Courses Catalogue

Management Information Systems

COURSE CODE: IFS7101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Master of Education In Early Childhood Education
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

Course Description

The student will demonstrate an understanding of complementary managerial views of information’s value and use within the organization via technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), data warehousing, and data mining. In addition, the student will study the flow of information through the organization using an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system as a framework. The student will also demonstrate an understanding of the complementary managerial views of information as an operational, managerial, and strategic resource.

Course Aim

This course is designed to give students the ability to understand how information technology can be a point of strength for an organization.

Course Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course students should demonstrate ability to:

·         Explain how information technology supports and integrates functional areas throughout an organization.

·         Describe the role of data and information and management information systems in an organization.

·         Illustrate the use information technology software tools to complete assignments and other tasks.