Course: Inform.Systems in Region. Administration

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Course title Inform.Systems in Region. Administration
Course code USII/KISR
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 2
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Komárková Jitka, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
  • Jonášová Hana, Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
Basic terms, data and its quality, information and its definition, the information system, a brief introduction to essentials of the theory of systems. Informatization of public administration, eGovernment in CR and EU (eEurope, SmartAdministration). EGovernment Act, hexagon, basic registries, data boxes, communication infrastructure, CzechPoint. Modelling of processes. Classification of information systems. System integration. Alternatives of information system solving. Life cycle of the information system development. Methodology of the information system development, MDIS. Management projects of information systems. Quality of information systems. IS MUNIS and IS LCS Helios IQ - practical examples of presented functions.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Skills training
Learning outcomes
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with essentials of information systems with a special focus on the whole life cycle with the stronger emphasis on the analytic phase and links with related problems (for example data quality, legal point of view, security, architecture). Furthermore, problems of e-Government and the contemporary state of the information process in public administration in the Czech Republic and the European Union are also presented.
Student will be able to play an active role in projects of implementation of information and communication technologies in both public administration and private companies.
Basic knowledge of data modelling and database systems. Basic knowledge of flowchart diagrams.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Home assignment evaluation, Student performance assessment

Assignment: is granted upon elaboration of all given tasks and defence of aproject. Examination: written (at minimum 65 %) and oral part.
Recommended literature
  • Fowler, Martin. Destilované UML. Praha: Grada, 2009. ISBN 978-80-247-2062-3.
  • Komárková J., Kopáčková H., Bílková R., Máchová R. Úvod do informačních systémů: pro kombinovanou formu studia. Pardubice, 2006.
  • Kroenke, D. MIS Essentials, 2/E. Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN 9780138018825.
  • Schwalbe, K. Řízení projektů v IT. Praha, 2011. ISBN 9788025128824.
  • Šimonová, Stanislava. Modelování procesů a dat pro zvyšování kvality. Pardubice: Univerzita Pardubice, 2009. ISBN 978-80-7395-205-1.
  • Valacich, J, George, J., Hoffer, J. A. Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design, 5/E. Prentice Hall, 2011. ISBN 9780137067114.
  • Voříšek, Jiří. Aplikační služby IS/ICT formou ASP : proč a jak pronajímat informatické služby. Praha: Grada, 2004. ISBN 80-247-0620-2.

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