330.279 • Design of Information Systems for Production Management
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2019W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • Identify and distinguish between different methodological approaches for the design and evaluation of information systems
  • Determining and describing requirements for the design of cyber-physical production systems 
  • Design and model cyber-physical production systems from an information systems and engineering science perspective
  • Select and apply appropriate system modeling methods and tools according to domain/corporate/process-specific problems.

Subject of course

  • Background and history of Management Information Systems (MIS) for production management
  • Typology and Examples of Management Information Systems for Production Management
  • Types of MIS, Fields of application of MIS, 
  • Architecture of information systems, Components (hardware, software) of an information system
  • Design and Engineering Process of MIS in the Context of Cyber-Physical Production Systems
  • Requirement Specification and Modeling of Management Information Systems (BPMN, UML)
  • MIS case studies

Teaching methods

Lecture, discussion of case studies

Mode of examination




Course dates

Mon09:00 - 16:0020.01.2020Bombardier Hörsaal Vorlesung
Tue09:00 - 16:0021.01.2020Bombardier Hörsaal Vorlesung
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

The written examination comprises 5 open theory questions (understanding, naming, delimiting) and 1 example (application of methods), the questions aim at the theoretical and practical understanding of the material. The exam is held in Open Book mode, students are allowed to use written material, but no electronic aids.

In order to take part in an examination, it is necessary to register in time (for the respective examination date) in TISS. Students who do not meet the registration deadline cannot take part in the exam! Enquiries in this regard will not be answered!

Examination Barriers

In accordance with the study regulations (Mitteilungsblatt 2014, 3. Stück; Nr.22), the following rules apply to the cancellation of examinations.

§ 18a. (1)) The students are entitled to cancel their examinations orally, in writing or electronically with the examiner or dean of studies at the latest two working days before the day of the examination.

(2) If students do not appear for an examination without having cancelled their registration in accordance with paragraph 1, the Dean of Studies is entitled to exclude these students from the registration for this examination for a period of eight weeks at the suggestion of the examiner. This period begins on the examination day on which the student, despite having registered correctly, did not appear without having cancelled his/her registration beforehand. The affected students must be informed of the suspension in an appropriate manner.

(3) If the student can prove that he/she has been prevented from deregistering in due time in accordance with paragraph 1 by a valid reason (e.g. accident) or another reason worthy of special consideration, the suspension must be lifted.

It should be noted that use is made of the option set out in paragraph (2) for students who do not appear at the examination without prior deregistration.

Examinations: Registration by e-mail to thomas.leithner@tuwien.ac.at.


DayTimeDateRoomMode of examinationApplication timeApplication modeExam
Thu15:00 - 17:0020.08.2020GM 1 Audi. Max. written06.08.2020 07:00 - 19.08.2020 07:00TISSPräsenzprüfung

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
01.09.2019 00:00 31.01.2020 00:00 31.01.2020 00:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 926 Business Informatics STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


see TUWEL.

Previous knowledge


  • VO Programming, 
  • VO Industrial Information Systems,  
  • VO Production management 1 and 2, 
  • VU Basics of the organization, 
  • VO Fundamentals of operational and corporate management

Accompanying courses