Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Social Sciences (Master course) Management Studies
Lecture Code P3007300 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 経営情報システム論
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Management Information Systems
Instructor OKUI MASAKI
オクイ マサキ
Campus Higashi-Senda Semester/Term 1st-Year,  First Semester,  First Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1st) Thur11-12:Higashi-Senda Meeting Rm 4-3
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
(More Details)
The coursework is mostly by lecture and discussion.
Basically, the lectures will be conducted by face to face, but because of COVID-19, it may change to online (interactive). 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 6 : Graduate Advanced
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 04 : Management
Eligible Students Students of master's course
Keywords Management Information System (MIS), Data Management, IT Capabilities, Outsourcing, Ability for Data Analysis 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
This course is designed to understand following business factors:
Data Management, Transformation of business information systems supporting business management, Outsourcing, Capability to organize and implement ICT systems.
Class Schedule Week 1
Introduction of this course
Week 2
Fundamentals of MIS and its historical transformation(1)
Week 3
Fundamentals of MIS and its historical transformation(2)
Week 4
Data management(1):research review
Week 5
Data management(2):research review
Week 6
Data management(3):case study
Week 7
IT capability(1): research review
Week 8
IT capability(2): research review
Week 9
IT capability(3): case study
Week 10
IT outsourcing(1): research review
Week 11
IT outsourcing(2): research review
Week 12
IT outsourcing(3): case study
Week 13
Case studies for BtoC business
Week 14
Case studies for BtoB business
Week 15
Wrap up 
Handouts will be distributed every week.
References are shown as necessary.
PC or AV used in
(More Details) The projector is used in the lecture in the class. 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
The participants are expected to study the reading materials in advance.

Grading Method The participants who attend more than 2/3 lectures are qualified to take the final exam (short thesis).
The grade is considered 40% by the contents of session report (resume), 30% by the participation for class discussion, and 30% by the final report. 
Practical Experience Experienced  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it The faculty who has worked in the manufacturer's business department will use the experience to explain the outline of the management information system used in the company and the meaning (value) of the data. 
Message No prior knowledge of information systems is required. 
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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