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IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

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Niveau Année de formation Période Langue d'enseignement 
Professeur(s) responsable(s)J.ZIEGELMAYER
Intervenant(s)Jennifer Ziegelmayer, Chris Conway, Azadeh Savoli, Jean-Patrick Théveny

Pré requis

The ability to read, write, speak, and understand information provided orally in English.
The ability to use personal productivity and communication tools such as MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
The ability to apply knowledge to new situations.
A basic understanding of the different functional areas of an organization.
A basic understanding of organizational strategic goals.

Objectifs du cours

At the end of the course, the student should be able to:

1. Explain how and why IS are used in organizations today.
2. Identify and describe the technology, people, and organizational components of IS.
3. Analyze how businesses use IS for competitive advantage vs. competitive necessity.
4. Define and differentiate the major components of an IS infrastructure.
5. Describe various types of IS needed to gain business intelligence that supports decision-making for different levels and functions of the organization.
6. Identify security threats and explain how to secure IS resources, focusing on both human and technological safeguards.

Contenu du cours

This course is designed to introduce students to contemporary information systems and demonstrate
how these systems are used throughout global organizations. The focus of this course will be on the key components of information systems and how these components can be integrated and managed to create competitive advantage. Students will gain an understanding of how information is used in organizations and how IT enables improvement in decision-making.

Modalités d'enseignement

Organisation du cours

TypeNombre d'heuresRemarques
Face to face
Interactive class16,00  
Independent study
Group Project10,00  
Estimated personal workload8,00  
Independent work
Reference manual 's readings16,00  
Charge de travail globale de l'étudiant50,00  

Méthodes pédagogiques

  • E-learning
  • Project work
  • Interactive class
  • Case study


Continuous formative assessment will be implemented at the individual and group well as summative assessment at the individual level.

Type de ContrôleDuréeNombrePondération
Continuous assessment
Group Project0,00130,00
Final Exam
Written exam1,00115,00
TOTAL     100,00


  • Laudon, J. & Laudon,K. (2018) Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm, eBook, Global Edition, 15th Ed., Pearson. ISBN-13: 9781292211817 -

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