Organization and Management of Information Systems

The name of the Programme: Master Study Programme (Second-Cycle): Organization and Management of Information Systems

The title obtained by the graduate: magister organizator informatik, magistrica organizatorka informatičarka (Master’s Degree)

Duration: The study takes 2 years (4 semesters).

The objective of the Programme: The essential objective of the Master's Study is to build professionals for the organization and management of information systems, to provide the students with broad business knowledge, perspective, and good understanding of the business world that needs the information solutions. The students shall acquire analytical and conceptual knowledge and general competences, which will enable them:

  • To be the problem solvers and critical thinkers,
  • To use the system concepts in the process of understanding and identification of problems,
  • To be able to apply both the traditional, as well as new concepts and knowledge,
  • To understand that the system is composed of people, processes, hardware, software, and data.

The students have to acquire the skills for an effective interpersonal communication, ability to work in a team, and ethical principles of the profession.

Moreover, the objective of the Organization and Management of Information Systems Master Study Programme is also to train the students for the design and implementation of solutions with the aid of the Information Technology in the way of improving the organization’s operation. Therefore, the graduate has to:

  • Understand and model the organizational processes and data, define and implement the technical and procedural solutions, manage the projects, and integrate the systems,
  • Master the techniques of data and information collection, conversion, transfer, and storage,
  • Apply the Information Technology in order to help the individuals, groups, and organizations in achieving their goals.

The information activity in organization systems operates both internally as well as externally, but it may also present a fundamental activity of an organization. The perspectives of personal development in the field are excellent, as the profession covers broad professional fields and is in constant contact with new knowledge and technologies. Additionally, it can be said that it is among the most sought after professions in the EU.

Subject-specific competences

A Master’s degree in the Organization and Management of Information Systems is centred primarily on the creation, research, and management of information systems and technologies. The Programmes’ contents are designed so that the acquired knowledge, besides the theoretical foundations, is focused also on the practical use at different levels of organization and management of business systems. Thus, the Master of Science is also equipped with the knowledge necessary for the work with technologies, supporting the use of information systems in various fields of Industry, Finance, Insurance, State Administration, Health Care, Education, Science, and Research.

The Master’s study is designed so as to enable the acquisition of knowledge from the fields of Information Systems, Information Technologies, Programme Engineering, and Computing. Moreover, the basic knowledge from the methodological subjects, Organization and Management, Economics, and Project Work enable a successful work in the multidisciplinary project groups, where the Master of Sciences can act creatively in a team, in a leading or other operational function.

With the acquired knowledge and experience from the field of Information Technologies, the Masters of Science are ready to lead, direct, propose, and coordinate the cooperation among the colleagues from the professional fields – the clients and internal and external developers of information systems. The extensive theoretical basis, gained during the studies, allows a critical approach towards the problems and the ability to recognise the demands of the environment, time, and long-term effects. Due to the broad spectrum of knowledge, the Masters of Science are trained for the planning and development of strategic information systems (management information systems, decision-support systems, etc.).

After the completed studies, the graduates are equipped with the tools necessary to solve even the most complex problems, and are able to solve the problems in a broad field of work. In addition to that, the graduates also master the managerial skills needed for an effective management of the organization.

  • Curriculum
  • FIRST YEAR:

    Course unit Lecturer ECTS Contact hours
    Statistics In Research A. Žnidaršič 7 75
    Systems Theory A. Škraba 8 60
    Decision Theory M. Kljajić Borštnar 7 60
    Object Oriented Analysis And Development Of Information Systems R. Leskovar 8 60
    Business Intelligence D. Kofjač 7 60
    Research In Information Systems M. Kljajić Borštnar 8 60
    Business Economics And Controlling   8 60
    Elective subject 1   7 60

    First Year - Elective subjects (student selects one of the following elective subjects):

    Subject Lecturer ECTS Contact hours
    Quality Management And Business Excellence Approaches D. Maletič 7 60
    Corporate Sustainability M. Maletič 7 60

    SECOND YEAR:

    Course unit Lecturer ECTS Contact hours
    Information Systems Management A. Pucihar 8 60
    Modeling Of Complex Systems A. Škraba 8 60
    Business Software Solutions Development B. Werber, U. Rajkovič 8 60
    Software Quality R. Leskovar 7 60
    Organization And Management Development J. Kovač 6 60
    Elective subject 1   7 60
    Elective subject 2   6 60
    Master Thesis Z. Balantič 10 10

    Second Year - Elective subjects (student selects one of the following elective subjects with 7 ECTS    and    one of the following elective subjects with 6 ECTS):

    Subject Lecturer ECTS Contact hours
    Knowledge From Data Discovery M. Kljajić Borštnar   6 60
    Sustainability And Information Systems A. Baggia 6 60
    Software Testing R. Leskovar, A. Baggia 7 60
    Collaboration Technologies A. Pucihar 7 60