MBA 607 Systems Analysis and Design
F2P 2010 MB
Hallman, Steve A.
School of Busniess Faculty
DBA Information SystemsMasters ITB.A. HRA
911 Main Suite 900
9:30-11:30 and 1:15-4:00 M-F
Oct- Dec 2010
Mon, Room MA-31
There is one textbook required for this course:
Essentials of Systems Analysis and Design, Fourth Edition
ISBN 10: 0-13-608496-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-13-608496-9)
Authors: Joseph S. Valacich, Joey F. George, and Jeffrey A. Hoffer
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Educational Philosophy: Learning is a wonderful experience, something you will be doing the rest of your life. The optimum learning experience is one where the material is exciting and interesting to both the student and instructor. In this class we will be looking at many businesses and industries that touch your life on a daily basis. We will be taking multiple approaches to acquiring knowledge, analyze and discuss the information presented regarding systems analysis and design. In the end, what you get out of the course greatly depends on the effort you put into the course.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
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Each student is responsible for:
Grading weights are as follows:
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Each week's work must be completed by the due dates specified for that week. Assignments received after their stated due dates will incur a 10% reduction in your score for each three days (or fraction thereof) that your assignment is late.
ABSOLUTELY NO WORK can be accepted after the last day of the term.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Cell phones and pagers are to be turned off or vibrate before the class begins. Personal conversations should not continue after the class meeting starts. Students are expected to regularly attend and participate in class meetings. The student is expected to have read assignments prior to the scheduled class discussion. Any information, handouts, and/or assignments made in class are the responsibility of the student in all instances (whether present or absent). If a student misses a class, he/she should contact another student to get information about the class and any assignment for the next class meeting (and review the course outline document
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