Synergy module "Information Systems in the Supply Chain" - Lecture M.WIWI-BWL.0090

Short Overview

What? How?
Frequency every winter semester
Type of Course Lecture
Participation prerequisite To participate in the first event, a StudIT account is required
Exam prerequisite Case study
Exam Written exam (90 minutes, 3 C), term papers (3 C)
Credits 6 ECTS


Following the developments in practical experience, the possibilities of using new information and communication technologies in the distribution channel will be analyzed. The students should be familiarized with the technological possibilities.

Study goals

The students should be able to

  • know forms of the design of the information flows in the distribution channel and depict them in abstract models
  • know, explain and evaluate the application possibilities and benefits of new information and communication technologies in supply chain management
  • describe and explain possibilities of standardizing information gathering and information exchange between business agents in the distribution channel
  • learn team, communication and organizational skills.

The documents for this course can be found in Stud.IP..