1 MIS 302F-WB (Online) – Spring 2017 Title MIS 302F-WB Foundations of Information Technology Management Instructor Clint Tuttle Email See contact policy below in Office Hours section Office Hours Since this class is purely web-based, there are no scheduled “in person” office hours. All questions (except those of a personal nature) should be posted on the class Discussion Board (see the “ Hoot.me ” forum on the course landing page or left menu bar). If you have a personal question you can message the professor through Canvas but please do not email professor or TA regarding things that can be answered on the discussion board. If a meeting is required, it will be conducted through Skype or Google Hangout. Please allow at least 48 hours for email replies from professor. Do not contact your professor with Tech Support questions Technical Support Call Canvas Support Center 24/7 @ 855-308-2494. Please do not contact professor with technical issues. Course Description Information Technology Management provides you with a broad view of how IT is transforming the world of business. Within this course you will work through real-world business cases and work situations to learn about the impact IT has on the business economy, and identify the critical skills that those working in IT need to possess. Finally, you will explore how IT intersects with functional areas in a business organization. This course will give you the introductory IT knowledge and skills professionals need within a business environment. Course Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to: • Explain the disruptive effect IT has on markets resulting in a transformation of the business economy. • Summarize the characteristics of IT ecosystems and networks. • Describe how network strategies and platform-based competition influence the economics of business. • Analyze business data using common IT tools, methods, and skills. • Predict how IT can influence and interact with different functional areas of an organization. • Interpret the broader impact IT has on an organization’s global sourcing strategy and return on investment (ROI). Course Times This course never meets in person and has no scheduled lectures or exam but note that there are deadlines . All deadlines are related to the unit quizzes and assignments are listed below in the Course Schedule section Accessing the Course Log in to the learning management system, Canvas, at the following URL: Required Course Materials 1. There is no textbook for this course, only a course packet. Throughout the course, you will be linked to numerous articles and readings that have been gathered for you. The course pack will contain many readings/cases. Students will purchase the course packet online via instructions posted on Canvas.
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