Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Information Technologies

Code Name Level Year Semester
CEN 352 Introduction to MIS Undergraduate 3 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Non-area Elective 5 3 + 2 129 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Zerina Mašetić, Assist. Prof. Dr. Zerina Mašetić Zerina Mašetić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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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.

  1. Introduction
  2. The Importance of MIS
  3. Collaboration Information Systems
  4. Strategy and IS
  5. Hardware, Software and Mobile Systems
  6. Database Processing
  7. Cloud
  8. Midterm Examination
  9. Processes, Organizations and IS
  10. Social Media IS
  11. Business Intelligence Systems
  12. Development Processes
  13. Information Systems Management
  14. Information Security Management
  15. Project presentations


    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Problem solving
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • 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
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)15230
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)15230
    Midterm Examination (1 week)122
    Final Examination(1 week)122
    Preparation for Midterm Examination11515
    Preparation for Final Examination12525
    Assignment / Homework/ Project11515
    Seminar / Presentation11010
    Total Workload: 129
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 5