The Management Information Systems (MIS) program supports students and professionals in their applied use of computers. Information systems supports a variety of business activities using computer systems; it is not intended to prepare software developers.
Student Learning Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding of how computer systems support a variety of business activities.
- Management Information Systems
- The MIS program supports students and professionals in their applied use of computers. Information systems supports a variety of business activities using computer systems; it is not intended to prepare software developers. Student Learning Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding of how computer systems support a variety of business activities. Complete the Business Foundation Curriculum in the freshman and sophomore years. Student Learning Goals To Be Effective Communicators To Be Competent in Business Practices To Be Good Decision Makers To Be Good Citizens
|Schedule||Part-time and full-time|
|Presence of students||On-campus and on-line|
This course provides an understanding of the Visual Basic programming environment in the context of business application design and development. This course will place emphasis on performance characteristics and user interface design considerations.
Characteristics of contemporary business data communication components, their configurations, and their impact on management information systems design. Topics include designing, managing, securing, and implementing business data communication networks, and their integration into management information systems. Exercises and assignments use various data communication facilities.
Students will be exposed to both the technological and managerial aspects of data communication systems. The instructor will rely on the textbook for the technical concepts. Managerial aspects as well as material on emerging technologies and services will be explored though outside reading, case studies etc.
Overview of important concepts of business intelligence, and the use of analytics, technologies, applications and processes used by organizations to gain data-driven insights. These insights and predictions can be used to aid decision-making and performance management across functional areas, including marketing, operations, and finance. Students will learn to extract and manipulate data, and create reports, scorecards and dashboards, including mobile apps.
In the information age, organizations can and do collect massive amounts of data. Yet organizations are often “data rich” but “information and knowledge poor”. This course is designed to prepare business professionals who, by using analytical methods and data mining and data visualization tools such as XLMiner, SAP Lumira and SAP Hanna, will be able to harness the potential of data by extracting business intelligence that can be used to improve decisions and operations at various points in the value chain.
Concepts and methodology of data base planning, design, development, and management of the computerized data base of a management information system. The emphasis is on logical data base design and a study of hierarchical, network, and relational implementations. Normalization exercises are completed relative to the logical design of relational data bases. Exercises and assignments use a relational DBMS package.
This course covers issues related to managing projects in organizations. The course focuses on the management of projects and working as a team. Students are expected to draw on materials from other management information system courses, especially the System Analysis and Design, and Database Management courses.
Develops ability to analyze an existing information system within an organization, to identify information requirements, and to specify the functions of a new information system. Includes cost/benefit analysis of proposed information systems. Exercises and assignments use a Computer Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tool.
This course provides an understanding of the principles and techniques for client-side web development using HTML, XHTML and CSS. Text editors and the software tools such as Dreamweaver will be used. This course includes designing for web standard, accessibility, usability, and workflow for web design.