Courses Master Display 2013-2014
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|Course title||Cases in Management Information Systems|
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|Language of instruction||English|
This course provides an overview of how modern organisations employ information systems in their day-to-day practices. Real-life cases are combined with academic and popular business press literature. 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.
The course focuses on how organisation can use information systems to improve their performance. It will follow the case-based teaching method. The chosen cases - all from real life - reflect the breadth of the information systems field. The cases deal with issues such as:
-Resistance to change
-Enterprise 2.0 tools (blogs, wikis, prediction markets)
-Outsourcing and offshoring
- IT- investment prioritisation
-The strategic use of information systems
- Customer relationship management
- The role of IT in mergers
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Students should have followed one introductory course on management information systems (level comparable to the introductory course Management Information Systems.
An advanced level of English
|Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive)||PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Groupwork|
|Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive)||Final Paper / Participation|
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