information systems development

information systems development

information systems development

Course Description

Introduction

Information Systems Development and Management is concerned not with technology applications as such but with ‘information systems’ (IS) understood associo-technical entities that may involve a variety of information and communication technologies (lCT) but always involve people in particular organisational settings.

This course studies the efforts people in organisations make for information systems innovation. Information systems innovation should be understood to comprise both new technology components and new organisational arrangements.

Aims and Objectives

Information Systems Development and Management aims to provide a critical understanding of the context within which IS professionals perform specific technical tasks.

More specifically, when you have completed studying this course, you should be able to:

  • discuss the process of information systems development as an innovation process, that is as an endeavour that comprises social and technical activities in order to promote both technological and organisational change
  • describe and discuss the nature of the tasks involved in information systems innovation
  • critically evaluate some of the most frequently used methods for the development or implementation of information systems
  • recognise the different types of technologies contemporary organisations endeavour to introduce, and the different kinds of organisational changes that may be associated with them
  • recognise the bias in the work of theorists and practitioners in this area, whether intended or not
  • understand the issues involved in the debate over methodologies and the issues characterising current professional practice
  • discuss the challenges facing information systems managemt
  • describe the fundamental structures of information systems management
  • discuss the strategic value of information systems for organisations and know some of the methods used for information systems planning
  • critically evaluate alternative theoretical perspectives of leT innovation and organisational change

Carriculam

Specializations

Course Routes Offered

Qualification Route
BSc BY DIRECTED COURSEWORK STUDY
MSc BY DIRECTED COURSEWORK STUDY
PhD BY RESEARCH & DISSERTATION

Course Modules

Module Code Module Title
IFT504 SOCIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL ASPECTS OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS
IFT505 INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT: TASKS AND METHODS
IFT506 FEASIBILITY STUDY
IFT507 SYSTEM ANALYSIS DESIGN AND CODING
IFT508 INFORMATION SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT: MODELS, APPROACHES AND METHODOLOGIES
IFT509 MODELS FOR THE ORGANIZATION OF THE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
IFT510 INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
IFT511 NOLAN’S MODEL OF COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS GROWTH
IFT512 PROJECT/ DISSERTATION

About Instructor

Elsayed Hussini Salem

Elsayed Hussini Salem

 Prof.dr.Finance and Invest

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