Information Systems

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Information Systems, Global Business and E-business

Management Information Systems

Chapters 1 and 2 (Laudon and Laudon, 2010)

Information Systems, Global Business and E-business
Lecturer:

Richard Boateng, PhD.
• • Lecturer in Information Systems, University of Ghana Business School Executive Director, PearlRichards Foundation, Ghana

Email:

richard@pearlrichards.org
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Class Website

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• Group Term Paper - 20% • Assignments & Participation 10% • Exam - 70%

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Chapters 1 and 2 of Laudon and Laudon (2010) Selected readings on class website Laudon, K. C. and Laudon, J. P. (2010) Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm. 11th Edition, Pearson Education Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458.

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LEARNING OBJECTIVES

This session seeks to introduce the course and also explain the basic concepts of information systems, the digital firm and ebusiness. Learning objectives include: 1. Understand information systems and how they are used in organizations. 2. Describe how Internet technology has changed businesses. 3. Identify the various types of information systems in organizations.

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Chapters 1 and 2 (Laudon and Laudon, 2010)

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Chapters 1 and 2 (Laudon and Laudon, 2010)

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Chapters 1 and 2 (Laudon and Laudon, 2010)

What is an information system?

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What is Information Systems

• Information system:
– Set of interrelated components – Collect, process, store, and distribute information – Support decision making, coordination, and control

• Information System
– IT + People + Processes and Policy

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Chapters 1 and 2 (Laudon and Laudon, 2010)

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