61151 Management Information System

Course Description

science students. This course will provide students with a firm foundation in business-related information technology (IT) on which they can build successful business systems. Students will find themselves formulating strategic plans in executive suites, optimizing operations in businesses or on factory floors, fine-tuning plans for their own entrepreneurial ventures, designing ISs to optimize their organization’s operations, working as consultants, augmenting business activities on the Web, or creating valuable new information products in any number of industries.

Learning Objective

  • After completing this course, students will be able to
  • 1- Discuss the roles played by information technology in today’s business and define various technology architectures on which information systems are built
  • 2- Define and analyze typical functional information systems and identify how they meet the needs of the firm to deliver efficiency and competitive advantage
  • 3- Identify the basic steps in systems development
  • 4- Define the relationships between the non-MIS manager and the MIS function and identify the role of the non-MIS manager in areas such as MIS strategic planning, end-user liaison support, customer-facing systems, and decision support systems
  • 5- Define and analyze various MIS management responsibilities, including planning, budgeting, project management, and personnel management



Books for this Course

  • Management Information Systems 10th Edition, James A. and George M., McGraw-Hill, 2011

Times Offered

  • September 2014
  • January 2015