2019 Management Information Systems

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Academic unit or major
Undergraduate major in Industrial Engineering and Economics
Senoo Dai 
Class Format
Media-enhanced courses
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Tue3-4(W933)  Fri3-4(W933)  
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Course description and aims

This lecture explains the history and current status of management information systems.

Through lectures and group work, the course enables students get knowledge about the development and the utilization of Management Information System.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to explain the concept of Management Information System and acquire the ability to use several relevant frameworks.


Management information system, Business model, Stakeholder analysis

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

In addition to lectures, interactive lecture styles (such as exercise, case discussion, etc.) will be used.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Orientation Understand the definition and examples of MIS.
Class 2 ICT impact Understand the examples of ICT impact to organization.
Class 3 Driving force of ICT Build the hypothesis about the driving force of ICT cahange.
Class 4 Strategic emvironment Understand the strategic emvironment.
Class 5 Role of MIS under strategic emvironment Understand the role of MIS under strategic emvironment.
Class 6 Stakeholder analysis. Be able to do the stakeholder analysis.
Class 7 Information economics Understand the essence of information economics
Class 8 Business moldel Be able to analyse the business moldel using information economics framework.
Class 9 Competitive advantage Understand the way of increasing competitive advantage using MIS.
Class 10 Knowledge management Understand the relationship between KM and MIS.
Class 11 Real case: MIS utilization to Decision making Understand the examplesof MIS utilization to decision making.
Class 12 Real case: MIS utilization to Ddistance colaboration Understand the examplesof MIS utilization to distance colaboration.
Class 13 Real case: MIS utilization to Open innovation. Understand the examplesof MIS utilization to open innovation.
Class 14 Future of MIS. Envision the future of MIS.
Class 15 Summarization of the course Have overall picture of the course.


Miyakawa and Ueda(2014), Management Information System, 4th ed., Chuo Keizai Sha.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

All materials used in class can be found on OCW-i.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students’ course scores are based on final report (80%) and exercise problems (40%).

Related courses

  • IEE.C201 : Introduction to Information Systems
  • IEE.D203 : Marketing
  • IEE.D302 : Corporate Finance
  • IEE.B330 : Behavioral Economics and Management

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

IEE.C201 : Introduction to Information Systems

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