Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. Specialisation in a) Business Administration or b) Management Information Systems. Department of Business Administration. School of Management and Economics. Technological Educational Institute of Ionian Islands.


Regarding general competencies, a graduate of the Introductory Direction of Business Administration will be able, as a professional, to:
• Apply modern scientific and technological methods in the foundation, initial operation, financing and development of business in the private and public sector.
• Apply modern scientific and technological methods and administrative practices in the organization and management of enterprises in the private and public sector, both in their operational, and in their financial and strategic levels.
• Select and apply appropriate analysis methods of financial and information data to come up with appropriate indicators to improve products and the operation of enterprises in the private and public sector.
• Apply the principles of scientific knowledge and technical training in the design and analysis of successful development policies to public or private organizations.
• Apply modern management systems to achieve public or private business objectives.
• Select and apply scientific and technological administrative methods and practices in the production, pricing, distribution and marketing of products.
• Select and implement effective human resource management methods in public or private enterprises.
• Configure Management Information Systems in all businesses.
• Implement effective study of internal and external business environment leading to strategic and operational planning and control, as well as in the formulation of business plans.
• Implement effectively collective and teamwork systems at all levels of the enterprise, as well as cooperation with external agents of the State and the Private Sector.

With respect to the specific competencies, a graduate will be able, as a professional, to:
• Perform effective actions related to innovation and sustainable development.
• Select and apply appropriate financial instruments for financial restructuring and the development and growth of enterprises in the private and public sector.
• Select and apply techniques to improve service, and business risk management.

The graduate will have proven knowledge and understanding of issues in the following areas:
General subjects:
- Business Administration
- Quantitative methods
- Marketing
- Law
- Information Technology
- Accounting
- Economics
- Finance
- Sustainable development
- Foreign language

Specialized subjects:
- Organizational Behaviour and Leadership
- Business Strategy and Policy
- Organization and Management of Public Enterprises and Organizations
- International Business Management
- International Economic Relations
- Time series and Forecasts
- Business Risk Management
- Supply Chain Management
- Institutions and Sustainability Policies
- Sustainability and Financial Institutions
- Advanced Corporate Finance
- Modern Forms of Funding.

The curriculum generally ensures the graduates of adequate skills to be able to:
• Use knowledge from various scientific and technological areas to analyse, design and implement effective policies and corporate governance procedures.
• Use scientific / analytical methods and resources required for the successful execution of their tasks, setting achievable goals.
• Apply appropriate modern scientific and technological methods and practices in administration.
• Collect and analyse appropriate data to support effective decision-making related to the allocation and distribution of resources.
• Develop and implement appropriate control mechanisms and procedures.
• Understand how to utilise and implement new information and management technologies.
• Prepare investment decisions evaluation studies whether concerning individual enterprises / organizations or relating to project planning requirements, or relating to policy measures.
• Diagnose, treat and solve issues relating to financial restructuring and the development and growth of enterprises in the private and public sector, selecting and applying appropriate financial tools.

Regarding general competencies, a graduate of the Direction of Advanced Semester in Information Systems Management will be able, as a professional, to:
• Implement procedures and requirements analysis techniques for designing applications, e-services and Information Systems.
• Identify relevant technologies and standards needed for architectural design of IT projects, applications, or improvements to existing infrastructure.
• Select appropriate technical solutions for application development according to customer needs.
• Configure appropriate software or system network components to ensure their interoperability.
• Design data structures and build models of system structure according to the analysis results.
• Apply a systematic methodology for the analysis and the construction of components and interfaces required.
• Design and implement IT systems security policies. He/she investigates and instigates remedial measures to address any security breaches.

Regarding specific competencies, a graduate of the Direction of Advanced Semester in Information Systems Management will be able, as a professional, to:
• Create and perform quality control and software reliability procedures.
• Organise and implement educational activities in general and specific issues of IT.
• Design and implement Information Systems that meet precise specifications.
• Apply appropriate software for the implementation of applications on smart devices.
• Design, install, adjust, modify, check and maintain computer systems to meet specific operational requirements.
• Analyse and design secure networks at all operating levels.
• Apply appropriate technologies and software programs for the implementation of information systems administration services and promotion on social networks.

The graduate of the Direction of Advanced Semester in Information Systems Management will have proven knowledge and understanding of issues in the following areas:
General subjects:
- Programming languages
- Methods of software development
- Database structures and organization of content
- Requirement modelling and needs analysis techniques
- Information Systems Security
- Operating systems and software platforms
- Knowledge-based systems, expert systems
- Man-machine interaction design principles.

Specialised subjects:
- Database Management Systems and associated architectures
- Languages for description of technical specifications for works design
- Internet Technologies
- Multimedia Technologies
- New emerging technologies (knowledge management and semantic web)
- Methods for information and business processes analysis
- Emerging technologies and business applications, organizational processes and structures, needs analysis techniques
- Mobile technologies and environmental requirements
- Parallel and Distributed systems and applications.

The curriculum of the Direction of Advanced Semester in Information Systems Management generally ensures the graduates of adequate skills to be able to:
• Use knowledge of different technological areas to shape the business architecture of the Information System.
• Collect, configure and validate the operating and non-operating system requirements.
• Design functional specifications based on identified requirements.
• Apply appropriate software architectures.
• Cooperate within teams of application design and development.
• Apply data mining methods.
• Understand the use of Internet technology for the benefit of trade and entrepreneurship.
• Understand the use of Internet technology for the benefit of advertising, marketing and visibility of a company and goods offered.
• Understand the online operating environment.
• Understand the use of multimedia and their formatting for use in multimedia web applications and mobile calculation applications.
• Diagnose, solve, face and document technical problems involving information systems in a systematic way.
• Conduct security checks. He/she applies tracking and tracing security gaps techniques.
• Prepare scientific works in a structured way and present them through lectures and using visual aids.

Further Information

Students, after obtaining the necessary general knowledge (core courses) in the first four semesters, are offered specialty in the subject of their choice, which is part of one of the two directions of advanced semester.
Core courses are designed to provide on the one hand basic methodological tools, knowledge and the reference framework of Business Administration in general and on the other hand a systematic introduction to the individual subjects of the field. They include courses that give general theoretical background and mathematical, economic and basic computer knowledge necessary for the overall direction of understanding knowledge in business administration.
Further deepening (and, up to a degree, specialisation) takes place in the last four semesters of study, during which students choose the scientific field of their choice.
After completion of the fourth semester, students choose one of the two directions of the programme of introductory direction and must attend all compulsory courses in the selected direction and four of the eight compulsory selection courses.
The directions of advanced semester consist of two thematic areas of individual peak cognitive subjects of the science of Business Administration, and are:
• Business Administration
• Management Information Systems.

The curriculum of the direction of Business Administration includes the following fields: Business Administration, Quantitative Methods, Marketing, Law, IT, Accounting, Economics, Finance, Sustainable Development, Foreign Language.

The thematic fields of the Direction of Advanced semester in Management Information Systems are the following: Information Systems, Information Technology, Data Systems Management, Networking and Information Technologies.
The graduate of the Introductory Direction in Business Administration, Direction of Advanced semester in Management Information Systems, is aware of the scientific methodology, has developed technical abilities and skills, gained experience of professional practice and is able to operate professionally, successfully supporting the development of his/her theoretical and empirical knowledge on the subject of Business Administration and Information Technology and Communication technologies in all application areas in Business Administration and Management Information Systems.
In particular, the graduate can be employed either as self-employed, or as a business or organization executive in the public or private sector, since he/she has the following capabilities:
• Apply the principles of science and technology in the analysis, design and implementation of information systems for Business Administration.
• Analyse and meet the needs of organizations and enterprises, through the design, development, implementation, configuration, management and support of computer and information technologies.
• Design, development and maintenance of information systems.

Upon completion of their studies, graduates of both directions have the necessary scientific and technological knowledge and skills to be employed in all sectors of the Department disciplines, either as self-employed or as managers or executives in organizations and businesses in the Private and Public Sector. Depending on experience and education, they can be employed:
• As executives in public sector and local government organisations and private sector companies, involved in the planning, organisation, guidance and control of administrative activities, accounting and tax consulting monitoring, analysis of the problems of human behaviour, the staffing and employee involvement in the operation and the financial results of the business combined with productivity problems, development and improvement of labour remuneration schemes, analysis of production systems and service processes and the general production management issues, management of administration and economy projects, communication and public relations, and analysis of problems in the financial management of the enterprise.
• As business consultants in human resources management, communication and public relations, financial management, accounting and tax issues, market research and sales development, quality assurance, operational research, management of production and information systems, drafting of business plans.
• As members of research groups in management and economy issues.
• As teachers in all levels of education, according to the legislation in force.
• In an existing family SME.
• As founders of their own business.

Relation To Employment

Holders of qualifications that belong to this type may work either as self-employed or in positions of responsibility in companies and organizations in the private or in the public sector.


Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways To Aquire

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.