Module Information

Module Identifier
Module Title
Management Information Systems
Academic Year
Intended for use in future years
Mutually Exclusive

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 11 Hours.
Practical 8 Hours.
Other 2 Hours. Video Lecture.
Lecture Two lecture/practical sessions of 1 hour each per week


Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Report ( circa 2,000 - 2,500 words including graphs)  100%
Supplementary Assessment Resubmission of failed coursework 

Learning Outcomes

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

To enable students to :

. Describe the information needs of managers

* Assess the value of decision-making skills amongst managers

* Appreciate the design of forecasting systems which support management decisions

* Design a simple decision support system to provide senior management reports

* Evaluate management information systems using a tool-box of measurement criteria


The module aims to encourage an understanding of information as a resources in organisational decision making and of the principles behind systems developed to use information in decision support.


This module is at CQFW Level 7