BPH_USPI Introduction to Management Information Systems

Faculty of Economics and Administration
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Ing. Mgr. Michal Krčál, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. et Mgr. Tomáš Ondráček, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Ing. Jaromír Skorkovský, CSc. (seminar tutor)
doc. Ing. Radoslav Škapa, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Ing. Radoslav Škapa, Ph.D.
Department of Business Management - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Contact Person: Vlasta Radová
Supplier department: Department of Business Management - Faculty of Economics and Administration
Timetable of Seminar Groups
BPH_USPI/01: Tue 12:00–13:50 P201, except Tue 14. 9., except Tue 2. 11., M. Krčál, T. Ondráček, J. Skorkovský, R. Škapa
NOW ( BDX_AKAP Academic writing ) || BDX_AKAP Academic writing
This course is possible to study only when studying the course BDC_AKAP Academic writing at the same time.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The goal of this course is to:
- explain the way how the teaching at higher education institutions is done (e.g. independent learning, peer teaching, Bloom's taxonomy);
- explain different types of thinking (critical, creative, systematical, scientific, interdisciplinary, prosocial);
- define the discipline of information systems;
- systematize the body of knowledge, which students will acquire during the programme study;
- show possible ways how to apply the knowledge they will acquire.
Learning outcomes
At the end of this course, student will be able to:
- differentiate between different learning styles and strategies;
- define a understand the merit of information systems discipline;
- write a short academic text about information systems v propojení s (along with the course Academic Writing).
  • Classes are not every week of this course, instead, they will be only in the first few weeks of the semester. The classess will take a form of seminars, and therefore the attendance is mandatory. During the seminars, following topic will be discussed:
  • 1. Information systems as a discipline and curriculum of the study programme.
  • 2. Learning styles and strategies.
  • 3. Different thinking types and their application.
  • 4. Importance of academic sources and how to work with them.
    required literature
  • ŠILEROVÁ, Edita and Klára HENNYEYOVÁ. Informační systémy v podnikové praxi. Druhé vydání. Praha: Powerprint, 2017. 153 stran. ISBN 9788075680655. info
  • GÁLA, Libor, Jan POUR and Zuzana ŠEDIVÁ. Podniková informatika : počítačové aplikace v podnikové a mezipodnikové praxi. 3., aktualizované vydání. Praha: Grada Publishing, 2015. 240 stran. ISBN 9788024754574. URL info
    recommended literature
  • VETEŠKA, Jaroslav. Přehled andragogiky : úvod do studia vzdělávání a učení se dospělých. Vydání první. Praha: Portál, 2016. 319 stran. ISBN 9788026210269. info
  • LAUDON, Kenneth C. and Jane Price LAUDON. Management information systems : managing the digital firm. Fifteenth edition, global ed. Harlow, England: Pearson, 2018. 647 stran. ISBN 9781292211756. info
  • GREENGARD, Samuel. The internet of things. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2015. xviii, 210. ISBN 9780262527736. info
Teaching methods
Discussion, workshops.
Assessment methods
Assessment of the course will be given upon attendance and written assignment covering the topic of information systems. The written assignment will be the same as for the course BDX_AKAP Academic writing.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020, Autumn 2022, Autumn 2023.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2021, recent)
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