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L T P Class Work: 50
4 Exam: 100 Total: 150
Duration of Exam: 3 Hrs. Unit-1: Foundation of Information System: Introduction to Information System and MIS, Decision support and decision making systems, systems approach, the systems view of business, MIS organization within company, Management information and the systems approach. Unit-2: Information Technology: A manager’s overview, managerial overviews, computer hardware & software, , DBMS, RDBMS and Telecommunication. Unit-3: Conceptual system design: Define the problems, set systems objective, establish system constraints, determine information needs determine information sources, develop alternative conceptual design and select one document the system concept, prepare the conceptual design report. Unit-4: Detailed system design: Inform and involve the organization, aim of detailed design, project management of MIS detailed design , identify dominant and trade of criteria, define the sub systems, sketch the detailed operating sub systems and information flow, determine the degree of automation of each operation, inform and involve the organization again, inputs outputs and processing, early system testing, software, hardware and tools propose an organization to operate the system, document the detailed design revisit the manager user. Unit-5: Implementation evaluation and maintenance of the MIS: Plan the implementation, acquire floor space and plan space layouts, organize for implementation, develop procedures for implementation, train the operating personnel, computer related acquisitions, develop forms for data collection and information dissemination, develop the files test the system, cut-over, document the system, evaluate the MIS control and maintain the system. Pitfalls in MIS development . Unit-6: Advanced Concepts in Information Systems: Enterprise Resources Management(ERP), Supply Chain Management, C R M , Procurement Management System. Text Books:
Management Information System by W. S. Jawadekar, 2002, Tata McGraw Hill.
Information System for Modern Management (3 rd edition)- Robert G. Murdick, Loel E. Ross & James R. Claggett. PHI
computer-aided instruction o Distributed education Development o Long-range planning o Product development . depending on the career you are pursuing: Policy making. retrieval. back to top What types of duties and skills would a MIS graduate be expected to know and perform in these jobs? The school has identified a set of basic skills and concepts that an MIS student must master irrespective of the type of job pursued upon graduation.What career opportunities are open to a MIS graduate? Information -. storage. Training o Continuing education o Instructional systems. In addition to the specific skills. you may also wish to acquire some of the following additional skills. Social Implications of Information and Information Technology o National policy o Standards and regulations o Copyright o International regulations o Consumer protection o Privacy Consulting. students will learn in MIS courses. Counseling Education.its production. publication. one finds people grappling with problems of information management. Career opportunities are varied and interesting. In almost every sector of our economy. MIS graduates have a wide variety of careers open to them. most IS employers also seek these abilities: Leadership skills Ability to work well in teams Ability to work with members of other disciplines A proactive approach to client services Ability to imagine and effect innovation Resourcefulness Due to the diversity of jobs open to MIS graduates. life long learning is valued. with new forms of specialization opening up almost daily in response to new challenges to society. analysis and synthesis -. and. making your knowledge and skills increasingly valuable.has become central to the survival of most contemporary institutions.
back to top What kinds of organizations are looking for MIS grads? IS skills are needed by many types of organizations. Information Dissemination o Selective dissemination o Agenda setting o Electronic Publishing o Mass communication channels Business Entrepreneurship Marketing and Sales o Market research o Promotion o Advertising Given the diversity of IS careers. including: Federal information organizations Local and state governments International agencies Universities and colleges Health care centers and hospitals. investment trust companies. medical schools Book and periodical publishers Database publishers Trade and professional associations Advertising agencies Research institutes. market exchanges Large and small industries Business firms Museums in the arts. practica or internships. Many but not all of these skills may be acquired through SLIS courses. theater and motion picture Information centers and information analysis centers . the potential subject matter involved in the products and services with which MIS graduates will be working is limitless and no simple list can be provided here. students may take advantage of the rich array of high-quality courses offered by other programs of Indiana University. laboratories Insurance companies Foundations Legal services Banks. For those skills or subjects not offered at SLIS. humanities and science Historical agencies Consulting firms Performing arts: music and dance.
SLIS students represent remarkably diverse backgrounds. you will often make use of earlier education and training -. The results are divided: Senior Management. musicians. Middle Management. This survey includes job titles and descriptions. and bonuses. nurses. and Staff/Entry-Level. artists. technical online searchers. MIS alumni have gone into all levels upon graduation. educators. chemists.in building a career as an information professional. Internet trainers. Salary ranges are influenced by location. sciences. curators of virtual museums and archives. corporate information managers. back to top How can students from other disciplines combine their previous training and the MIS in a career? Because specialized subject knowledge is frequently needed for information careers. community computer network executives. radio. small business owners and corporate managers. linguists. size of organization. engineers. type of organization. SLIS students may combine their existing skills and knowledge with those of an information specialist in order to prepare for careers as database designers. or marketing information products and services. or applied disciplines -. business information specialists.whether from the humanities. Examples (9/3/01 article): . SLIS faculty and staff work with you to find the optimal package of skills and expertise that will enable you to market yourself successfully. medical information specialists. information officers. wire services. or information brokers for targeted knowledge domains. technical writers. journalists. entering the program as photographers. client bases. some information entrepreneurs choose to be self-employed as consultants. physicists. lawyers. computer game authors or marketers. Abstracting/indexing companies Clearinghouses. or particular settings. television Information utilities Computing centers Networks and consortia Information brokers In addition. psychologists. computer programmers. benefits. information analysts. referral centers Communications industry: newspapers. computer consultants. back to top What kinds of salaries are available in the information professions? Computerworld conducts an annual salary survey that includes the types of positions held by MIS graduates.
733 o insurance: $109.250 Webmaster o average: $60.018 o education: $46.900 Staff / Entry Level Network Administrator o average: $60.200 o health care: $46. These undertakings offer the opportunity to carry out portfolio projects which will assist MIS graduates in securing employment. conducting user needs analyses. . building databases.000 What are other sources for salary information? Occupational Employment Statistics (US Department of Labor) back to top What kinds of internships and practical are available for gaining career skills? SLIS also helps to arrange internships which will give on-the-job experience in the type of professional setting relevant to student employment objectives.033 o petroleum: $58.244 o education: $43.076 Project Manager. and building digital libraries.Senior Management Director of Systems Development o average: $122.806 o government: $74.400 Web Architect o average: $75. evaluating information systems.900 Middle Management Manager of Internet/Intranet Technology o average: $93. Internships Many MIS courses entail practical professional projects such as designing Web sites. Systems & Programming o average: $88.
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