MIS 302F (Web-Based) – Fall 2018 Title MIS 302F-WB Foundations of Information Technology Management (03925) Instructor Clint Tuttle TA Derek Garza Email See contact policy below in Office Hours section Contacting Instructor/TA + Office Hours Policy Since this class is purely web-based, there are no scheduled “in person” office hours. All questions should be posted on the class Piazza Discussion Board (see the “ Piazza Discussion Board ” forum on the Canvas left menu bar). If you have a personal question you can post a private message in Piazza which is only visible to the “Instructors Only”. If a meeting is required, it will be conducted through Google Hangout. Please allow at least 24 hours for Piazza replies from the 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 the professor with tech issues. These are managed by IT Support 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 and understand emerging technologies, their impact, and theoretical application. 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 Course Times This course never meets in person and has no scheduled lectures but note that there are deadlines for assignments, quizzes, and the final exam . Please note deadlines listed below in the Course Schedule section below and also on Canvas Syllabus page toward the bottom. Accessing the Course Login to the learning management system, Canvas, at: Required Course Materials – NOTE: All required materials are covered by the single Course Materials Fee 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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