Checking date: 05/06/2023

Course: 2024/2025

Global Information Systems
Bachelor in Management and Technology (Plan: 486 - Estudio: 351)

Coordinating teacher: FERNANDEZ ARREGUI, SUSANA

Department assigned to the subject: Computer Science and Engineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
I - The global digital world 1. The global digital world 2. Value of information in the global economy 3. Policy, Regulation and Globalization in Information Technology II - Paradigms and models of global information systems 1. Internet, the Web and the Internet of Things (IoT) 2. Distributed computing and storage systems. 3. From systems to services: service-oriented architecture. 4. Virtualization and Cloud Computing. 5. Cloud service models. 6. Implementation of services in the cloud: practical aspects. 7. Big data paradigms for companies. III - Design of Global Systems 1. High-performance IT systems for enterprises. 2. Data Center Standards 3. Planning, prevention and response for disaster recovery
Learning activities and methodology
AF1. THEORETICAL-PRACTICAL CLASSES. Knowledge and concepts students must acquire. Student receive course notes and will have basic reference texts to facilitate following the classes and carrying out follow up work. Students partake in exercises to resolve practical problems and participate in workshops and an evaluation tests, all geared towards acquiring the necessary capabilities. AF2. TUTORING SESSIONS. Individualized attendance (individual tutoring) or in-group (group tutoring) for students with a teacher. AF3. STUDENT INDIVIDUAL WORK OR GROUP WORK. MD1. THEORY CLASS. Classroom presentations by the teacher with IT and audiovisual support in which the subject`s main concepts are developed, while providing material and bibliography to complement student learning. MD2.PRACTICAL CLASS. Resolution of practical cases and problem, posed by the teacher, and carried out individually or in a group. MD3.TUTORING SESSIONS. Individualized attendance (individual tutoring sessions) or in-group (group tutoring sessions) for students with teacher as tutor. Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/100% on-site.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

Extraordinary call: regulations

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.