DSST* Study Guide

Management Information Systems

The only study guide that teaches you what you need to know to pass the Management Information Systems exam (with no prior knowledge needed), and is constantly updated based on student feedback to guarantee you the best possible results.

About the DSST* Exam

The Management Information Systems DSST exam covers the material that would typically be taught in an advanced undergraduate course on management information systems. InstantCert's course for this subject starts with the basics of computer hardware, software, and networking, and works its way up to the more advanced topics of MIS.

Topics Covered in this Course

Computer Hardware
History and evolution
Terminology
Hardware components
Hardware devices
Computer Software
History and evolution of computer software and programming
Terminology
Types of software
Telecommunications and Networks
Terminology
Strategic importance to the enterprise
Components of telecommunications and networks
Network security
Topology and protocols
Business Information Systems
Electronics commerce
Types of information systems
Enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, supply chain management systems
Systems Analysis and Design
Characteristics of a system
Systems architecture
Systems development life cycle
Managing Data Resources
Data models
Database management systems
Data query and update
Business Decision Making
Knowledge management
Data warehousing
Data mining
MIS and the Organization
MIS Issues

Customer Test Results for this Exam

498 users submitted test results since January, 2006.
486 of those users reported a passing score (98%).

Below are ten of the most recent user-submitted test results. These are unfiltered, real results that were submitted by InstantCert students:

Date of ExamResultScore
Mar 5, 2020passed427
Jan 23, 2020passed430
Jan 16, 2020passed418
Dec 2, 2019passed436
Nov 22, 2019passed479
Nov 5, 2019passed409
Sep 12, 2019failed371
Aug 31, 2019passed412
Aug 21, 2019passed406
Aug 21, 2019passed440
Live, unfiltered results posted by InstantCert students

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