Module/Course Description

Course Title: Managing Information Systems and Communication in Business

Course Code: UU-MIS-1103-UG

Programme: Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration - BL

Credits: 4.00

Course Description:

Course/Module Description:

This course provides to students the comprehensive knowledge of Management Information Systems (MIS) is the study of people, technology, and organizations. This course is focuses on integrating computer-based information technology solutions and business processes to meet the information needs of businesses and other enterprises. The computer-based information technology is viewed as an instrument for generating, processing and distributing information at an organizational level.

Course/Module Objectives:

The main objectives of the course are:

  1. To enable students to learn how businesses use information to improve the company’s operations
  2. To learn how to manage various information systems so that they best serve the needs of managers, staff and customers
  3. To learn how to create systems for finding and storing data and they learn about computer databases, networks, computer security, and lots more.
  4. To enable students to identify and describe the different roles of people in information systems

Course/Module Learning Outcomes:

After completion of the course students are expected to be able to:

  1. To describe the use and function of management information systems
  2. To explain the strategic value of information systems in the organization
  3. To describe the impact of information systems in the larger context of ethics and globalization
  4. To identify trends in information systems that impact organizational communication
 
 

Prerequisites: UU-BA-IND100-UG

Prerequisites Categories: Year 1

Typical Module duration: 4.0

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