Information Systems and Operations Management
The ISOM specialization explores cutting edge operational and technological issues related to societies, organizations and individuals.
The Information Systems & Operations Management specialization explores cutting edge operational and technological issues related to societies, organizations and individuals.
Research in Operations Management explores strategic, operational and behavioral aspects in manufacturing and service environments with a focus on the management of supply chains, sustainable operations, the operations of the healthcare sector and new product development and innovation.
Research in Information Systems, representative research investigates IT strategy and governance, services sourcing, online communities, recommendation systems and software development.
The specialization relies on a plurality of research approaches including analytical, empirical, experimental and qualitative methods. As such, it offers PhD students the flexibility to customize their study to the specific needs of their research agendas.
Representative doctoral courses
- Foundations of Operations Management
- Inventory Models
- Management Information Systems
- Supply Chain Management Theory
Most academic departments organize research seminars on a regular basis as well as many other academic events. Students are encouraged to join these seminars already from the first year of studies. They give students a good idea of what they are expected to produce. They are also a good way to socialize with the professors of the departments and the other PhD students. Most of these research seminars are available to all PhD students from all specializations.
Students may join courses from other specializations or partner universities to broaden their knowledge.