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Course title Cases in Management Information Systems
Course code EBC4038
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
1 2-9-2019 25-10-2019 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
- Blockchain
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
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Master Business Research - Operations Research Year 2 Elective Course(s)
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Master International Business - Accountancy Elective Course(s)
Master International Business - Controlling Compulsory Course(s)
Master International Business - Entrepreneurship and SME Management Elective Course(s)
Master International Business - Information Management and Business Intelligence Compulsory Course(s)
Master International Business - Organisation: Management, Change and Consultancy Elective Course(s)
Master International Business - Strategic Corporate Finance Elective Course(s)
Master International Business - Strategy and Innovation Elective Course(s)
Master International Business - Sustainable Finance Elective Course(s)
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