Module Information

Module Identifier
IL32410
Module Title
Management Information Systems
Academic Year
2017/2018
Co-ordinator
Semester
Semester 1
Reading List
External Examiners
  • Ms Jacqueline P Urwin (College Librarian - Durham University)
 
Other Staff

Course Delivery

Delivery Type Delivery length / details
Lecture 5 x 2 Hour Lectures
Practical 5 x 1 Hour Practicals
Lecture 5 x 1 Hour Lectures
 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Exam 2 Hours   Written examination  60%
Semester Assessment Report (circa 1,000 words)  40%
Supplementary Assessment Resubmission of failed coursework  40%
Supplementary Exam 2 Hours   Written Examination  60%

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able 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

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

Brief description

This module will enable students to understand, use and design systems to aid management decision-making in all types of organisations. It covers the appropriate use of supporting technology in this area of information management. This includes design of a management information system and use of an actual system.


Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 6