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CIS301 Mgmt Information Systems

Lead Faculty: Dr Lu Zhang

Course Description

Overview of core concepts related to the emerging interconnections between technology, the organization, and information management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze various aspects revolving around the strategic role of managing information.
  • Identify and discuss the purposes of various hardware components comprising the computer system.
  • Compare and contrast Internet, intranet, and extranet; and discuss the benefits and pitfalls of each.
  • Identify and discuss the strategic role of major business applications software.
  • Discuss current operating systems and network support utilities commonly found in a variety of IS environments.
  • Discuss and contrast methodologies used to redesign the information infrastructure of the organizational enterprise.
  • Describe factors for managing systems security and implementing systems-wide information controls.
  • Discuss factors to consider when managing international information systems.