Management Information Systems
This course provides the student with
an overview of today's management
information systems (MIS). The premise
is that business initiatives should drive
technology choices. Every discussion
first addresses the business needs and the
addresses the technology that supports
those needs. This course is designed to
give students the ability to understand
how information technology can be a
point of strength for an organization.
student will demonstrate an understanding of complementary managerial views of
information’s value and use within the organization via technologies such as
radio frequency identification (RFID), data warehousing, and data mining. In
addition, the student will study the flow of information through the
organization using an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system as a framework.
The student will also demonstrate an understanding of the complementary
managerial views of information as an operational, managerial, and strategic
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
the end of the course students will be able to:
- Explain the systems approach to
business, the major business systems, and subsystems.
- Explain how technology supports
and integrates functional areas throughout an organization.
- Discuss the Systems Development
Life Cycle (SDLC) and the major activities within each phase.
- Describe the role of data and
information and management information systems in an organization.
- Explain the use personal
productivity software tools to complete assignments and other tasks.