ECTS credits: 5
Lectures: 2
Exercises: 1

Course objective:

Acquisition of knowledge related to IS within organizations, as well as integration of IS and organizational processes with a single system of database and reporting tools.

Course contents:

Business processes and integration. Implementation of information systems in organizations. Analysis of business requirements for the selection and implementation of information systems in organizations. Selection of software for the implementation of information systems in organizations. Challenges related to the implementation of global applications for information systems in organizations. Managing requests for changes in organizations and information systems. Managing processes and data in information systems. Processing orders and financial transactions. Production logistics, planning and managing applications.

Competences:

Understanding of the basics of information systems in organizations and problems related to their implementation. Evaluation of the costs and benefits of the implementation of IS in organizations. Understanding the ways of integrating functional areas of business into a single information system. Using the \\\"best practice\\\" principle in information systems. Understanding the role of IS in the execution of processes within an organization. Integration of key concepts of functionally oriented processes, such as accounting, marketing and organizational behaviour in order to improve the organization\\\'s operations. Detecting, describing and evaluating software solutions of large software suppliers. Understanding and following current trends related to information systems in organizations.

Learning outcomes:

Having passed the exam, the student will be able to: 1) Assess the feasibility of implementing information systems into organizations. 2) Integrate functional business areas into a single information system. 3) Select the most appropriate ready-made software solution of large software suppliers which will fully support all required functionalities. 4) Manage user requests and changes in information systems. 5) Plan life cycles of applications in a production environment.