Information Systems Management


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About the specialisation

The application of information technology to support the major functions any organisation is Information Systems Management (ISM). Managing resources such as labour, capital & raw materials was an important function. But the need to manage information resource is now equally important.


ISM supports the process of collection, manipulation, storage, distribution and utilization of an organization's information resources.

Information systems, technology, and business management come together in this specialisation for two purposes – (1) the use of information systems to solve business problems and (2) the management of technology, which includes new product development and enterprise management.

Professionals of ISM possess a solid mix of business and technical knowledge that address the needs of an organization.


Understanding organisational structures, objectives, operations and the financial implications is part of this course. These factors help in communication with users effectively and design systems to support their needs. 

Course Structure

Third Semester
Code Subject Credits
ISM301 Software Engineering 4
ISM302 Database Management Systems (DBMS) 4
ISM303 Computer Networks 4
ISM304 Business Intelligence and Tools 4


Fourth Semester
Code Subject Credits
ISM401 Enterprises Resource Planning (ERP) 4
ISM402 e-Commerce 4
ISM403 Technology Management 4
ISM404 Java and Web Design 4


Information Systems Management (ISM) is a fast growing area of specialisation because daily operations rely indispensably on computer based systems. For students with these skills, the long term demand will continue to grow. ISM is a well-suited career for those looking to solve business problems using information technology.


SMU-DE’s MBA in Information Systems Management familiarises students with topics like systems development tools and techniques, information architecture, network configurations, databases, and systems integration. This Programs keeps students abreast with evolving information technologies and creates a solid foundation of required technical skills. 

Career Opportunities

Increasing dependency on computer based systems in turn increases potential for jobs in this specialisation across all sectors. Students who have pursued MBA in Information Systems Management have landed jobs in several IT companies.


Some of the roles they have been hired for are listed below:


  • Website Management
  • E-commerce Development
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Credit and Billing Systems
  • Inventory Control Systems
  • Software Product Development
  • Knowledge management systems and business analysis
  • Computer and information science
  • Computer networks and security
  • Information Security
  • IT Management


Some of the job titles they have earned are:


  • Systems Analyst
  • Database Manager
  • Computer Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Project Lead
  • Information Technology Consultant
  • Applications Developer
  • Programmer


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