MGT 812 Management Information System (MIS)

This course is designed to expose students to the practical application of computers to management information processing. The course provides the steps followed in the utilization of electronic data processing (EDP) system in producing financial and management information, in feasibility studies, system analysis, system design and system implementation for computerized accounting system. Among other things, the course will examine the following issues: Elements of computing mechanical and electronic, types of computers and their applications, computer programming using either COBOL or FORTRAN, data processing manual and mechanized systems, system analysis and design, evaluation and administration of MIS with emphases on computer based systems, meaning of information technology and its application in business finance and management.