Full Title:Technology & Information Management 2
Module Code:MIS H2010
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 3 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Assess the potential impact of the Internet as a global strategic business tool and evaluate the growing range of business models for e-business.
  2. Appraise the managerial challenges faced by organisations wishing to commercially exploit database and knowledge management technologies.
  3. Evaluate a range of organisational and technological controls that may be considered in safeguarding information systems and also information, both personal and commercial.
  4. Differentiate between a number of alternative systems acquisition methodologies.
  5. Critically evaluate the contribution Business Intelligence and Decision Support Systems make to management decision making.
  6. Design and develop a small relational database.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
The Internet & e-Business
e-Commerce & e-Business, viable Business Models, e-Business strategies, Web 2.0 tools, m-Commerce, supporting technologies, payment systems, SEO
Managing Data Resources
Data structures, DBMS facilities, Date Warehousing, Data Marts and Data Mining & OLAP
Information Systems Development
Planning & justifying Information Systems, Systems Development Life Cycle and alternative methodologies, Vendor and software selection
Information Systems Security
System vulnerabilities and threats, risk management, information security controls, privacy and ethical issues
Business Intelligence & Decision Support
Managerial decision making, decision support technologies, expert systems, business intelligence applications
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work30.00%
End of Module Formal Examination70.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Continuous Assessment The continuous assessment will normally consist of the design and development of an appropriate small relational database to meet a set of specified information requirements. 6 30.00 0 0 n/a 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4,5 70.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
A repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will consist of a repeat examination. It is possible that there will also be a requirement to be reassessed in a coursework element.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Practical No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Rainer R.K. & H. Watson 2012, Management Information Systems - Moving Business Forward, Wiley [ISBN: 978-0-470-88919-0]
Supplementary Book Resources
  • Laudon K. & J. Laudon 2011, Management Information Systems - Managing the Digital Firm, 12 Ed., Pearson Education [ISBN: 978-0273754534]
  • Kroenke D 2012, Using MIS, 4 Ed., Pearson Education [ISBN: 978027375087]
  • O’Brien J. and G. Marakas 2011, Management Information Systems, 10 Ed., McGraw-Hill Higher Education [ISBN: 978-0071221092]
  • Bocij et al 2008, Business Information Systems: Technology, Development and Management for the E-Business, 4 Ed., Financial Times/ Prentice Hall [ISBN: 978-0273716624]
  • Chaffey D. & G. White 2010, Business Information Management, 2 Ed., Financial Times/ Prentice Hall [ISBN: 978-0273711797]
  • Curtis G. & D. Cobham 2004, Business Information Systems: Analysis, Design & Practice, 5 Ed., Financial Times/ Prentice Hall [ISBN: 978-0273687924]
  • Oz E. 2008, Management Information Systems, 6 Ed., Course Technology [ISBN: 9781423901785]
  • Chaffey D. and F. Ellis-Chadwick 2012, Digital Marketing: Strategy, Implementation and Practice, 5 Ed., Pearson [ISBN: 978-0273746102]
  • Stair R. et al 2008, Fundamentals of Information Systems, 5 Ed., Cengage Learning [ISBN: 9781423925811]
  • Chaffey D. 2011, E-Business and E-Commerce Management, 5 Ed., Financial Times/ Prentice Hall [ISBN: 978-0273752011]
  • Turban E. & D. King 2011, Electronic Commerce 2012, 7 Ed., Pearson Education [ISBN: 978-0273761341]
  • Schneider G. 2012, Electronic Commerce, 10 Ed., Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc [ISBN: 978-113352682]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Journal: Harvard Business Review
  • Journal: Journal of Long Range Planning
  • Journal: Communications of ACM
  • Journal: European Journal of Information Systems
  • Journal: Industrial Management and Data Systems
  • Journal: Information Systems Research
  • Journal: International Journal of Electronic Commerce
  • Journal: Journal of Knowledge Management
  • Journal: Journal of Management Information Systems
  • Journal: MIS Quarterly
  • Journal: Online Information Review
  • Journal: Sloan Management Review
  • Journal: Supply Chain Management, An International Journal
  • Journal: VINE : The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems
  • Website: siliconrepublic.com
  • Website: technology.ie
  • Website: www.technewsworld.com/
  • Website: tech.blorge.com
  • Website: www.wired.com
  • Website: www.webopedia.com
  • Website: howstuffworks.com
  • Website: www.ukais.org
  • Website: www.brint.com
  • Website: bbc.co.uk

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBAAF_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting and Finance 4 Mandatory
DK_BBUST_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 4 Mandatory
DK_BMRKT_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing 4 Mandatory