Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Academic Year
Semester 1

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 1 x 1 hour lecture per week
Practical 4 x 4 hour practicals during semester


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Outcomes assessed: 2, 4  Business information flow and quality assignment  25%
Semester Assessment Outcomes assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4  Management Information System assignment  75%
Supplementary Assessment Information systems assignment. Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4  100%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

Outcome 1
Establish the scope and purpose of a Management Information System.

Outcome 2
Use Information Technology to store, retrieve and report management information.

Outcome 3
Review systems for monitoring and providing management information.

Outcome 4
Evaluate information generated by a management information system.

Brief description

A business requires accurate and relevant information from both internal and external sources in order to operate profitably. Proper collection of data creates an environment where informed decisions can be taken to the benefit of the business concerned. This module will look at data collection concepts and methods and how they can be applied to create information useful to a business.

Reading List

Carlburg, C Business analysis with Excel Que Primo search Robson, A J Designing and building business models using Microsoft Excel McGraw-Hill Primo search Warren, M F Financial management for farmers and rural managers Blackwell Science Primo search Whigham, D Quantitative business methods using Excel Oxford University Press Primo search Wilson, D A Managing information The Institute of Management Primo search


This module is at CQFW Level 5