Information Management (IE304) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Information Management IE304 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Problem Solving.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Prof. Dr. Turan Erman ERKAN
Course Assistants
Course Objectives This course aims to develop an understanding of the changing role of information technology in the modern enterprise
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students will have an understanding of the changing role of information technology in the modern enterprise
  • Students will have a clearer notion of the increasing acceleration rate of development of IT resources and the increasing difficulty in deploying these critical assets into the various functions of the enterprise
  • Students will be able to analyze systems development process including software development
  • Students will recognize the strategic roles elevated by information technologies as well as legal, social and ethical aspects of Internet in relation to customers, corporations and countries
Course Content Social and technical aspects of the use of information technology in organizations; different application areas for both organizations and individuals; IT infrastructure, databases, data mining, internet technologies and standards, e-commerce, supply chain management in the context of information systems integration;

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Foundations of Information Systems in Business [1] pages 1-42
2 Competing With Information Technology [1] pages 43-74
3 Computer Hardware [1] pages 75-124
4 Computer Software [1] pages 125-168
5 Data Resource Management [1] page 169-208
6 Telecommunications and Networks [1] page 209-260
7 Electronic Business Systems Midterm I [1] pages 261-296
8 Enterprise Business Systems [1] pages 297-336
9 Electronic Commerce Systems [1] pages 337-376
10 Decision Support Systems [1] pages 377-434
11 Developing Business/IT Strategies [1] pages 435-470
12 Developing Business/IT Solutions [1] pages 471-514
13 Security and Ethical Challenges Midterm II [1] pages 515-566
14 Enterprise and Global Management of Information Technology [1] pages 567-608
15 Final Examination Period
16 Final Examination Period


Course Book 1. O'Brien, J., Marakas, G., Management Information Systems, 10th Edition McGraw Hill, 2012.
Other Sources 2. Turban, E., Rainer, R.K., and Potter, R.E., Introduction to Information Technology, 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons Canada, 2002.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 2 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to Industrial Engineering; an ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge to model and solve engineering problems.
2 An ability to identify, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; an ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods.
3 An ability to design a complex system, process, tool or component to meet desired needs within realistic constraints; an ability to apply modern design. X
4 An ability to develop, select and put into practice techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice; an ability to use information technology effectively. X
5 An ability to design, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the study of complex engineering problems or disciplinary research topics.
6 An ability to work individually, on teams, and/or on multidisciplinary teams.
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish orally and in writing; knowledge of at least one foreign language; effective report writing and understand written reports, preparing design and production reports, making effective presentations, giving and receiving clear and understandable instruction.
8 A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning; an ability to use information-seeking tools and to follow the improvements in science and technology.
9 An ability to behave according to the ethical principles, an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. Information on standards used in industrial engineering applications.
10 Knowledge of business applications such as project management, risk management and change management. A recognition of entrepreneurship, innovativeness. Knowledge of sustainable improvement.
11 Information on the effects of industrial engineering practices on health, environment and security in universal and societal dimensions and the information on the problems of the in the field of engineering of the era. Awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
12 An ability to design, development, implementation and improvement of integrated systems that include human, materials, information, equipment and energy. X
13 Knowlede on appropriate analytical, computational and experimental methods to provide system integration. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 2 10 20
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 6 6
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 12 12
Total Workload 150