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Management of Information Systems
Course: CIS250

First Term: 2006 Fall
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   4 Period(s)   3.7 Load  
Course Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S


Description: The study of business information systems and its management, communication, e-business strategies, emerging technologies, database concepts, and project management. Overview of systems analysis and design. Learn about the competitive and strategic uses of information systems and how they are transforming organizations and their management



MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Describe major concepts of information technology and its management. (I, II)
2. Identify the characteristics, purpose, management and application of modern information systems to the business environment. (I, II, III, VIII)
3. Describe the communication and networking options available for information systems. (V)
4. Complete project plans, budgets and measurements for implementing information systems. (IX, X)
5. Apply information technology for a competitive advantage. (IV, V, VI)
6. Explain the major issues surrounding global information systems. (VIII)
7. Identify and describe the components of a database management system. (IV)
8. Relate the use and significance of various data models in database management systems. (IV)
9. Identify and describe the ethical and social impacts of information systems on society and business. (VI)
10. Define the typical planning, analysis, design, and implementation phases of a management information system. (X)
11. Describe the concepts of management decision making and computerized support for decision making. (VIII)
12. Describe the benefits and forces behind mobile computing and commerce. (V, VI, VII)
13. Identify the role of the Internet in data management. (I, IV, V, VI)
14. Explain the importance of data accuracy, accessibility, and scalability to maintaining effective information systems used in managerial decision making. (IV, X)
15. Describe electronic commerce, its scope, benefits, limitations and types. (VI)
 
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. The Organization in the Digital Economy
   A. Doing business in the digital economy
   B. Organizational strategy and strategic information systems
II. Information Technologies: Concepts and Management
   A. Information systems: concepts and definitions
   B. Evolution of information systems
   C. Modern computing environments
   D. Managing information resources
   E. Job opportunities in the IT field
III. Computer Hardware & Software
   A. General trends in computer hardware technology
   B. General trends in computer software
   C. Hardware & software support issues
IV. Data and Knowledge Management
   A. Data management
   B. Data warehousing
   C. Data mining and visualization
   D. Knowledge management
   E. Data modeling
   F. Constructing a relational database
V. Network Computing
   A. Network computing & infrastructure
   B. Communicating and Collaboration applications
   C. Telecommunications system fundamentals
   D. Network diagrams
VI. E-Business and E-Commerce
   A. E-Business
   B. Internet Basics
   C. Business models (B2C, B2B, C2C, C2B)
   D. Failures and strategies for success
   E. Web page development
VII. Emerging Technologies
VIII. Functional & Enterprise Information Systems
   A. Functional information systems
   B. Enterprise information systems
   C. Managerial support systems
   D. Global information systems
IX. Acquiring IT Applications
   A. Strategies for acquiring IT applications
   B. Outsourcing
   C. Applications service providers
   D. Vendor and software selection
   E. Ethical, legal and security issues
X. Systems Development
   A. System development life cycle (SDLC) overview
   B. System feasibility analysis
   C. System analysis & design - Object-oriented modeling using UML class diagrams
   D. Introduction to Rapid Application Development
   E. Introduction to Project Management
   F. Project Management Tools
 
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  3/28/2006

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