MIS 201- Part1,2 And 3

Assignment Details

The project involves studying the IT infrastructure of a relevant information system (IS)/ information technology (IT) used by selecting any organization of your choice locally or internationally

The idea is to investigate the selected organization using the main components of IT (Hardware, software, services, data management and networking). Infrastructure Investigation, which is in a selected industry, should be carried out by using articles, websites, books and journal papers and /or interviews. In the report, you are expected to discuss:


Project Report Structure: Part 1


1. Cover Page This must contain topic title, student names and Students   ID, section number and course name. (you   can find the cover page in the blackboard)


2. Table of Contents (0.5 mark).  Make sure the table of contents contains and corresponds   to the headings in the text, figures, and tables.


3. Executive Summary (1 marks).  What does the assignment about, briefly explain the   distinct features


4. Organizational Profile (1.5 marks).  Brief background of the business including   organization details, purpose, and organizational structure.


5. Strategies (3 marks). Discuss different types of strategies for competitive   advantages and then select and discuss the most appropriate strategies to   improve the performance of the organization.

Hint: You can discuss any points that   you learned in this course and its related to your selected organization 


6. Technology Involved (4 marks). How is the organization set up in terms of its IT   infrastructure? Discuss the hardware, software, telecommunication,   information security, networks, and other elements.

Hint: You can discuss any points that   you learned in this course and its related to your selected organization


Project Report Structure: Part 2


7. Analysis of Existing System (5 marks). Analyze   the key problems of the existing system used by the company. Also discuss   the Information Systems used within the company for example:

· Transaction processing systems (TPS)

· Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems

· Functional Area Information Systems

· Business intelligence


Hint: You can discuss any points that you learned in this course and   its related to your selected organization


8. Possible Solutions and   Suggestions for the company (1 mark).  What are your suggestions to help   the organization in solving the key problems?


9. Conclusion (1.5 mark).

Summarize your report


10. References (0.5 mark).

Use APA referencing   style format.


Part 3: Presentation 


Make a power-point   presentation of your Project work mentioning all the above contents and   present in a group. There must be minimum 10 slides in the presentation with a good background design, readable font   size and style with appropriate color.

Presentation must have the   following format:

§ First slide: Group   members name and Student id & Title of the Project

§ Company Profile

§ Strategies

§ Technology   Involved

§ Analysis of Existing   System

§ Possible solutions   and suggestions

§ Conclusion

§ References

Guidelines for the assignment:

§ Make sure to include the cover page with all information required. One mark will be deducted if there is no cover page

§ This is a group project (2-3 students), which is part of your course score. It requires effort, research, and critical thinking.

§ Use font Times New Roman, 12 font sizes

§ Use 1.5 line spacing with adjust to all paragraphs (alignment).

§ Use the footer function to insert page number.

§ Ensure that you follow the APA style in your project and references.

§ The minimum number of required references is 5.

§ Your project report length Part 1 & Part 2 should be between 2500 to 3000 words in total.

§ You must check the spelling and grammar mistakes before submitting the assignment.

§ Up to 20% of the total grade will be deducted for providing a poor structure of assignment. Structure includes these elements paper style, free of spelling and grammar mistakes, referencing and word count.

§ Assignment must be in Word format only NO PDF

§ Your file should be saved as Word doc  [Example]: [Your Name] [CRN] MIS201 – Project Assignment Part 1.doc

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