ISYS 0363-05 - Information Systems for Management, Spring 2018 Room BUS 126 Instructor: Gizem E. Isik Office Hours: 6:00-6:30PM, Wednesdays (BUS 203F) Email: [email protected]/cc: [email protected] Website: iLearn ISYS 363: Information Systems for Management Course Syllabus Course Description: This course is an introduction to computer applications and information systems for business management. Topics covered in the course include an intro to information systems concepts and structure; the impact of information systems on the competitive advantage of businesses; the role of the Internet and networks in organizations; how organizations develop, acquire, and implement information systems; the ethical, criminal, and security issues organizations face when using information systems; basic personal computer applications including spreadsheet, database, and internet applications; characteristics and examples of different types of information systems including individual, workgroup, organizational, interorganizational, and international information systems; information system development; and end-user application development. Objectives: By the end of this course you should have a general understanding of information systems in organizations and the role that information systems play in the operations and management of organizations. You should be able to identify and communicate information system needs at different levels of an organization. You should be able to use information technology to solve problems for a variety of common business situations. Prerequisites: Satisfaction of the graduate business program's prerequisite in mathematics. No previous knowledge of information systems or information technology is assumed in the course. Course Process: Class sessions will be devoted to lecture, discussion, and questions You will be expected to complete the reading assignments for each class session before the class and be prepared to enter into discussion about the readings. You will be expected to attend all classes and to participate actively in class discussions. Tape recording of class sessions is not allowed. Out of class Assignments: An essential part of this course is the completion of a number of information technology-based assignments. Most of the assignments involve the use of personal computer application software. The following policies apply to all out of class assignments: 1. Each assignment is due at the beginning of class on the date due. Late assignments will be accepted up to one week after the due date with up to 20% penalty. No assignment will be accepted more than one week late.
2. No assignment will be accepted by e-mail or fax. All assignments must be turned in on paper unless otherwise noted in the assignment.
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