Τμήμα Εφαρμοσμένης Πληροφορικής
Σχολή Επιστημών Πληροφορίας

Program of studies




acad.year 2015-2016

Applied Informatics - Technology Management: 1st year
[Semester 1] [Semester 2] 
AI - Applied Informatics
[Semester 3] [Semester 4] 
[Semester 5] [Semester 6] [Semester 7] [Semester 8] 
TM - Technology Management
[Semester 3] [Semester 4] 
[Semester 5] [Semester 6] [Semester 7] [Semester 8] 

Semester 8
Study Direction: TM - Technology Management   


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Mamatas Eleftherios     

Objective
Content
Comprehensive introduction to Broadband Technologies, providing basic operation principles as well as technical details that will come in handy in understanding and evaluating relevant systems. The first part of the course covers Backbone networks technologies and protocols such as SONET, ATM, ETHERNET, TCP/IP along with wired (DSL) or wireless Access Technologies (WIMAX, WIFI). The course also includes a review of active or passive optical fibre networks elements and satellite access technologies, the accent being on HellasSat, the Greek satellite. The second part of the course describes Applications of Broadband Technologies, giving particular examples from international (e.g. NT Docomo/ Felica) or Greek experience (e.g., the metropolitan networks under construction in central Macedonia and their significance). Pricing examples of telecommunications services are given, too. The course is completed with a brief review of emerging broadband technologies (MIMO, 4G) and applications (widescale RFID).



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Souravlas Stavros     

Objective
Content



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Fouskas Konstantinos    Vlachopoulou Maro     

Objective
This course introduces students to:
a) the strategy, application and implementation of Electronic Commerce (EC) /E-Business (EB)and mobile commerce/business- Technology, business, and market aspects
b) practical approaches to implementing an EC/ EB and mobile commerce/business strategy. Case studies - best practices - business / industry applications.
Content
E-Commerce /E-Business Strategy and applications. Business process integration and E-Business plan. Definition approaches and introduction to:  Electronic Commerce (EC) /E-Business (EB) and mobile commerce/business, e-services, Internet, World Wide Web. The E-commerce environment. The impact on information systems within a business, impact on business development and strategy on the industries and markets.BPR and E-Business plan and strategy.E- M- Business Models (Business innovation), e-shops, e-auctions, e-marketplaces, portals, dynamic pricing models, affiliate marketing, viral marketing models, e.t.c... E- M- Business Applications: e/m-Health, learning, banking, tourism, etc business/ industry sectors.The extended enterprise, synergies, networks' development and management, e-supply chain management, Virtual organizations/enterprises, social networks.E/M-Business plan strategy and development, The strategy of Web site- shop - portal (e- business model) development, evaluation and management. Case Studies.



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Tambouris Efthimios     

Objective
Content
Use of state of the art technologies and digital connection of governmental information infrastructures for the modernisation of Public Administration, saving of resources and improvement of services to citizens and businesses. The technological and organisational foundations are examined as well as the international trends with an emphasis on the European Union. The areas covered include public service provision, one-stop government, interoperability and open government data using state of the art technologies, e.g. linked open data.



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Fouskas Konstantinos     

Objective
The Entrepreneurship Case Studies course introduces students to the concept of entrepreneurship through the presentation of actual case studies from the international business environment. Emphasis will be given to innovative entrepreneurship cases (such as social networks and electronic business) and new forms of entrepreneurial focus such as corporate social responsibility. The aim of this course is the encouragement and development of young entrepreneurship.
Content
Initially, the issue of entrepreneurship and its dimensions in national and international level will be presented. Following, before each lecture a Case Study will be given to students, will be discussed in class and in collaboration with the instructor useful conclusions in entrepreneurship are drawn. Issues to be discussed include green and social entrepreneurship, innovative and digital entrepreneurship, clusters of enterprises, global entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship in rising economies.



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Dasilas Apostolos    Tsopoglou Stavros     

Objective
Content
The content of the course "Money and Capital Markets is:
1. The presentation and analysis of Money & Capital Markets as well as the construction and management of investment portfolios in these markets.
2. More specifically we examine the institutional characteristics of the Money & Capital Markets, the theoretical basis of their operation, the financial products/services offered in them, the methods of price/profitability measurement of these products and the means of risk aversion
3. Use of spreadsheet type software for the construction and management of money & capital product price-profitability Data Bases, the statistical analysis of these data, the construction and management of investment portfolios and the use of optimization models (risk-profit)



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Xinogalos Stylianos     

Objective
Students must be able to distinguish between the various types of applications that can be developed using the technology of Java and choose the most appropriate type for each occasion. Also, students must be able to design and implement completed applications (autonomous and web-based applications, applets) in Java.
Content
Presentation of special topics on software design and engineering using the object-oriented programming technique and the network-centric programming language Java. Comparative presentation of the main characteristics and role of different types of programs in Java: applications, applets, servlets and JavaServer pages (JSP). Emphasis is given on designing and implementing a complete application in Java: conducting needs-requirements analysis, designing the application according to the principles of the object-oriented technique of designing programs, designing the UML class diagram of the application, implementing the user interface and the functionalities of the application, writing documentation.
Content
Introduction to Parallel Processing
Shared and Distributed Memory Parallel Systems Architecture.
Data and Functional Parallelism.
Data Partinioning.
Load Balancing.
Process Communication.
Synchronous Parallelism.
Replicated Workers.
Distributed Termination Detaction.



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Madas Michail    Tambouris Efthimios     

Objective
The aim of this course is to provide students with the basic principles of Project Management as well as the challenges faced by managers of Information and Communication Technologies project.
Content
Project planning, design, implementation, review and evaluation. Project design techniques and methods include work breakdown structure, critical path analysis, Gantt chart, PERT, cost analysis, risk and change management.



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Papanastasiou Demetrios    Roumeliotis Manos     

Objective
This course is an extended introduction to computer aided simulation techniques from the construction of simulation models to the statistical analysis of the results.
Content
The course presents the simulation methodologies with both specialized tools, and with general programming languages. The material includes random number generation, sampling techniques, statistical analysis of the results, the Monte Carlo method, time world view, and simulation verification and validation.



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Kitsios Fwtios     

Objective
The course Special Issues of Strategic Management is an advanced course in strategy, which aims to give students theoretical and practical knowledge in a series of topical issues of strategic management that concern every company and organization with particular emphasis in the new digital economy and emerging technologies.
Content
Competitive strategy, strategic business models, strategy development models, learning organization and strategic change, strategic Innovation, imitation strategy, value creation through multiple activities, corporate governance and strategy, modern methodologies, tools and practices (scenario planning, benchmarking, outsourcing, strategic alignments , balanced scorecard), strategic decision making, strategy in e-business, strategy and ict. Case Studies.



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Kitsios Fwtios     

Objective
The module aims to introduce students to Change Theory. The rapidly changing business environment of last years has created uncertainty in the market place and a high risk for future decisions in the next years. In order to survive in this demanding market place, organisations have only one choice, to successfully face technological changes. Techniques of planning and application of changes are analyzed.
Content
Impact analysis of technology in structure, organization and production of business or organisation. Analytical approach of the impact at the domains of marketing, human resource, products development and production, organizational structure, finance management, technological infrastructure. Synthesized presentation of managerial implementation plan for the resulting changes. Cases analysis.