Master Seminar: Digital Transformation Research (4 CP)

The master seminar " Digital Transformation Research" offered in the winter and summer semesters is aimed at students of the master focus area "Management of the Digital Transformation" in the master's programs in business administration, business administration with technical qualification and industrial engineering.

To apply for a seminar place, the application form in Olat  must be completed in full and submitted by the deadline.

After the allocation and confirmation of the seminar place, the topics specified by the chair on the overall seminar topic are assigned to the participating students in an obligatory kick-off event, taking their preferences into account as much as possible. The seminar topics are based on the research focus of the chair .

The students work on a question from the field of digitalization, based on current academic literature. The main focus is to learn the basics of scientific work for a possible later master thesis based on interesting topics.

Strategic decisions should be based on a combination of critical thinking and the best available evidence. Decision makers need to know how to search for studies in online databases and how to assess the quality of those studies they find. They need to learn how to evaluate their applicability to their organization. The seminar incorporates evidence-based methods into the curriculum. Students must search for, evaluate, and prepare scientific literature on a digitization topic.



ECTS credits4
Teaching languageenglish
Registration requiredyes
Focus areaManagement of the Digital Transformation



This seminar is held in English.

The date for the kick-off event will be announced once the application phase running via Olat has been completed and usually takes place within the first two weeks of lectures.

The application via Olat and the participation in the kick-off event are mandatory!
Applications are possible via Olat about one month before the start of lectures until the end of the first week of lectures.