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Course title Cases in Management Information Systems
Course code EBC4038
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessement None
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 4-9-2017 27-10-2017 X/E X/E
Level Intermediate
Coordinator Mark Vluggen
For more information: m.vluggen@maastrichtuniversity.nl
Language of instruction English
Goals
Students that have followed this course will:
• Have a good overview of IT applications and how they are used in organisations;
• Be able to identify causal links between certain IT project/system features and the outcome (success/failure) of these projects/systems.
• Have developed their skills in analysing cases.
Description
This course is entirely based on company cases and focuses on how organisations can use information systems to improve their performance. The chosen cases - all from real life - reflect the breadth of the information systems field. The cases deal with issues such as:

- Customer relationship management (CRM)
- Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
- IT-investment prioritisation
- Healthcare IT
- Resistance to change
- Enterprise 2.0 tools (blogs, wikis, prediction markets)
- RFID technology
- The business-IT gap
- The strategic use of information systems
- Information systems failure
- The role of IT in mergers
- Online reputation systems
- Online marketing
- IT start-ups and entrepreneurship
- The internet of things
- Technology acceptance
Literature
no textbook
reader available via ELEUM
Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Teaching methods Presentation / Lecture / Groupwork
Assessment methods Final Paper / Participation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Master Business Research IB Electives
Master Business Research Track OR IB Electives
Master Human Decision Science Electives
Master International Business Track Accountancy Electives
Master International Business Track Controlling Controlling
Master International Business Track Controlling Electives
Master International Business Track Entrepreneurship Electives
Master International Business Track Information Management and Business Intelligence Information Management & Business Intelligence
Master International Business Track Organisation Electives
Master International Business Track Strategic Corporate Finance Electives
Master International Business Track Strategy and Innovation Electives
Master International Business Track Sustainable Finance Electives
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