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Faculty of Administrative and Financial Sciences
Management Information System
Advanced Information Systems
Text book
Supporting Materials
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Advanced Information System
Laudon, Kennth C., and Laudon, Jane P. (2004).
Management Information Systems: Managing Information Technology in
the E-Business Enterprise (5th ed.). Irwin, Boston Burr Ridge: McGrawHill Companies, Inc.
Course description
The purpose of this course is to know the students to management information systems in a
holistic manner by identifying the foundations and principles upon which the information systems,
and to identify the different concepts that contain a concept of information systems, data,
information, knowledge, And the different types of systems of computer-based and organized, and
how it can be an essential resource of the organization's resources in the current era, and through the
identification of functional information systems, and administrative systems attribution. And look at
the management information systems as a supplier of a strategic enterprise resource gives a
competitive advantage for business. This course also covers the scientific bases adopted in the
design of information systems, and the extent of the contribution of management information
systems in the planning, development, and decision-making. Also introduces the concept of
databases, networks and communications, and control over the management information systems.
1: System concept, and the provisions of the system.
The general model of the systems, and the organization as a system.
Activities (components) core of the system. System Properties. Types of systems. Balance the
system. The concept of management information systems. Resources management information
systems. Integration of resources and activities in management information systems. Management
information systems as a supplier of enterprise resource.
2: information systems and organizations Information Systems and Organizations
The concept of data, information, knowledge. Information and knowledge. Data sources. Data
processing methods. Types of information. Characteristics of the quality of the information.
3: functional and information systems Information Systems Functionality
Transaction processing systems. Functional information systems. Information systems and
administrative functions. Information systems and functions of the facility. First: marketing
information systems and sales. Second: manufacturing information systems and production. Third:
Accounting Information Systems and Finance. Fourth: human resources information systems.
Functional integration systems
4: reference systems management Support Systems
Challenges facing decision-making in companies. Steps in the decision-making companies.
Different types of reference systems management. Decision support systems DSS. Collective
decision support systems GDSS. Support systems for executives /senior management ESS Artificial
intelligence and expert systems AI & ES AI Artificial Intelligence. Expert Systems ES
5: databases:
The concept and importance of databases. Model entities and symbols used. Types of relationships
between tables in the database. Models of the various databases. Concept database management
systems. Administrative needs of database management systems. Control database management
6: Communications and Networking Telecommunication and Networks
the concept of communication. System and telecommunications. The vital role of
telecommunications. Key components in the communication system. Communication channels.
Media and telecommunications. Send data patterns. Communications networks. Classify electronic
communication networks. Rated by the way in which networks reach connectivity components.
Classification by geographic area networks. Rated networks according to the standard role of each
computer in the provision of network services. Classification by types of networks service.
Course objectives
1. To present fundamental concepts such as systems.
2. to establish the role of information systems in organizations and how they relate to
organizational objectives and organizational structure;
3. To understand the different kinds of systems used in the organizations.
4. To study the networks types and topologies.
5. to identify the different concepts that contain a concept of information systems, data,
information, knowledge to study various diagrams that are used to construct models of an
information system including use case diagrams, interaction diagrams, object diagrams,
state-transition diagrams, attribute dictionaries, decision tables and trees, and structured
Your final mark in the course will be based on the following:
First exam
Second exam
Final exam
Attendance policy
Lecture attendance is expected. The course notes and the textbook are not comprehensive and
additional material will be covered in lectures. You are responsible for all material covered in
Class Schedule
1 Week
2nd Week
3rd Week
4th Week
5th Week
6th Week
7th Week
8th Week
9th Week
10th Week
11th Week
12th Week
13th Week
14th Week
15th Week
16th Week
Activity (Topic)
System concept, and the provisions of the system.
Information systems and organizations Information
Systems and Organizations
Functional and information systems Information
Systems Functionality
First Exam
Support Systems
Second exam
Communications and Networking
Final Exam

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