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Introduction to Information Systems


Introduction to Information Systems
Introduction to 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. 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; - 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 Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 51 reviews
Course Title: Introduction to Information Systems
Course #: 606
Course Publisher: Global Text Project
Course Category: 9
Content Origin:
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
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Jaideep Mishra
    Jaideep Mishra India An excellent course. The final assessment module is very well planned. 2015-04-10 04:04:08
  • Orukeyiowotuo Napoleon Adda
    Orukeyiowotuo Napoleon Adda Nigeria Its a nice course 2015-02-10 08:02:25
  • Florence Muiruri
    Florence Muiruri Kenya Learnt a lot in a short period of time. 2015-01-21 13:01:55
  • Siowai Hoi
    Siowai Hoi United States of America Great! 2014-11-07 13:11:18
  • Asiimwe Rashied Juma
    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
    Gladys Aber Uganda good 2014-08-26 14:08:39
  • Priyanka Nilangekar
    Priyanka Nilangekar India its a nice course 2014-08-26 13:08:50
  • Abhishek Kumar Singh
    Abhishek Kumar Singh India it was good 2014-08-05 12:08:56
  • Amogh Prabhu
    Amogh Prabhu India questions were good and easy! 2014-08-01 13:08:29
  • Wesseh A Peters
    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
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