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Course module: 320090-B-6
Information Management for Pre-master
Course info
Course module320090-B-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryBA (Bachelor)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionDutch
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Economics and Management; TiSEM: Management; TiSEM: Management;
Is part of
PM Information Management HBO
Convenant TISEM
Contact persondr. H. Weigand
dr. H. Weigand
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Coordinator course
dr. H. Weigand
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2018
Starting block
SM 1
Course mode
RemarksThis information is not up to date. Check the Course Catalog 2019 or select the course via “Register”.
Registration openfrom 14/08/2018 09:00 up to and including 31/07/2019
After finishing the course, you will be able to:
  • Explain the role of Information Systems (IS) in organizations;
  • Describe the main technical components of an IS, such as Databases, software and network, and how information systems are developed;
  • Develop small programs in Python and queries in SQL;
  • Analyze the effects of Information Systems in organizations and society;
  • Communicate effectively with IT professionals and managers.
In this way, you have the potential of being an intermediary between IT and the business. Moreover, you will have a good impression of what Information Management means as a discipline.
By means of lectures and labs the following subjects will be treated:
  • Basic concepts of Information Management;
  • Python programming;
  • Databases and SQL;
  • Information System Development;
  • Information Systems and Society.
Type of instructions
Lectures and labs
Type of exams
Written exam (80%), lab sessions (20%)

Timetable information
320090-B-6|Information Management voor Pre-master
Written test opportunities
Written test opportunities (HIST)
Schriftelijk 80% / Written 80%EXAM_01SM 1110-12-2018
Schriftelijk 80% / Written 80%EXAM_01SM 1216-01-2019
Required materials
List of literature
Beschikbaar op Internet
Title:Information Systems for Business and Beyond
Author:David Bourgeois
Publisher:Saylor Academy
Scientific articles - to be announced.
Recommended materials
List of literature
Title:Computer Science - An Overview
Author:J.G. Brookshear
Publisher:Addison Wesley,
List of literature
Title: Information Systems for Managers
Author:Gabriele Piccoli, Frederico Pigni,
Written 80%

Paper 20%

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