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Jožef Stefan
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Postgraduate School

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SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

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Course Description

Information Systems Management

Program

Information and Communication Technologies, second-level study programme

Lecturers:

prof. dr. Vladislav Rajkovič

Goals:

The objective of this course is to introduce students:
• with basic terms, concepts and solutions in the field of information technologies;
• with trends in usage of information technology to achieve organizational effectiveness;
• with methodology, development techniques and management of information systems;
• with influence of information technologies on business performance of organization and general economic development;
• with modern methods and approaches in management of information systems.

Students within this course:
• develop the understanding of the role and importance of informatics in modern company and
• are getting acquainted with the “state of the art” information tools and approaches, applicable to concrete planning and establishing of information systems.

Content:

1) Introduction to information systems (IS)
The definition of information system. Components of IS. The information system processes. Centralized and distributed IS. The general systems theory. The system approach. Systems attributes and types. System entropy. Organization as a system.

2) Information systems in the company
Development, advantages, classification. Information systems attributes and types. The role of information systems in modern organization. Business processes and information systems. Enterprise systems. Collaboration systems. ERP Systems. CRM Systems. Document systems. Inter-organizational information systems. Enterprise application portal. HRM Systems.

3) Information systems, organization, management and strategy
Organization and information system. The changing role of information systems in organization. Managers, decision making, and information systems. Information systems and business strategy. Influence of information technology and information systems on business performance.

4) Inter-organizational Information Systems.
Information technology and infrastructure. Organization of information systems. Connecting the elements of information systems in and between organizations. Decision levels in business system.

5) E-business
Internet and e-business. Capacity and ability of organization for e-business. Business, organizational and technological aspects of e-business implementation. E-business implementation process. Global dimension of e-business.

6) Business process and information system reengineering, and buildinginformation systems
Business process and information system reengineering. Strategic role of informatics. Information infrastructure development. The information system lifecycle. Information system development methodologies.

7) Management and organizational support systems
Knowledge management in organization. System and infrastructure for knowledge management. Artificial intelligence. Decision-support systems. Group decision-support systems.

8) Managing information systems
Information systems security. Information systems control. Ensuring system quality. Ethical and social impact of information systems.

9) Specific information systems: example in the medical field
Biomedical information systems. Management and electronic archiving of electronic diagnostic resources. Electronic health record. Information systems in health institutions.

Course literature:

• Laudon, K. C., Laudon, J. P.: Management information systems. Seventh edition. Prentice Hall International, Inc., London, 2000.
• Gričar,J.: Management informacijske tehnologije in e-poslovanje. V: Možina, Stane (glavni urednik): Management: nova znanja za uspeh. Radovljica: Didakta, 2002.
• Harmon, Paul: Business Process Change, A Managers Guide to Improving, Redesigning, and Automating Processes, Morgan Kaufman, 2003.
• Kovačič, Andrej: Informatizacija poslovanja, EF Ljubljana, 1998.
• Kovačič Andrej, Bosilj V. Vesna: Management poslovnih procesov, Prenova in informatizacija poslovanja, GV Založba Ljubljana, 2005.
• Haag, S.; Cummings, M.; McCubbrey, D.J.: Management Information Systems for the Information Age. Third edition, McGraw-Hill, 2002.
• Turban, E.; Leidner, D.; McLean, E.; Wetherbe, J.: Information Technology for Management: Transforming Organizations in the Digital Economy. 5th Edition, Wiley, 2005.
• Kovačič, A.; Vintar, M.(1994): Načrtovanje in gradnja informacijskih sistemov. DZS, Ljubljana.
• Book of abstracts from the conference " Dnevi slovenske informatike"
• Scientific periodical publication " Uporabna informatika"

Significant publications and references:

KORELIČ, Igor, MIRCHEVSKA, Violeta, RAJKOVIČ, Vladislav, KLJAJIĆ BORŠTNAR, Mirjana, GAMS, Matjaž. Multiple-criteria approach to optimisation of multidimensional data models. Informatica, ISSN 0868-4952, 2015, vol. 26, no. 2, str. 283-312, doi: 10.15388/Informatica.2015.49. [COBISS.SI-ID 7458067], [JCR, SNIP, WoS do 15. 8. 2015: št. citatov (TC): 0, čistih citatov (CI): 0, Scopus do 24. 10. 2015: št. citatov (TC): 0, čistih citatov (CI): 0]

KOŠLJAR, Tadej, RAJKOVIČ, Vladislav. Primerjalna uporaba metod DEX in AHP v procesu odločanja. Uporabna informatika, ISSN 1318-1882, jul./avg./sep. 2014, letn. 22, št. 3, str. 147-151, ilustr. [COBISS.SI-ID 7350291]

RAJKOVIČ, Vladislav. Group decision making : integrating different interests into a joint decision. Organizacija, ISSN 1318-5454, 2011, let. 44, št. 6, str. 175-178, doi: 10.2478/v10051-011-0018-5. [COBISS.SI-ID 6944275]

KLJAJIĆ BORŠTNAR, Mirjana, KLJAJIĆ, Miroljub, ŠKRABA, Andrej, KOFJAČ, Davorin, RAJKOVIČ, Vladislav. The relevance of facilitation in group decision making supported by a simulation model. System dynamics review, ISSN 0883-7066, 2011, vol. 27, no. 3, str. 270-293, graf. prikazi, doi: 10.1002/sdr.460. [COBISS.SI-ID 6869779], [JCR, SNIP, WoS do 6. 4. 2016: št. citatov (TC): 5, čistih citatov (CI): 5, Scopus do 6. 8. 2016: št. citatov (TC): 12, čistih citatov (CI): 12]

KREL, Cvetka, RAJKOVIČ, Vladislav, BENEDIK, Peter, BEVC, Sebastjan. Model of electronic nursing care record for patients with vascular access malfunction. Austin journal of nephrology and hypertension, ISSN 2381-8964, 2016, vol. 3, issue 1, str. [01]-04. http://www.austinpublishinggroup.com/nephrology/download.php?file=fulltext/ajnh-v3-id1054.pdf. [COBISS.SI-ID 5779007]

Examination:

Seminar and oral exam (100%)

Students obligations:

Seminar and oral exam.

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