Course detail

Information Management and Systems Strategy

FP-EimssPAcad. year: 2014/2015

The course is focused on the following topics:
Basic terminology – systems and models.
Electronic modelling.
Electronic projection of systéms.
Strategic management in electronic systémů and safety of selected components of electronic business.
Information and decisions - Technical trends - Individual factors - Organisational factors.
Understanding systems.
Systems approaches to organisational analysis.
Information Systems in Organisations.
Information strategy.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will be made familiar with the basic methods used for planning simple models, structure modelling and the behaviour of individual parts of systems and safety of selected parts. They will master the basic terminology of the system conception of electronic modelling.
Critically analyse the impact of a particular technology on the use of information in organisations.
Explain and interpret barriers to, and promoters of, effective information use.
Evaluate the potential strategic implications of IS for organisations operating in conditions.


Work with graphs and matrices, mathematical expression of relationships, logical functions, computer literacy, a grasp of basic economic categories.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Checkland P. and Holwell, S. , (1998) Information, Systems and Information Systems: making sense of the field., , John Wiley & Sons Ltd, , Chichester
HAVLENA, V., ŠTĚCHA, J. Moderní teorie řízení. Praha: ČVUT, 2000. ISBN 80-01-02095-9.
Davenport T. , (1997) Information Ecology, , Oxford University Press, Oxford
HENRION, D. LMI Optimization for Fixed-Order H-Infinity Controller Design. In Positive Polynomials in Control.. Berlin: Springer, 2005. ISBN 3-540-23948-0..
HYNIOVÁ, K. Řídicí technika - přednášky. 1. vyd.. Praha: ČVUT, 2006. ISBN 80-01-03368-6.
Scott Morton, M. , (1992) The Corporation of the 1990's, , Oxford University Press, Oxford
Galliers, R.D., Leidner, D.E. and Baker, B., , (1999) Strategic Information Management: Challenges and Strategies in Managing Information Systems, 2, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford
PECH, Z.,VĚK, V. Flight Management Systems. 1. ed.. Prague: CTU, 2006. ISBN 80-01-03374-0.
ŠTECHA, J. Optimální rozhodování a řízení.Praha, ČVUT, Praha: ČVUT, 2004. ISBN 80-01-03010-5.
CARDA, A., KUNSTOVÁ, R. Nástroj manažera pro řízení podnikových procesů. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2003. ISBN 80-247-0666-0
KAVÁN,M. Výrobní a provozní management. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2002. ISBN 80-247-0199-1.
BASL, JOSEF, TŮMA, MIROSLAV; GLASL VÍT Modelování a optimalizace podnikových procesů. ZČU Plzeň, 2002. ISBN 80-7082-936-2.
NOVOTNÝ, O., POUR, J., SLÁNSKÝ,D. Business Intelligence - Jak využít bohatství ve vašich datech. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2004. ISBN 80-247-1094-3.
NOVOTNÝ,O. Životní cyklus informačního systému a způsoby jeho standardizace. 1. vyd.. Bratislava: SIME, 2004. ISBN 80-969125-9-3.
UČEŇ,P. Metriky v informatice. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2001. ISBN 80-247-0080-8.
VOŘÍŠEK J. Strategické řízení informačního systému a systémová integrace. Praha, 1997. ISBN 80-85943-40-9.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Elaboration of seminar work on PC and the presentation of the outcome will be continuously checked throughout the semester in every seminar. Participation of the student in the seminars will be evaluated (with 40 points at maximum), as well as the successful completion of the assign task and its presentation (60 points at maximum). The minimum number of points necessary for awarding the course-unit credit is 70.
If the student achieves less than 70 points, he/she will be assigned additional task to complete and present. It can be evaluated with 50 points at maximum. For being awarded the course-unit credit, it is essential to achieve 70 points at minimum for all tasks. Requirements for the examination: every student presents their completes seminar work as set and in the oral exam will show other possible solutions to the completed seminar work. Successful completion of the course is conditional.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

System and model of system.
Models of systems.
Modelling of ICT
Characteristics of ICT.
Strategic management in companies and ICT.
Safety of ICT.
Planning of ICT.


The objective of the course is for students to master basic terminology in the new area of ICT, methodology applied when planning selected information and communication systems. Students will be able to make simple, economically balanced, selected models of ICT for companies in the Czech Republic.
To consider the relationship between information systems strategy and business strategy.
To identify the strategic concerns for information systems development in the digital age.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Control of results of independent work on the assigned tasks. In case of excused absence from seminars, an additional task is set and evaluated according to the criteria for awarding course-credit units.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR-EBF Master's

    branch MGR-EBF , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



22 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


22 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer