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CA/CS/CP42: MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

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GENERAL OBJECTIVE

This paper is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to apply information systems effectively in solving business problems and decision making.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:

Investigate on existing technologies about software and hardware to solve problems

Display proficiency in decision making using contemporary Information systems tools

Apply the principles of information systems development

Use various information systems in an organisation

Apply the knowledge of information systems for competitive advantage

Use data communication networks, the Internet and e-commerce in optimising business opportunities

Implement information systems’ governance and risk management principles in business

Implement information systems legal, ethical and social

Weekly Course Recap Zoom Session

What Will I Learn?

  • Existing technologies on software and hardware
  • Decision making on contemporary Information systems tools
  • Principles of information systems development
  • Use of information systems for competitive advantage
  • Use of data communication networks, the Internet and e-commerce opportunities
  • Information systems’ governance and risk management principles

Topics for this course

56 Lessons77h

INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY (ICT)?

- Overview of ICT - Introduction to computer systems - Computer hardware - Computer software - Programming languages and tools - Information systems personnel and hierarchy - Role of ICT in business environments - Information centres - Impact of ICT in business
Computer hardware
Computer software
Programming languages and tools
Information systems personnel and hierarchy
Role of ICT in business environments
Information centres
Impact of ICT in business
REVISION QUESTIONS

ICT GOVERNANCE?

- Corporate governance and ICT governance - Policies and procedures - ICT management practices - Monitoring of controls and risks - Impact on ICT compliance with professional standards and codes

SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT?

- General systems theory - Role of management in systems development - Systems development approaches - Systems development life cycle (SDLC) - Rapid applications development (RAD) - Systems development constraints

INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN AN ENTERPRISE?

- Overview of information systems - Components of an information system - Types and characteristics of information systems - Systems in a functional perspective - Enterprise applications and the business process integration - Management information systems resources

ENTERPRISE DATA MANAGEMENT?

- Nature and types of information - Attributes of information - Files and file structure - File organisation methods - Database management systems - Characteristics, importance and limitations of database systems - Data warehousing - Transaction processing phases in business systems - File processing modes - Role of data professionals in an organisation - Business Intelligence and analytics

DATA COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER NETWORKS?

- Principles of data communication and computer networks - Data communication devices - Data transmission characteristics - Types of networks - Network topologies - Network/internet architecture protocols - Benefits and challenges of networks in an organisation - Limitations of networks in an organisation - Network security - Cloud computing concepts, features and models - Internet of things (IoT)

E-COMMERCE?

- e-commerce concepts and features - Models of e-commerce - Impact of the internet on business - E-commerce enabling software - Business opportunities in e-commerce - E-commerce infrastructure and platforms - E-commerce payments methods - Challenges of e-commerce - Securing e-commerce transactions - M-commerce and applications - Digital marketing methods

INFORMATION SYSTEMS STRATEGY?

- Overview of business strategy hierarchy - The strategic process and information systems planning - Development of information systems strategy - Aligning information systems to the organisation’s corporate strategy - Managing information systems strategy - Information systems for competitive advantage - Measuring organisational information systems performance - Business process reengineering

INFORMATION SYSTEMS RISK AND SECURITY MANAGEMENT?

- Risk management overview - Risk assessment and analysis methodologies - Controls and countermeasures - Risk monitoring and communication - Disaster recovery and business continuity planning - Information systems security management

LEGAL, ETHICAL AND SOCIAL SYSTEMS IN MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS?

- Management information systems ethical and social concerns - The moral dimension of management information systems - The legal issues in management information systems

EMERGING ISSUES AND TRENDS

About the instructors

Dr. Wandera has over 13 years experience teaching in public universities, colleges and training in various corporates and businesses on business related issues. He has a PhD in Strategic Management, an MBA in Strategic Management and an undergraduate degree in Business Management (Accounting and Finance Option). He is also a CPA (K) and a CHRP (K).
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Material Includes

  • Regularly updated online notes
  • Handouts
  • Zoom sessions
  • Video Clips & Recordings
  • KASNEB Past Papers Questions and Answers
  • Case Studies

Requirements

  • PASS in PART 1 KASNEB examination
  • Such other Qualifications as may be approved by KASNEB.

Target Audience

  • CPA Section 4 Students
  • CS Section 4 Students
  • CCP Section 4 Students
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