IT Applied to Management (261230)

Learning Outcomes

This curricular unit addresses the basic notions of information technologies and information systems, providing the basic competences for professionals on information systems. This unit is based on the assumption that the solid understanding of information systems is a powerful tool for the success of organizations and for the delivering of useful products and services to the organizations’ customers. At a practical level, the students shall develop intermediate skills on databases, spread sheets. 

Study Program

1. Introduction to information systems and technologies.
2. Spreadsheets: basic and intermediate features management support.
3. Information systems and competitive advantage.
4. Data Management. Modeling diagrams entity-relationship.
5. Microsoft Access: basic and intermediate features management support.
6. Communication networks and the Internet.
7. The electronic business.
8. Transactional systems (TPS), management with the client (CRM) and support for the internal management of the organization (ERP).



Management Information System: managing the digital firm, Por Kenneth C. Laudon and Jane P. Laudon, Harlow: Pearson Education, 2016
Information Systems Today: managing in the digital world, Joseph S. Valacich and Christoph Schneider, Harlow: Pearson, 2016