bis320 | undergraduate

Business Information Systems

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This course provides instruction on the use of Business Information Systems. Students apply Microsoft® Office tools including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to accomplish business objectives. Other topics include application software and the Internet for effective problem solving, use of relevant emerging technologies, and using information across different industries.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Information Systems Technology: Hardware, Software, Systems, and Infrastructure

    • Identify likely types of software employed in the business enterprise.
    • Outline the functions of computer hardware components, including local and cloud-based infrastructure.
    • Adapt the application of Microsoft® Word to accomplish business objectives.

    Data Communications and Databases

    • Identify data communications options and how to match them with business requirements.
    • Outline the components of database technology and analyze how they are used in business.
    • Demonstrate business process design and documentation.
    • Adapt the application of Microsoft® Excel® to accomplish business objectives.

    Collaboration and eCommerce

    • Discuss how individuals and teams collaborate for project success.
    • Determine collaboration options and the best-fit collaboration practices.
    • Apply Internet technologies for eCommerce to meet business objectives.
    • Adapt the application of Microsoft® PowerPoint® to accomplish business objectives.

    Information Security and Ethical/Social Issues in Information Technology (IT)

    • Analyze vulnerabilities in information systems.
    • Evaluate security methodologies used to protect employee and customer data.
    • Determine ethical and social issues related to using information systems in business.

    Building Information Systems and Project Management

    • Explain the process of scoping and managing IT projects for success.
    • Examine program and project management processes and methodologies.
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