Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems


Type of Course Lecture and exercise course
Term Winter term 2019/20
Credits 6 ECTS
Course language English
Responsible Instructors Muntermann, Jan, Prof. Dr.
Bankamp, Steffen, M.Sc.
Dates/Times/Location Wednesdays 10/23/2019 - 02/02/2020, 6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., ZHG002
Thursday 10/18/2019 - 01/31/2020, 12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m., ZHG 008 and MZG 5.111
Exam 02/26/2020, 6:15 p.m. - 7:45 p.m., ZHG008


  1. Managerial decision making and computerized support
  2. Business intelligence
  3. Advanced analytics with structured data
  4. Advanced analytics with unstructured data

Learning outcome:

After a successful completion of the course students have acquired the following skills:

  • Understand the basic principles of decision support systems, business intelligence, and advanced analytics.
  • Know and apply a skillset suited for addressing unstructured decision situations that require advanced data processing and analysis.
  • Understand and evaluate methods and tools required in descriptive data analytics.
  • Understand, apply and evaluate approaches for advanced data analytics, especially data and text mining techniques.

Additional information to this course can be found here: UniVZ