Scientific area: Information and Communication Technologies
Total working hours: 210
Total contact time: 40
This course aims to provide students with substantial knowledge about the principles, concepts, models and key technologies of information and communication business oriented, and those that support and facilitate business activities in companies and organizations in general.
• Explain the importance of the ICT in the organizations specially considering those supporting business and the enterprises; • Identify and classify the principles, main models and ICT from an architectural global perspective and operation of the organizations; • Identify, analyze, classify and evaluate available enterprise systems and technologies to be used and explored within the organizations; • Analyze concrete technological solutions which are being used in the organizations, identifying their main characteristics, functions, limitations and potential; • Develop a small enterprise information and communication system or application in real end-user context.
1) Information systems and organizational performance; 2) Concepts of information technologies management; 3) Information systems for business support; 4) Planning of information systems; 5) Development and maintenance of information systems.
Laudon, C.L., Laudon, J.P. (2013). " Management Information Systems - Managing the Digital Firm". 13th Edition, Pearson Education.
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.