Management Information System

By Prof. Kunal Kanti Ghosh, Prof. Saini Das, Prof. Surojit Mukherjee   |   IIT Kharagpur
Learners enrolled: 4938
Rapidly emerging technologies and their new applications by businesses make it extremely challenging for managers to stay abreast and arrive at crucial business decisions related to investments in Information Technology and Systems. This course introduces the students to existing and upcoming technologies, wide variety of their applications for business and e-Commerce, and issues involved in their management.


INDUSTRIES  SUPPORT  : All industries
Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Core
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Management Studies
Credit Points : 3
Level : Postgraduate
Start Date : 25 Jul 2022
End Date : 14 Oct 2022
Enrollment Ends : 08 Aug 2022
Exam Date : 30 Oct 2022 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

Week 1 : Introduction to Management Information systems :Types of MIS, Capabilities, Complements, CCR Framework; Role of manager with respect to IT in an organization
Week 2 : Database management systems, Data Warehousing, Foundations of business intelligence, Data and Text Mining.
Week 3 : Strategic Enterprise Systems - ERP, SCM, CRM, SRM.
Week 4 : Strategic Enterprise Systems (contd..)
Week 5 : Operational Support Systems - Manufacturing Systems, Sales and Marketing Systems, HRIS, Finance and Accounting Systems
Week 6 : Operational Support Systems (contd..)
Week 7 : IT Strategy and Balanced Scorecard – IT strategies, IT- business alignment, balanced scorecard, cloud and vendor strategies
Week 8 : Mobile and E-commerce – B2C, B2B and e-procurement, C2C and mobile commerce
Week 9 : Emerging Technologies – Cloud computing, Big Data Technologies, Internet of Things, Bring Your Own Device (BYoD,) Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Blockchain, Artificial Inelligence
Week 10 : Emerging Technologies (contd..)
Week 11 : Knowledge Management – Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems, Learning Management Systems, Executive Information Systems
Week 12 : Social , ethical and security Issues in MIS

Books and references

  1. Kenneth C. Laudon & Jane P. Laudon. “Management Information Systems”. Pearson Publishing.
  2. Reading material from Harvard Business School Repository

Instructor bio

Prof. Kunal Kanti Ghosh

IIT Kharagpur
Prof. Kunal Kanti Ghosh has over three decades of experience at various levels in the automobile industry. He was the "Corporate Initiatives Head" of Tata Technologies Ltd and was adjudged the "Best Young Materials Manager" by the Indian Institute of Materials Management in 1986. He also received the "Best young Manager's Award" from All India Management Association in 1990. He was the prime architect of "Parts Supply Management System" for Nissan Plant in Australia, Melbourne. He was the project manager in charge of installation and commissioning of semi-automated (Kurimoto Presses) in Jamshedpur plant of Tata Motors in 1988. He holds B Tech (Mechanical Engineering), M Tech (IE & OR), and PhD (Automotive Design). He is a fellow member of the Institution of Engineers (India).

Prof. Saini Das

Dr. Saini Das is an Assistant Professor in the Business Analytics and Information Systems at the Vinod Gupta School of Management, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Prior to this she served as a faculty member at Indian Institute of Management Indore for three years. She pursued her Fellow Program in Management (FPM) from Indian Institute of Management Lucknow. Her major research interests are in managing information security risks in networks, management information systems (MIS), e-commerce technology and applications, data privacy, digital piracy and data analytics.

Prof. Surojit Mukherjee

Surojit Mookherjee , B.Tech (Hons) , Ph.D ( Engg ) both from IIT Kharagpur. He has 14 years of industrial experience encompassing various fields like research and development, production of tungsten carbide based metal cutting tools and managing all the functional areas of a medium-scale manufacturing unit as the Head of Operations. He has further, worked for 18 year in Business and IT consulting , managing Global Outsourcing programs and International sales with global majors like Pricewaterhouse Coopers and IBM India. post retirement from IBM , he is currently working as Visiting Faculty at VGSoM , IIT Kharagpur

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 30 October 2022 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.


Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 8 assignments out of the total 12 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team

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