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Management Information System

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur , NPTEL , Savitribai Phule Pune University and CEC via Swayam


Through this course in MIS students shall learn how organizations use information to improve the company’s operations. Through this course in MIS students shall also learn how to manage various information systems so that they best serve the needs of managers, staff and customers. MIS shall students learn how to create systems for finding and storing data and they learn about computer databases, networks, computer security, decision support system, ITES and lots more.
Studying management information system is going to make students understand the role of information technology in the company. The kind of IT programs that your company use may affect the decisions that students make in the structure and strategies of students organization and customer relationships. With students background on key concepts in MIS, students will be able to strategically use control and implement modern information systems that include business software.



Week 1 :Course Introduction1 Management Information Systems: Need, Purpose and Objectives2 Information as a strategic Resource3 Use of information for competitive Advantage4 Types of information
Week 2 : 1 Information, Management & Decision Making2 Attributes of information and its relevance to Decision Making3 Models of Decision Making4 Database Management System
Week 3 : 1 Decision Support Systems (Part - 01)2 Decision Support Systems (Part - 02)3 Telecommunication and Networks - Types and Topologies of Networks4 MIS as an instrument for the organizational change
Week 4 : 1 Planning, Implementation and Controlling of Management Information System2 Development of MIS within the organization3 Classical, Administrative and Herbert Simon's Models4 Contemporary Approaches to Management Information Systems Week 5 : 1 Information Technology - Definition, Capabilities and Their Organizational Impact2 IT Enabled Services3 System Analysis and Design4 System Development Life cycle
Week 6 : 1 Alternative System Building Approaches2 Prototyping - Rapid development Tools - CASE3 Executive Information Systems
Week 7 : 1 Expert Systems and Knowledge Based Expert Systems2 Information Security and Control3 Quality Assurance - Ethical and Social Dimensions4 Intellectual Property Rights as related to IT Services /IT Products
Week 8 : 1 Geographical Information Systems2 Managing Global Information Systems3 Artificial Intelligence4 Current Trends in MIS

Taught by

Prof. Kunal Kanti Ghosh, Prof. Saini Das, Prof. Surojit Mukherjee

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