Selected Topics in Information Systems Management

Course Code: ISM4930

Credit Hours: 1-3

Effective beginning: 2022-23


Course Description:
This course covers topics of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors. Topics may vary. This course may be repeated for up to 9 semester hours credit.

Course Details


 Prerequisite: permission of department chair




Required textbooks/ course materials:

Course materials will be provided by the instructor.


Assignment/course outline:

The following topics will be covered in this course at the discretion of the instructor:

  • Research Pertinent to Computer Information Systems
  • Organizational Strategy, Competitive Advantage, and Computer Information Systems
  • Ethics and Privacy
  • Information Security
  • Data and Knowledge Management
  • Networks
  • E-Business and E-Commerce
  • Wireless, Mobile Computing, and Mobile Commerce
  • Social Computing
  • Enterprise Resource Planning Systems
  • CRM and SCM
  • Business IntelligenceAcquiring Information Systems and Applications


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

Evaluate complex situations, identify key issues, compare and contrast the situation to the appropriate information systems theories.

Formulate the development and implementation of a comprehensive information systems project.

Facilitate the professional communication of an information systems presentation and/or project paper by integrating concepts (cognitive) from course(s).

Integrate concepts from other Bachelor of Science Business Administration 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 

Tests, Quizzes, Homework



Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:

  • Attend and participate in class regularly.
  • Read all assigned material before class.
  • Study in-class notes and online (Canvas) materials.
  • Complete assigned projects in a timely manner to enable reflections and revisions on the final product.
  • Participate in discussions.
  • Demonstrate your mastery of the required skills on quizzes, exams, etc.
  • Complete all assignments with promptness and accuracy.
  • All written documents as well as online assignments must be completed using correct grammar, spelling, and structure.


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