INMBPINS Information Systems

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/1/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. RNDr. Ing. Roman Šperka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. et Ing. Michal Halaška, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. RNDr. Ing. Roman Šperka, Ph.D.
Department of Informatics and Mathematics - School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: Ing. Jan Górecki, Ph.D.
Mon 12:15–13:50 A412
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
INMBPINS/01: Mon 8:05–8:50 A216, M. Halaška
Prerequisites (in Czech)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 25/25, only registered: 3/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to explain the concepts of information system, information technology and architecture of the information system. Students will become familiar with the life cycle of the information system, foundations of the theory of information, issues of architecture and infrastructure of information systems, standards in the field of management of information systems and technologies, the technology of data mining and data warehousing and with the issues of safety, effectiveness and quality of information systems.
  • 1. Basic concepts from systems and information theory
    Systems and information theory. Information process. Data-information-knowledge-wisdom relationship. The importance of information for decision making in business management. Exchange of messages and their composition (sign, signal, alphabet, etc.). Definition of information system (IS). Enterprise IS.
    2. IS architectures and management
    IS architectures and their types. Importance of architectures in enterprise management. Web services. SOA (Service Oriented Architecture). Methodologies and standards for IS/IT management. ITIL, COBIT, CMMI and ISO and their relevance to the enterprise.
    3. Without data there is no IS
    Working with data. Data structures. Bulk data processing (agency, transactional). Data warehouses. Cloud computing. Definition of big data. The role of information in business informatics. Business intelligence: principle of operation, meaning and essence of multidimensional databases. Data mining and basic mining methods.
    4. IS life cycle
    Phases and stages of IS life cycle. Global enterprise strategy and sub-strategies of information strategy. Strategy and planning. Acquisition and development. Implementation (deployment). Operation and maintenance. Decommissioning. Outsourcing.
    5. IS development
    Methodologies of IS development (waterfall, spiral, prototypes and iterative model). RUP (Rational Unified Process). Factors influencing IS development, evaluation and models. IS development and its different phases. IS deployment strategies (siloed, incremental and impact).
    6. IS security and effectiveness
    Introduction to IS security and its role in the enterprise. Elements of security. Critical points. Security policy (objectives, mechanisms). Definition of risk, threats and infiltration into IS. IS effectiveness. Expression of effectiveness using financial indicators. IS quality and metrics.
    recommended literature
  • ŠPERKA, Roman and Michal HALAŠKA. Informační podpora činnosti firmy: Distanční studijní text. 2nd ed. Karviná, 2018. 172 pp. info
  • STAIR, R and G REYNOLDS. Fundamentals of Information Systems. 8th Edition. Boston, USA: Cengage Learning, 2016. ISBN 978-1-305-08216-8. info
  • GÁLA, L., ŠEDIVÁ, Z. a J. POUR. Podniková informatika. Praha: GRADA Publishing, 2015. ISBN 978-80-247-5457-4. info
  • SODOMKA, Petr a Hana KLČOVÁ. Informační systémy v podnikové praxi. Brno, 2010. ISBN 978-80-251-2878-7. info
Teaching methods
Lecture with a video analysis
Presentation of seminar work
Interactive lecture
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Teacher's information
Attendance in seminars 70 %, seminar paper, defense of seminar paper, final combined exam
Other study workload: individual work with information sources (internet, etc.), processing foreign sources and preparation for dealing with team tasks in seminars
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2015, Winter 2016, Winter 2017, Winter 2018, Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022.
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