MIS 302F –Self-PacedTitle MIS 302F Foundations of Information Technology ManagementInstructor Clint Tuttle Course DescriptionInformation Technology Management provides you with a broad view of how IT is transforming theworld of business. Within this course you will work through real-world business cases and worksituations to learn about the impact IT has on the business economy, and identify the critical skills thatthose working in IT need to possess. Finally, you will explore how IT intersects with functional areas in abusiness organization. This course will give you the introductory IT knowledge and skills professionalsneed within a business environment. Course Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:Explain the disruptive effect IT has on markets resulting in a transformation of the businesseconomy.Summarize the characteristics of IT ecosystems and networks.Describe how network strategies and platform-based competition influence the economics ofbusiness.Analyze business data using common IT tools, methods, and skills.Predict how IT can influence and interact with different functional areas of an organization.Interpret the broader impact IT has on an organization’sglobal sourcing strategy and return oninvestment (ROI).Course Times This course never meets in person and has no scheduled lectures. You have five months to complete the assigned lessons and request to take your final exam. Accessing the CourseLog in to the learning management system, Canvas, at the following URL: Required Course Materials1.Throughout the course, you will be linked to numerous articles and readings that have been gathered for you. There is no textbook for this course. However, you are required to purchase a Harvard Business Reviewcoursepack that contains numerous case studies on how IT has impacted some of the most fascinating companies in the world. Check your course syllabus for purchasing instructions. 2.All Excel assignments will be managed through a Cengage tool called SAM. This tool is how we will allow you to download/submit Excel assignments and give you feedback so you can reattempt the assignments. Required Software You will also need access to a recent version of Excel (at least version 2013 for PC and 2011 for Mac). NOTE: Use of Open Office,Apple Numbers, or Google Sheets is not endorsed at this time. Ifpurchasing Office is a problem you can use the lab computers in libraries which some students usingNumbers and Google Docs did in past. Grading CriteriaThis course is based on a possible 1200 points with an additional 25 points available for extra credit.
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