B.A. in Information Systems Management

A curriculum of management information systems prepares its graduates for the challenges and needs of the information systems environment and trains them to work in the hi-tech industry in Israel and around the world.The degree program combines knowledge from various fields, including business administration, management studies, economics and strategy, computer and information systems studies.

The curriculum imparts professional tools that enable students to join the hi-tech sector immediately upon completing their first year of study.

Why study Management Information Systems at the Peres Academic Center?

Degree Plus
The best lecturers
Morning classes
Career development

Plus Degree

Clear advantage in the labor market

“Plus Degree” is a unique academic program that provides advanced diploma studies together with degree studies - for a clear advantage in the labor market.

Companies Track

An innovative curriculum led by senior executives of leading companies, providing practical knowledge and real tools that will enable you to fall in love with your career.


Curriculum For Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information Systems

The curriculum provides professional tools that enable integration in the hi-tech industry upon completing the first year of study, reflecting the experience acquired in information systems at universities in Israel and abroad. Program components were adapted to the demands set forth by leading information system entities around the world, such as:

The association for computing machinery – ACM

The association for information systems – AIS

The program at the Peres Academic Center is operated together with The Israeli Chamber of Information Technology.

The Chamber of Information Technology is a public association that consolidates, develops and represents all of the information technology and C4I personnel in Israel, aiming to create a company, organizational and business value and be a stable professional home for promoting its members. The Chamber provides a platform for professional activities, enrichment and inspirational sessions, professional certifications, and business and social networking for information technology and h-tech professionals in Israel.

As part of the collaborative relationship, students are entitled to join the Chamber as members and enjoy the best of its activities at no charge.

 

This course will provide the information needed in various fields and will present students with basic elements of information systems and information management. This course will also provide tools for coping with technological changes in the futures and advanced versions of applications.

Students will learn basic terms in information systems and information systems management. Students will acquire basic knowledge and tools in information systems management.

The course will address various issues relating to the role of general managers regarding computing and information systems, distribution of work with the technical managers and the role of general managers in hi-tech projects

Introduction to computer sciences and basic principles of programming languages. Students will learn how to use Python and get to know the basic constructs within the language, including variable and list definition, defining control structures (conditions, loops), dividing the program into functions and recourse. The course will solve various problems through programing and the students will learn how to plan the solution using an algorithm, realizing it in the studied programming language.

A basic course in financial accounting that introduces the main financial information included in reports, its meaning and formulation, including a discussion of major accounting issues.

Introducing advanced terms and issues of linear algebra.

The course aims to introduce students to the world of information systems and infrastructures. Understanding basic terms, models and guidelines for infrastructure personnel. Introducing the role of the infrastructures engineer. Introducing technologies and methodologies comprising the world of computer infrastructures and information systems. Presenting computer and infrastructure equipment and developing infrastructures and information systems from planning to full system deployment. Exposure to leading cloud computing infrastructure trends in the world of information infrastructures and data processing which continues to evolve and require extensive knowledge in the field.

A course on the “individual” economic units, individual economy, individual consumer, producer, employee – generalizing their conduct to that of the entire population (all consumers, manufacturers, etc.). The course provides students with analytical tools for understanding market operations in general, how prices are set, salaries, scales determined by the market forces and what is left to the discretion of the individual person/manufacturer.

The main aims of the course are to review the main characteristics of the economic theory in the digital age as compared to the “traditional” age and to illuminate the economic aspects relevant to information and digital systems, both at the macro and organizational level.

The course aims to broadly introduce students to human-computer interactions, especially in the field of interface design and he challenges of creating an effective user experience.

An introductory course that relates to problem solving, algorithm formulation and coding.

Imparting basic terms in the field of logic, group theory, combinatorics and graph theory, and developing problem solving skills.

Students will study and get to know the structure, operation and algorithms for realizing computer communication systems, popular data communication protocols and the skills for solving equations in this field.

Introducing the systems analysis profession, popular methodologies and information systems analysis. The role of the information systems analyst in the organization and introducing the tools used in the systems analysis process. The course will focus on information system specification.

The course focuses on understanding the reasons for differences between various data structures and their relative advantages. The course will consist of practice labs where students will practice the development and use of Java data structures and algorithms. Students will experience dry and wet practice scenarios.

This course serves as an introduction to a serious of courses focusing on information security. Students will acquire initial knowledge of computer system security and will be able to help assess computer and communication system security requirements as well as alternatives for implementation at the organizational level. The issues addressed in this course will be more thoroughly discussed in further courses in the program.

The course will deal with database system principles and technology, designing tabular databases using semantic models including normalization, SQL for creating a tabular scheme, updating data and formulating queries.

The course will utilize Microsoft SQL Server toward establishing databases and practicing the study material. Students will practice theoretical and practical assignments.

Introducing basic terms in statistics and acquiring quantitative tools for business and managerial decisions and problem solving.

The course will provide students with basic terms of project management. Students will get to know the project lifecycle and the disciplines comprising it. We will learn how the objective is achieved through successful execution and completion, considering the various internal and external constraints and the reality that has a certain level of randomality. In order to train the students to manage projects within the industry, an MS Project teaching workshop will be conducted, including GANTT and PERT assignments and presentation, devising resource tables and placement, various costs, handling deviations and over allocations, monitoring progress and more.

The course will teach the terms relating to data management skills in a data rich world and it will provide general background on algorithms, defining the new business worlds added to the world of information systems. The course will provide the foundation for data science technology and the architectural models for information systems in this new world. The course will provide a review of the commercial tools and applications currently available in the market.

The course will provide the theoretical understanding and practical know-how for creating a computing array for Big Data based organizations.

Introducing advanced terms and topics of probability.

As part of the course, we will introduce methodologies for process analysis and specification, we will study the functional and general requirements within the process of selecting an ERP system for the organization. We will learn how to align the organization’s business processes to the ERP system while mapping various data schemes toward data migration.

The course aims to introduce students with the overall strategic concept, as well as the considerations for planning, constructing and maintaining an organizational information system. The course clarifies the meaning of information within the organization, its flow and problematic nature in terms of the information manager and employee.

Imparting basic knowledge and introducing software development based on Object Oriented principles using Java. The course will introduce the language syntax and the principles for realizing departments, objects, methods and variables. In addition, the course will deal with legacies and interfaces, arrays, deviations, input output and directory departments, as well as advanced issues of graphic user interface and parallel computing. Students will experience modern development environments for writing programs, compiling and filtering errors.

The course aims to present students with the real valid functions and its main features, including a review of the basic functions; defining the term limit; defining the term derivative; introducing basic calculus statements; investigating functions. Defining ancestor functions and integrals. Solving differential equations.

The course will provide students theoretical and practical know-how toward understanding human behavior in organizations and the operation of various organizational systems. We will review organizational theories (macro and micro) by focusing on three levels (organization, group and individual) and their impact on the organization’s functions and managerial processes.

We will study the concept of social entrepreneurship, its definitions and characteristics. The course will provide students with tools to identify needs in the community and translate them into interventions toward changing the social policy and tools required for operating educational projects within the community.

Imparting basic know-how on local and international shipping, inventory and logistics center management, import-export, purchasing, quality assurance and control, overall supply chain management: The backbone consolidating all of the reviewed areas. The course will be taught together with companies active in the industry and students will be able to view the actual implementation of the academic knowledge.

Practically designing an information system while placing an emphasis on planning its database, based on the results of the information systems analysis and specification process. Introducing the stage of design in information systems’ life cycle. Considerations for designing databases, normalization vs. denormalization and performance enhancement, shifting to design through the object method. Designing interfaces and reports and their impact on the databases.

The course provides an introduction to information retrieval (IR). Including basic and advanced techniques for IR systems: Boolean retrieval, creating a text index, methodology vector space, IR system assessment, user interface issues, BEW search and classification algorithms. The course will provide students with principles and approaches to information retrieval.

The final project is intended to summarize the know-how and skills acquired throughout the program and realize them within an actual software project. As part of the project, students are required to present their competencies in project analysis, design, development, testing and presentation. The final project includes all stages of the life cycle and is prepared over three semesters of individual work led by a mentor of the faculty.

The seminar will address advanced and specific issues relating to information systems management, where students will analyze and present articles, case studies and various issues defined by course lecturers.

The course aims to provide students with basic terms relating to business English and to develop reading comprehension skills for academic texts on business administration. Academic reading, placing an emphasis on vocabulary – business related situations and interactions.

The course aims to introduce HTML-based technologies used for establishing and maintaining websites. The course will provide practical knowledge and enable its implementation using dedicated tools for creating interactive websites. In addition, the course will address principles of interactive website design while using customary design languages. Understanding the power of design-interface, helping end users in their daily life, enabling us to demonstrate the broad meaning of technology for serving the individual and society.

Imparting basic know-how on local and international shipping, inventory and logistics center management, import-export, purchasing, quality assurance and control, overall supply chain management: The backbone consolidating all of the reviewed areas. The course will be taught together with companies active in the industry and students will be able to view the actual implementation of the academic knowledge.

The course examines the object-based approach to systems analysis, using various analysis methods and diagrams. Emphasis is placed on a methodology that leads us from a vague “case study” to a detailed project plan including departments, fields and actual code methods. The outcome is a planning portfolio used as a blueprint for project developers toward developing the project toward realization of the case study in a functional system. The analysis includes a detailed specification, textual description and various diagrams, including various case study techniques. The languages for system realization are also elite languages that we studied, such as Java and Python, as well as other platforms such ass Web programming and Android application development (optional).

The course aims to introduce methods for algorithm planning and analysis, and to introduce various algorithms in different fields.

Students will learn how to measure algorithm complexity by running time and place algorithms, algorithm complexity analysis by solving regression formulas, presenting popular formulas and their solutions.

Students will also learn about directed and undirected graphs, graph representation methods, trees as an individual graph incident, tracks, BFS and DFS transitions and graphic minimum spanning tree.

Reading academic and research texts. Practicing and improving reading strategies, understanding various types of questions and texts and conducting literary reviews and research. Linguistic aspects including syntax, templates for organizing paragraphs and text formatting.

*EOE. The details of the program are subject to change.
**The list of courses may be updated in accordance with the curriculum at the start of the year.
***This is a structured system; optional courses are liable to be dispersed automatically and subject to change
based on available offerings only. The number of available courses is subject to the structure of the program.
****Courses will be opened subject to a minimum number of registered participants.

Registration and Admission

The program accepts candidates who fulfil the following conditions:

Academic staff

לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Dr. Rami Rashkovits
Dr. Rami Rashkovits
Head of Department of Information Systems Management
לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Prof. Niv Ahituv
Prof. Niv Ahituv
לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Dr. Einat Malik Gadot
Dr. Einat Malik Gadot
לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Shay Tsaban, CPA (Isr.), MBA
Shay Tsaban, CPA (Isr.), MBA
לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Dr. Lior Gal
Dr. Lior Gal
לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Dr. Eitan Yaniv
Dr. Eitan Yaniv
לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Daphna Steinmetz
Daphna Steinmetz
לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Nadav Voloch
Nadav Voloch
לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Prof. Michael Hanani
Prof. Michael Hanani
לחץ למידע נוסף אודות Dr. Hadar Ronen
Dr. Hadar Ronen

Free Call Sign up Now!