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Innovation, Technology, and Supply Chain Management

Bloomsburg, PA, United States
Information Systems

Summary

Bloomsburg, PA is a small, historic town located within Columbia County and is home to just over 14,000 residents. The County seat, Bloomsburg, is considered the only incorporated “town” in Pennsylvania. Deep in the heart of the Susquehanna River Valley, Bloomsburg is home to a municipal airport, landmark Town Park with many acres of recreational activities, and has one of the largest and longest running fairs in the country.

As the university on the hill, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania overlooks the Town of Bloomsburg and is situated a few hundred yards from the community’s business district with Geisinger-Bloomsburg Hospital across the street from a cluster of residence halls. Building on a rich history of academic excellence as one of 14 public universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, Bloomsburg University prepares and inspires students for personal and professional success in an increasingly complex global environment.

Bachelor Programs

Bloomsburg University's B.S.B.A. in Information and Technology Management (ITM) program prepares students to effectively plan, design, select, implement, use, and administer emerging information and communication technologies. Its curriculum interconnects from curriculums offered by Computer Science and Management of Information Systems degree programs.

ITM provides students with emerging technology skills and integrates those skills with business knowledge. ITM discipline — specific courses build upon the learning goals in the AACSB accredited curriculum.

Courses

Bachelor in Information and Technology Management (B.S.B.A.)

Project seminar

Introduces the concepts and techniques of project management: applications include information systems, healthcare, finance, and business projects. Covers project management processes, methods, tools, success factors and successful team building strategies as well as the phases of project management: project initiation, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and project closure. The course follows the principles set forth by the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK) as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI). Project Management is designed for students in junior or senior standing and includes case analyses and projects throughout the semester to supplement the student learning objectives.

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