Minor in Business - Management Information Systems COMM 3511   Management Information Systems
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Information is a key resource for businesses, other organizations, and professionals in both the contemporary and emerging worlds. Innovative uses of information are often keys to survival in an increasingly competitive economy. In addition, information systems account for an increasing larger share of assets in most organization. The ability to harness and manage information resources and information technologies demands a sound understanding of a broad range of concepts, terms, and challenging issues in a constantly evolving context. This course is designed to help students acquire the essential skills and conceptual background to become an effective client, user, and planner of Management Information Systems. It will help students develop a broad understanding of how information systems are used in organizations, the technologies that influence their use, their role in supporting business operations and decision making, how they need to be managed, and the impact that they can have on organizations' and professionals' competitive positions. Students will be exposed to SAP ERP systems and Business Analytics tools via hands-on lab work and exercises.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Lab
  • Discussion
  • Experiential Learning

PREREQUISITES: COMM 1010.03 and at least a second-year standing
CROSS-LISTING: MGMT 3511.03