Graduate Catalog 2016-2017

MMIS 6920 Info Systems for Managers

The central theme of the course is the use, governance, and management of information systems within the modern business environment. Through appropriate discussions, case studies, and assignments, students explore how business organizations strategically use information systems to achieve organizational goals and objectives. Topics include the value of information, the types and functions of information systems, the use of information for e-commerce, the security of information, the ethics of data use, and the strategic use of information for decision-making. In addition, the course incorporates the use of tools for decision-making, productivity, and project management.