Business Information Management

University of Limerick

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Business Information Management

  • Host University

    University of Limerick

  • Location

    Limerick, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Business, Information Sciences, Management of Technology, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    6
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Rationale and Purpose of the Module: To illustrate the implications of viewing the organization as an information processing entity To enable students to create and manipulate data and information for managerial reporting. To highlight the social and economic theories underlying the development and use of information and knowledge in modern business. To make students aware of the challenges of the opportunities and challenges of information in a global context.

    Syllabus: This course will introduce the student to information as a corporate resource; to the firm as an information processing entity; to the types of business systems platforms in support of- managerial and executive-level decision making and the coordination of business processes. It will show information management in the functional areas of business: accounting, marketing, human resources, operation. It will provide an economic and social framework for understanding the nature and interaction of information, technology, people, and organizational components; the role of the Internet and networking technology in modern organization; the evolution of e-business and the transformation of organizations and markets; business systems as both constraining and enabling organizations; the relationship between business systems and an organizations social structure; information and knowledge as a strategic resource in organizations.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.