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Fundamentals of Management Information Systems

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Module Convenor:  Thomas Chesney

Module Content:
Fundamentals IS concepts: definitions and typology
Historical context, including the evolution of the Internet
Why IT matters to the modern business
Key technologies; Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Systems (ERP), the Cloud, Knowledge Management
Digital Business Models
Big Data Analytics
Digital Business Ecosystems
Law and IT
Technology adoption
Management of IT: insourcing, outsourcing, maturity models

Module Aims:
To provide a broad-based introduction to the field of Information Systems, acquainting students with key technological trends in the field, and providing an understanding of the managerial issues involved in the effective deployment of information systems (BIS)

Module Assessment:
Individual Coursework (4,000 words) (100%)


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