Master in Management Information Systems


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Program Description

This program seeks to prepare and train high-level professionals, competent to apply and manage information technologies in companies. The program uses as tools of the learning process, the knowledge and wide experience of teachers with a professional degree of the fourth level in the relevant area, together with updated scientific information, and the use of portable laboratories.

With the main objective of developing skills and abilities in professionals to manage the area of information systems and technology of the organization, for the effective and efficient exercise of related activities in search of continuous organizational improvement.

Professional outings

At the end of the master's degree you will be prepared to work on:

This program seeks that the professionals graduated from the Master in Management Information Systems acquire the following professional and personal characteristics as part of their professional profile:

  • Manager of Business Digitization
  • Manager of the Information Technology and / or Systems Department
  • Information Systems and IT Administration Consultant
  • Programs and Projects Manager
  • Trainer


Overcoming this mastery you will get


  • Master's degree in Management Information Systems from the International University of Ecuador UIDE (Postgraduate degree registered at CES and recognized by SENESCYT, valid in Ecuador).


  • Master in information systems management and business technology certified by the Nebrija University of Spain
  • Professional in management of information systems and business technology by IMF Academic Institution of Spain

* Title issuance fees not included.


Multiple skills that will open doors for you.

  • Promote capacities and abilities to analyze, diagnose and solve challenges through complex thinking, integrating knowledge and knowledge to generate new knowledge.
  • Acquire the necessary skills to use management tools, business applications and new technological trends.
  • Acquire new technological trends and learn how they generate business.
  • Understand how new technological trends have become new business trends and how to use them for the globalization of the company.
  • Obtain a deep knowledge of the management of the information systems department for those professionals who want to become business information and technology managers.

Online methodology

The study modality is 100% online through the web platform, each module will last 3 weeks. During the 3 weeks, 24 hours of tutoring will be distributed and on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) of weeks 2 and 3 virtual classes will be held from 08:00 to 14:00.

The duration of the three degree unit options will be 240 hours.

The oral defense of the degree project, the professional article and the resolution of the practical exam and the complex exam are included.

The object of study of the program focuses on developing professional skills and abilities to solve problems related to management information systems through the application of management information management processes, innovation and excellence, innovation management, integrated systems management, auditing and control of organizational management and scientific research methodology to strengthen and increase the efficiency of public companies for the provision of quality goods and services. The professional will be trained and will obtain the competencies to guide his organization of any nature.

Admission profile

Third-level graduates who can preferably access the program belong to the broad field of Information and Communication Technologies in accordance with the nomenclature of professional titles and academic degrees. But, due to the nature of the program, applicants who have a third-level degree in a different broad field must demonstrate experience in administrative and managerial positions in the areas of Information and Communication Technologies in different types of organizations.

  • Consultants specialized in systems, business administration, telecommunications, economics.
  • Senior management.
  • Middle managers related to commercial management.
  • Officials or advisers in the public sector.
  • Entrepreneurial businessmen.
  • University research professors for careers in systems, business administration, telecommunications, economics and other related careers.
  • High school teachers with specialization in systems administration, business administration, telecommunications, economics.


Necessary documents

  • Copy of the third level certificate registered in the SENESCYT and in the case of foreign titles these must be apostilled or legalized by consular route.
  • Copy of personal documents: ID, voting slip, passport-size photo.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Preferably one year of proven professional experience (labor certificates).


Contents of the program

The business world and its information

  • The departments of a company
  • Information flows between departments of a company
  • Fundamentals of Financial Accounting
  • Company and Financial Statements I
  • Company and Financial Statements II
  • The Financial Management Function I
  • The Financial Management Function II
  • The Financial Management Function III
  • Management Accounting I
  • Management Accounting II
  • Investment Analysis I
  • HR department
  • Marketing department
  • Commercial department
  • Purchasing department
  • operations department
  • Logistics Department
  • Management Control Department
  • General Management
  • Information Systems Department

Information systems department management

  • Information systems strategy and planning
  • fundamental concepts
  • Evolution
  • The role of IT I
  • The role of IT II
  • IT planning
  • Project evaluation, management and control
  • The organization: users-clients
  • IT Human Capital
  • Practical Case
  • The role of the CIO
  • Service Management
  • fundamental concepts
  • Evolution
  • The role of IT I
  • The role of IT II
  • IT planning
  • Project evaluation, management and control
  • The organization: users-clients

Architecture, communications and systems development

  • Management of business architecture and Telecommunications
  • goals
  • Selection criteria
  • Server virtualization
  • Virtualization of other technologies
  • Green it
  • Cloud computing
  • Technological infrastructure
  • Enterprise architecture
  • SOA
  • Web services
  • Security and technological risks
  • Objectives, introduction and environment
  • Business safety
  • Threats and vulnerabilities
  • Malware
  • Managing an attack
  • Case study
  • The human factor
  • Security and privacy
  • Trust and confidentiality in digital media
  • Cloud security
  • Security in mobile technologies
  • How to make a safety plan
  • Security plan
  • Risk management
  • Backup technologies
  • Systems development and integration
  • Objectives, Introduction and History
  • Programming languages
  • Development Methodology
  • Agile Development Methodology, Scrum
  • Development Methodology: CMMi
  • Practical Case
  • Typology of Applications
  • System integration
  • Systems Integration II
  • Open source

Company management applications

  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)
  • Introduction and Objectives
  • What is an ERP?
  • Benefits of an ERP
  • Processes that an ERP includes
  • Master data management
  • Financial processes in an ERP
  • Distribution Processes of an ERP
  • Production Processes of an ERP
  • Different ERPs on the market
  • ERP and Implementer selection
  • Practical case of selecting an ERP and implementer
  • Strategy and methodology for the implementation of an ERP
  • Reasons for success or failure in the implementation of an ERP
  • Technological trends of an ERP
  • Practical study of new technologies: ERP in Cloud
  • CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
  • Introduction and Objectives
  • What is a CRM?
  • Benefits of a CRM
  • Processes that a CRM encompasses
  • Customer Management
  • Analytical CRM
  • Campaign management
  • CRM reports
  • Collaborative tools
  • Different CRMs on the market
  • Case study
  • CRM strategies
  • Social CRM
  • Technological trends of a CRM
  • HCM (Human Capital Management and Payroll)
  • Introduction and objectives
  • What is an HCM?
  • Payroll
  • Processes that include an HCM and payroll
  • HCM and payroll management modules
  • HR tools
  • Outsourcing of HCM and payroll systems
  • HCM and payroll implementation strategies
  • Benefits of an HCM and payroll system
  • Why is payroll not global in all countries?

Analysis app

  • BI (Business Intelligence)
  • goals
  • What is a BI?
  • Benefits of a BI
  • Data warehouse systems architecture
  • Introduction to multidimensional analysis
  • Types of companies that should be implemented in a BI
  • Different BIs on the market
  • Implementation strategy of a decision support system
  • Advanced reporting techniques
  • Dashboard and balance score card
  • Data migration and integration
  • MDM: Master Data Management
  • Data mining
  • Marketing intelligence
  • Technological trends
  • BPM (Business Process Management)
  • Introduction
  • What is BPM?
  • Managing a BPM project
  • Organizational aspects when implementing BPM
  • Implementation case study of a TO BE model
  • Integration of a BPM system: SOA
  • BPM maturity models
  • Identification of KPIs in the processes
  • Business rules
  • BPM tools on the market
  • Practical case of a BPM implementation
  • Practical case - integration of a BPM system: SOA

Applications for the management of the systems department

  • Service Management Tools
  • Introduction and Objectives
  • Why implement a Ticketing Service Management tool?
  • A ticketing tool: Service control or improvement
  • Benefits of using a ticketing tool
  • Activity control
  • Risk control
  • State of affairs
  • Incident planning
  • Tools on the market
  • KPI decision to control incidents

Internet and mobility trends

  • Web and social networks (Web 2.0)
  • Objectives, introduction and environment
  • Birth of the web
  • Precursor to the use of the web: Google. What is SEO and SEM
  • The blog as a new communication and information system
  • Strengths and weaknesses of bloggers
  • Social networks. Why have they spread so quickly?
  • Social networks with high diffusion: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest
  • Social media failure: Myspace
  • Google+: success or failure
  • Success of local social networks: Tuenti in Spain, Orkut in Brazil and Linkedin
  • Social networks with geographic factor: Foursquare, Waze, Facebook Places
  • Social gaming
  • Social web in the company: intranet and internal social networks
  • Advertising methods on the web: CPM, CPC and CPA
  • Social media security and data protection
  • Ethical behaviors on the web
  • How to measure the presence of a company on the web and social networks
  • Measurement tools: footprint tracking and social metrics
  • Social networks as a sales tool
  • Creation of a personal brand on the internet - personal branding

Trends in cloud services

  • Cloud Computing
  • Objectives, introduction and environment
  • What is cloud computing?
  • Public and private cloud
  • XaaS-paaS
  • IaaS
  • Private IaaS
  • Hybrid cloud
  • ERP
  • CRM
  • Cloud office tools
  • Start the path to cloud computing
  • Select a cloud computing model
  • Dangers of cloud computing
  • A case of success
  • Cloud standards, a bet for the future
  • Big Data
  • goals
  • What is Big data?
  • Big Data Utilities. Unstructured data collection
  • Architecture and Infrastructure necessary for the use of Big Data
  • Big Data Software
  • Data Case Study: Big Data implementation
  • Big Data Analysis
  • Practical Case: Big Data Analysis
  • What companies really need B? vCase Study: Big Data Architecture

Trends in digital marketing and e-commerce

  • E-Business
  • goals
  • How to incorporate companies into electronic commerce
  • Build the online store
  • Applied customer service and the ZAPPOS case
  • Tools and software for the construction of the online store
  • Online store promotion: Digital Marketing I
  • Online store promotion: Digital Marketing II
  • Electronic commerce legal aspects
  • IT Legal Reminder
  • Payment methods
  • Operation of the online store
  • Dashboards and measurement of KPI's
  • Social Commerce (s-commerce)
  • The Mobile Commerce (m-commerce)
  • The irruption of the Chinese giant, Alibaba
  • Amazon Services
  • Electronic commerce in the world and in Spain
  • Digital Marketing
  • goals
  • Introduction to Digital Marketing
  • Marketing plan
  • Digital marketing and its situation
  • Blended Marketing: conjugation of Online and Offline Marketing
  • The implementation of a marketing plan
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Viral marketing
  • Definition of conversational capital
  • Conversational capital assets
  • Implementation of conversational capital
  • How to position yourself in search engines: SEM and SEO
  • Digital Marketing on any type of device
  • E-geomarketing and Advergaming
  • Marketing plan case study

Degree plan

  • Integrated management and social responsibility systems
  • Design and implementation of projects with applied research and / or development components
  • Design and writing of high-level professional articles
  • Analysis of practical models for the development of the exam of complex character
Last updated Sep 2020

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OpenUIDE nace con el objetivo de ser la Universidad a distancia de referencia en el Área Andina. Respaldada y avalada por la Universidad Internacional del Ecuador, una universidad joven, innovadora, p ... Read More

OpenUIDE nace con el objetivo de ser la Universidad a distancia de referencia en el Área Andina. Respaldada y avalada por la Universidad Internacional del Ecuador, una universidad joven, innovadora, positiva, proactiva y visionaria. La UIDE en menos de dos décadas ha construido uno de los campus más hermosos de América Latina, ha establecido sedes en diferentes ciudades del Ecuador, y ha consolidado importantes vínculos internacionales con instituciones educativas de prestigio mundial. Read less