Value Engineering (New in Winter term 13/14) (VE13/14), Master

Semester: WS 2013/2014
Study Courses: Wirtschaftsinformatik Master (PO 2002, PO 2009), Betriebswirtschaftslehre Master (PO 2010), Wirtschaft und Recht Master (PO 2010), Wirtschaftspädagogik Master (PO 2010)
Credit Points: 4 SWS/6 ECTS
Contact person: Sabine Janzen


Value Engineering extends the lecture "Product-Service Information Systems (ProSIS)" and offers a systemic insight into the creation of complex systems. Topics like design science, product and service development as well as design and empirical evaluation of hybrid products will be discussed in the lecture and deepened in exercises. Within the exercises, you will form small project teams to use your obtained knowledge in case studies. After completing the course, all participants will be able to analyze systems and to specify customer needs. Furthermore, they will be familiar with performing team-based design processes and validating resulting designs empirically.

Dates and Rooms


General information

  • Composition of lecture: lecture (2 SWS) and exercise (2 SWS)
  • Language of lecture: German (slides in English)


Within the exercises of VE, we will work on case studies.


Please register here for the lecture including the exercise starting at 15th of August. The window for registration will be open from 15th of August until 31st of October, 2013.

Registration for the lecture in the ISS learning platform


The lecture covers a module test consisting of an exam (120 minutes) and the review of exercises, prepared by oneself or in groups. The module grade is composed as follows: 80% exam, 20% exercise.