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IKA095 - Management information systems
 
Owner: TIEKA
4,0 Credits (ECTS 6)
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Level: A
Department: 45 - TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS


Teaching language: Swedish

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 No Sp
0103 Examination 4,0 c Grading: TH   4,0 c   19 Oct 2005 am V,  Contact examiner,  Contact examiner

In programs

TIEKA INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, Year 2 (compulsory)
TIEKA INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT, Year 3 (compulsory)

Examiner:

Professor  Hans Björnsson



Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Course specific prerequisites

TDA142
TDA440
ITS030

Aim

The objectives of this course are to provide students with basic knowledge of the technology used in computer-based information systems and to enable them to acquire the skills for analyzing how to manage this technology in different kind of organizations. There is a strong emphasis on how to become both an intelligent user of information systems and also an effective participant in the design process of these systems.

Content

In a world that is characterized by compexity and an enormous information volume and rapid decision making processes, it is of critical importance that organizations have adeqaute informtion systems suitable to the kind of business it is engaged in or in what industrial environment it exists. The course will provide knowledge of how information systems are developed, implemented and maintained in different kind of organizations. The relationship organizational structure - information architecture will be explored and issues such as risks and security will be discussed. Different business systems, decision support systems, and systems used in business organizations will be demonstrated and the students will be given opportunities to get hands-on experience from such systems.


1. Introduction to information, information, information science and information systems; Information modeling
2. Organizational Models; Organizational theories, management theories, decision-making models
3. Models of information systems; information attributes, system taxonomies, stages of systems growth, information technology
4. The information architecture; topologies
5. Information systems in organization; MIS
6. ERP 1
7. ERP 2
8. ERP 3
9. ERP 4
10. ERP 5
11. ERP 6
12. e-handel; Internet, Intranets, Extranets, Web services
13. Information and decision support systems
14. Supply chain management and global Information Systems
15. Systems design
16. Implementation and maintenance of information systems
17. Organizing information technology resources
18. Information systems in manufacturing - Case and Guest
19. Information systems in services - Case and Guest
20. Risks and security

Organisation

The course consists of lectures, discussions, project work, case studies, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises.

Literature

To be announced at the beginning of the course

Examination

Project work, case discussions and a final written exam


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