Checking date: 31/03/2022

Course: 2022/2023

Basics of Information Technology
Study: Bachelor in Management and Technology (351)

Coordinating teacher: GARCIA GUZMAN, JAVIER

Department assigned to the subject: Computer Science and Engineering Department

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Didactic unit I - Information System fundamentals 1. Introduction to Computing 2. Applications of Informatics in the enterprise 3. Computer platforms 4. Operating systems 5. Storage systems and databases 6. Computer networks and the Internet 7. Software and system libraries 8. Programming tools Didactic unit II - Information Systems in the enterprise 9. Components of an Enterprise Information System (ERP, CRM, SCM, BI, and so on and so forth) 10. Architecture of an Enterprise Information System 11. The Internet, the Web, and the paradigm of Cloud Computing 12. From Systems to Services: Service-Oriented Architecture
Learning activities and methodology
LA1. THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL CLASSES. Where the knowledge that students should acquire will be presented. They will receive the scores and will have basic texts of reference to ease the follow-up of classes and the development of subsequent work. Students will solve exercises and practical problems. Workshops and evaluation tests will be carried out to acquire the necessary skills. LA2. TUTORIALS. Individualized assistance (individual tutorials) or group assistance (collective tutorials) to students by the lecturer. LA3. INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP STUDENT WORK. DM1 THEORY CLASS. Exposition of the topics in lecturer¿s class with support of computer and audiovisual media, where the subject main concepts are developed, and materials and bibliography are provided to complement the students¿ learning process. DM2. PRACTICES. Resolution of practical cases, problems, and so on and so forth, posed by the lecturer and oriented individually or in groups. DM3. TUTORIALS. Individualized assistance (individual tutorials) or group assistance (collective tutorials) to students by the lecturer. For subjects of 6 credits, there will be provided 4 hours with 100% of attendance. Acronyms LA: Learning Activity DM: Development Methodology
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 55
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 45
Basic Bibliography
  • Ralph Stair, George Reynolds. Fundamentals of Information Systems, 7th Edition (ISBN-13: 978-1305108110). Cengage Learning. 2016
  • Smallwood, R.F.. Information Governance: Concepts, Strategies and Best Practices (ISBN 978-1-118-21830-3). Wiley. 2014
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.