M16

Networking & Communication, SAD, MIS
Year / Semester: 
2nd Semester
Objective: 

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Credits: 
4

MH 39/40 - NETWORKING & COMMUNICATION

Introduction
Why Network Exist, Uses of Computer Networks, Network Structure
Network Topologies
Making the Connection, Clients and Servers, Choosing your Network, Complex Network
Communication Protocols and Standards
OSI Reference Model, Carrier Sense Protocols, TCP/IP, NetBios , Netware Protocols, Windows NT Protocols
Workstations
Network Stations, Processing Speed, Memory, File Server Memory, Bus Performance, Data Storage, Network Interface Cards
Cabling
Cable Transmission Rates, Cable Types, Selecting Cables, Installing Cables,
Servers
How Server Came To Be, File Server Function on the Network, Sever and Mainframes
Remote Connection to Your Network
Decentralizing the Team, Establishing a Remote Connection, Direct Access, Dial–up Access, Telephone Line Communications, Connecting via the Internet, Bandwidth, Making the Connection.
Network Operating System
Windows for workgroups, Network Operating System features of Windows XP/Vista, Netware, Windows NT Server, OS/2
Client Server Databases
Advantages to Using Databases, Designing Database, SQL
Network Security
General Network Access Security, Access Rights
Computer Communication
The Telephone System, ISDN, Wireless Transmission, Microwave Transmission, Radio Transmission, Light Transmission, Cellular radio, Communication Satellite, Fiber Communication

MH 41 - SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN (SAD)

System
Definition of System, Role of Information System in the organization, system
development life cycle, Role of the System analyst, Project Management.
Project Selection
sources of project requests, Managing project review and selection Preliminary investigation.
Feasibility Study
Technical and economical feasibility, Cost and benefit analysis.
System Analysis
Different methods of investigations, Objectives, Recording of Investigation, Use of procedures, Flowcharts, Decision tables, Data flow Diagrams (DFD), Analysing user requirements, Logical system Definition, Data dictionaries, Decision analysis.
System Design
Form design, Code Design, Designing user procedures, Batch processing versus online
system, Output Report Design, Modularization, Module specifications, File design, System development involving databases.
Implementation planning & Control, System Testing, User Training, Conversion and
Operation Plans, Maintenance, Documentation, Project Report.

MH 42 - MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (MIS)

Management Information Systems - A Framework
Importance of MIS; Management Information System : A Concept ( Management, Information, System); MIS : A Definition (Information Technology and MIS); Nature and Scope of MIS ( MIS Characteristics, MIS Functions).
Structure and Classification of MIS
Structure of MIS (MIS Structure Bases on Physical Components, Information System Processing Functions, Decision Support, Levels of Management Activities, Organisational Functions); MIS Classification (Transaction Processing System, Management Information System (MIS), Decision Support System (DSS), Executive Support System, Office Automation Systems (OASs), Business Expert Systems (BESs); Functional Information System (Financial Information System, Marketing Information System, Production/Manufacturing Information System, Human Resource Information System.
Decision Making and MIS
Decision-Making, Simon’s Model of Decision-Making, Types of Decisions (Purpose of Decision-Making, Level of Programmability, Knowledge of Outcomes); Methods for Choosing Among Alternatives (Decision Theory or Decision Analysis, Utility, Decision Tree, Optimization Techniques); Decision Making and MIS.

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