INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Management
2013-2014

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 53 English

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

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The overall aim of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and principles of information systems (IS). In particular, it provides an understanding of the role and value of IS in business, different types of IS and their functionalities, and the methods and tools used to develop and manage IS in organisations. It also provides students with hands-on practice and skills in developing a simple information system using a commercial software tool.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Course Introduction
  2. Ch1: The Importance of MIS
  3. Ch2: Collaboration Information Systems
  4. Ch3: Information Systems for Competitive Advantage
  5. Ch4:Hardware and Software
  6. Ch5: Database Processing
  7. Ch6: Data Communication
  8. Ch7:Enterprise Systems
  9. Ch8:Electronic Business
  10. Public Holiday
  11. Ch9: Business Intelligence Systems
  12. Ch10-12: Information Systems Management
  13. Students’ Project Presentations
  14. Course Revision and Close

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Self Evaluation
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Homework110
    Project130
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Final Exam130
    +Class participation110
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Professional MIS Knowledge and Skills
    • Transferable skills and other atributes
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • 1. 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)48148
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)111
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination50
    Total Workload: 53
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 2