Full Title:Technology & Information Management 1
Module Code:MIS H2009
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. Argue that the management of information as a critical resource and the deployment of information systems are transforming digital firms globally in the 21st Century.
  2. Discriminate between the expanding varieties of information systems that are available to the corporate environment and determine circumstances for their appropriate introduction.
  3. Recognise how strategic Information systems may provide a basis for the development of strategic competitive advantages for organisations.
  4. Critically analyse the commercial opportunities provided by significant contemporary developments in ICT infrastructure for business.
  5. Use an integrated software tool to provide decision support for a variety of business problems.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Information and Business
The emerging digital firm, information and information management as critical resources, organisational and societal implications of information systems, Business Process Redesign
Information Systems & Competitive Strategy
Business / IT alignment, Strategic information systems, Porter's Five Forces and Value Chain models, achieving and sustaining competitive advantage, impact of the Internet
Business Information Systems
Functional Information Systems, Transaction Processing, Decision Support and Executive Information systems, Enterprise Resource Planning, Supply Chain Management and Customer Relationship Management Systems
Managing Information Infrastructure
Infrastructure components, contemporary developments in computing platforms, networking and communication technologies, Internet infrastructure, emerging types of enterprise computing
Spreadsheet Modelling
Spreadsheet functions, data management, sensitivity analysis,data and pivot tables, developing scenarios, macro development
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 designing and developing a number of spreadsheet models to support the solving of a variety of business problems. 5 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 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 45.00 Once per semester 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 & Laudon 2011, Management Information Systems Managing the Digital Firm, 12 Ed., Pearson Education [ISBN: 978-0273754534]
  • Kroenke D. 2012, Using MIS, 4 Ed., Pearson Educaton [ISBN: 978027375087]
  • O'Brien J. & G. Marakas 2011, Management Information Systems, 10 Ed., McGraw Hill Higher Education [ISBN: 978-0071221092]
  • Bocij et al 2008, Business Information Management, 4 Ed., Prentice Hall [ISBN: 978-0273716624]
  • Chaffey D. & G. White 201, Business Information Management, 2 Ed., FT Prentice Hall 2004
  • Curtis G. & D. Cobham 2004, Business Information Systems: Analysis, Design & Practice, 5 Ed., FT Prentice Hall 2002 [ISBN: 978-0273687924]
  • Oz E. 2008, Management Information Systems, 6 Ed., Course Technology [ISBN: 9781423901785]
  • Chaffey D. & 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: 978-1423925811]
  • 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: 978-1133526827]
  • Stein Fairhurst D 2012, Using Excel for Business Analysis: A Guide to Financial Modelling Fundamentals, 1 Ed., John Wiley & Sons [ISBN: 978-1118132845]
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 Management and Computer Security
  • 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: www.siliconrepublic.com
  • Website: www.technology.ie
  • Website: tech.blorge.com
  • Website: www.wired.com
  • Website: www.webopedia.com
  • Website: www.brint.com
  • Website: www.ukais.org
  • Website: www.bbc.co.uk

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBAAF_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting and Finance 3 Mandatory
DK_BBUST_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) 3 Mandatory
DK_BMRKT_8 Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Marketing 3 Mandatory