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BUS206: Management Information Systems

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This course covers the fundamentals of Management Information Systems, including hardware, software, networking, security, data management, organization strategy, development, and societal impacts. Students will learn about MIS basics, data handling, and the role of information systems in organizations and society. The teaching method includes lectures, readings, case studies, and a final exam. This course is designed for individuals interested in understanding how information systems are used in business and society.


  • Course Introduction
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Management Information Systems
  • Unit 2: MIS Basics – Hardware, Software, Networking, and Security
  • Unit 3: Data and Databases
  • Unit 4: Information Systems and Organization Strategy
  • Unit 5: Information Systems Development
  • Unit 6: Information Systems in Society and the World
  • Study Guide
  • Course Feedback Survey
  • Certificate Final Exam
  • Saylor Direct Credit


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