Information Systems I

Base Knowledge


Teaching Methodologies

Powerpoint slides, videos and documentation presentation; case study for discussion during the class Further investigation, as seminars, carried out in practical classes, of all the presented subjects.

Final Exam: 10 points; 5 Seminars with presentation: 10 points

Learning Results

Understand and identify the various types of information systems (IS) in the organizations Identify business processes and the role of IS’s in management
Understand models such as Porter’s competitive forces, Balanced Scorecards and relate them with IS’s To know IS’s technological infrastructures and describe them (hardware and software)
Understand the paradigm changes end challenges posed by e-commerce
To know the Business Intelligence concept and its technological infrastructures (datawarehouses, OLAP, data- mining)
To know the ethical principles and problems posed by IS’s Understand and evaluate IS’s security and reliability principles
To know and understand the impact of IS’s implementation in the organization


Information Systems and global
E-Business Social Issues in Information Systems
IT Infrastructure and Emerging Technologies
Foundations of Business Intelligence
Telecommunications and Networking
Information Systems Security and Reliability
E-Commerce and the new market paradigms
Building Information Systems

5 Research Practical Works (Seminars) :
T1: Information Systems roles. The importance of IS’s in the organization
T2: IS’s types; Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems, Customer Relationship Systems (CRM), Knowledge management systems, (KMS), e-business, e-commerce. Colaborative work.
T3: Organization / IS relationship: the reciprocal influences between IS’s and business processes. The IS as a competitive advantage.
T4: Ethics and SI’s
T5: SI’s technological infrastructures and Security

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