Course detail

Management Information Systems

FP-misPAcad. year: 2018/2019

The course focuses on the following topics: Historical development of information systems and their categories. Database systems. Corporate information strategy. Strategic management of information systems. Efficiency of information systems and metric. Information systems development. Planning of IS development. IS management. IS security

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will have a clear idea of modern methods of strategic management in the field of corporate IS and will be made familiar with the modern information technologies.
They will acquire basic knowledge necessary for creation of an information strategy, for evaluation of IS efficiency, they will be able to define an optimal version of new IS by means of suitable metric and to define Service Level Agreement for outsourcing in the field of IS. They will learn how to actively create corporate security policy in the field of IS and will be able to take an active part in realization of IS implementation projects and their control


fundamental knowledge in the field of ICT are expected.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

KOCH, M.; NENIČKOVÁ, H.; HRŮZA,T.; DOVRTĚL, J. Management informačních systémů. Brno, CERM. 2010. (169 p.). ISBN 978-80-214-4157-6. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

The course contains lectures that explain basic principles, problems and methodology of the discipline, and exercises that promote the practical knowledge of the subject presented in the lectures. E-learning support.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Conditions for awarding the course-unit credit:
- Successful elaborations of semester work in a pre-set deadline. Assesment A-E, F means no award. Semester work must be hand in at the last week of lessonning.

Conditions for passing an exam: Knowledge of taught topics and its practical application.
Form of examination: oral examination. Part of exam is discussion about semester work. Assesment of semeset work will be partly accepted for the final assesment.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1 Introduction
2 Life cycle of ICT
3 Process management
4 Types of ICT
5 Information strategies
6 ICT selection
7 Acquisitions of ICT
8 ICT implementation
9 ICT service management
10 Safety policy in the field of IS
11 ITIL - best practices
12 Efficiency and effectiveness
13 Conclusion, case studies


The main objective of the course is to provide students with the fundamental theoretical knowledge necessary for management of corporate IS. It is necessary to understand the trends in IS development, to know the substance of up to-date information technologies and to understand strategic management issues in the field of IS. Students need to know how the information system may be used to gain a strategic advantage, they have to identify and master solution of questions related to the IS efficiency and its measuring, to know how to analyse the suitability of application of different IS types of in a company and also to understand fundamental principles of security policy in the field of IS.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Control of results of independent work on specified tasks.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MGR Master's

    branch MGR-UFRP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MGR-ŘEP , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    branch MGR-PFO , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer