Information systems (IS) are key components of any organizations' infrastructure in the modern society. Information systems are essential tools for an individual wanting to make a career in modern business, for it is necessary for any organization to have individuals with social and analytical skills, competence and skills in managing IS, and a strong competence in problem solving in all the functions of a modern corporation. Åbo Akademi School of Business offers information systems major in the bachelor of business administration program. The program is taught in Swedish.

Schedule Full-time
Duration 3 Years
Presence of students On-campus
Enrollment capacity per term 30
Tuition and fees per year 0.00
Scholarships available No



The course focuses on quantitative methods in information systems. The target audience is students in Information Systems and Business Administration. Basic principles of optimization are presented and students are taught how to model real problems using Microsoft Excel.

The students will also get to work with queuing models and inventory models and will get insight in how real world industrial problems can be solved using quantitative methods. All methods and models are illustrated with examples. The course is based on 14 lectures (each lecture is two times 45 minutes) and 2 course assignments solved in groups.



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The Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics at Åbo Akademi university, which has started on the 1 st of January 2015, joins together the central scientific fields of business, jurisprudence and social sciences. The faculty sees huge advantages within the cross-boundary collaboration and the combination of width and depth of subjects and fields of knowledge. The basic education comprises courses and study programmes on both Bachelor- and Master level. 

Science of high international standard is carried out within the faculty. Information and customer behavior in digital business; entrepreneurship and innovations; creative economics; sustainability; labour economics; human rights; elections; democracy; cultural policy; religion in Swedish speaking Finland. These are a few examples of the current fields of research at the faculty.

The faculty operates in Turku (Åbo) and Vaasa. In Turku the activities are mainly concentrated to three campuses; ASA, Hanken and Domvillan. Apart from those some functions can also be found in Åhuset. In Vaasa the main activity can be found in Academill.