Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Management Information System: Course Outline MIS-401

This is a fundamental course for the students of business administration. The course is designed to give concept of information systems and their importance for business success.

Recommended Book

Google Books

Google Book Search

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Information Systems in Business
  • Why study information systems
  • Why business need information technology
  • Fundamentals of Information System
  • Solving Business Problems with Information Systems
  1. Systems approached to problem solving
  2. Developing information system solutions
  • General Systems Model of the Firm
  • Computer Software, Hardware (Overview from Managerial Perspective)
  • DBMS    
  • MS Access (A comprehensive workshop)
  • IS for Business Operations
  1. Business information systems
  2. Transaction processing system
  • Accounting Information System
  • Decision Support System
  • Marketing Information System
  • Financial Information System
  • IS for Strategic Advantage
  1. Fundamentals of strategic advantage
  2. Strategic applications and issues in IT
  • IS & Artificial Intelligence
  • Enterprise & Global Management
  • Managing IT  (Planning & Implementing Change)
  • Final Project (Report Submission & Presentations)

Learning Outcome

  • Describe how data is captured, organized and managed using a data management system and design a simple database. using data modeling techniques.
  • Discuss the strategic considerations in information system development and their impacts on the organization.
  • Design effective user interfaces and explain the importance of internal controls for information systems.
  • Describe the different technologies, techniques and infrastructure of transaction processing systems associated with various transaction cycles.
  • Explain the e-commerce technology architecture and  discuss the strategies for successful E-commerce.
  • Identify and analyze risk factors, discuss measures to mitigate risks and the importance of business continuity planning.

E-Books