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Introduction to Information Systems - Revised

Learn to optimize information systems for organizational decision-making with this business process management course.

Business Process Management
Free Course
This free online information systems course will teach you how information systems transform raw data into information sets that are useful for decision making. You will learn how they mirror and monitor actions in operations by processing, recording, and reporting business events, and how they are utilised to support various crucial managerial activities, including decision making, prediction, and forecasting.

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Description

A system is a set of interdependent elements that accomplish specific objectives. It must be organized and have interrelationships, integration, and central objectives. This course will give you an overview of information systems and discuss their elements. You will study business processes, which are a set of business events that enable the creation and delivery of an organization’s products or services to its customers. You will also look into input data and master data.

You will then study the three components of the business process that work together to support its logical activities. This course will also discuss the management process which is a human-made system consisting of people, authority, organization, policies, and procedures. You will also learn its objective in an organization. Finally, you will study the difference between data and information and learn the qualities of information such as effectiveness, timeliness, accuracy, and more.

Information systems are incredibly useful for recognizing and adapting to trends within an organization’s environment. Once you gain a better understanding of how information is presented in a form that can be used to make decisions, you will become a much more valuable member of your organization and open up career opportunities that you did not have before. So why wait? Check out the course today, and start your next learning journey.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be able to:


  • List and explain the elements in the study of information systems
  • Describe the system output flow and users
  • Dsicuss the "Business Process" model
  •  Identify the difference between data and information

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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