ICT 503: MIS, Decision Support System, ERP, Business Intelligence and Strategic Enterprise Management

An MIS is a system to convert data from internal and external sources into information and to communicate that information, in an appropriate form, to managers at all levels in all functions to enable them make timely and effective decisions for planning, directing and controlling the activities for which they are responsible. The MIS & DSS course emphasizes the value chain of information in modern organizations and business in defining its policy structure and dynamic behavior; how information derives from data, the important role and function of information and communication technologies, organizational structures and processes, principles of feedback and feed forward, management functions at all levels and management decision support tools at all levels.

Course Description

On successful completion of this course student will be able to:

Understand the vital role of information in the modern organization; Learn about data, information and communication; Learn about the influence of information technology in modern organizations and the principles of feedback and feed-forward of information; Understand traditional organizational structures and the modern view in the face of ICTs; Understand critical functions of management at various levels, the key information needs and decision support tools for effectiveness.