ISM3630-Syllabus - ISM 3630 Sections 001 and 901 Winter...

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ISM 3630 – Sections 001 and 901 Winter 2010 BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS Syllabus Instructor: Dr. David C. Huff 1. Course Information Course Title: Business Information Systems Course Number: ISM 3630 Credit Hours: 3 Prerequisites: ISM 2630 or former ISM 4630 or equiv. and MAT 1500 or equiv. Room No. #10 Prentis (section 001) Oakland Center (section 009) Days and Hours: Section 001 – Tuesday 1:25 PM - 4:10 PM Section 009 – Thursday 6 PM - 8:45 PM 2. Instructor Information Name: Dave Huff Title: Senior Instructor Phone: 248-224-4802 Office Hours: 12:20-1:30 Tuesdays (#302 Prentis) 8:45 PM - ? on Thursdays (at Oakland) Email: DaveHuff@Wayne.edu Course Web Site: Blackboard.Wayne.edu Twitter: DrDavidCHuff
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ISM 3630 INFORMATION SYSTEMS and MANUFACTURING ISM 3630 Winter 2010 2 3. Course Texts > Required Texts James A. O’Brien ( Introduction to Information Systems: Essentials for the E-Business Enterprise (14 th Edition). ISBN – 978-0-07-340292-5 Note: the 14 th or 15 th edition will be OK. 4. Technology - WSU Pipeline Blackboard - E-mail, chat discussion boards and Twitter - Internet and Internet Explorer - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, others as required 5. Course Description > Overview The rapid evolution and diffusion of information technology (IT) is transforming the way that many organizations operate. IT is playing a strategic role in gaining competitive advantage and supporting business operations and managerial decision making, and the Internet and its related technologies are enabling electronic commerce and enterprise collaboration in global markets. In the information age, managers, entrepreneurs, and business professionals need to know how to use and manage a variety of information technologies to create competitive firms, improve decision making, manage global interdependencies, and provide quality products and services in an efficient and effective manner. The primary objective of this course is to prepare business students to manage their information environments and to use and manage information technology. The course places a major emphasis on the strategic role of information technology. The course is taught from the viewpoint of the business manager who is not an MIS specialist. The lectures, readings, and assignments will introduce a number of key concepts and timely issues related to five major topics: s Foundation concepts s The basics of information technology (hardware, software, telecommunications, and databases) s IT applications (information systems for: business operations and electronic commerce; enterprise collaboration; managerial decision support; and strategic advantage) s IS development (the traditional systems development life cycle, prototyping, CASE tools, end-user development) s Managing IT (implementation issues, challenges of managing IS technologies, resources, and strategies, including global IT management, ERP, and security and ethical challenges).
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ISM 3630 INFORMATION SYSTEMS and MANUFACTURING ISM 3630 Winter 2010
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ISM3630-Syllabus - ISM 3630 Sections 001 and 901 Winter...

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