Summarized Course Outline IT For Managers (01-05-0445), for MBA (Spring
Course Facilitator: Farhan Mehboob
This course is designed to provide an overview of information systems and its use in the business environment to
general business students, giving them a broad managerial overview. Topics include basic information
systems/technology concepts, roles of information systems in an organization, systems development, and management
of contemporary information systems. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to
understand not only "what" information systems are, but also "how" and "why" information systems should be used in
As budding IT Managers, students should be proficiently in using the whole internet as a learning library.
internet is the recommended book for this course.
More specifically student could refer to the following books:
O'Brien, J. A.
Introduction to information Systems
Managing Information Technology in the E-Business Enterprise (11th edition)
McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 0-07-112350-4.
Ralph Stair, George Reynolds,
Principles Of Information Systems (6
Course Technology, 2004, ISBN: 0619216077, 9780619216078
Laudon, K.C. and Laudon, J.P. (2002)
Management Information Systems:
Managing the Digital Firm (7th Edition)
Prentice-Hall, ISBN: 0-13-033066-3.
Shelly, Cashman, Vermaat,
Raymond Mcleod (Junior),
Management Information Systems
Robert Schultheis & Mary Sumner,
Management Information Systems – The Manager’s View
Kenneth C. Laudon & Jane Laudon,
Management Information Systems - Managing The Digital Firm
Pearson Prentice Hall, 2009
Henry C. Lucas (Junior),
Information Technology For Management
David Reed, A Balanced Introduction To Computer Science
Pearson Prentice Hall, 2008 (ISBN: 978-0-13-601722-6)