SMU MBA IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT

MBA IN INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
The application of information technology to support the major functions of any organization is called Information Systems Management. Managing resources such as labour, capital & raw materials is a vital function, but the need to manage information resources is also equally important. ISM supports the process of collection, manipulation, storage, distribution and utilization of an organisation’s information resources.

 

ABOUT THE SPECIALISATION
The application of information technology to support the major functions any organisation is Information Systems Management (ISM). Managing resources such as labour, capital & raw materials was an important function. But the need to manage information resource is now equally important.

ISM supports the process of collection, manipulation, storage, distribution and utilization of an organization’s information resources.

Information systems, technology, and business management come together in this specialisation for two purposes – (1) the use of information systems to solve business problems and (2) the management of technology, which includes new product development and enterprise management.

Professionals of ISM possess a solid mix of business and technical knowledge that address the needs of an organization.

Understanding organisational structures, objectives, operations and the financial implications is part of this course. These factors help in communication with users effectively and design systems to support their needs.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

First Semester
MBA101 Management Process & Organisation Behaviour
MBA102 Business Communication
MBA103 Statistics for Management
MBA104 Financial & Management Accounting
MBA105 Managerial Economics
MBA106 Human Resource Management

Second Semester
MBA201 Production & Operations Management
MBA202 Financial Management
MBA203 Marketing Management
MBA204 Management Information System
MBA205 Operations Research
MBA206 Project management

Third Semester
MBA301 Research Methodology
MBA302 Legal Aspects of Business
ISM301 Software Engineering
ISM302 Database Management Systems (DBMS)
ISM303 Computer Networks
ISM304 Business Intelligence and Tools

Fourth Semester
MBA401 Strategic Management & Business Policy
MBA402 International Business Management
ISM401 Enterprises Resource Planning (ERP)
ISM402 e-Commerce
ISM403 Technology Management
ISM404 Java and Web Design
*Project 

 

SCOPE OF MBA IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (SYSTEMS) MANAGEMENT
Information Systems Management (ISM) is a fast growing area of specialisation because daily operations rely indispensably on computer-based systems. The long term demand for professionals with MBA in IT distance education will continue to grow. ISM is a well-suited career for those looking to solve business problems using information technology.

SMU-DE’s MBA in Information Systems Management familiarises students with topics like systems development tools and techniques, information architecture, network configurations, databases, and systems integration. Our MBA IT correspondence program keeps students abreast with evolving information technologies and creates a solid foundation of required technical skills.

 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Increasing dependency on computer based systems in turn increases potential for jobs in this specialisation across all sectors. Students who have pursued MBA in Information Systems Management have landed jobs in several IT companies.

 

SOME OF THE ROLES THEY HAVE BEEN HIRED FOR ARE LISTED BELOW:
1.
E-commerce Development
2. Decision Support Systems
3. Credit and Billing Systems
4. Inventory Control Systems
5. Software Product Development
6. Knowledge management systems and business analysis
7. Computer and information science
8. Computer networks and security
9. Information Security
10. IT Management

 

SOME OF THE JOB TITLES THEY HAVE EARNED ARE:
1. Systems Analyst
2. Database Manager
3. Computer Specialist
4. Network Administrator
5. Software Developer
6. Project Lead
7. Information Technology Consultant
8. Applications Developer
9. Programmer

An MBA in Information Systems provides learners with an overview of business topics, such as finance, human resources, and marketing, while emphasizing proven management theories and a variety of leadership styles. Students focusing on the specific field of management information systems (MIS) gain advanced skills with software and hardware, network administration, and database systems. Once enrolled, students develop the management expertise and technological knowledge required to lead businesses to greater efficiency. These programs may feature concentration areas such as information systems development, health informatics, or information systems management. Prerequisites include a bachelor’s degree, GRE or GMAT scores, and some require prerequisite coursework depending on the program. Some potential program specializations include information systems development, health informatics, and information systems management.

 

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