Management Information Systems Course (MIS Course Online)

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Description

Course Methods:  Online Course / Distance-learning (Self-study)
Course Venue:     Online (email and courseware downloads)
Course Duration:  1-2 weeks
Course Dates:       Open registration (no set dates)

Course Audience 

  • CIO's Team: MIS Managers, MIS Engineering & Development Managers, IT Managers, Telecom Managers, Infrastructure Managers, Application Managers, IT Support Managers, Network Managers, Entrepreneurs, Project Managers, and MIS Consultants.

Course Objectives 

  • Provides an understanding of the Information Systems (IS) management framework of E-business.

  • Offers experiential analysis to understand the challenges of CIOs and IS Managers

  • Focuses on best pr…

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Course Methods:  Online Course / Distance-learning (Self-study)
Course Venue:     Online (email and courseware downloads)
Course Duration:  1-2 weeks
Course Dates:       Open registration (no set dates)

Course Audience 

  • CIO's Team: MIS Managers, MIS Engineering & Development Managers, IT Managers, Telecom Managers, Infrastructure Managers, Application Managers, IT Support Managers, Network Managers, Entrepreneurs, Project Managers, and MIS Consultants.

Course Objectives 

  • Provides an understanding of the Information Systems (IS) management framework of E-business.

  • Offers experiential analysis to understand the challenges of CIOs and IS Managers

  • Focuses on best practices, tools and models to implement an effective IS management system

  • Provides insights on how to develop and implement enterprise-wide IT strategies, initiatives and programs

  • Explores MIS subsystems and technologies including hardware, software and networking, however the coursework focuses on technology management not on engineering.

  • The course emphasizes management skills such as planning, project management, quality and efficiency management in IS projects.

Course Focus

Develop the core information systems management skills and competencies. The core competencies include MIS knowledge, planning, control, problem-solving and communication.

Key Concepts

  • Top CIO Questions. CIO Challenges

  • IT Management Best Practices: Capability Maturity Model (CMM). IT Service Management (ITSM). ITIL. ISO 7799. COBIT. ISO FCAPS. TMF FAB. Overview of IT project management. Total Costs of Ownership (TCO). Return on Investment (ROI). Cost/Benefit Analysis (CBA).

  • Overview of Enterprise Information Systems: PCs, Servers and Peripherals. Operating systems (OS). Office Applications. Communication Systems (Voice, Video and Data). Internet. VoIP. Web 2.0. E-commerce (B2C, B2B and C2C), E-Business. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Manufacturing Resource Panning (MRP). Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Supply Chain Management (SCM). Accounting Information Systems (AIS). Knowledge Management System (KMS). Content Management System (CMS).

  • Overview of Leading IS vendors: SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, Cisco, Nortel, EMC, BMC, HP, IBM, and BEA.

Course Outline / Customization Subjects

  • CIO challenges and opportunities

  • Review of MIS and enterprise IT architecture

  • Planning, designing, building, and managing IT systems

  • Information technology infrastructure management tools

  • Information systems management best practices

  • IS Project Management

  • Industry leading IS products

Online Courseware Content

IIM MIS/IT management courseware includes:

  1. Participant's coursework and assessment project guide

  2. Executive summary of the subject matter (in power-point lecture notes format):

    • Summary of essential concepts and MIS/IT management best practices

    • Examples and case studies

  3. MIS/IT management toolkit (management frameworks, decision models, checklists, etc.)

  4. Experiential work-based assessment project

  5. Online resources for the completion of the experiential assessment project

Performance Evaluation (Optional)

  • Performance will be evaluated on the basis of individual or team project deliverables

  • Candidates can complete customized experiential / work-based projects such as developing a relevant analysis document, management strategy, action plan or a senior management presentation

  • IIM course advisor will review the deliverables and provide improvement feedback

  • There are no traditional quizzes or theoretical exams.

Course Prerequisites 

  • From our experience, success in distance learning requires a well-organized person who has good English language skills, is comfortable with online technologies and used to self-study and research methods

  • Candidates must have basic knowledge of relevant Information and communication technology (ICT) in their field. Although the course provides an overview of key technologies. The course focuses on technology management, it does not cover IS engineering topics. 

Course Registration

  • Management Information Systems (MIS) Course Online
    • Distance-learning course (self-study)
    • Includes assessment project evaluation and feedback from IIM course advisor via email
    • Requires registration and application review
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