INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BUS 311 Management Information Systems Undergraduate 3 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
5 1525 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Merdzana OBRALIC, Assist. Prof. Dr. Meliha HANDZIC, Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
Key issues covered include:
• the essence of corporate strategy;
• IS strategy from both practical and theoretical perspectives;
• contemporary IS strategic issues;
• the technical versus social debate in IS and corporate strategy;
• ways forward for the application of strategic thinking in the IS domain;
• the integrated nature of corporate strategy and information systems as a basis for IS strategic management.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Essential Concepts
  2. Information Systems for Competitive Advantage
  3. Using Information Technology to Engage in Electronic Commerce
  4. System Users and Developers
  5. Computing and Communications Resources
  6. Database Management Systems
  7. Systems Development
  8. Paper Presentations
  9. midterm
  10. Information in Action
  11. Information Security
  12. Ethical Implications of Information Technology
  13. Decision Support Systems
  14. Paper Presentations

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Self Evaluation
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz10
    Project20
    Midterm Exam(s)20
    Final Exam150
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Professional MIS Knowledge and Skills
    • Transferable skills and other atributes
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Kroenke D., Using MIS (3rd ed), Pearson, 2011
    • 2. Management Information Systems, 10/e Raymond McLeod and George Schell
    • 3. Valacich J. & Schneider C., Information Systems Today, 4e, Pearson, 2010
    • 4. Laudon K. & Laudon J., Management Information Systems, 11e, Pearson, 2010

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)4190760
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)14545
    Midterm Examination (1 week)2240480
    Final Examination(1 week)1240240
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination 0
    Total Workload: 1525
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 61