Business Information Systems
Cod: 62075
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Management
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 30

This course addresses to Information Technology / Information Systems (IT / IS) in society in general and organizations in particular. In this sense, it will be given special attention to the opportunities and problems associated with IT/IS, seeking to enhance the opportunities and minimize the problems. It is given a special emphasis to the opportunities  and threats posed by IT / IS.

Information Systems
Electronic Commerce

It is intended that the students of the course Sistemas de Informação Empresarial:
. Understand various topics of information technology Information systems and their respective effects on society and companies;
. Demonstrate capacity to articulate the various topics covered;
. Apply the concepts learned in practical situations.

The course unit program is divided into the folowing parts:
1. Information Systems and Technologies in Modern Organizations
2. Telecommunications and Networks
3. Internet, Intranets and Extranets
4. Electronic Commerce
5. Implementation of IT: Ethics and Safety Impacts

Rainer, R. Kelly; Prince, Brad; Cegielski, Casey G (2014). Introduction to Information Systems, Wiley, U.S.A.
Laudon, K. & Laudon, J. (2013). Management Information Systems – Managing the Digital Firm, Pearson/Prentice-Hall, U.S.A
Valacich, Joseph; Schneider, Christoph (2013). Information Systems Today: Managing in the Digital World, Prentice Hall, U.S.A.


Evaluation is made on individual basis and it involves the coexistence of two modes: continuous assessment (60%) and final evaluation (40%). Further information is detailed in the Learning Agreement of the course unit.