Study programmes / C-EM Economics and Management / Information Systems
Course code:IS
Course title in language of instruction:IS podniku
Course title in Czech:IS podniku
Course title in English:Information Systems
Mode of completion and number of credits:Exam (6 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 2/2; part-time, 16/0
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:Czech
Level of course:master continuing
Semester:WS 2019/2020 - FBE
Name of lecturer:doc. Ing. Ivana Rábová, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites:Final Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:The goal of subject is to gain of knowledge and the global overview at relationship informatics and business global strategy and knowledge about ERP systems. Students elaborate their knowledge about architecture of information systems and life cycle of IS development. Students learn the methods of structured and object approach in development of software applications and with technologies of management and working ERP systems. Business intelligence and security in IS are significant topics.
There is presented also the law framework for IS/IT development and working.
Course contents:
1.Development tendencies and trends in information and communication area (allowance 4/4)
a.Basic concepts
b.Trends in IS/IT area
c.Basic review of actual ERP

2.System integration (allowance 2/0)
a.Principles, development and fundamental of system integration
b.Components and levels of system integration
c.System integrator and his functions

3.Approaches to the realization of IS (allowance 6/0)
a.Life cycle of IS project
b.Approaches to IS implementation in enterprise
c.Management view and administration of IS in enterprise
d.Factors in creation and using IS, criteria of typa ASW choice

4.Economic evaluation of IS project (allowance 2/2)
a.Costs and gains of IS
b.Returns of IS investments
c.IS efficiency

5.Architecture of IS (allowance 4/6)
a.Global architecture, partial architectures of structured and object analysis

6.Tools of analysis and projecting (CASE) (allowance 2/6)
a.Developement, current state, characteristics
b.Prototyping IS, fundamental and importance

7.Expert systems and neuron nets (allowance 4/4)
a.Knowledge systems development, classification, creation and using
b.Neuron nets, structure and using

8.Legal aspects of creation and usage of software, protection of data (allowance 2/0)
9.Prezentation of seminar work (allowance 0/2)
10.Integrated information systems Microsoft Dynamic Nav, Vema, Helios and QI (allowance 2/4)
a.Work with IS Microsoft Dynamic Nav, Vema, Helios and QI, configuration and operating
b.Functions, data and configuration parameters of Microsoft Dynamic Nav, Vema, Helios and QI

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to analyse and synthesize
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to communicate with professionals in different field of study
-ability to solve problems
-skilled at utilizing and processing information
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Ability of analysis of information system
-Ability of modelling of information flows in business
-Ability of work with business information system
-Skilled at utilizing and processing information
-Understanding of IS architecture and its fundamental principles

Type of course unit:required
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Lectures, practices, writing expert essay (elaboration of seminar work about one of IS/IT issue), discussions and presentation of essay.
For main exam is a small electronical test (20 question, minimum is 14 right answers).
Exam is in written form (8 complex question with time limit of 45 minutes (the minimum are 22 points from total sum of points 40). Questions are from lectures and also from seminars.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h16 h
     practice28 h0 h
     preparation for exam50 h110 h
     preparation for regular assessment15 h0 h
     preparation for regular testing15 h0 h
     preparation of presentation5 h0 h
     writing of seminar paper27 h42 h
Total168 h168 h

Basic reading list
  • BASL, J. -- BLAŽÍČEK, R. Podnikové informační systémy: podnik v informační společnosti. 3rd ed. Praha: Grada, 2012. 323 p. Management v informační společnosti. ISBN 978-80-247-4307-3.
  • DOSTÁL, P. Pokročilé metody analýz a modelování v podnikatelství a veřejné správě. 1st ed. Brno: Akademické nakladatelství CERM, 2008. 340 p. ISBN 978-80-7204-605-8.
  • RÁBOVÁ, I. Podnikové informační systémy a technologie jejich vývoje. 1st ed. Brno: Tribun EU, 2008. 139 p. ISBN 978-80-7399-599-7.
Recommended reading list
  • CUMMINGS, M. -- HAAG, S. Management Information Systems for the Information Age. New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2009.
  • SODOMKA, P. -- KLČOVÁ, H. Informační systémy v podnikové praxi. 2nd ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2010. 501 p. ISBN 978-80-251-2878-7.
  • LUSZCZAK, A. -- SINGER, R. Microsoft Dynamics NAV: výukový kurz. 1st ed. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. 373 p. ISBN 978-80-251-2851-0.
  • Zákon 101/1999 o ochraně osobních údajů, ze dne 4.4.2000
  • Zákon 106/1999 o svobodném přístupu k informacím, ze dne 11.5.1999