Course Outline - COMM 291

Course Outline - COMM 291 - COMM391 Introduction to...

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COMM391: Introduction to Management Information Systems Outline & Syllabus - 1 - COURSE GOALS To introduce students to the basic concepts of information technology. To foster an interest in maximizing business potentials using information technology. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Students will be able to Apply IT/strategic frameworks to analyze a business situation, and develop a value proposition and revenue model, to support the business opportunity. Describe the information needs of core business operations and how IT can support them. Locate information about information technologies and analyze their feasibility and impact in a business. Generate IT requirements that can support core business operations. Plan an IT development and implementation. ASSESSMENT SUMMARY Assignments 15% (5% ERD and 10% Access) Project 35% Final Exam 30% Participation 20% PROGRAM GOALS B.COM MBA MM Critical Thinking Critical & Analytical Thinking Critical Thinking Analytical Decision-making Integration Analytical Decision-making Oral & Written Communication Communication Oral & Written Communication Ethics & Sustainability Ethics & Social Responsibility Ethics & Sustainability
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COMM391: Introduction to Management Information Systems Outline & Syllabus - 2 - COURSE INFORMATION Division: MIS Labs: HA118 Term/period: Winter 2010 Pre-requisites: Course duration: Sep 6 - Dec 3, 2010 Course website: http://www.vista.ubc.ca Section Number : 101 Class times: 9 – 10 am Classroom: Swing 222 Instructor: Carson Woo Email: [email protected] Phone: (604) 822-8390 Office room: HA 668 Office hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1 – 2:30 pm, or by appointment Teaching Assistant: TBA Section Number : 102 Class times: 10 – 11 am Classroom: Swing 222 Instructor: Carson Woo Email: [email protected] Phone: (604) 822-8390 Office room: HA 668 Office hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 1 – 2:30 pm, or by appointment Teaching Assistant: TBA Section Number : 103 Class times: 1 – 2 pm Classroom: Swing 221 Instructor: Kafui Monu Email: [email protected] Phone: (604) 827-5285 Office room: HA 93 Office hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays, 2- 3 pm, or by appointment Teaching Assistant: TBA BRIEF COURSE DESCRIPTION Information Technology (IT) has become vital to the products, management, and operation of organizations of every size and in every industry. Those that successfully deploy IT can achieve a significant advantage over their competitors. The ability to use information technology effectively is also a key factor in achieving personal success as a manager. This course is not primarily about technology. Rather, it addresses several inter-related questions about the use of information technology in organizations: How can information systems be used by an organization to achieve an advantage over its competition? How can you use information technology to do your job better and achieve greater success in
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Course Outline - COMM 291 - COMM391 Introduction to...

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