Departmental Information Systems
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Course level: Graduate
This course will continue the analysis of the application of the domains used by individuals and teams studied in previous content courses. The student will evaluate the application of the program domains to departmental operations and strategy. The student will research and evaluate information systems support techniques, both internal and external to the departmental interfaces. Competency A: Analyze how knowledge workers function with the use of technology at the individual and department level in a global environment. Competency B: Plan methods of support, communication, and selections of tools to advance department operations and performance. Competency C: Evaluate the application of program domains in relation to department operations and performance. Competency D: Determine the influence of current information technology issues and policies on departmental information systems. Competency E: Evaluate the alignment among departmental information systems, as related to organizational goals and objectives, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Competency F: Evaluate best practices and emergent trends in departmental information systems.