|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||Business information flow and quality assignment.||25%|
|Semester Assessment||Management Information System assignment.||75%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Students must take elements of assessment equivalent to those that led to failure of the module.||100%|
On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Establish the scope and purpose of a Management Information System.
Use Information Technology to store, retrieve and report management information.
Review systems for monitoring and providing management information.
Evaluate information generated by a management information system.
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.
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This module is at CQFW Level 5