Current Topics in Digital Transformation Seminar

  • Type: Seminar (S)
  • Chair: KIT-Fakultäten - KIT-Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften - Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik und Marketing - Information Systems & Service Design
  • Semester: WS 22/23
  • Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Alexander Mädche
  • SWS: 3
  • Lv-No.: 2500125
  • Information: Blended (On-Site/Online)
Language of instructionEnglish

CDT Seminar


With this seminar, we aim to provide students with the possibility to independently work on state-of-the-art research topics in addition to the knowledge gained in the lectures of the research group Information Systems I (Prof. Mädche). Specifically, participants will get deeper insights in a current topic in the field of digital transformation of business and society. Students will work on a dedicated topic and apply a pre-defined research method. A broad spectrum of topics is offered every semester, topics may range from creating an experimental design, analyzing collected data, or systematically comparing existing software prototypes in a specific field of interest.

Course Content

Depending on the supervisor and the individual research focus. We provide new seminar topics in every semester.

Course Schedule

The course will comprise the following meetings and dates:

  • Kick-Off Meeting: Wednesday, 02.11.2022, 15:30 - 16:30
  • Submission Deadline Presentation File: Tuesday, 10.01.2023, 12:00 
  • Presentation Sessions (depending on the number of students): Wednesday, 11.01.2023, 13:00 - ~17:30 & Thursday, 12.01.2023, 14:00 - ~17:00
  • Submission Deadline Final Seminar Thesis: Tuesday, 14.03.2023, 12:00 

The presentations and kick-off meeting will be conducted in presence. Additionally, you will schedule meetings with your supervisor on an individual basis.

Course Requirements

Bachelor & Master students can participate in the seminar. For the registration, students have to use the WiWi-Portal.

Within the seminar, students have to prepare a seminar thesis comprising up to 20 pages.

Course Grading

The assessment consists of a seminar paper, a presentation of the results, and the contribution to the discussions within the presentation sessions. The final grade is based on the evaluation of each component:

  • seminar thesis (70%)
  • seminar presentation (20%)
  • contribution to discussion (10%)

Course Material

After the assignment of students to their particular topic, each student will receive some starting literature from his/her supervisor. All templates and materials will be distributed after the initial kick-off meeting.


For submission of materials and organizational questions please contact Shi Liu