Foundations Of Information Systems Management – ist710 (3 credits)

The primary focus of this course is the research and evaluation of innovative and practical IS approaches to problem resolution in various industries. Learners will research the strategies and leadership characteristics of IS industry leaders and analyze upcoming trends in the field. These considerations will be incorporated into the foundation of a IS leadership plan. Competency A: Trace the historical development of the field of information systems. Competency B: Investigate knowledge as a component of the field of information systems. Competency C: Analyze the infrastructure components of information systems. Competency D: Interpret the roles of technology and people within teams and organizations. Competency E: Evaluate best practices and emergent trends in information technology.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Information and Knowledge

  • Competency A: Trace the historical development of the field of information systems. [Wk 3]
  • Competency B: Investigate knowledge as a component of the field of information systems. [Wk 3]
  • Competency C: Analyze the infrastructure components of information systems. [Wk 3]
  • Competency D: Interpret the roles of technology and people within teams and organizations. [Wk 3]
  • Competency E: Evaluate best practices and emergent trends in information technology. [Wk 3]

Systems Theory in Information and Organizations

  • Competency A: Trace the historical development of the field of information systems. [Wk 4]
  • Competency B: Investigate knowledge as a component of the field of information systems. [Wk 4]
  • Competency C: Analyze the infrastructure components of information systems. [Wk 4]
  • Competency D: Interpret the roles of technology and people within teams and organizations. [Wk 4]
  • Competency E: Evaluate best practices and emergent trends in information technology. [Wk 4]

Networking Infrastructure

  • Competency A: Trace the historical development of the field of information systems. [Wk 5]
  • Competency B: Investigate knowledge as a component of the field of information systems. [Wk 5]
  • Competency C: Analyze the infrastructure components of information systems. [Wk 5]
  • Competency D: Interpret the roles of technology and people within teams and organizations. [Wk 5]
  • Competency E: Evaluate best practices and emergent trends in information technology. [Wk 5]

Network and Web Applications

  • Competency A: Trace the historical development of the field of information systems. [Wk 6]
  • Competency B: Investigate knowledge as a component of the field of information systems. [Wk 6]
  • Competency C: Analyze the infrastructure components of information systems. [Wk 6]
  • Competency D: Interpret the roles of technology and people within teams and organizations. [Wk 6]
  • Competency E: Evaluate best practices and emergent trends in information technology. [Wk 6]

Database Management

  • Competency A: Trace the historical development of the field of information systems. [Wk 7]
  • Competency B: Investigate knowledge as a component of the field of information systems. [Wk 7]
  • Competency C: Analyze the infrastructure components of information systems. [Wk 7]
  • Competency D: Interpret the roles of technology and people within teams and organizations. [Wk 7]
  • Competency E: Evaluate best practices and emergent trends in information technology. [Wk 7]

Systems Development

  • Competency A: Trace the historical development of the field of information systems. [Wk 8]
  • Competency B: Investigate knowledge as a component of the field of information systems. [Wk 8]
  • Competency C: Analyze the infrastructure components of information systems. [Wk 8]
  • Competency D: Interpret the roles of technology and people within teams and organizations. [Wk 8]
  • Competency E: Evaluate best practices and emergent trends in information technology. [Wk 8]

Reading Weeks

  • Competency A: Trace the historical development of the field of information systems. [Wk 2]
  • Competency B: Investigate knowledge as a component of the field of information systems. [Wk 2]
  • Competency C: Analyze the infrastructure components of information systems. [Wk 2]
  • Competency D: Interpret the roles of technology and people within teams and organizations. [Wk 2]
  • Competency E: Evaluate best practices and emergent trends in information technology. [Wk 2]

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