Course detail

Information Management

FP-imDAcad. year: 2020/2021

The course is designed for the students to know, propose and use advanced research procedures and methods and to be able to adequately apply or modify them in a creative manner for the use in economic research in the field of strategic management of information systems.The course content:
· Information systems management strategy. Basic methodologies used for information systems management - ITIL, Cobit.
· The life cycle of information systems and their management.
· Information technology, current trends. Issues of security, Cyber Law, GDPR and legal consequences.
· Linking enterprise processes and information systems. Management models, IT as a service, SLA, metrics.
· Effectiveness and efficiency of information systems; analyses of weaknesses of IS deployment in the company; known errors and possibilities of their solution.
· The actual examination of the effectiveness and efficiency of an information system in a selected company and proposals for improvement..

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

KOCH, M., CHVÁTALOVÁ, Z. 2017. Information Systems Efficiency Model. Journal of Systems Integration, 8(3), p. 3-9. ISSN 1804-2724.
ČERVENÝ, R., FICBAUER, J., HANZELKOVÁ, A., KEŘKOVSKÝ, M. Business plán: krok za krokem. Praha: C.H. Beck, 2014. 240 stran. ISBN 978-80-7400-511-4.
GEHRMANN, M. 2012. Combining ITIL, COBIT and ISO/IEC 27002 for structuring comprehensive information technology for management in organizations. Navus-Revista de Gestão e Tecnologia. 2(2), s. 66-77. ISSN 2237-4558.
LAGSTEN, J. 2011. Evaluating Information Systems according to Stakeholders: A Pragmatic Perspective and Method. Electronic Journal of Information Systems Evaluation. 14(1), p. 73-88. ISSN 15666379.
KOCH, M., CHVÁTALOVÁ, Z. 2015. The HOS Method Innovation as a Form of Support of Corporate Sustainability. In Proceedings of The 25th International Business Information Management Association Conference Innovation Vision 2020: From Regional Development Sustainability to Global Economic Growth. Amsterdam, Netherlands, p. 1033-1039. ISBN 978-0-9860419-4-5.
DUNCAN, B., WHITTINGTON, M. 2014. Compliance with standards, assurance and audit. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Security of Information and Networks. DOI: 10.1145/2659651.2659711.
HENDL, J. Kvalitativní výzkum: základní teorie, metody a aplikace. 4., aktualiz. vyd. Praha: Portál. 2016, 440 stran. ISBN 978-80-262-0982-9.
KIM, D. J., YUE, K.-B., AL-MUBAID, H., HALL , S.P., ABEYSEKERA, K. 2012. Assessing Information Systems and Computer Information Systems Programs from a Balanced Scorecard Perspective. Journal of Information Systems Education. 23(2). ISSN 1055-3096.
ISACA, 2017. ISACA Certification: IT Audit, Security, Governance and Risk. Dostupné z: http://www.isaca.org/certification/pages/default.aspx

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Students are evaluated on the basis of processing their own research in the company - the written term paper. Within the course, each student will evaluate effectiveness and efficiency of the information system in a selected company, using the knowledge of the subject. He/she will assess whether the deployment of information systems is in line with the company strategy, identify weaknesses and suggest ways to eliminate them. The submitted written term paper will be defended and discussed with the teacher. In the course evaluation, up to 80 points will be awarded for the content of the written term paper, and up to 20 points for its presentation and defence.

The minimum requirement for passing the exam is 75 points.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

The course is designed for the students to know, propose and use advanced research procedures and methods and to be able to adequately apply or modify them in a creative manner for the use in economic research in the field of strategic management of information systems.
The course content:
· Information systems management strategy. Basic methodologies used for information systems management - ITIL, Cobit.
· The life cycle of information systems and their management.
· Information technology, current trends. Issues of security, Cyber Law, GDPR and legal consequences.
· Linking enterprise processes and information systems. Management models, IT as a service, SLA, metrics.
· Effectiveness and efficiency of information systems; analyses of weaknesses of IS deployment in the company; known errors and possibilities of their solution.
· The actual examination of the effectiveness and efficiency of an information system in a selected company and proposals for improvement

Aims

The course objective is to prepare students for scientific and managerial work in the field of strategic management of information systems. Students will be able to conduct in-depth key analyses of the effectiveness and efficiency of information systems and their use in company processes, and to propose new procedures and methods in this field using current scientific knowledge.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme DSP-ŘEP-KS Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DSP-ŘEP Doctoral, 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DSP-ŘEP-KS Doctoral, 2. year of study, winter semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional
  • Programme DSP-ŘEP Doctoral, 2. year of study, summer semester, 0 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Guided consultation

10 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer