Enterprise Information Systems
- Provide students with an appropriate balance of technical and organisational perspectives to serve as the basis for further study in the field, including understanding of development and implementation of information systems.
- explain fundamental assumptions made in studying information and communications technologies in organisations as sociotechnical systems in contrast to purely technical or managerial views
- debate the relevance of the sociotechnical approach and demonstrate this through the study of a number of practical business and administrative information systems within real organisations
- describe fundamental principles that can be applied to ensure that security and personal privacy is respected in information systems
- explain the tasks required when undertaking the establishment of a new information system and be able to contrast alternative approaches to development
- describe and justify a range of professional roles in information systems development activity, and their changing nature, reflecting in part changes in technology use in and between organisations
- discuss the social, organisational, legal and economic context of computer use and be able to debate the significance of information and communications technologies on the economy and society
- Information systems in organizationsWhat do information systems do? Enterprise scale: architecture and information systems. Governance of information systems. Information systems from a societal perspective. Practical study of information systems. Personal data protection. Mobile operators and their business opportunities based on data. E-procurement systems.
- Information systems developmentApproaches to the development of information systems. Systems development life cycle. Organising systems development. Modelling techniques for analysis and design. Organisational change.
- Online quizzQuestions of the quizz are based on the content from the lectures.
- MOCK ExaminationMOCK - is and exam which is based the UoL examination. Students need to answer 3 of the given 8 questions.
- Seminar assignmentsSeminar assignments are held in a form of training for the students to answer open-book questions, to equip them with examples and improve their critical thinking approach.
- UoL final examination
- Interim assessment (4 module)0.25 * MOCK Examination + 0.15 * Online quizz + 0.1 * Seminar assignments + 0.5 * UoL final examination
- Laudon, K. C., & Laudon, J. P. (2018). Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm, Global Edition (Vol. Fifteenth edition). NY NY: Pearson. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1594480
- Beynon-Davies, P. (2013). Business Information Systems (Vol. 2nd edition). Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1523300