The retail course as part of the production and retail module presents retail as an important sector for the economy. It uses reference models for retail as a framework to introduce retail business process and data structures. To highlight the integration of business processes and information technology, the ERP system selection and implementation process is elaborated. Process and data modeling techniques are applied throughout the lecture and accompanying exercises.
Academic: The students recognize information systems and the underlying business processes in retail as an important sector for the economy. They understand the cross-departmental integration of business processes and how retail companies are embedded in the value chain. They deepen their knowledge in
process and data modeling and are able to apply methods and techniques in various application scenarios.
Soft skills: The exercises comprise both individual work and team-based group work. The students apply and improve their capabilities in team work, presentation and discussion.