Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Course Description: This course introduces the student to management information systems concepts. The course will present a variety of data processing facilities. Course topics include: transaction reporting, information reporting, decision support systems, system development life cycle, office automation, and job descriptions and requirements.
Learning Outcomes:1. Understand what constitutes management information systems.
2. Understand the effect management information systems have on an organization.
3. Understand the approaches in building a management information systems.
Grading: There will be ten homework assignments, mid-term examination, and a final examination. The mid-term examination will cover material assigned up to the date of the examination and the final examination will cover the remaining material. The final course grade will be based on your composite course using the following criteria:
Mid-Term Exam: 40%
Final Exam: 40%
90-100% - A
89-89% - B
70-79% - C
69-69% - D
Less than 60% or more than two unexcused absences - F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Students are responsible for completing reading assignments prior to class, so class meetings can emphasize student participation and discussion of reading assignments. Homework assignments will be turned in on time or a 50% penalty will be assessed on homework assignments. Contact the instructor if you will not be able to attend a class session.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: January 3
Chapter 1 Managing the Digital Firm
Chapter 2 Information Systems in the Enterprise
Homework #1, Review Questions, Question 2, page 32
Chapter 3 Information Systems, Organizations, Management, and Strategy
Homework #2, Review Questions, Question 6, page 65
Chapter 4 The Digital Firm: Electronic Business and Electronic Commerce
Homework #3, Review Questions, Question 2, page 106
Chapter 5 Ethical and Social Issues in the Digital Firm
Homework #4, Review Questions, Question 1, page 140
Chapter 6 IT Infrastructure and Platforms
Homework #5, Review Questions, Question 11, page 177
Chapter 7 Managing Data Resources
Review for Mid-Term Examination
Chapter 8 Telecommunications, Network, and the Internet
Chapter 9 The Wireless Revolution
Homework #6, Review Questions, Question 8, page 297
Chapter 10 Security and Control
Homework #7, Review Questions, Question 18, page 334
Chapter 11 Enterprise Applications and Business Process Integration
Homework #8, Review Questions, Question 9, page 370
Chapter 12 Managing Knowledge in the Digital Firm
Chapter 13 Enhancing Decision Making for the Digital Firm
Homework #9, Review Questions, Question 19, page 450
Chapter 14 Redesigning the Organization with Information Systems
Homework #10, Review Questions, Question 15, page 529
Review for Final Examination
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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