W09_MGCR331_003_CourseOutline_Jan13

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Unformatted text preview: Revised Version – January 8 th 2008 Information Systems – MGCR 331 “IT Impacts on Organizations” Winter 2009 Section 003 Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 to 10:00am - Bronfman 422 Instructor: Shamel Addas Bronfman 402 [email protected] Office hours Tuesdays @ 10:00-11:00 p.m. or by appointment Course Coordinator Geneviève Bassellier, Ph.D. Bronfman 587 [email protected] 514 398-4221 Course Description This course will introduce you to principles of information systems as they are applied to business. You will understand the relationships between information and information systems and between information systems and information technology. You will also realize the importance of the strategic, social and ethical aspects of IT management. It will not introduce, but rather will build upon your current knowledge of computer hardware and software as personal tools. Information Technology is fundamental to corporate strategy, organization structure, building and maintaining relationships with customers and suppliers, as well as developing and offering products and services. In fact, many job opportunities are now almost exclusively concerned with the handling, processing, and transmission of information. Be they technology firms like CISCO and Oracle, financial institutions like the Royal Bank and Goldman Sachs, consulting firms like CGI and Accenture or retail companies like the Aldo Group, Home Hardware, and Walmart, all organizations make use of information systems and need qualified people with a background in Information Systems. MGCR 331 – 003 Course Outline Page 1 Winter 2009 Learning Outcomes As a result of this course, you will be able to: Examine how an organization can create business value from IT Explain the importance of strategic, social and ethical aspects of IT management Recognize trends in technological change and describe how these changes will affect organizations Be familiar with wiki technology Explain the process of decision making and how it is supported by technologies Develop applications to support decision making Recognize the benefits and limitations of different E-Commerce Business models Discuss the managerial, technical, and legal issues surrounding ethics, privacy and computer security Understand the economics properties and pricing of digital goods Explain networks effects in the context of IT. Course Materials MGCR 331 – 003 Course Outline Page 2 Winter 2009 Required Texts: Introduction to Information Systems Supporting and Transforming Business – Canadian Edition by Rainer, Turban, Splettstoesser- Hogeterp, Sanchez- Rodriguez Wiley, ISBN: 978-0-470- 15349-9 With 2 purchase options – please see bookstore for more information: 1) Textbook with WileyPlus web site login 2) WileyPlus access with electronic version of textbook Chapters 2, 3 & 7 from Information MGCR 331 – 003 Course Outline Page 3 Winter 2009 MGCR 331 – 003 Course Outline Page 4 Winter 2009 Evaluation Method...
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This note was uploaded on 08/06/2009 for the course MGCR mgcr-331 taught by Professor Addas during the Winter '09 term at McGill.

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