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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Economics Economics Evening Course
Lecture Code G8334200 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 経営情報論
Subject Name
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Business Information
Instructor OKUI MASAKI
オクイ マサキ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur13-14:Higashi-Senda Lecture Rm M303
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
The lecture is in Japanese language.
The lectures will be online (simultaneous interactive), and the final exam will be face-to-face. If the new corona infection situation subsides, it may be changed to face-to-face. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Management
Eligible Students Sophomore and above
Keywords Information Communication Technology (ICT), Dara & Information, POS System, SCM System, ERP System, Business Model, Business Platform 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Economics and Management
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability to grasp the issues on management based on the knowledge of management, accounting and information technlogy 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
In this information-driven society, information and communication technologies (ICT) have developed as necessary tools to implement and realize the business strategies.   
This course is designed to provide a broad overview of  Management Information System (MIS) and its business roles  in Japanese firms.  In the meantime, we mostly take up management issues rather than technical issues as the topics of this course. 
Class Schedule Session 1
Introduction to the course
Session 2
Concept of data, information, and Knowledge
Evolution of communication
Session 3
Social implications by informatization
Session 4
Overview for hardwares of information and communication devices
Session 5
Overview for softwares of information and communication devices
Session 6
Overview of networks
Session 7
Geneology of MIS
Session 8
Overview for Point of Sales (POS) systems
Session 9
Overview for Supply Chain Management (SCM) systems
Session 10
Overview for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems
Session 11
Overview for environgmental transformation by the Internet
Session 12
Case studies for BtoB business
Session 13
Case studies for BtoC business
Session 14
Network securities
Session 15
Wrap up

Session 16
Final Exam: Review all handouts and notes 
Handouts will be distributed for each session.
References will be shown as necessary.
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(More Details) The projector is used in the lecture.  
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Preparation and
The participants are expected to prepare the reading materials in advance.  
Grading Method In order to take the final exam, the participants must attend more than 2/3 of the lectures.
The grade is considered 100% by the final exam.
Write-up assignment may be considered in case of under perform at final exam. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it A faculty who has work experience in the IT manufacturer will use that experience to explain the current status and issues of the management information systems. 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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