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Information Systems Concepts

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This course introduces the role of computer information systems in today's business environment. An overview is presented of the infrastructure, data, network, software, and hardware that make up computer information systems, the systems development process, and state-of-the-business topics of which management personnel should be aware.

This graduate-level course is 6 To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Emerging Information Systems Topics

    • Define utility and cloud computing, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of their use.
    • Discuss future opportunities for the use of mobile and wearable computing.
    • Research career requirements and opportunities in information systems management.

    Business Intelligence and Information Systems

    • Analyze and describe the use of information systems technology in decision-support frameworks.
    • Define business intelligence and describe its impact on business.
    • Describe the capabilities of a business intelligence application.

    Business and Information Systems

    • Describe the relationship between business processes and information systems.
    • Discuss the influence of ethics and privacy on information systems.
    • Describe what information security is and why we need it.

    Infrastructure, Network, and Data Management

    • Describe how you would apply the necessary hardware and software components as the infrastructure for information systems.
    • Explain at least two approaches to managing data.
    • Discuss potential uses of the various kinds of networks.

    Enterprise and Business Applications

    • Explain the business value of transaction processing systems and functional area information systems.
    • Describe the uses of customer relationship management systems.
    • Explain the benefits of supply chain management systems.

    Information Systems Planning

    • Define information systems planning for a business.
    • Compare and contrast at least two methodologies for systems development.
    • Discuss available tools and techniques used in acquiring information systems.
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