Program Objectives and Outcomes

MIS program objectives:

MIS program objectives are to:

  1. Provide students with comprehensive knowledge and technical skills needed to successfully participate in and support the increasingly applied role of information technology in corporate decision making,
  2. Enable graduates to conceptualize and manage the specification, design and implementation of applied information systems,  
  3. Provide the knowledge of contemporary issues related to the field of managing information systems,
  4. Develop knowledge and skills required to work effectively in a profession,
  5. Enhance self-confidence, ability to make proper decisions and effective communication, and
  6. Pursue lifelong learning and continuing education. 
Program Outcomes:

On successful completion of the program, students should be able to achieve the following attributes:

  1. Apply modern tools, techniques, and technology in a functional and productive manner in their professional activities,
  2. Analyze, design, construct, implement and maintain, usable, reliable, and cost-effective Information Systems (IS) that support operational, managerial, and strategic activities of organizations,
  3. Analyze, design, manipulate, and implement relational databases on which most IS are built upon,
  4. Plan, coordinate, monitor, and control IS development projects, 
  5. Study and evaluate existing manual and automated business processes, and identify opportunities for re-engineering and/or automation,
  6. Coordinate confidently and competently with the user community in IS requirements analysis/design activities, and provide guidance and technical support to end user computing activities, 
  7. Appreciate the use of IS for effective management, 
  8. Analyze the impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society, including ethical, religious, legal, security and global policy issues,
  9. Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal,
  10. Understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities,
  11. Employ effective communication skills consistent with the professional environment, and

Pursue lifelong learning and continued professional development