INMNAINM Information Management

School of Business Administration in Karvina
Winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/2/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Ing. Radim Dolák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Petr Suchánek, Ph.D.
Department of Informatics and Mathematics – School of Business Administration in Karvina
Contact Person: Ing. Jan Górecki, Ph.D.
Wed 10:35–11:20 A412
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
INMNAINM/01: Wed 11:25–13:00 A412, R. Dolák
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 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 12/15, only registered: 0/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to acquaint students with basic concepts of information management such as data, information and knowledge in the context of information and knowledge society. The course is also focused on trends in information and knowledge management.
  • 1. Information management
    Historical development. The difference between the earlier and contemporary concepts. Defining of information management. Information management and its tasks. Role of information manager. Information management methods. Information Society.
    2. Data, information and knowledge
    Data. Information. Knowledge. Information literacy. Asymmetry of information. Complete and perfect information.
    3. Information support
    Information support for management and marketing. Information support for management of production and logistics processes. Information support for crisis management. Information services. Communication.
    4. Documents
    Types of documents. Identification of documents. Working with documents. Location of Objects .
    5. Sources of information, acquisition, searching and managing of information
    Sources of information (libraries, archives, museums, galleries, information centers and centers, database centers, special institutions, electronic information sources). Getting information. Searching information on the Internet (search engines, web usability). Managing information.
    6. Organizational information strategies, ICT management models and information systems in organizations.
    Methodologies and models of ICT management. ISO Standards. Information systems in organizations. Information audit.
    7. ICT and innovation as a boost to improving business performance
    Corporate Performance Management (CPM). Business Intelligence (BI)
    8. Trends in current information management.
    Mobility and ubiquitous connectivity. Big Data. Social media. Cloud computing. ICT as a consumer thing. Artificial intelligence
    required literature
  • DOLÁK, R., 2023. Information management. Karviná: SU OPF. Distance learning support book.
    recommended literature
  • SCHOPFLIN, K. a M. WALSH, 2019. Practical knowledge and information management. London: Facet Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78330-335-9.
  • MCKNIGHT, W., 2014. Information Management: Strategies for Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data. Waltham: Elsevier. ISBN 978-0124080560.
Teaching methods
lectures, class discussion, group projects
Assessment methods
Requirements for the student: minimum 50 % attendance at seminars, preparation and presentation of seminar work, involvement in project teaching. Evaluation methods: preparation of seminar work (30 % evaluation), involvement in project teaching (30 % evaluation), written examination (40 % evaluation).
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2018, Winter 2019, Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022.
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