Informatics Management

Course Code: 
ACM 105
Course Period: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of the course is to familiarize students with basic concepts of informatics management; conceptual foundations of informatics management; the modern business and management; systems approach; informatics; history of information management; information managing organizations; information society; information management technologies.
Course Content: 

Basic concepts of informatics management; conceptual foundations of informatics management; modern management; systems approach; informatics; history of information management; information managing organizations; information society; information management technologies; human-computer interaction.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 9: Simulation, 12: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Presentation, C: Homework, D: Project, E: Laboratory

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1. A brief understanding of management and its informatics environment.

8,11

 1,12,3

 A,C

2. Ability to distinguish basic concepts of information.

7,8

 1,2,3

 A,C

3. A brief understanding of functions and processes related to data and information.

7,8,9

 1,12,3

 A,C

4. Planning the decision-making process and developing strategies for satisfying user requirements.

8

 1,2,3,12

 A,C

5. Appreciating the widespread use of information and informatics-related concepts in different fields and studying the differences and similarities between them.

11

 1,2,3,12

 A,C

6. Understanding the administrative aspects of information management.

11

 1,2,3,12

 A,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction

Basics of computer literacy

2

Information Science and the Informatics profession

Basics of the automatic data processing scene

3

Information and Organizations

Information about organizations

4

Operational Informatics Management

Case studies of informatics in business

5

Structuring  the informatics infrastructure of contemporary businesses

Execution of strategies

6

Creation, organization, distribution and control of information

Importance of information in business opportunities

7

Planning, decision-making, strategy developing

Different strategies

8

Storage, security and disposal

Data and network security

9

Midterm Exam

 

10

Human Computer Interaction and Resource Management

HCI and HR practices

11

Determining user needs and resource analysis

Case Studies

12

Information Systems Analysis and evaluation

Case Studies

13

Information resources and planning

Information Processing (ACM 111)

14

Ethical, Social and Political Aspects

Different values

15

Final Exam

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Laudon, K.C. and Laudon, J.P. (2016): Management Information Systems: Managing The Digital Firm, 14th Ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J. Pearson/Prentice Hall.

 

Evans, A., Martin, K., and Poatsy, M.A. (2015). Technology In Action, Complete, 12th Ed. USA, Pearson. ISBN-10: 0133949567, ISBN-13: 9780133949568.

 

Bovee, C. L. and Thill, J.V. (2014). Business in Action, 7th Ed. USA, Pearson. ISBN-10: 0136154085, ISBN-13: 978-0136154082.

 

Laudon, K.C. and Traver, C.G. (2014). E-Commerce 2014, 10th Ed. Pearson/Prentice Hall.

 

Motiwalla, L.F. and Thompson, J. (2012). Enterprise Systems for Management, 2nd Ed. USA, Pearson. ISBN-10: 0132145766, ISBN-13: 978-0132145763.

 

Middleton, Michael (2002). Information Management, A consolidation of operations analysis and strategy. Center for Information Studies, Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia, ISBN 1-876938-36-6.

Additional Resources

LaBerta, Catherine (2012). Computers Are Your Future, 12th Ed. Pearson/Prentice Hall.

 

Maeder, M., Hädrich, T. and Peinl, R. (2009): Enterprise Knowledge Infrastructures, 2nd Ed., Springer. eBook ISBN: 978-3-540-89768-2. Softcover ISBN: 978-3-540-89767-5.

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Course slides, additional reading material

Assignments

Homework

Exams

Midterm Exam, Final Exam

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-term examination

1

40

Assignment

1

20

Total

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 1

 40

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

 60

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

 

1

Information Systems graduates have the knowledge and the skills to design and develop the complete systems for multi-media visual user interface.

           

2

Information Systems graduates have advanced the knowledge and skills to design, develop and install the application systems for multi-media.

           

3

Information Systems graduates have the knowledge and the skills to design, develop and apply algorithms and data structures to solve the basic problems of information processing, within the framework of discrete mathematics.

           

4

Information Systems graduates have the knowledge and the skills to design and develop computer applications, based on user specified requirements, using modern structured development tools and install them on various hardware platforms and deploy their usage.

           

5

Information Systems graduates have the knowledge and the skills to design and develop computer applications, based on user specified requirements, using modern object-oriented development tools and install them on various hardware platforms and deploy their usage.

           

6

Information Systems graduates know the logic of computer operating systems, the basic set of system commands, how to control access to system resources by users of different departments and how to monitor the running of jobs in the system.

   

 

     

7

Information Systems graduates have the knowledge and the skills to design and develop data models serving different requirements, database applications that would access and process data using various types of software, including queries, reports and business applications.

 

 X

       

8

Information Systems graduates have the knowledge and the skills to design and develop business applications that would provide data access, modification and processing for data kept in enterprise database systems.

     

X

   

9

Information Systems graduates have the knowledge about computer networks, and have  the skills to design,  develop and monitor  computer networks, how to configure them  and how to maintain their performance.

 X

         

10

Information Systems graduates have the knowledge and the skills to design and develop visual user interfaces for the web, web-based applications for n-tier client/server configurations, how to deploy them in enterprises.

 

 

       

11

Information Systems graduates, within his/her job responsibilities can communicate the necessary information  both written and orally in Turkish, English and another foreign language, respecting the values the societal institutions and establishments, of which he/she has acquired in the program.

 

 

X

   

 

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total course hours)

15

3

45

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

15

3

45

Mid-term examination

1

18

18

Homework

4

1

4

Final examination

1

25

25

Total Work Load

 

 

137

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5,48

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

6

 
 
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