Code of Ethics The McCombs School of Business has no tolerance for acts of scholastic dishonesty. The responsibilities of both students and faculty with regard to scholastic dishonesty are described in detail in the BBA Program’s Statement on Scholastic Dishonesty at . Academic Integrity Students of the University of Texas and this course may not share or distribute materials that could be an advantage to another current or future student, and the university has no tolerance for acts of scholastic dishonesty. For more on UT’s policy of Academic Dishonesty and Cheating, following the link here: - discipline-and-conduct/ Students with Disabilities Students with disabilities may request appropriate academic accommodations from the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, Services for Students with Disabilities, 512-471-6259, Academic Rigor, MIS 302F Workload, and Managing Deadlines Welcome to The McCombs School of Business. In order to challenge you and truly add to your education, the McCombs School is committed to rigorous classes. This means that you can expect a substantial workload in many of the weeks during the semester. This course, while for non-business majors, is in no way a “business light” course and will require significant reading, participation, assignment completion, learning of new concepts and critical thinking processes. Course Outline Unit or Assignment Activities Unit 1: The Macroeconomic Impact of IT Unit Readings Chapter 1 of Creative Destruction Kodak (A) from your Harvard Business Review Coursepack Unit Non-Graded Activities* Poll(s) Discussion: What are impacts of IT (Good and Bad)? Unit Assessments Unit 1 Quiz Unit 1 Discussion: Are Driverless Cars a Good Idea? Assignment 1 Excel Assignment #1: Getting started with Excel Unit 2: IT Networks Unit Readings Notes for the Microsoft Case Microsoft in 2005 from your Harvard Business Review Coursepack
Oracle vs. Salesforce.com from your Harvard Business Review Coursepack Is Cloud Computing Really Ready for Prime Time? Unit Non-Graded Activities* Poll(s) Lesson 1 Practice Quiz Exercise: Buy, Build, or Rent Software Lesson 2 Practice Quiz Unit Assessments Unit 2 Quiz Unit 2 Interactive: Build, Buy, or Rent? Assignment 2 Excel Assignment #2: Formatting Worksheets Unit 3: Platform-Based Competition Unit Readings Apple Inc. in 2010 from your Harvard Business Review Coursepack Networks and Positive Feedback: How to Exploit Network Effects from your Harvard Business Review Coursepack Strategies for Two-Sided Markets from your Harvard Business Review Coursepack Unit Non-Graded Activities* Poll(s) Lesson 1 Practice Quiz Lesson 2 Practice Quiz Unit Readings Unit 3 Quiz Unit 3 Prompt: Recommend a Product Strategy Assignment 3 Excel Assignment #3: Formulas and Functions Unit 4: Communications Ecosystem Unit Readings Overview of Networking Notes The Internet Technology-Developing Web Applications Wireless World Akamai Technologies from your Harvard Business Review Coursepack
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