Management Information Systems
FP-minsPAcad. year: 2020/2021
The subject covers the area of manager's knowledge necessary for efficient and meaningful use of information systems in the organization. The course is divided into areas covering individual phases of the information system life cycle: vision and strategy, selection of information system, interconnection of information systems with company processes, implementation of information system, operation management. Further on related areas: efficiency and effectiveness of information systems and technologies, security, best practices, standards.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students will have a clear idea of modern methods of strategic management in the field of corporate IS and will be made familiar with the modern information technologies.
They will acquire basic knowledge necessary for creation of an information strategy, for evaluation of IS efficiency, they will be able to define an optimal version of new IS by means of suitable metric and to define Service Level Agreement for outsourcing in the field of IS. They will learn how to actively create corporate security policy in the field of IS and will be able to take an active part in realization of IS implementation projects and their control
fundamental knowledge in the field of ICT are expected.
Recommended optional programme components
Recommended or required reading
KOCH, M.; NENIČKOVÁ, H.; HRŮZA,T.; DOVRTĚL, J. Management informačních systémů. Brno, CERM. 2010. (169 p.). ISBN 978-80-214-4157-6.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Teaching takes the form of lectures, which have the nature of explanation of the basic principles, methodology of the discipline and problems. In particular, the exercises support practical mastery of the subject matter presented in lectures.
In the framework of the combined study, the students receive a work on selected assignments from the content of the course e-learning is used to check the work and consultation processing, in which students have electronic materials, including control tests. The course is finished with a separate project.
Within the semester, students have 26 hours of consultation with the lecturer..
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes
Conditions for awarding the course-unit credit:
Successful elaborations of semester work in a pre-set deadline. Assesment A-E, F means no award. Semester work must be hand in at the last week of lessonning.
Conditions for passing an exam: Knowledge of taught topics and its practical application.Form of examination: oral examination. Part of exam is discussion about semester work. Assesment of semeset work will be partly accepted for the final assesment.
Language of instruction
2 Life cycle of ICT
3 Process management
4 Types of ICT
5 Information strategies
6 ICT selection
7 Acquisitions of ICT
8 ICT implementation
9 ICT service management
10 Safety policy in the field of IS
11 ITIL - best practices
12 Efficiency and effectiveness
13 Conclusion, case studies
The main objective of the course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledges necessary for management of corporate IS. It is necessary to understand the trends in IS development, to know the substance of up to-date information technologies and to understand strategic management issues in the field of IS. Students need to know how the information system may be used to gain a strategic advantage, they have to identify and master solution of questions related to the IS efficiency and its measuring, to know how to analyse the suitability of application of different IS types of in a company and also to understand fundamental principles of security policy in the field of IS.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences
Control of results of independent work on specified tasks.