Information Systems Management

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB632A05
Vaknaam Information Systems Management
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Information Systems Management
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Describe different aspects of information systems in relation to global organizations.
2. Explain the strategic business models in IS.
3. Analyze and redesign a company’s business processes.
4. Compare different options related to IS architecture and sourcing.
5. Analyze IT investments of a company and make recommendations on the ideal IT investment strategy that fits a company.
6. Write clearly structured case reports on IS related topics such as business process engineering and IT governance.
7. Present professional recommendations in a group.
8. Provide constructive verbal criticism to presentations by others in a group setting
9. Identify the complexities and challenges relevant to the global IS context.
10. Identify the challenges of knowledge sharing and collaboration in a global IS context.
Omschrijving Detailed study of Information Systems as well as Business Strategies is the focus of other, more in-depth courses. Here, students will be trained on how to identify and resolve specific problems related to Information Systems operating in a global organization context. There are no single, right answers. Students are trained to learn how to analyze and resolve business problems in an interdisciplinary approach. The students will gain specific skills and experience using the case study method that augments the lectures. Other topics that will be covered in the course are today’s technology trends that influence the business world and the way professionals work; cultural, structural and political aspects of information systems; organizing information system activities, people
and information systems; managing and implementing IS projects; global teams and leadership; IT governance; business process reengineering.
Uren per week 2
Onderwijsvorm practica, werkcolleges
Toetsvorm opdracht(en), presentatie(s), schriftelijk tentamen met meerkeuzevragen
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator prof. dr. E.W. Berghout
Docent(en) prof. dr. E.W. Berghout ,dr. L. Maruster ,dr. B. Mueller
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Case studies (Detailed info will be made available on Nestor/Student Portal)
Information Systems Today: Managing in a Digital World, Global Edition, 7/E Valacich, Joseph, and Christoph Schneider 9781292098067 ca. €  60,00
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen Contact: e.w.berghout@rug.nl, phone: +31 (0)50 363 3721
Secretary: i.b.a.neef@rug.nl, phone : +31 (0)50 363 4111
The students are urged to get their book and cases before the first lecture of the course.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc International Business/IB  (basisprogramma BSc IB) 2 semester I a verplicht
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 2 semester I a keuze
DD BSc IB - KEDGE Business School, Bordeaux (4-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor studenten uit Bordeaux) 3 semester I a verplicht
DD BSc IB - Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta (2-jarig programma)  (basisprogramma voor DD-studenten uit Jakarta) 2 semester I a verplicht
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc BA Change Management) 1 semester I a verplicht