Fundamentals of Business Information Systems

Course Description

Upon completion of study each student will become a part of a business system. It is therefore necessary to understand the basic business functions of the company: planning, procurement, production or provision of services, sales, finance, asset management, human capital management, customer relationship management, business planning and reporting. How to calculate value added tax (VAT), how to calculate payroll. Which software is used to support business functions, and which software is available on the market. How does the selection, implementation and maintenance of business software. What are the trends related to business software (cloud computing).

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will understand the core business processes in the company.
  2. They will be able to correctly interpret the basic business documents (purchase or sales order, invoice, business plan, etc.), and they will be able to make a simple profit and loss statement.
  3. They will understand what kind of software is now available on the market to support business functions (ERP, CRM, EPM, HCM, etc.).
  4. They will understand what is the purpose of software now available on the market.
  5. They will understand activities for the selection of business software.
  6. They will be able to prepare a list of activities for the selection of business software.

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Theoretical fundations and paradigms exposed during the lectures are illustrated with practical examples.

Exercises

Applying the knowledge acquired on lectures on practical examples.

Seminars

Writing and presentation of seminar papers.

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Class participation 0 % 20 % 0 % 0 %
Seminar/Project 0 % 30 % 0 % 30 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 50 % 20 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 50 % 20 %
Final Exam: Oral 10 %
Exam: Written 50 % 40 %
Exam: Oral 30 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Business system, business information system.
  2. Business functions: sales, customer relationship management.
  3. Exercise: Company functions simulation (master data, sales).
  4. Business functions: purchase, production, service provision.
  5. Exercise: company functions simulation (purchase, service provision in project-oriented organization).
  6. Business functions: finance, planning and reporting.
  7. Exercise: business functions simulation (invoicing, tax calculation).
  8. Exercise: business functions simulation (financial statement preparation).
  9. Business functions: human capital management, asset management.
  10. Exercise: Business functions simulation (recruitment, salary calculation).
  11. Software used to support business functions.
  12. Selection process, implementation and maintenance of software used to support business functions.
  13. Exercise: selection of business software.
  14. Presentation of seminar papers.
  15. Presentation of seminar papers.

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Computer Engineering (module)
Skills (5. semester)
Computer Science (module)
Skills (5. semester)
Computing (study)
Skills (3. semester)
Control Engineering and Automation (module)
Skills (5. semester)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (study)
Skills (3. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (module)
Skills (5. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (module)
Skills (5. semester)
Electronics (module)
Skills (5. semester)
Information Processing (module)
Skills (5. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (module)
Skills (5. semester)
Telecommunication and Informatics (module)
Skills (5. semester)
Wireless Technologies (module)
Skills (5. semester)
University graduate
Computer Engineering (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Computer Science (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Control Engineering and Automation (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electrical Engineering Systems and Technologies (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electronics (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Information Processing (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Telecommunication and Informatics (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)
Wireless Technologies (profile)
Skills (1. semester) (3. semester)

Literature

Željko Panian, Katarina Ćurko (2010.), Poslovni informacijski sustavi, Element, d.o.o.
(2018.), Materijali predmeta dostupni na fakultetskom intranetu.,

General

ID 164418
  Winter semester
3 ECTS
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning
14 Lectures
16 Exercises
0 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

87,5 Excellent
75 Very Good
62,5 Good
50 Acceptable