Major advances in technology have resulted in the widespread implementation of information systems into businesses and organizations. The management of processes and data are critical to the overall success of a business.


Having completed this business course you will be able to: – List and explain the elements in the study of information systems; – Describe the system output flow and users; – Describe the “Business Process” model; – Identify the difference between data and information; – Read entity-relationship diagrams, data flow diagrams and systems flowchart; – Describe the terms “balanced” and “top-down partitioning”; – Describe the three step process known as “decision-making”; – Describe the functions of neural networks; – Explain what is meant by “groupware systems”; – List the different meanings of systems development life cycle; – Explain the activity known as “business process engineering”; – Describe a system survey and outline its goals and much more.