Management Information Systems
Unit – I Introduction to MIS : Meaning and role of MIS, Definition of MIS, Systems approach to MIS, MIS organization within a company. Effectiveness and efficiency criteria. Overview of system analysis and design, feasibility analysis, design, implementation, testing and evaluation. Introduction to Systems Development Life Cycle and its phases. Unit – II MIS Planning : MIS structure and components, MIS features, Problem and Derivation of MIS plans, Prioritization and developmental strategies. Conceptual Design of MIS : Definition of the problem, System objectives and system constraints. Analysis of information source. Alternative system design and selection of optimal system. conceptual system design document. Unit – III Detailed System Design and Implementation : Application of basic system design concepts to MIS, Involvement of end-user and role of MIS department and System Analyst, Role of Top Management during design an implementation. System evaluation review and update. Management and control of MIS function. Unit – IV Advanced MIS-System Concept and Controls, , Transaction processing systems, Office automation systems, Decision Support System, Executive information system, AI and Expert systems. Pitfalls in MIS Planning, Designing and Implementation. MIS in Operation : (see note at end): MIS for Accounting and Finance Function, MIS for Personnel Systems, MIS for Marketing Systems, Production & Inventory system. Note: A STANDARD LAYOUT IS TO BE ADOPTED FOR ALL MIS.