The course focusses on organizational transformation driven through information technology (IT) and consists of two parts.

The first part introduces the topic from an industrial perspective and explores the re-organization of value streams in the course of the digital transformation. Teaching in this part will be taken over by our guest lecturers from a leading Bavarian automotive company. Students will work in a project-oriented mode until the middle of May and then present their results. The second part that follows takes the perspective of academic research on the organization of the digital transformation. It introduces different theoretical frameworks to gain a deeper understanding of the phenomenon and explores its implications for global business structures and the IT industry as a service provider. Students wil afterwards write a short essay to show what they have learned.

During the course, the students will gain deeper insight into the latest scientific developments and trends in the field, as well as an overview of global business models used in the industry. It will give students orientation for future career choices in academia or industry.

The course will be held ob a bi-weekly basis and last from 13:00h-16:15h. The exact session dates and locations are:

  • 12.04. (Kickoff) Festsaal
  • 26.04. Festsaal
  • 03.05. Festsaal
  • 17.05. Festsaal
  • 07.06. Festsaal
  • 14.06. Festsaal
  • 05.07. Excursion/ Wrap-up: Zollhof

The location is the MENSA BUILDING at Andreij-Sacharow-Platz 1, 90403 Nürnberg. Please take the side entrance which also leads to the Studentenwerk offices to get to the upper floors. You will see the following signs indicating the direction:

Registration is on Studon. Link and password will be supplied in the kickoff session. Please do not miss the first sessions, as it will be very difficult to get on board later!!!

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Telephone:
49 (0) 911 5302 158
Room:
5.427

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Mensa Festsaal

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Lecture

Course language: 

English

Credit points / Contact hours: 

5 ECTS, 4 SWS

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