|Course ID:||MIST 2090E. 3 hours. |
|Course Title:||Introduction to Information Systems in Business|
|Concepts related to leading information technology-enabled
change in business, including fundamentals of information
systems, business process improvement, business and data
modeling, project management, and intensive spreadsheet
|Oasis Title:||INTRO TO INFO SYS|
|Duplicate Credit:||Not open to students with credit in MIST 2090 or MIST 2190H or CSCI 1100-1100L|
|Nontraditional Format:||This course will be taught 95% or more online.|
|Offered every year. |
|Grading System:||A-F (Traditional)|
The purpose of this course is for students to learn the basics
of leading information technology-enabled change. Information
systems and technologies are fundamental to any organizational
improvement effort, as well as many contemporary changes to
society in general. Students will be introduced to a rigorous
approach to innovative change efforts through a focus on
business value, business processes, data, and contemporary
technologies. Students will gain an understanding of the
leadership and management of IT-enabled change efforts and
associated technologies through hands-on experience with tools,
models, and concepts.
Some of the topics we will cover in class will include: .
• Leading IT-enabled change - basics of the
consultant/analyst role in organizations.
• The development and implementation of information
systems in business.
• Business modeling.
• Project management.
• Process improvement.
• Data as a key enabler of competitive advantage.
• Contemporary concepts in digital innovation, such as
mobile app development, cloud computing, and service-oriented
• Interface design.
• Solving business challenges with spreadsheets.
Computer Lab topics will include:
• Spreadsheets / MS Excel.