Sistemas de Informação para a Gestão (LGVR)
Cod: 61072
Department: DCSG
Scientific area: Management
Total working hours: 156
Total contact time: 15

The course Management Information Systems will present the fundamental concepts related to information systems and technologies that can be used to support the management activities of organizations in general and retail companies in particular. It is intended to present different types of systems and technologies, methods and techniques of development and their alignment with the strategic, tactical and operational objectives of organizations.

Information Technologies

Information Systems

Information Modeling

Systems Planning


• Fundamental knowledge about the concepts of information systems and technologies.

• Capacity to identify and plan the implementation and use of different information technologies in organizations.


1. Fundamental concepts of Information Systems and Technologies

2. Information Systems and Technologies in Organizations

3. Systems modelling using the UML language

4. Database Management Systems

5. Strategic Planning of Information Systems



Alturas, Bráulio (2022). Introdução aos Sistemas de Informação Organizacionais, 2ª edição, Edições Silabo, Portugal



Laudon, K. & Laudon, J. (2021). Management Information Systems – Managing the Digital Firm, 17th edition. Pearson/Prentice-Hall


Carvalho, Luísa; Bernardo, Maria Rosário.; Sousa, Ivo.; Negas, Mário (2021) “Gestão das Organizações: Uma abordagem Integrada e Prospetiva” 3.ª edição. Edições Sílabo 



Support material will also be provided by the lecturer



Continuous assessment is privileged: 2 digital written documents (e-folios) during the semester (40%) and a final digital test, Global e-folio (e-folio G) at the end of the semester (60%). In due time, students can alternatively choose to perform one final exam (100%).