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Business Information Systems

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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.

This undergraduate-level course is 9 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: 9

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    Data Gathering, Storage, and Uses

    • Describe the relationship between data, information, and knowledge.
    • Recognize data management issues.
    • Identify components of a database.

    E-Business and E-Commerce

    • Compare e-business and e-commerce.
    • Differentiate among business-to-business (B2B), business-to-consumer (B2C), and government-to-citizen (G2C).
    • Explain how online auctions work.

    How Businesses Use Information

    • Describe organizational information systems.
    • Explain how functional areas use information systems.
    • Identify supply chain components.

    How Managers Use Information

    • Explain how managers use information systems.
    • Identify information tools for managers.

    Project Development Methodologies

    • Explain information technology project development methodologies.
    • Identify the phases of Systems Development Life Cycle.

    Ethical and Legal Issues

    • Recognize ethical and legal issues in information technology.
    • Identify threats to information security.


    • Identify communication technologies used in business.
    • Explain the impact of Web 2.0 on business.
    • Describe advantages and disadvantages of mobile commerce (m-commerce).

    Technology Solutions

    • Develop a proposal for technology solutions that address business problems.
    • Identify technology solutions for business problems.

    Overview of Information Systems

    • Describe roles of the information systems department.
    • Identify information systems used in organizational departments.
    • Explain how information resources are managed.
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