Digital Strategy and Interorganizational Information Systems (M.Sc.)

Type of course Lecture and exercise
Term Every summer term
Credits 6 ECTS
Module M.WIWI-WIN.0034
Courses of study Master of Science in Business Information Systems
Master of Science in Marketing and E-Business
Master of Science in Global Business
Others upon request
Course language English
Examination Written exam (4 ECTS)
Case study presentation and discussion (2 ECTS)
Lecturer Prof. Dr. Manuel Trenz

Learning outcome, core skills

This module covers the fundamentals of digital strategy and interorganizational information systems. Students will be able to apply this knowledge to critically analyze and evaluate the opportunities and threats of the digital connectivity, collaborations, and channels. It equips them with the necessary concepts and approaches to develop strategies in digitized market environments. Furthermore, they gain insights into current issues in the topic area such as omnichannel strategies, digital collaboration, digital customer interactions, or ethical issues. Within the exercise part of the course, students apply their acquired knowledge to real life cases. Thereby, students will be equipped with the capability to work in a group on a specific problem and to exploit concepts and theories to address problems observed in practice.


This course covers the fundamentals of digital business strategies and the opportunities and challenges arising from interorganizational information systems with a particular focus on digital interactions and exchange with other market entities (i.e., firms, customers).

Topics covered in this course include:

  • Digital strategy and digital business models
  • Interorganizational information systems
  • Omnichannel strategies
  • Information goods and servitization
  • Digital customer interaction strategies
  • The role of data and information privacy
  • Ethical aspects

Further information can be found in eCampus.