Information Systems (IE 413)

2021 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Industrial Engineering(IE)
6/5 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Yasemin Turkan,
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Formal lecture,Workshop,Group tutorial
Interactive,Learner centered,Communicative,Discussion based learning,Project based learning,Case Study
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Introduction to the principles and practices in the design and use of computer-based information in today's enterprises; software and hardware used in information systems; language types; database management and security requirements; management of information systems and computer technology; applications in different industries and future directions.


  • Grasp the importance of informations systems and technology in achieving both corporate objectives and competitive advantages
  • Learn basics of hardware and software used in information systems
  • Understand database management systems and learn data modeling and database query languages
  • Understand the foundations of data warehousing and business intelligence and how they can improve your organization?s decision making.
  • Gain insight on the transactional and analytical processing used in business applications and decision making processes
  • Get familiar with the emerging trends in information technology such as cloud computing and big data analytics


1. Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 1

2. Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 3

3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects; have the ability to continue to educate him/herself. 5

4. Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 5

5. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 5

1. Possess sufficient knowledge of mathematics, science and program-specific engineering topics; use theoretical and applied knowledge of these areas in complex engineering problems. 4

2. Identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; choose and apply suitable analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 4

3. Develop, choose and use modern techniques and tools that are needed for analysis and solution of complex problems faced in engineering applications; possess knowledge of standards used in engineering applications; use information technologies effectively. 5

4. Have the ability to design a complex system, process, instrument or a product under realistic constraints and conditions, with the goal of fulfilling specified needs; apply modern design techniques for this purpose. 4

5. Design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret the results to investigate complex engineering problems or program-specific research areas. 5

6. Possess knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness on innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. 2

7. Possess knowledge of impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, health and societal context; knowledge of contemporary issues; awareness on legal outcomes of engineering solutions; knowledge of behavior according to ethical principles, understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 2

8. Have the ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions. 4

1. Design, implement, test, and evaluate a computer system, component, or algorithm to meet desired needs and to solve a computational problem.

2. Demonstrate knowledge of discrete mathematics and data structures.

3. Demonstrate knowledge of probability and statistics, including applications appropriate to computer science and engineering.

1. Applying fundamental and advanced knowledge of natural sciences as well as engineering principles to develop and design new materials and establish the relation between internal structure and physical properties using experimental, computational and theoretical tools.

2. Merging the existing knowledge on physical properties, design limits and fabrication methods in materials selection for a particular application or to resolve material performance related problems.

3. Predicting and understanding the behavior of a material under use in a specific environment knowing the internal structure or vice versa.

1. Formulate and analyze problems in complex manufacturing and service systems by comprehending and applying the basic tools of industrial engineering such as modeling and optimization, stochastics, statistics. 3

2. Design and develop appropriate analytical solution strategies for problems in integrated production and service systems involving human capital, materials, information, equipment, and energy. 5

3. Implement solution strategies on a computer platform for decision-support purposes by employing effective computational and experimental tools. 5


  Percentage (%)
Final 35
Midterm 22
Participation 8
Group Project 20
Homework 15



R. Sharda, D. Delen, E. Turban, ?Business Intelligence: A Managerial Perspective on Analytics?, 3rd Edition, 2013
Laudon K. C. and Laudon J. P., ?Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm?, 13th Edition, 2013
Raghu Ramakrishnan and Johannes Gehkre, ?Database Management Systems?, 3rd Edition, Pearson