BIS.syllabus - Lehigh University College of Business and...

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Microsoft Office Ac Access 2003 Comprehensive Business Driven Information Systems, Baltzan, Phillips  (McGraw-Hill) Lehigh University College of Business and Economics INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS BIS 111 – FALL 2007 Instructor: Chitra Nayar E-Mail: Phone: (610) 758-4961 Dept. Phone : (610) 758-5668 Office: RBC 327 Office Hours: Tue, Thur: 10:45-11:45 AM, and by appt. TA: Aditi Katdare E-Mail: Office: RBC 211 Office Hours: Mon, Wed: 10:45-11:45 AM, and by appt. LU Helpdesk: or 610.758.HELP Course Website: Textbook Website: MISource Website: Texts Overview This course examines the fundamental role of information systems in supporting and managing all business functions and enabling firms to compete effectively. Both technical and managerial aspects of information systems are introduced. The course integrates technical infrastructure, database concepts, management decision-making, and business process issues critical to the understanding of operational and strategic information systems. It introduces business applications that support accounting, finance, supply chain management, and marketing. Learning Objectives Demonstrate an understanding of information systems in a business. Demonstrate an understanding of the operational and strategic information systems in an organization and the business applications for which they are used. Demonstrate proficiency in related technology and productivity tools. Demonstrate the ability to solve business problems. Demonstrate the ability to work as a team. Course Format: The course combines lectures, in-class exercises, readings, assignments, and problem solving exercises. While you are not expected to read ahead, I suggest you review each chapter thoroughly soon after it is covered in class. The lectures are designed to reinforce and expand upon the material in the text. Discussions are aimed at bringing new perspectives to the material in the text and fostering the application of text and lecture content to information systems management situations.
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Attendance Your presence in class is essential to your ability to understand and apply the material covered in this course. However, it is understandable that, at times, other commitments (or illness) may prevent you from attending class. If for some reason you cannot attend a class, please inform me prior to the missed class session. Of course, absence from class (informed or uninformed) does not exempt you from being responsible for all the
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BIS.syllabus - Lehigh University College of Business and...

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