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  • Master of Engineering Science in Management of Information Systems

    General

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    • Short summary about the program

      Programme title: Management of Information System

      Awarded academic degree: Master of Engineering Science in Management of Information Systems (Inženierzinātņu maģistrs informācijas sistēmu vadībā)

      Faculty: Engineering Faculty  

      Study languages: English

      Duration of program: 2.5 years (5 semesters)

      Programme volume: 80 credit points

      Tuition Fee: 1700 EUR/per year (850 EUR/per semester)

      Enrolment requirements: Higher education, Bachelor of Engineering Science or Bachelor of Natural Sciences in Computer Science or Mathematics, or Bachelor of Social Sciences in Management Science or Economics, or higher professional education of the second level in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electronics, Logistics, Management Science and Economics.

      Programme DirectorDr.sc.ing., Asoc.prof. Mihails Savrasovs 

      • Short annotation of the programme

        Master's degree programme in Management Information Systems (MIS) cover both business and technology skills and is targeted on preparation of world-class specialists with deep knowledge in modern information and communication technology and utilization of technology in various contexts.Obtained knowledge and skills allows you to become a valuable link between developers of technology and users (community and business). The programme focuses on management of information systems, aspects of change management and use of technology During classes students are having lectures, practical assignments and case studies provided and supervised by best local and international professors and specialists. Joining the programme today allows you to get international experience provided by invited professors from University of Deusto (Spain), Tokyo University of Electro-Communications (Japan), University of Thessaly (Greece), etc. Upon successful completion of the study programme, you will be able to identify business problems, provide solutions on modern information and communication technologies base, manage and evaluate IT projects. 


        Subject

        CP (LV)

        ECTS (EU)

        Block Аcompulsory subjects (essential knowledge and skills)

        Information Systems and Technologies

        4

        6

        Business Intelligence & Data Quality

        4

        6

        Data Mining

        4

        6

        IT Project Management

        4

        6

        Intelligent Systems-1

        4

        6

        Legislation for Information Technologies

        2

        3

        Scientific Research Methodology

        2

        3

        Research Seminar

        4

        6

        Financial Management

        4

        6

        Business Process Management and Modelling

        4

        6

        Block В – optional subjects (essential knowledge and skills about future speciality)

        Quality Models of Software and Information Systems   

        (QM SIS)

        4            

        6

        Course Project (IT Project Management)

        2

        3

        English for Academic Purposes

        2

        3

        Enterprise Information Systems

        4

        6

        Theory of System and System Analysis

        4

        6

        Block Сfree choice subjects

        Subject of Free Choice                                              

        4           

        6

        • What will student receive after graduation

          Students, who successfully graduate from this study programme, obtain necessary knowledge, skills and competences in the management of the existing information systems, in planning and implementation of the projects oriented on different types of information systems integration, in design of new information systems and in active use of intelligent systems of the enterprise in the decision-making process. The study programme forms the necessary knowledge for active scientific activity and further study in the post-graduate programme.

          • Broad knowledge of modern scientific methods of studying business processes and information systems, their employment in practical activities.
          • Knowledge of the basics of pedagogic and skills of their employment in pedagogical activities/
          • Skills of formulating objectives and solving the set tasks with the help of the knowledge received in the process of learning at the higher education institution/
          • Skills of independent formulating and solving scientific tasks and of preparing the results of scientific research for publication.
          • Deep knowledge in the sphere of modern computer sciences concerning development and management of business processes.
          • Knowledge of scientific methods of modelling in analysis and of designing the system of management in developing managerial decisions.
          • Skills of employing modern information technologies in setting and solving economic tasks.
          • Career opportunities

            • IT project managers
            • Specialists in business intelligent and business systems
            • Consultants in information systems
            • IT analysts, experts in decision making
            • IT companies and IT departments managers in the public and private sectors.


            • Teaching staff

              Savrasovs Mihails, 

              Dr.sc.ing., As.prof.

               Misnevs Boriss

              Dr.sc.ing.

              Kijonoka Jelena 

              Dr.sc.ing.