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LM10A2000 Introduction to Information Systems, 3 cr 
Code LM10A2000  Validity 01.08.2016 - 31.07.2019
Name Introduction to Information Systems  Abbreviation Introduction to 
Credits3 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
ClassCourse   
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Business and Management 

Teachers
Name
Paula Savolainen 

Description by Study Guide
Year 

B.Sc. (Tech.) 1, B.Sc. (Econ. & Bus. Adm.) 1

 
Period 

3

 
Teaching Language 

Finnish

 
Teacher(s) in Charge 

Ph.D. Paula Savolainen 

 
Aims 

 At the end of the course the student will be able to:
1. Recognize and explain an information system in a given context using basic concepts
2. Understand the importance of information systems for organizations
3. Analyze challenges and opportunities related to information systems

 

 

 
Contents 

Introduction to information systems, their basic concepts, and why information systems are an essential for organization’s competitiveness. Introduction to information systems development. Introduction to challenges related to management information systems.

 
Teaching Methods 

Lectures 14 h, self study 40 h, compulsory assignments 24 h, 3. period. Total of 78 h.

 
Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 

No

 
Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 

No

 
Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0-5. Weekly assignments and final report.
Weekly quizzes 30%
Weekly assignments 30%
Final report 40%

 
Course Materials 

Rainer & Prince (2017), Introduction to Information Systems, e-book. Materials given in the lectures. (modified 31.10.2018)

 
Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 

No

 
Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

max 10

 


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