Digital Innovation & Business Planning (DIB)

Digital Innovation & Business Planning (DIB)

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Course Details

  • FACT: Elective module (Aktuelle Fragen aus FACT I bzw. III)
  • Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen: Elective module (Aktuelle Fragen aus FACT I)
To credit DIB for the modules „Aktuelle Fragen aus FACT I“ or „Aktuelle Fragen aus FACT III“ please note the following!

Seminar Digital Innovation & Business Planning (DIB)

English and German, 2 SWS, 5 ECTS

In cooperation with Siemens Healthineers und Valsight
Agenda Date Time Room
Design Thinking – Fundamentals December 15, 2020 1 – 4 pm MS Teams
Design Thinking – Workshop (Group A) December 16, 2020 9 am –  4 pm @Digilab (tba)
Design Thinking – Workshop (Group B) December 17, 2020 9 am – 4 pm @Digilab (tba)
Business Planning – Theory & Concept January 19, 2021 1 – 4 pm MS Teams
Business Planning – Tool & Workshop January 20, 2021 9 am – 4 pm MS Teams
Pitch & convince the management jury

(Presentation Day)

February 04, 2021 9.30 – 11.30 am @Digilab (tba)
Contact Person: Christof Neunsinger (M.Sc.)

Application and course materials:

Please find the application form for the registration in the StudOn course (no password required). The course materials are provided in the StudOn course (the password will be announced to the participants after admission).


Learning objectives, skills, and support:

The objectives of the seminar are to understand and apply innovative approaches in the context of digitalization of finance. In the Digital Lab of Siemens Healthineers on site (or remote), the students will be trained in customer-centric problem solving (Design Thinking), gain insights in fundamental concepts of Business Planning (incl. Valsight) and present their business case to the management jury in a final pitch. In addition, the participants improve their digital skills with the planning software Valsight, which enables a value-driver-based valuation of specific business cases.

Workload, method of examination and grading


  • Workload: Attendance time: 60 h, self-study: 90 h
  • Group presentation: 30 minutes
  • Class participation/discussion
  • Seminar paper
Attendance is mandatory during the workshop days and webinars.

The seminar Digital Innovation & Business Planning (DIB) can be booked as „Aktuelle Fragen aus FACT I“ or „Aktuelle Fragen aus FACT III“, depending on the course of study (see above).

The modules „Aktuelle Fragen aus FACT I“ and „Aktuelle Fragen aus FACT III“ consist of two 2.5-ECTS slots each. Please assure that, in at least one of the two modules, two empty slots are available for booking (see Modulhandbuch FACT)

Duration and module frequency

One semester, winter term only