20 credits at level HE7
This module aims to focus on the analysis and design of information systems to meet the challenges of today's organisations. Emphasis is placed on the need to use methods and approaches, which ensure that systems can effectively meet the complex requirements of users. A range of business contexts is explored to enable the students to identify the information needs of an organisation.
The importance of taking a strategic approach to the development and management of information systems within an organisation is a key theme that is developed as the module progresses. The module will also concentrate on will four main areas: design, implementation and delivery of multimedia systems and their role in Business information systems. The design strand will concentrate on good design practice, including aesthetics and human computer interface. The delivery strand will show how web-based information can be delivered to a user. It will also cover communication systems and security issues.
11.Information Systems in Global Business Today
2.Global E-Business: How Businesses Use Information Systems
3.Information Systems, Organisations, Strategy
4.Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems
5.Infrastructure and Emerging technologies
6.Multimedia Systems & Graphics and Multimedia
7.Securing Information Systems
9.Achieveing Operational Excellence and Customer Intimacy
10.E-commerce: Digital Markets, Digital Goods
11.Enhancing Decision Making
12.Managing Global Systems
13.Building Information Systems
14.Summary and future development
•Preparation for seminars 36
•Background reading 42
•Preparation for Presentation 04
•Exam preparation 42
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||be able to develop an understanding of the inter-relationships between data processing, decision support and management information functions within a business context||Learn the processes of design and implementation involved in the production of a multimedia title.|
|2.||be able to critically discuss the implications of emerging technologies with regard to distributed information systems;||
Evaluate in qualitative terms the relevant importance of the temporal. Special, and visual aspect of each of the constituent media.
Describe in quantitative terms the demands of the constituent media on physical resource.
|3.||be able to critically appraise the potential and contribution of distributed information systems to business, commerce, and industry.||Design and implement a limited simulation that reflects the inter-action of a decision support system with some automated control functionality.|
|4.||be able to evaluate the use and limitations of the various constituent media||
Critically review the incremental approaches used to develop an Information system, for example SSM.
|5.||be able to appreciate the technological limitations that relate to computer-based interactive||Critically compare the incremental approach to the more traditional approach and Justifying the conclusion|
|6.||be able to explain the relationship between business functions and information systems.||Critically appraise how data, external and internal to the organisation, is organised to provide Decision Support|
|7.||be able to recognise the importance of standards within the current information systems environment||
Critically assess the suitability of a proposed systems within an organisation
Contrast the potential for IS utilising current technology with the significance of investing in information management systems such as SAP.
|8.||be able to Identify strategy, together with various approaches to strategic management and the use of information systems.
Develop skills including project management, team working and building, quality control, and communication skills.
Appreciate ethical and legal issues related to the deployment of information systems.
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||Report of 3,500||presentation||examination|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
Laudon K C. & Laudon J P., 2009, Management Information Systems, Managing the Digital Firm, 10th edition, Pearson Education International
Curtis G. & Cobham D. 2008, Business Information Systems, Analysis, Design and Practice, 6th edition, Prentice Hall
Bocij P., Greasley A. & Hickie S. 2008, Business Information Systems, 4th Edition, Prentice Hall
Rainer R., Turban E. & Potter R. 2007, Introduction to Information Systems, Supporting and Transforming Business, 1st edition, Wiley publications
Chaffey D. & Wood S. 2005, Business Information Management, Improving Performance Using Information Systems, 1st edition, Prentice Hall
Management information systems quarterly
Information systems and e-business management
Information systems in developing countries
Information Systems Security
Information Systems Management
|Host Subject Group:||Business Logistics and Information Systems|
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