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Punjab College of Commerce

Course Code: Program: Credit Hours: 3 Course Introduction:

Course Title: Management Information System First Semester Total Sessions: 32

This course would prepare students for their professional career by nurturing in them the capabilities of understanding information intensive organizations and the importance of accurate, relevant and timely information for these organizations. Students would learn how modern day organizations are creating, managing and utilizing knowledge to bring innovation, agility and responsiveness into their business models and underlying business processes. Learning Objectives: After studying this course the students should be able to: Utilize access and define information to attain and maintain competitive advantage. Execute continuous change; complement various business functions to increase overall business productivity. To use the Microsoft Office tools for business especially the use of MS Excel for preparation of Financial Statements, financial functions, statistical functions etc. Recommended Text Book:

Management Information Systems

By: James A OBrien (Latest Edition) Supplementary Text Books:

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Course Contents: Introduction to Management Information System, Role of Information System in the organizations, Approaches to Information System MIS and its Subsystems, Different Kinds of System, Systems from a functional perspective, Goals of Information systems challenges in the study of information systems, Open vs Closed system, General system model, Computer based information system , Understanding the concept of value within the business context Information storing, Databases and its fundamentals (centralized vs distributed databases) Business view vs System view, Conceptual data modeling, Goals of conceptual modeling, (Database development), Building information model using ER diagram, Telecommunication. Networks, media signals, 7 layers of OSI, Internet protocols, telecommunication concerns, Practical aspect of MS office, especially the use of MS Excel to prepare financial statements, mathematical functions and financial functions etc.

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