Credits: 6

Schedule: 26.02.2019 - 10.04.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Adjunct Professor, Ph.D. (Econ.) Johanna Bragge

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Johanna Bragge (@aalto.fi)

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

IV Spring (2018-2019) Otaniemi campus

IV Spring (2019-2020) Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Information technology and data have changed how businesses operate and succeed in today’s global economy. Organizations can now use IT and data to transform themselves and achieve a tremendous competitive advantage. On the other hand, those organizations that are not mastering these assets might not exist in the near future. This course highlights how new technologies and data are changing the current business environment and what effect it has on today’s students. The course addresses the major principles of Management Information Systems (MIS) in order to prepare managers to understand the strategic role of information technology and data in the digital economy. This course aims to give students what they need to succeed in the current digital economy.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1. Information Systems and the Role of General and Functional Managers
2: Information Systems Defined
3: Organizational Information Systems and Their Impact
4: The Changing Competitive Environment
5: Electronic Commerce: New Ways of Doing Business
6: Strategic Information Systems Planning
7: Value Creation and Strategic Information Systems
8: Value Creation with Information Systems
9: Appropriating IT-Enabled Value Over Time
10: Funding and Governance of Information Systems
11: Creating Information Systems
12: Information Systems Trends
13: Security, Privacy, and Ethics

Details on the course content (applies in this implementation): 

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Date

Topic

1

26.2.

Introduction to the MIS course and Chapters 1-2 / Bragge

2

28.2.

Collaborative IS and knowledge work / Bragge and Lecturer Antti Salovaara, PhD / Aalto SCI, Computer Science 

3

5.3.

Gamification at work / CEO Jukka Koskenkanto, Happit / Cloudriven

4

7.3

Service Design: Process and Methods / CEO Teemu Uotila and Experience Designer Jan Nikander, Vincit 

5

12.3.

Experiences of digital transformation in large companies and the growing impact of data in businesses / Board Professional and Angel Investor Elina Piispanen, Telko, SitoWise & Viria

6

14.3.

Organizational change in the digitalization era – how to bring myth to life? / Consultants Milja Nohynek & Karoliina Kettukari, Digital Illustrated  

7

19.3.

ERP and business applications / CTO Glen Koskela, Retail & Hospitality EMEIA, Fujitsu

8

21.3.

 

Business Performance Management in eCommerce / Chief Digital Officer Kari Härkönen, Marimekko

9

26.3.

Enterprise blockchain/ CEO Petri Aukia, Codento, http://twitter.com/aukia

10

28.3. 

Big data, Artificial Intelligence and Ethical AI / Analytics Architect Jukka Ruponen, IBM Finland

11

2.4.

Text/web/data mining and hints for the exam/ Johanna Bragge

12

4.4.

IT Security and Privacy / Mikko Karikytö, Head of Ericsson Network Security and Dario Casella, Head of Privacy, Ericsson Finland

 

10.4.

EXAM at 9-12

 

31.5.

RETAKE EXAMS 31.5.2019 and one in Fall 2019

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

40% assignments
60% exam

 

 

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- Contact teaching 24h
- Independent work 133 h
- exam 3h
Total 160h (6 ECTS)

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Piccoli, Gabriele and Pigni, Federico (2017) INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR MANAGERS without Cases, Edition 3.1, ISBN: 978-1-943153-07-7 (paperback), 978-1-943153-06-0 (eTextbook) https://prospectpressvt.com/titles/piccoli-information-systems-for-managers/#older

Details on the course materials (applies in this implementation): 

Note that the course book's new web address is https://prospectpressvt.com/titles/piccoli-information-systems-for-managers/#older

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=37C00100

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5

Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Maximum number of students admitted is 130. Priority list for selection of students:
1. ISM BSc students
2. ISM Minor students
3. Other BSc students
4. Exchange students
5. Other BIZ students
6. Other Aalto students

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