Management Information System

Management Information System
SBS MBA
Assignment – 2023

STUDENT ID

UNIT TITLE: ___________________________________________________
NAME (in Full): ___________________________________________________
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
Assignments submission date on 16th February 2023 at [email protected] and
https://lms.atmsstudentgateway.com/
Any Assignment submission extension request must come to Azra Fatima (Head: Examination |
Academic)
[email protected] 5 days before the date of submission with a valid reason and
supported documentary evidence.
APA 7th edition referencing guidelines needs to be followed.
Any Assignment submission extension request must come to Azra Fatima (Head: Examination |
Academic) – [email protected] 5 days before the date of submission with a valid reason and
supported documentary evidence.
Similarity between student’s work is strictly not accepted, any student found with similar work will
be graded Zero and fail for the course. However, Plagiarism is an academic offence and will not be
tolerated.
Any reevaluation request should come in 5 days of grade release. Any late request will not be obliged.
(Form and other details shall be shared based on request)
Reevaluation cannot be requested for plagiarized assignments as the assignment stands as an academic
misconduct.
If a program participant submits the assignment late, but within 1 week after the submission date a 20%
penalty will be applied

Re-evaluation request is NOT applicable for any failed courses provided the mark range from 59 to 69.
Any grade which is below the range is however not applicable for this request.
Any rescheduling request can be fulfilled within one week after the actual date of the assessment. Any
late request will not be obliged.
Assignment once submitted to exam board is final for marking.
Second extension cannot be provided without supporting documentary evidence.
Program participants are strongly advised to keep a copy of their work in case the submitted copy should
go astray.
Total 90 marks. 10 Marks for Class Attendance. Final marks will be
converted to 90 marks.
PS. Kindly note to adhere to all the above instructions. Failing to read this, ATMS will not be responsible for
any actions taken.
GUIDELINES FOR ASSIGNMENT
a) If assignment is Question & Answer based then.
Introduction is needed for each question.
Question has to be answered based on the mark allotted for each question with references if
any idea or information is taken from other source.
b) If assignment is case based then,
Executive summary
Table of content
Introduction
Body of assignment (questions related to case need to be answered)
Conclusion / Recommendation if any
References (in-text + citation) to be used.
Total Marks / 90
PLAGIARISM
Plagiarism is a form of cheating, by representing someone else’s work as your own or using someone
else’s work (another student or author) without acknowledging it with a reference. This is a serious
breach of the Academic Regulations and will be dealt with accordingly. Students found to have
plagiarized can be
excluded from the program.
Plagiarism occurs whenever you do any of the following things without acknowledging the original
source:
Copy information from any source (including the study guide, books, newspapers, the internet)
Use another person’s concepts or ideas
Summarize or paraphrase another person’s work.
How do I avoid plagiarism?
To ensure you are not plagiarizing, you must acknowledge with a reference whenever you:
use another person’s ideas, opinions or theory
include any statistics, graphs or images that have been compiled or created by another person or
organization
Paraphrase another’s written or spokenword.
What are the penalties?
The penalties for plagiarism are:
Deduction of marks,
A mark of zero for the assignment or the unit, or
Exclusion from the program.
Plagiarism is dealt with on a case-by-case basis and the penalties will reflect the seriousness of the
breach.
Please note claiming that you were not aware of need to reference is no excuse.
Assignment Brief
Student must include in their answer some supporting elements which may
include examples from work, case studies, textbook, lectures, internet search
etc. with appropriate referencing.
Choose a company that will be your client organization. You are taking the role of a
consultant specializing in MIS and your task is to provide recommendations for how
your client organization can improve their MIS.
You can focus on one particular aspect, one department in the organization or the
organisation as a whole.
Write a 2500–3500-word report, whereby you should cover the following aspects:
– Organizational overview
– Analysis of the Pre-Covid State of MIS using 4 models of your choice from the
following: 3 dimensions of IS/ 3 activities of IS/Porter’s 5 forces/security issues/
Cloud Computing/Information ethics/areas for maintaining MIS/Database
Management Systems
– Provide Recommendations for the Company to Address the Covid-Fuelled
Digital Transformation
– Select 3 Emerging Technologies and explain how those technologies could be
utilized in order to expand business operations of the organization further.
Suggested structure for the report:
Cover Page
Executive summary (summarizing all key parts emerging from the report)
Table of Contents
1. Introduction (to the purpose, structure of the paper and organizational background)
approx. 350 words
2. Analysis of the Analysis of the Pre-Covid State of MIS (using appropriate models)
approx. 800 words
3. Recommendations for the Company to Address the Covid-Fuelled Digital
Transformation approx. 800 words
4. Recommendations of 3 Emerging Technologies and rationale for how those
technologies could be utilized in order to expand business operations of the
organization further. Approx.800 words
5. Conclusion approx. 200 words
References
*Appendix (Optional)
TOTAL: 90 marks