Management Information Systems

Duration Time 13 weeks
Location Laboratory's Rooms
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Course features
Elective Course
Credits : 5
RE&D Department
Lecture Hours : 3
Lab Hours : 2
Spring Semester
Assistant Professor
His research interests include the design, development and implementation of information systems for Internet services provision, the use of Internet technologies for services provision (e-commerce, e-government, e-learning), social network analysis, mobile apps development, business models and innovation services in the digital economy, information systems modeling and business process analysis. He has also served as member of working groups of several funded projects in the above research areas.
Course Content

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:

  • understand what an Information System exactly is and how it works,
  • understand the role of Information Systems in business management,
  • distinguish three different dimensions in any Information System (technology, organization, management & human resources),
  • know the basic technologies of Information Systems with regards to Hardware, Software, Network Infrastructures and Databases,
  • know the stages of development of an Information System and will be able to participate as a team member in the Analysis and Design of a Management Information System,
  • become familiar with methodologies and tools for project management, especially regarding the development of an Information System,
  • understand the concept of vulnerability of Information Systems, recognize and assess the various categories of risk and be accustomed to the security policies that can be adopted,
  • identify the different types of management decisions and the corresponding decision-making process,
  • understand the role and functions of a Business Intelligence System and a Decision Support System within an organization,
  • distinguish the concept of (primary) data from the concepts of information and knowledge, be familiar with the basic types of knowledge management systems and be able to analyze the business information value chain,
  • explain why the information systems are so important in business,
  • evaluate the effectiveness of a business process and be able to arrange its redesign,
  • be able to make decisions on ethical or societal issues related to the use of Information Systems.

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