EKONOMSKO-POSLOVNA FAKULTETA


Subject
 CONCEPTS AND ARCHITECTURES OF BUSINESS INFORMATION SOLUTIONS 
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Study unit code    D439 2019

Level Study program or it's part Year Semester

ECTS kredits 6

Hours - Lectures 8
Hours - Individual Student's Work 172

Lecturers
izr. prof. dr. STERNAD ZABUKOVŠEK SIMONA

Languages - lectures slovene
Languages - tutorial slovene

Content (Syllabus outline)
• Business information solutiona arhcitecture • Concepts of Enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions • Concepts of other business information solutions (CRM, SCM …) • Paradigms and concepts of internet solutions • Technological infrastructure for business information solutions • Systems integration of business solutions in companies • Business information solutions life cycle • Business information solutions and cloud computing • Business information solutions and service oriented architecture (SOA)  
Textbooks
Recker J.: Scientific Research in Information Systems, Springer 2013 Shanks G., Seddon P.B., Willcocks L.P. (ed.): Second-Wave Enterprise Resource Planning Systems, Cambridge Univeristy Press, 2013 Skroch O.: Developing Business Application Systems: On the Specification and Selection of Software Components and Services, Springer 2010  
Objectives
Students will understand architecture of business information solutions in companies and will get in-depth knowledge about ERP, CRM and other solutions. They will be able to analyse life cycle of business information solutions with focus on implementtaion and use and to conclude about critical success factors of solutions in different stages. They could conduct research on different aspects of business information solutions and within such reserach to cooperate in groups, to use informational resources and infrastucture in independent way. Students will be able to prepare and to conduct reserach study on selected area of business information solutions.  
Intendend learning outcomes - knowledge and understanding
Development of Knowledge and Understanding The learner ? Knowledge base: has great depth and systematic understanding of business information sloutions. ? Ethical issues: can analyse and manage the implications of ethical dilemmas of business information solutions implementations and use and work pro-actively with others to formulate solutions. ? Disciplinary methodologies: has a comprehensive understanding of techniques / methodologies to conduct reserach in the area of business information solutions.  
Intendend learning outcomes - transferable/key skills and other attributes'
Cognitive and Intellectual Skills The learner: ? Analysis: with critical awareness, can undertake analysis, managing complexity, incompleteness of data or contradictions on the area of business information solutions architecture, implementation and use ? Synthesis: can synthesise new approaches about business information solutions in a manner that can contribute to the design, implementation and use of business information solutions ? Evaluation: has a level of conceptual understanding and critical capacities that allows independent evaluation of research of buisness solution architectures and models and can argue alternative approaches in this area ? Application: can act independently and with originality in problem solving, is able to lead in planning and implementing tasks on the area of business information solutions. Key / Transferable Skills The learner: ? Group working: can lead /work effectively with group in the area of management research studies in the area of busines information solution ? Learning resources: is able to use full range of learning resources ? Self evaluation: is reflective on own and others’ functioning in order to improve practice in the area of business information solutions ? Management of information: can undertake innovative research of business information solutions models competently and independently ? Autonomy: is independent and self-critical as learner; guides and supports the learning of others and can manage own continuing professional development ? Communication: can communicate complex or contentious information clearly and effectively to information and other business functions specialists, understands lack of understanding in others. Can act as a recognised and effective consultant in the area of business information solutions ? Problem solving: can continue own professional study independently, can make use of others professionally within business informatics and on other business areas. Practical Skills The learner: ? Application of skills: can operate in complex and unpredictable / specialised contexts that may be at the forefront of knowledge. Has overview of the issues governing good practice. ? Autonomy in skill use: can act in a professional capacity for budsiness information solutions, with responsibility and largely autonomously and with initiative in complex and unpredictable situations. ? Technical expertise: has technical mastery, performs smoothly with precision and effectiveness; can adapt skills and design or develop new skills / procedures for new situations.  
Learning and teaching methods
• lectures • research assignments,  

Assessment Weight (%)
Seminar work 50  
Written or oral examinations 50  
Comments
Student passes the exam, when each part of the examination is evaluated as positiv. 
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