First Cycle - Faculty of Business Administration - Business Informatics (German)
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
WI402 Decision Support Systems Compulsory 4 8 6
Objectives of the Course
The main goal of this course is to provide students with the forward knowledge of decision support systems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1 using excel for linear and non-linear programming
2 understanding of geographical information systems
3 learning of system dynamic
4 understanding of system thinking logic
5 understanding of kybernetik
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Course Contents
Computer-Based Decision Support Systems.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Systemic Thinking
2 Cybernetics
3 System Dynamics
4 System Dynamics
5 System Dynamics
6 System Dynamics
7 Geographical Information Systems
8 Midterm
9 Geographical Information Systems
10 Geographical Information Systems
11 Geographical Information Systems
12 Linear and non-linear Programming with Excel-Solver
13 Linear and non-linear Programming with Excel-Solver
14 Linear and non-linear Programming with Excel-Solver
15 Linear and non-linear Programming with Excel-Solver
16 Study week
17 Final
Recommended or Required Reading
Sterman J., "Business Dynamics", Irwin McGraw-Hill, 2000.
Senge M., "Die Fünfte Disziplin", Schaffer & Poeschel, 2008.
Ossimitz G., "Entwicklung systemischen Denkens", Profil, 2000.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lecture, problem solving, computer applications.
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 4 14 56
Pre Class Self Study 6 14 84
Midterm Preparation 1 6 6
Final Preparation 1 6 6
Total 12 40 152
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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