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Information Systems

Code 11473
Year 1
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload PL(30H)/T(30H)
Scientific area Informatics
Entry requirements None.
Mode of delivery Theoretical and practical classes. Classroom.
Work placements N/A
Learning outcomes To obtain the knowledge necessary to guide the development, the selection or the administration of information systems appropriate to the company. To establish the dialogue with managers in order to avoid mistakes in investment, and thus, ensure the successful use of IS/IT in organizations. At the end of the curricular unit the student should be able to:
1) Understand the terms, concepts, principles and methodologies associated with the development and use of IS/IT in organizations;
- Know the different types of information systems and their function;
- Analyze situations using IS/IT, proposing a set of solutions and choosing the best one.
Syllabus Information management; introduction of IS in organizations.
Types of Information Systems; evolution of information systems.
Functions of Information Systems.
Integrated Information Systems - ERP.
Strategic use of IS / IT; use of IS in health.
Investment analysis in IS / IT; factors of success/failure.
Integration of Information Systems.
Management of Information Systems.
Main Bibliography [0] Articles available by web page;
[1] Ralph M. Stair, George W. Reynolds, “Principles of Information Systems”, Cengage Learning, 13ºed, 2018.
[2] "Management Information Systems", Kenneth & Jane Laudon, Pearson Education, 15ºed, 2018.
[3]“Sistemas de Informação Organizacionais”, Luís Amaral et al., Edições Sílabo, 2005.
[4] “Business Intelligence - Da Informação ao Conhecimento”, Edit. FCA, 3.ª Edição, Maribel Yasmina Santos, Isabel Ramos, 2017.
[5]“Sistemas de Informação na Saúde”, vários autores, Edições Sílabo, 2012.
[6] Scientific articles (IEEExplore, Portal da ACM, Elsevier, Springer, Wiley, Kluwer, etc.).
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Teaching methodologies:
Alongside with the study of theoretical subjects, emphasis is given to the study of real cases, study tours and lectures given by members of companies using or producing IS/IT, as well as the use of software tools for training and testing of practical cases.
Theoretical part T and practical part P
T = 6 points - test or exams
P (4 practical works, TP1=2 , TP2=3 , TP3=3 , TP4=6) = 14 points: works with report and
presentation / discussion in lecture.
Final grade: F = TE + P
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2020-01-18

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