FACULTY OF BUSINESS

Department of Business Administration

BA 311 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Management Information Systems
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
BA 311
Spring
3
0
3
6

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery Online
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Group Work
Q&A
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives This course aims at developing an understanding of Management Information Systems (MIS), which are essential for creating competitive firms, managing global corporations, adding business value and creating useful products and services for the customers; emphasizing the importance of MIS for business functions, such as Operations, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, and Human Resources: and demonstrating the use of some computer programs and application software.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Recognize contemporary MIS theory and how information systems support business strategy, business processes, and practical applications in an organization.
  • Interrelate how various support systems can be used for business decisions and to sustain competitive advantage.
  • Describe how the Internet and World Wide Web provide a global platform for e-business, business mobility and communications, collaboration, and cloud computing.
  • Express the proven value of, and relationship between business data, data management, and business intelligence.
  • Analyze systems development and project management methodologies.
  • Combine analytical thinking, creativity and business-problem-solving as applied to ongoing MIS challenges, future trends, and relevant case studies.
Course Description The main emphasis of the course is given on the topics: Information concept, transition process into the information society, and its contributions on businesses, applications of computer-aided information systems in businesses, selection, improvement, and installment of Management Information. Moreover, the uses of the software applications such as MS Excel and MS Access are demonstrated.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The Importance of MIS Part 1: Why MIS?
2 Collaboration Information Systems
3 Strategy and Information Systems
4 Hardware, Software and Mobile Systems Part 2: Information Technology
5 Database Processing
6 Data Communication and the Cloud
7 Processes, Organizations, and Information Systems Part 3: Using IS for competitive Advantage
8 Midterm
9 Social Media Information Systems
10 Business Intelligence Systems
11 Development Processes Part 4: Information System Management
12 Information Systems Management
13 Information Security Management
14 Course Review
15 Case Study Presentation
16 Case Study Presentation

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

D.Kronke and R.J. Boyle. Using MIS (9th Edition). Pearson Education Limited 2017. ISBN: 978-1-292-16522-6

Suggested Readings/Materials

C. Laudon and J.P. Laudon. Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm (14th Edition). Prentice Hall, 2016 ISBN-13: 9780133898163

L.M. Applegate, R.D. Austin and F.W. McFarlan. Corporate Information Strategy and Management: Text and Cases (7th Edition). McGraw Hill, 2007. ISBN-13: 978-0072947755

McLeod, Raymond, and George Schell. "Management Information Systems 10/e." Pearson, 2010. ISBN-13: 978-0131889187

Bee, Roland, and Frances Bee. Managing information and statistics. CIPD Publishing, 1999. ISBN-13: 978-0852929957

C. Laudon and J.P. Laudon. Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm (14th Edition). Prentice Hall, 2016 L.M. Applegate, R.D. Austin and F.W. McFarlan. Corporate Information Strategy and Management: Text and Cases (7th Edition). McGraw Hill, 2007. McLeod, Raymond, and George Schell. "Management Information Systems 10/e." Pearson, 2010. Bee, Roland, and Frances Bee. Managing information and statistics. CIPD Publishing, 1999.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
35
Final Exam
1
45
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
2
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
0
Study Hours Out of Class
14
2
28
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
1
17
17
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
30
30
Final Exam
1
45
45
    Total
168

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to solve problems with an analytical and holistic viewpoint in the field of business administration.

X
2

To be able to present the findings and solutions to the business problems in written and oral formats.

3

To be able to interpret the application of business and economic concepts, and philosophies at the national and international levels.

4

To be able to use innovative and creative approach for real-life business situations.

X
5

To be able to demonstrate leadership skills in different business situations.

6

To be able to interpret the reflections of new technologies and softwares to business dynamics.   

X
7

To be able to integrate knowledge gained in the five areas of business administration (marketing, production, management, accounting, and finance) through a strategic perspective.

X
8

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to business administration.

9

To be able to work efficiently and effectively as a team member.

10

To be able to have an ethical perspective and social responsiveness when making and evaluating business decisions.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of business administration and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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