Information systems are the lifeblood of the modern enterprise. Information System specialists have the power to create and restructure industries, empower individuals and firms, and dramatically reduce costs. As a result, organisations need well-trained information systems specialists and technology-savvy managers. With the technological advancement in the world today, managers cannot perform effectively without having a solid understanding of the role of information systems in organisations, competition, and the society.
SEMP in Information Systems provides students with the knowledge and skills required to plan, develop, and deploy technology-based business solutions. Students are equipped with a solid understanding of the strategic role of information systems in organisations and the influential role of technology in society.
Studying Information Systems will equip you to develop creative and innovative solutions to problems in government, businesses and non-profit organisations. You will learn how to work in creative teams to develop cutting-edge products and solutions that might save lives, improve the environment or standard of living and keep people connected. You may choose to concentrate on the analysis of systems, the design of systems, or the use of information systems in organisations.
It is impossible to think of any organisation without the need for information. Through the use of computer technology, an information system provides the right information to the right person, at the right time, and at the lowest possible cost. It is used at all levels of management from the operational to the strategic; it is also used in all functional areas of an organisation. Business organisations use an information system because it helps them to be highly efficient as well as competitive. It is also used in government organisations.