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Management Information Systems - MAN00006I

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  • Department: The York Management School
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. Zahid Hussain
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2021-22

Module summary

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of the business of managing the generation, formulation, dissemination, retention, storage, measurement, application, distribution, archival and disposal of corporate information and knowledge.

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Spring Term 2021-22

Module aims

The objective of this module is to provide the student with an understanding of the business of managing the generation, formulation, dissemination, retention, storage, measurement, application, distribution, archival and disposal of corporate information using management information systems (MIS). The module will enable students to understand the relevance and significance of process-oriented MIS for the 21st century.

Module learning outcomes

  • Understand the objectives and applications of MIS in modern organisations

  • Appreciate the need for equal consideration of technological, ethical/social and international aspects of MIS in modern organisations

  • Be aware of some major successes and failures of MIS implementations in recent years

  • Be able to reflect on how organisations build, manage and maintain MIS

Module content

  • Basics of MIS in organisations and links to strategy
  • Global E-business and collaboration
  • Ethics, social and international aspects of MIS
  • Information technology infrastructure
  • E-commerce: digital markets and digital goods
  • Knowledge management and enhanced decision making
  • Application of systems analysis and design principles

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Management Information Systems
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Management Information Systems
N/A 100

Module feedback

Module assessment reports to students are written by the module leader for all assessments (open and closed) and placed on the VLE after the Board of Examiners has received the module marks.

The timescale for the return of feedback will be in accordance with UYMS policy.

Indicative reading

Laudon, K.C. and Laudon, J.P. (2020) Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm, 15th Edition, Pearson.



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