Management information systems

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A hands-on introduction to the digital firm in the age of artificial intelligence

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This couse aims to provide a comprehensive overview of how businesses successfully manage information today. It provides insight into how they leverage information technologies and systems to achieve corporate objectives. Providing comprehensive and integrative coverage of artificial intelligence and other essential new technologies and information system applications, as well as their impact on business models and managerial decision-making, with the help of this course, students will build skills sought after in today's workplace. Later on, they will be able to understand, fully participate in, and eventually lead management discussions, and drive decisions about their firm's information systems.


PART I: ORGANIZATIONS, MANAGEMENT, AND THE NETWORKED ENTERPRISE: 1. Information Systems in Global Business Today; 2. Global E-Business and Collaboration; 3. Information Systems, Organizations, and Strategy; 4. Ethical and Social Issues in Information Systems. PART II: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE: 5. IT Infrastructure and Emerging Technologies; 6. Foundations of Business Intelligence: Databases and Information Management; 7. Telecommunications, the Internet, and Wireless Technology; 8. Securing Information Systems. PART III: KEY SYSTEM APPLICATIONS FOR THE DIGITAL AGE: 9. Achieving Operational Excellence and Customer Intimacy: Enterprise Applications; 10. E-commerce: Digital Markets, Digital Goods; 11. Managing Knowledge and Artificial Intelligence; 12. Enhancing Decision Making; 13. Building Systems; 14. Managing Projects; 15. Managing Global Systems.

Indicative reading: 

Laudon, K., & Laudon, J. (2019). Management information systems: managing the digital firm, 16th ed. Pearson Higher Education.

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