INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Information Technologies
||Introduction to MIS
||Number of ECTS Credits
||Class Hours Per Week
||Total Hours Per Semester
||3 + 2
|Introduction to MIS course explores current information systems concepts and technologies. Students learn how information systems give a business or organization a competitive edge by providing technologies that help managers plan, control, and make decisions. Includes topics such as hardware and software components of an information system, e-business concepts and implementation, and a survey of common information systems used today.
|Introducing basic concepts of IS and IT and exploring how technology can be used to create business value; examining the potential benefits and limitations of IT and providing an overview of the components of computers; increasing awareness of managerial issues raised by the use of IT; providing a foundation needed for subsequent MIS coursework.
- The Importance of MIS
- Collaboration Information Systems
- Strategy and IS
- Hardware, Software and Mobile Systems
- Database Processing
- Midterm Examination
- Processes, Organizations and IS
- Social Media IS
- Business Intelligence Systems
- Development Processes
- Information Systems Management
- Information Security Management
- Project presentations
- Interactive Lectures
- Practical Sessions
- Discussions and group work
- Problem solving
- Case Studies
| Midterm Exam(s)||1||20|
| Final Exam||1||40|
- Identify management information system application opportunities in business and industry.
- Explain the issues involved in the development and deployment of management information systems.
- Investigate the opportunities and problems associated with computer-based management information system that will provide the background for determining the usefulness of computers to assist management in the planning and control of business operations.
- Evaluate IT-enabled organizational systems and contribute to system development efforts.
- Differentiate between several types of information system.
- Differentiate between database and data warehouse.
- David M. Kroenke, Using MIS (newer edition – 7/E), 2014
|ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
|Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)||15||2||30|
|Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)||15||2||30|
|Midterm Examination (1 week)||1||2||2|
|Final Examination(1 week)||1||2||2|
|Preparation for Midterm Examination||1||15||15|
|Preparation for Final Examination||1||25||25|
|Assignment / Homework/ Project||1||15||15|
|Seminar / Presentation||1||10||10|