CAB & MIS Syllabus in MBA

Computer Application in Business & MIS is an important subject in management courses like PGDM, MBA,,, BBA. Here we have shared all the topics that are in the syllabus of MIS & Computer Application in Business in Master of Business Administration.

Why we study Computer Application in Business & MIS?

MIS & Computer Application in Business
MIS & Computer Application in Business

CAB & MIS is a combination of two subjects that is Computer Application in Business and Management Information System.

In Computer Application in Business (CAB), we study the fundamentals of the computer because it is used throughout many businesses and industries.

Computers help businesses keep track of their files, documents, schedules, and deadlines with consistency and unimaginable flexibility. A computer’s ability to allow a company to organize its files efficiently leads to better time management and productivity.

Management Information System (MIS) is one of the major Computer-Based Information Systems (CBIS).

Information system and information technology is a vital component of any successful business and is regarded as a major functional area like any other functional area of a business organization like marketing, finance, production, human resources (HR), etc.


  • Supports the business processes and operations of an organization.
  • Support of decision-making by employees and managers.
  • Support the strategies of an organization for competitive advantage.

Computer Application in Business & MIS Syllabus

Syllabus of Computer Application in Business & Management Information System in Masters of Business Administration.

Subject Name: Computer Application in Business & MIS
Subject Code: MBAT 108
Course: MBA First Semester 2020-21
University: Uttarakhand Technical University
Total Credit: 4
Internal Marks: 30
External Marks: 70
Total Marks: 100

Computer Application in Business Syllabus in MBA

Note: This Syllabus is as per MBA Academic Session 2020-21 of Uttarakhand Technical University, UTU Dehradun. New Scheme of Examination as per AICTE Flexible Curricula.

Unit 1 (a) Concept of Computers:

Brief History of Computers,
Generation and its Evolution,
Characteristics of Computers (Hardware, Software),
Criteria for using the Computers,
Organizations and Functions of Computers,
Advantages and Disadvantages of Computers,
Main Areas of Computers and their Applications.

(b) Types of Computers:

Analog, Digital, Hybrid, General Purpose and Special Purpose Computers,
Micro Computers, Mini – Computers,
Main-frame Computer, and Super Computers.

Unit 2 (a) Input-Output Devices:

Storage Units (Disks, CD-ROM, DVD–RO Magnetic tapes),
Memory Types (Cache, RAM, ROM)

(b) Data and Information Concepts:

Meaning and concept of data and information,
methods of data processing,
data mining and warehousing.

(c) Data Communication:

Operating Systems Concepts,
Fundamentals of Data Communication;
Network Concepts and Classification;
Introduction to the internet and its applications.

Unit 3 – MS Window

MS Windows,
MS Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook)

Unit 4 – Information Systems in Global Business Today

The Role of Information Systems in Business Today,
Concepts of MIS;
Components of MIS,
Role of Managers,
Business and Technology Trends;
Management and Decision Levels;
Foundation of Information Technology:
Information Systems as a Competitive Advantage,
Managerial Challenges of information technology,
overview of DBMS.

Unit5 (a) Business Application of MIS :

Electronic Payments Systems,
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP),
Advantages of ERP,
Challenges of ERP,
ERP and Related Technologies:
Customer Relationship Management (CRM),
Supply Chain Management (SCM),
Data Warehousing,
Data Mining,
Business Information System.

(b) Business Expert Systems:

Role of Expert Systems in Complex Decision,
The building of Expert Systems,
Management of Expert Systems.

Course Outcomes:

1. To apply various terminologies used in the operation of computer systems in a business environment.

2. To apply various terminologies used in the operation of computer systems in a business environment.

3. To apply various terminologies used in the operation of computer systems in a business environment.

4. To develop or provide support for MIS according to business organizational needs

5. To provide support for MIS according to business organizational needs

Suggested Book –

Computer Fundamentals by Pradeep K. Sinha & Priti Sinha

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Syllabus for MIS and Computer Application in Business (MBA 108)

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