UNIVERSITY OF PIRAEUS
SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
This course will educate students in contemporary business information systems, modern computer tools, and what it means to act responsibly within current business environments. Students will study essential information systems, found in current and emerging business models.
Education in information technology is critical for every business professional in every discipline. Today, information technology is used extensively in business to acquire, develop and communicate information, and, to assist managers with every decision they make. Regardless of a student’s future occupation, they will need to understand the potential and limitation of information technology and be able to use it effectively in their work.
Discussion will focus on information technology, contemporary decision support tools, and standards of behavior required of personnel working with information and information technology. Students will learn about technology and its impact on the business through readings from books, and other published resources including podcasts, discussions, and independent exploration. Students will work in a team and individual environment to solve business problems using decision support systems with MS Excel.