This course aims to provide firm understanding on the significant role of information systems in today's organization in particular in managing organizational most valuable assets-its data and information. The discussion sessions shall cover four major topics: Information Systems and its applicability in modern enterprise and organization including its strategic competitive advantage as well as ethical issues involved; Information technology infrastructure and security issues; Information system applicability for digital age; building and managing information systems for organizational use. Hands on activity on the usage of office automation system and designing relational database shall be covered in lab sessions.
At the end of this course, student should be able to:
1. Analyze information systems roles in modern organization and its functions in obtaining organizational competitive advantage.
2. Demonstrate the usage of office automation system in performing operational tasks and managing information resources within organization.
3. Respond to various strategies and approaches in system development.