Course details

Information Systems

IIS Acad. year 2023/2024 Winter semester 4 credits

An information system as a special case of a system. Kinds of information systems OLAP and OLTP. History of information systems. The technology of information system with a relational database system building. Internet type of information system. The technology of client and server programming (JavaScript and PHP). The technology of XML language.


Course coordinator

Language of instruction

Czech, English


Credit+Examination (written)

Time span

  • 26 hrs lectures
  • 13 hrs projects

Assessment points

  • 51 pts final exam (written part)
  • 19 pts mid-term test (written part)
  • 30 pts projects




Learning objectives

To obtain a common overview of information system branch. To get a basic knowledge of information systems based on the relational database technology. To get a basic knowledge of communication part of IS based on internet technology.
Ability to model especially economic reality in the information system. Ability and knowledge to implement information systems under database technologies in the internet environment.

Why is the course taught

Efficient access to information is crucial not only in business management, but in virtually all areas of human activity. The  course provides a comprehensive overview of methods of analysis and design of information systems, as well as current technologies used for their implementation.

Recommended prerequisites

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

relational database theory, computer networks and protocols

Study literature

  • Elektronické materiály k předmětu.

  • BRUCKNER, Tomáš et al. Tvorba informačních systémů: principy, metodiky, architektury. Praha: Grada, 2012. ISBN 978-80-247-4153-6.
  • Tuček, J.: Geografické informační systémy. Principy a praxe., Computer Press Brno 1998, 424 str., ISBN 80-7226-091-X.
  • McLeod, R.: Management Information Systems, Prentice Hall International London 1998, 655 str., ISBN 0-13-896101-8.
  • BASL, Josef a Roman BLAŽÍČEK. Podnikové informační systémy: podnik v informační společnosti. 3., aktualiz. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2012, 323 s. ISBN 978-80-247-4307-3. (in Czech).

Fundamental literature

  • BASL, Josef a Roman BLAŽÍČEK. Podnikové informační systémy: podnik v informační společnosti. 3., aktualiz. a dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2012, 323 s. ISBN 978-80-247-4307-3

  • SODOMKA, Petr. Informační systémy v podnikové praxi. 2006. vyd. Brno : Computer Press, a.s., 2006. 351 s. ISBN 80-251-1200-4.

  • LAUDON, Jane P., LAUDON, Kenneth C. Management Information Systems : Managing the Digital Firm. 10th edition. [s.l.] : Pearson Education, 2008. 736 s. ISBN 0132415798.

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Information and information systems - basic concepts, model and its representation, classification.
  2. Architectures of information systems - three-tier architecture, alternatives
  3. HTML and PHP
  4. Database layer (in PHP)
  5. Server-side application frameworks
  6. Data modelling
  7. Midterm exam
  8. Serialization, JSON and XML
  9. Web application interfaces - REST and alternatives
  10. Other XML technologies - DOM, XPath, XSLT, use for visualization
  11. Client JavaScript
  12. Business layer, processes, transactions
  13. Data presentation, usability (dashboards)

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  1. Design of an information system according to the specification
  2. Implementation of the designed system on a specified platform

Progress assessment

  • Midterm test - 19 points
  • Project - 30 points
  • Final written exam - 51 points, at least 20 points required
  • At least 25 points must be obtained during the semester

Midterm exam, the realization of a project in due dates. In the case of a reported obstacles to submitting the project, the student will be allowed to submit the project in an alternative date.

Exam prerequisites

At least 25 points obtainable during the semester.


Mon exam 2024-01-08 D0206 D0207 D105 E104 E105 E112 G202 12:0013:50 řádná
Wed exam 2024-01-31 D105 13:0014:50 2. opravný termín
Wed exam 2024-01-24 D105 16:0017:50 1. opravný termín
Thu exam 2023-11-09 D0206 11:0011:50 D0206 11:00
Thu exam 2023-11-09 D105 11:0011:50 D105 11:00
Thu lecture 1., 4., 5., 6., 7., 8., 9., 10., 11., 12. of lectures D0206 D105 11:0012:50470 3BIT 10 - 19 xx Burget
Thu lecture 3., 13. of lectures D0206 D105 11:0012:50470 3BIT 10 - 19 xx Hynek
Thu exam 2023-11-09 D0206 12:0012:50 D0206 12:00
Thu exam 2023-11-09 D105 12:0012:50 D105 12:00

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme BIT, 3rd year of study, Compulsory
  • Programme BIT (in English), 3rd year of study, Compulsory
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 3rd year of study, Compulsory
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