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Introduction to the course ISM3011 –  Essentials of Management Information Systems
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What We’re Going to do Today Brief introduction of instructors Why you should care about MIS Overview of the course Policies Grading Components Intro to ERP Q&A
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Instructor Grading Responsibilities Bob Szymanski (Instructor) Course Project  WileyPLUS Excel Exercises Podcasts Exams 
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TA Grading Responsibilities Brian Gajewski(Instructor) In-class activities (virtual) Online Discussions
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MIS:  Using IT to Solve Business Problems Comp. Sci. Business MIS
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IT Impacts and Bright Job Market for MIS 96% of Teens use Social Networking tools Bureau of Labor Statistics 5 of the top 25 fastest growing jobs (2004-2014) are MIS-related. Job prospects for MIS grads are expected to be  much better than average . IT jobs recently surpassed 2001 high Salaries are up and continue to rise In 2006, Top 10 Best Jobs #1: Software Engineer #7: Computer Systems Analysts In 2007, US Tech Employment reaches highest point in 7 years! http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=20100204 In 2009, creation of 50,000 new healthcare IT jobs over the next several years http://www.informationweek.com/news/global-cio/careers/showArticle.jhtml?a In 2010, a 3% increase in IT staffing is forecast for early 2010 http://www.informationweek.com/news/global- cio/recruiting/showArticle.jhtml? articleID=222000094&subSection=Compensation
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Millions 130 140 150 160 170 180 190 200 210 2002 2006 2010 2014 2018 2022 2026 2030 Labor Needed Labor Available Source: Employment Policy Foundation tabulations of Bureau of Labor Statistics/Census Current Population Survey Date. Expected Labor Force and Labor Force Demand  2002 - 2031
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Demographics and the Labor Force The labor force is growing older. This may lead to a significant labor shortage. There is also an existing (and worsening) IT 
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