Computers and software are an integral part of the modern business organization. A successful manager will be expected to make informed decisions on the type of systems and software that will be used in the organization and to aid the organization in achieving its goals. Databases and Database Management Systems are a key type of software in a corporate information system. It is likely that a manager will encounter the use and management of database systems regularly.This course introduces the learner to the software and databases technology used in modern organizations.The course outlines the development of business software applications and introduces the use of Database Management Systems (DBMSs). The course outlines the various options that are available to the manager of a modern organization.This course will be of great interest to management professionals who would like a better understanding of the roles that software and database technologies play in a corporate organization. It will also be of interest to learners who would like to gain an understanding of how software and computer systems operate.