Information Systems Management


1. Identify and analyze the impact of information technology (IT) on competitive advantage
2. Evaluate the effectiveness of different types of IS
3. Evaluate the strategic options and the ways in which the business and IS strategies can be aligned and integrated
4. Demonstrate how to apply appropriate technological systems and infrastructures to support a business IS solution

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Ales Popovic


Weekly - Available soon

Total - Available soon

Teaching language

Portuguese. If there are Erasmus students, classes will be taught in English




- Peppard, J. Ward, J.: The Strategic Management of Information Systems: Building a Digital Strategy
- Laudon, K. C., Laudon, J. P.: Management Information Systems 13/e, Prentice Hall, 2013
- Supplemental (optional) O¿Brien, J. A., Marakas, G. M.: Management Information Systems, 10th Ed., McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2011

Teaching method

The curricular unit is based primarily on theoretical and practical lessons. These sessions include presentation of concepts and methodologies, solving examples, discussion and interpretation of results. A set of assignments to be completed independently in extra-classroom context are also proposed. A seminar work should also be undertaken in groups.

Evaluation method

- Class assignments
- Team seminar works (papers)
- Final examination

Subject matter

1. Information Systems in Business
2. Global E-Business and Collaboration
3. Information Systems, Organizations, and Strategy
4. IT Infrastructure and Emerging Technologies
5. Foundation of Business Intelligence
6. Telecommunications and Wireless Technology
7. Securing Information Systems
8. Achieving Operational Excellence and Customer Intimacy: Enterprise Applications
9. E-Commerce: Digital Markets, Digital Goods
10. Managing Knowledge