BT 422 - Information Management 2

Course lecturer :

  • Dr. Rodaina Abdelsalam

Course assistant :

  • N/A

Course objectives :

The aim of this module is directed to the role of computers in enhancing productivity in organizations and creates new workplace challenges. Also, this module aims to let the student understand the main issues concerned with the economics aspects of information technology/systems. The course emphasizes \’Systems Thinking;\’ i.e., the conceptualization of Information Systems as structured configurations of elements behaving collectively to serve the information needs of an organization.

Course description :

ch6 Foundations of Business Intelligence: Databases and Information Management ch7 Telecommunications, the Internet, and Wireless Technology ch8 Securing Information Systems ch9 Achieving Operational Excellence and Customer Intimacy -Enterprise Applications ch10 E-Commerce: Digital Markets, Digital Goods ch11 Managing Knowledge

Course assessment :

Written Exams 80 Marks 80% Quizzes 5 Marks 5% Presentations 5 Marks 5% Case Studies 10 Marks 10%

Recommended text books :

Loudon and Loudon (2014) Management Information Systems: Managing the digital firm 13th Ed. Prentice Hall

Recommended refrences :

Turban et al. (2008) Information Technology for Management: Transforming Organizations in the Digital Economy 6th Ed. Wiley.