Course Information
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGeorgios Tagaras
Course ID20000318

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 143
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Courses belonging to the other845
Design and StructuresElective Courses belonging to the other845
Industrial ManagementElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)845

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
  • Stefanos Katsavounis
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
After the successful completion of the course, the student will be able to: 1. Understand the socio-technical components of MIS. 2. Recognize the basic dimensions of Industry 4.0. 3. Know the terminology of modern MIS. 4. Discern the role of MIS in traditional and modern managerial pyramid. 5. Know the basic components of network infrastructure and comutations with emphasis on Edge computing, Fog Computing, Grid Computing, Cloud Computing. 6. Know the main elements of Service Level Agreements with cloud service providers. 7. Understand the computing services architecture in the internet computing environment. 8. Know the process of transforming raw data to useful information for the MIS. 9. Understand the basics of data security and the main types of cyber-attacks. 10. Know the main evaluation metrics for MIS in the context of enterprise productivity management. 6.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Importance of Management Information Systems (MIS). Features, sizing, sociotechnical perspective. Technological evolution and MIS: digital transformation, Industry 4.0. MIS study approaches: systems development life cycle, rapid application development. IT infrastructure: integrated information systems (IS) and data processing. Enterprise networking, online computing, enterprise architecture and business intelligence. Information systems management. Technological infrastructure of IS: multi-tier architecture, cloud computing & cloud computing services, service-oriented architecture (SOA). Fundamentals of computer networks, wireless networks, RFID technologies. Computing services: data organization, data Bases, data base management systems, OLTP, OLAP, BI architecture, and data bases security and protection and IS. MIS and enterprise performance management.
Information Systems, ERP
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment802.7
Student Assessment
Evaluation of project presentation and final examination.
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
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