Year / Semester: 
2nd Semester

To Understand the concept of SAD & MIS.



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.

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.

Suggested Readings: 
  1. System Analysis & Design Methods,Jeffrey L.Whitten,Kevin C.,TMH
  2. Modern System Analysis and Design,Jeffery A. Hoffer,Joey F.George,Pearson
  3. Management Information system,The Managers View,Robert Schultheis,TMH