ISM3011

Introduction to Management Information Systems

Course Code:
ISM3011

Credit Hours:
3

Effective beginning:
2022-23

Sections:
001, 700

 

Course Description:
This course provides an introduction to the use of information technology in the business environment. The language, concepts, structures, and processes involved in the management of information systems will be discussed. The course will have an applications component where software will be used to support managerial decision making.

 

Course Details

Prerequisites:

CGS 1100

 

Instructors:

TBD

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Introduction to Information Systems, 9e. (WileyPlus Single-term, 150 days, Digital Product), R. Kelly Rainer and Brad Prince. Publisher: Wiley. ISBN: 9781119797012

Note: The digital platform called WileyPLUS includes an eText; its ISBN is noted above. However, if the loose-leaf book content is desired along with the WileyPLUS and eText, use the ISBN of 9781119761488.

 

Assignment/course outline:

See first-day handout.

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree Learning Outcomes:

BA-1 Exhibit knowledge of accounting, finance, management, legal, operations and marketing. 

BA-2 Identify MIS, economics, technology, statistical data and decision support tools for making effective business decisions.

BA-3 Recognize the impact of today’s global economy, diversity and cultures on businesses.

BA-4 Comprehend how effective leadership, teamwork and ethics relate to best business practices. 

BA-5 Use effective oral and written communication skills, including effective research techniques.

 

Course-level learning outcomes:

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Synthesize a basic understanding of management information system terminology.

Evaluate the components and the operations, managerial, and strategic roles of information systems within an organization.

Appraise the major concepts, developments, and managerial implications involved in computer hardware, software, database management, and telecommunications technologies.

Evaluate how information technology is used in modern information systems to support end user applications, enterprise operations, ecommerce, and managerial decision making.

Synthesize the development of information system solutions for business problems and how to implement change.

Evaluate the managerial challenges and methods of managing information systems technologies, including information resource management, global IT management, and security and ethical challenges.

Formulate an ability to communicate a professional (affective) presentation and project paper by integrating concepts (cognitive) from the course.

Contrast and integrate concepts from other BSBA courses.

BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

BA-2, BA-3, BA-4, BA-5

Homework, Tests, Quizzes

 

 

Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

In-Person

The instructor will:

  • Lecture and lead class discussions.
  • Assign readings from textbooks and/or other sources to supplement lectures.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly office hours to address questions and student needs outside of class time.

The students will:

  • Attend class regularly and be attentive to lectures.
  • Engage with class discussion.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc., as assigned by the instructor.

Online

The instructor will:

  • Lead class discussions.
  • Assign textbook and/or other readings.
  • Provide supplemental materials that align with the material presented in the textbook as appropriate.
  • Design assignments, quizzes, discussions, etc., to help students engage with the course material.
  • Use other teaching strategies to assist students in examining and understanding course materials as needed.
  • Provide timely feedback on assignments.
  • Hold weekly virtual office hours to address questions and student needs.

The students will:

  • Engage with the course regularly.
  • Engage with class discussions.
  • Participate in student discussion groups.
  • Read assigned readings.
  • Complete assignments, quizzes, discussion boards, etc. as assigned by instructor.

 

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