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Introduction to Information Systems


Introduction to Information Systems

Introduction to Information Systems

Learn more about information systems


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Course Description

An Information System is a man-made system that facilitates an organization’s operational functions and supports management decision making by providing information that managers can use to plan and control the activities of the firm. This free online course in Information Systems enables the learner to explore the system’s components, explain elements in the study of Information Systems, identify what a business process is and explain the features of quality information.
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The course will be of interest to business professionals who would like to gain a basic knowledge and understanding of Information Systems.

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Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to: - list and explain the elements in the study of information systems; - describe the system output flow and users;
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- describe the “Business Process” model; - identify the difference between data and information.
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Module Title
Module 1: What is an Information System?
Module 2: Logical Components of a Business Process
Module 3: Management Uses of Information
Module 4: Introduction to Information Systems Assessment

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Course Title Introduction to Information Systems
Course # 606
Course Publisher Global Text Project
Course Category 9
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Course Description  An Information System is a man-made system that facilitates an organization’s operational functions and supports management decision making by providing information that managers can use to plan and control the activities of the firm. This free online course in Information Systems enables the learner to explore the system’s components, explain elements in the study of Information Systems, identify what a business process is and explain the features of quality information. The course will be of interest to business professionals who would like to gain a basic knowledge and understanding of Information Systems.
License  This course is available from Global Text Project OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:
Creative Commons License
Release Date 18 July 2013
   
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Course Duration (Avg Learner) 2-3 Hours
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Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Higher High Secondary School
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
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PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Siowai Hoi United States of America Great! 2014-11-07 13:11:18
  • Asiimwe Rashied Juma Uganda It has been great gaining more knowledge in the information systems course. Great material and great everything. Thanks! 2014-10-02 06:10:21
  • Gladys Aber Uganda good 2014-08-26 14:08:39
  • Priyanka Nilangekar India its a nice course 2014-08-26 13:08:50
  • Abhishek Kumar Singh India it was good 2014-08-05 12:08:56
  • Amogh Prabhu India questions were good and easy! 2014-08-01 13:08:29
  • Wesseh A Peters Liberia Information system now in today's business world is consider as the automate backbone of must business success. Therefore it is advisable for every entrepreneurs to understand information systems, its design and setup. 2014-07-31 15:07:54
  • Mahdi Yousif Bahrain Great course 2014-07-23 12:07:05
  • Chinmay Vanmali India The Course was Very informative and interesting. simple Language is used for easy understanding which helps to study the terms effecitvely. 2014-07-19 06:07:10
  • Jerry Jones United States of America I really enjoyed the presentation, though the course was an introductory one, it covered most of the topics found in advanced courses. 2014-06-12 00:06:54
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Free, Online Introduction to Information Systems Course.