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Introduction to Management Information Systems

management-information-system
25
Aug

RATIONALE

This course seeks to help students to examine how technology and information systems affect business. It places much emphasis on providing students with opportunities to examine the profitable and effective use of systems in business.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course explores the behavioural, organizational, operational, and technical aspects of information systems concepts and structures. It places emphasis on developing understandings of the internal management of information resources and on the management of information technology.

LEARNING OUTCOMES 

  1. Use the computer as a problem-solving tool.
  2. Apply the principles of any of the above to a real-world case or firm;
  3. Explain current topics in information systems, and
  4. Demonstrate significant expertise in an emerging technology of the student’s own choosing.
  5. Describe different information systems and explain how they help organizations.
  6. Analyse the role of network components of information systems.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

To facilitate fulfilment of the requirements of this course, the teaching and learning sessions will utilise the following approaches:

  • Demonstrations
  • Guided Practice
  • Group Work
  • Lab work
  • Independent Work

ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES

In this course marks will be assigned as follows:

Coursework   60%

(Written papers and labs)

Examination   40%

(Mid-term 10%; Final 30%)

ASSESSMENT SUMMARY

Task / Assignment No. & Name Due Date Time Weight Type Learning Outcomes
1.      Oral Presentation 25th Sept. 3pm 10% Class Work 1
2.      Practical 30th Oct. 3pm 30% Project 2,3
3.      Research Paper 19th Nov. 2pm 20% Group W. 4,5
4.      Mid Term 27th Nov. 3pm 10% Test 1,2,3
5.      Final Exam December 30% Individual 1 – 5

Nb: Dates are subjected to be changed.

TEXTBOOKS AND REFERENCES

Laudon, K. C., & Laudon, J. P. Management Information Systems: Managing the digital firm. (15TH Edition) Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson, Prentice Hall

READING LIST

Rainer, R. (2013). Introduction to Information Systems, 5th Edition, Wiley

COURSE OUTLINE

IFTH1003 Introduction to Management Information System Course Outline

TVEMS Information Technology Robotics 2019 Team

First Global Team Saint Kitts and Nevis 2019

Hey Guys!

Not ONCE, or TWICE but THREE times St. Kitts and Nevis Robotics team is back again at First Global Robotics Challenge 2019 as a collective of fresh, innovative, technological leaders of our upcoming generation.

Our team is made up of 5 brilliant minds in love with the field of technology, driven toward all new and upcoming developments in our federation. We believe that the future is now and we are the ones who shape it into what it could be. This is the era that minds like ours will capitalize on opportunities like First Global and make monumental changes all around the world. Our main goal is to further involve our nation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).

The overall make-up of our robot’s hardware components is a result of the cooperation of all members of the team but specific components of its development can be split into two primary groups.The Engineering Faction consists of our robot’s Driver Jeremy Warner, its Controller Jordan Prentice and fellow Lead Engineer Ainka Saunders. Representing the Programming faction, our Team Captain and Spokesperson Abion Stevens works alongside fellow Programmer Vivisha Wattley to code and test the functions of the robot. While these individuals serve as the federation’s international team at the 2019 First Global Challenge, it would be an injustice not to mention the greatly appreciated assistance of every comrade incorporated into the local team who’s aid and time within the development phase also contributed to a considerable amount of effort used to create a well-built competitive robot.

Competing at the First Global Challenge will give us the grand experience of being there first hand, to participate and observe all the amazing minds of robotics around the world. Also to expand our very own minds and help shape the future of robotics.  “The Future Is At Hand”

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    Oksana Isaac

    So informative!

    This course has shed so much light on the sheer importance of Management Information Systems in the working world. They are literally the backbone of every organisation and can significantly streamline all business operations. I loved this course! It helped to become familiar with the different types of Management Information Systems and their individual benefits to businesses on a global scale.
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    Ainka Saunders

    A fun and illuminating course

    This course taught me the fundamentals of MIS. It also revealed how Management information systems are essential to the growth and development of organizations.
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    Rasarles Nisbett

    eye opening and informative

    On completion of this course I have gotten new found appreciation and understand for just how vital management information systems are to operation of a company or organization. So i am grateful that this course offers all the relevant information on current MIS and their uses a long with the standards need to make and manage them.
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    T'Quan Warner

    Very informative

    this course really open up my mind about how much computer or management information system it self helps organization in huge way by making them be able to collect and properly organize data in away in which the can be analyzed and be put to use to make decision in organizations.
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    Jeremy Warner

    Educational

    Management Information System has open my understanding to how organizations perform their work. Decision making, Control, analysis and coordination are clearly said within this course. I've also learnt type of MIS, different information system and how they can be used within the real world. I can now perform the role of an system analyst thanks to the help from this course. If you want to know how organisations operate on a daily basis, I would recommend this course for you
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