1 Foundations of IT Management –MIS 302F Online (03915) –Fall 2019Professor Shannon Provost, PhDTeaching Assistants Purav Chokhani and Alexandra Wolf Course Communication For course content and administration questions, use our Piazza Discussion Board For individual inquiries, email [email protected] Technical Support Call the Canvas Support Center at 855-308-2494–open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please do not contact the professor or TA with technical issues. IT Support has the best resources to provide timely technical assistance. Office Hours There are no scheduled “in person” office hours for this entirely web-based course. All questions/messages should be posted on the Piazza Discussion Board. Course Description Information 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). Required Course Materials–All materials are covered by the single Course Materials Fee.1.Course Packet: We will use a course packet (rather than a textbook) for assigned readings and cases. This can be purchased via Canvas –see “START HERE” instructionson the home page. Working through course materials on Canvas, you will find links to the numerous articles/ readings from the course packet.
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