This course provides an overview of Business Information Systems. This includes a broad foundation for both technical and non-technical business professionals. Special emphasis is placed on how information is used by different types of businesses across different industries.
Identify information systems used in organizational departments.
Explain how information resources are managed.
Describe roles of the information systems department.
Data Gathering, Storage, and Uses
Recognize data management issues.
Identify components of a database.
Describe the relationship between data, information, and knowledge.
Compare e-business and e-commerce.
How Businesses Use Information
Describe enterprise resource planning systems.
Explain how functional areas use information systems.
Identify uses of customer relationship information systems.
Identify supply chain components.
How Managers Use Information
Explain how managers use information systems.
Explain information technology project development methodologies.
Identify information tools for managers.
Identify the phases of system development life cycle.
Ethics and Trends
Identify threats to information security.
Identify communication technologies used in business.
Recognize ethical and legal issues in information technology.
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