MIS 302F (Web-Based) – Spring 2019 – 04080CourseMIS 302F-WB Foundations of Information Technology Management (04080)Shannon Provost – contact via Piazza and watch for periodic Canvas announcements
ProfessorDerek Garza – contact via Piazza and watch for weekly Canvas announcements
TAHow to contact the Professor & TAAll student communications about course content and administration should be posted on the class “Piazza Discussion Board” – see link on left menu bar of our Canvas home page.Have a personal question? You may post a private message in Piazza that will be visible to “Instructors Only.” Please allow at least 24 hours for Piazza replies from the professor. Do not contact your professor with Tech Support questions
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Office HoursThere are no scheduled “in person” office hours for this entirely web-based course. Allquestions/messages should be posted on the Piazza Discussion Board.Course DescriptionInformation Technology (IT) Management provides you with a broad view of how IT is transforming the world of business. Within this course, you will encounter real-world business cases and work experiences to learn about the impact IT has on the business economy and identify critical skills for those working in IT-enabled industries. Finally, you will explore how IT intersects with functional areas in organizations. This course offers foundational knowledge and skills around technology and strategy that will serve you
well as a professional in diverse business contexts .Course Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:●●Explain how the impacts of IT have resulted in a transformation of the business economy.●●●Summarize the characteristics of IT ecosystems and networks.●●●Describe how network strategies and platform-based competition influence business economics.●●●Understand emerging technologies, their potential impact, and basic theoretical applications.●●●Analyze business data using common IT tools, methods, and skills (with an emphasis on Excel).●●●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 Access●●Our course website on Canvas is: .●This course never meets in person and has no scheduled lectures, but note that there are specific deadlines for assignments, quizzes, and the final exam. Due dates are listed on the Course Summary table at the end of this syllabus (and always on our Canvas home page).