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Universidade Lusófona do Porto

Information Technology Management

Presentation

At the end of the course the student should be able to understand a computational system, as well as identify and select appropriate information systems that best fit the tasks in a professional environment. The student is prepared to perceive and make use of data structures, as well relate databases from various information systems. The student sgould be able to assess and evaluate the bet use for software with different licensing schema. The student shall be able to plan and follow the management of a project coping with tasks, timelines and resources.

Programme

Human Resources Management and Development

Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS

| Semestral | 5

Year | Type of course unit | Language

1 |Mandatory |Português

Code

ULP619-991

Recommended complementary curricular units

Not required.

Professional Internship

Não

Syllabus

Information Systems

  • Data management, Information and Knowledge; Software Licensing;
  • Information protection;

Spreadsheets

  • Funtions
  • Formulas Auditing;
  • Graphs
  • Simulation tools and optimization: Simulation tables, Optimization

Database tools

  • Tables and fields integrity rules
  • Queries ans relational rules
  • Automation and integration with external data sources

Project management tools

  • Characterization of phases and tasks of a project;
  • Gantt charts;
  • Construction of a project: phases, tasks, duration, dependencies, resources, milestones and deadlines;
  • Monitoring the implementation of a project.

 

Objectives

Present technologies applied to Information System, Production and Business processes in the view angle of the manager. Present the fundamental concepts around information systems and management, analyzing and using information modelling techniques. Present different ways of organizing information data, employing the use of spreadsheets and databases to generate graphs and simulation scenarios. Plan and manage project sheets in order to support the design, management and development of projects and workflows.

Teaching methodologies and assessment

The course is divided in theoretical and practical sessions.

Theoretic classes are expository, always covering practical examples on the covered topics, in a way to provide full understanding of the topics.

Practical classes enable the student to exercise and test the topics.
The assessment is continuous throughout the course several moments.
All electronic elements of the assessment must be delivered in the Moodle platform.

The instruments and the weighing will be: In class group challenges (25%); Individual written test (25%); Student attendance and engagement (10%); Final project (for the group) (20%); Presentation of the final project - Individually (20%).

References

  • Amaral, L., & Varajão, J. Planeamento de Sistemas de Informação - 4a ed. FAC Editora. Marques, A. E. (2005). O guia prático do software gratuito. Centro Atlântico, Lda.
  • Moreira, J. P. (Janeiro de 2019). Apontamentos de Informática de Gestão. Porto, Portugal: Universidade Lúsofona do Porto.
  • Ramos, P. N. (2007). Desenhar bases de dados com UML. Edições Sílabo, Lda.
  • Sousa, S. (2007). Tecnologias de Informação: o que são? Para que servem? FCA - Editora de Informática
  • António, P. F. (2015). Informática e Tecnologias da Informação. Edições Sílabo.
  • López, Y. (2013). Sistemas de Informação para Gestão. Escolar Editora.
  • Henrique Loureiro, ¿Excel 2013 Macros & VBA ¿ Curso Completo¿, António Gameiro Lopes, FCA.
  • Márcio Silva, Microsoft Office Project 2007 Depressa & bem, FCA.

Office Hours

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Horário de atendimento

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Ricardo Marau

2ªf - 13:30

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