail (1)

This course covers the new product development (NPD) Process and models for NPD, including questionnaire design and sampling, segmentation analysis, basic price optimization, price differentiation, and pricing at constrained supply.

Course V: Integration of Business Processes in SAP ERP

This course covers the foundations of SAP's ERP system and its application to support logistics. A specific focus is on the materials management and sales and distribution modules. Also, the customization of the system is discussed.