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Seminar Business Information Systems


Admission requirements

Not applicable.


This seminar focuses on business information systems implementations in enterprises. During the seminar students prepare various presentations based on the book, case studies from the literature and from the companies. Students work in teams to write a scientific paper on the preselected cases and prepare a final presentation based on their course work.

Course objectives

  • Analyse the functional and process view of organizations. Contrast functional information systems and enterprise systems (ES).

  • Discuss how enterprise systems enable organizations to execute and manage business processes with examples.

  • Evaluate BIS usage in practice.


The most updated version of the timetables can be found on the students' website:

Mode of instruction

Weekly seminars (2 hours). Course is taught in English. Company visits are part of the course.

Assessment method

  • Active participation

  • Presentation

  • Reports

  • Company visits

  • Paper



Reading list

To be announced.


You can enrol via uSis . More information about signing up for classes and exams can be found here .


Onderwijscoordinator Riet Derogee[ms. Riet Derogee(mailto:m.derogee@liacs.leidenuniv.nl)


This course will be lectured in The Hague (Wijnhaven Building, Turfmarkt 99 2511 DP The Hague).