Information Management for Decision-Making in Disasters and Humanitarian Emergencies

Information in itself is nothing if not utilized appropriately. Managers need to take decisions based on the kind of information they get. This course is designed to help information management experts grasp approaches and techniques of collecting, analysing and disseminating information in a manner that would help managers take decisions. The core competencies include MIS/IT knowledge, planning, control, decision making, problem-solving and communication. This course is designed to explain the importance of information quality, review the various information systems for decision support, discuss organizational business intelligence or analytics and discuss management challenges involved in developing information systems for enhancing decision making as well means to overcome these challenges.