Management Information Systems

Topics: Final examination, Management information system, Information Systems Research Pages: 11 (2314 words) Published: November 5, 2012
KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS
College of Industrial Management
Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems
COURSE SYLLABUS
MIS 490: Information Ressources Management
Spring Semester 2012-2013 (121)

Instructor
Name:Dr. Amine Nehari Talet Office:24/235Phone:860-3450 Rank:Associate Professor E. Mail: nehari@kfupm.edu.sa Class Time:Section 01 - 10:00 AM-11:15AM

Location:24/ 114 Office Hours:Sunday / Tuesday 11.30 -1.00 PM
Web Page: http://faculty.kfupm.edu.sa/MISAC/nehari/
__________________________________________________________________ Course Description:
Theories and practices in the management of organizational information resources. Frameworks for introduction, evolution, and assimilation of information systems into an organization. Role of IT and roles of people using, developing, and managing systems. Global concepts of IT. Societal and ethical issues related to IS design and use.

Course Objectives:
After completing the course, students will be able to:
1. Explore critical issues related to managing organizational information resources. 2. Study the roles of people using, developing and managing information systems. 3. Analyze the roles of information systems in organization. 4. Identify global, societal and ethical IS issues.

Textbook:

McNurlin, B.C and Sprague, R.H (2009), Information Systems Management in Practice, 8th Edition, Prentice-Hall, Inc. Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458, USA.

Additional Readings:
1. Groysberg, B; Kevin Kelly, L and MacDonald B; “Are you ready for the big job? How the road to the top is shifting- and changes lie a heard” March 2011 Harvard Business Review 2. Parent, M.; Reich, B: “.GOVERNING INFORMATIONTECHNOLOGY RISK Published by: University of California, Berkeley (2009)  in "California Management Review" 3. McAfee, A. What Every CEO Needs to Know About the Cloud (2011) Harvard Business Review

Cases not in textbook:

1. Mark Jeffery, Daniel Fisher, Mirron Granot, Anuj Kadyan, Albert Pho, Carlos Vasquez: “Strategic IT transformation at Accenture” (2010) (Harvard KEL471) 2. Purkayastha, D.; Maseeha, S. : “DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: HARNESSING THE POWER OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY TO ENABLE GOOD GOVERNANCE” IBS Center for Management Research (2009) (ecch Case 909-016-1) Important Dates to Remember:

Go to Registrar’s website to consult University Calendar Term :121 http://regweb.kfupm.edu.sa/cal/cal121.htm

Academic Calendar 1433/1434H (2012-2013): First Semester (121) Sat| 1| September 2012| REGISTRATION Confirmation thru Internet| | | | | http://regweb.kfupm.edu.sa| |
| | | Classes begin| |
Tue| 4| September| Last day for late registration| |
| | | Last day for adding courses| |
Wed| 12| September| Last day for dropping course(s) without permanent record| | Sun| 23| September| National Day - Holiday| |
Sat| 6| October| Midterm grade reports due in the Deanship thru Internet http://regweb.kfupm.edu.sa (2 Weeks)| | Wed| 10| October| Last day for dropping course(s) with grade of "W" thru Internet http://regweb.kfupm.edu.sa*| | Wed| 17| October| Last day of classes before Id al-Adha Vacation| | Sat| 3| November| Classes resume | |

Wed| 21| November| Last day for withdrawal from all courses with grade of "W" thru the Univ Registrar Office*| | Sat| 24| November| Beginning of Early Registration for the Second Semester, 2012-2013 (122); Beginning of registration for Coop| | Wed| 19| December| Last day for major exams; Last day for withdrawal from all courses with grade of "WP/WF" thru the University Registrar Office*| | Sat| 29| December| Normal Sunday Classes & Last day of classes for the term| | Sun-Mon| 30-31| December| Final exams preparation break| |...
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