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ETSU MGMT 3220 - Syllabus

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INTRODUCTIONFIRST EXAMMANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT 3220Instructor: Dr. M. YasinOffice: Sam Wilson 203Phone: (423) 439-5877Fax: (423) 439-5661E Mail: [email protected]: HTTP://FACULTY.ETSU.EDU/MMYASIN/Office Hours: As PostedTEXT: James A. O'Brien, Introduction to Information Systems: Essentials for the E-Business Enterprise (11th Edition), McGraw-Hill Irwin, 2003.COURSE DESCRIPTION:This course is an introduction to management information systems and their applications. The course addresses the fundamental concepts related to information and information technology. The use of information and related technologies as an organizational resource is addressed. The evolution of information systems and their emerging organizational rolesare examined. Concepts, technologies, strategies and practices related to e-business and e-commerce are explained. RATIONALE FOR THE COURSE:Business organizations are becoming customer-oriented, globally-based and information-driven open systems. Therefore, business students, regardless of major, need to understandthe roles of information and related systems and technologies in today’s business organization. They need to understand the impact of information technology on their particular functional business area. In addition to computer literacy, business students needstrong information literacy. This course is designed to provide business students with the skills needed to deal with the information challenge brought about by modern technology, systems and business practices.Course work includes an introduction to the basic concepts related to information systemsand technologies, taxonomy of information systems (transaction processing systems management, information systems, decision support systems, artificial intelligence, expert systems, and internet-based systems), and the application of these different types of information systems in business. Course work also includes gaining familiarity with issues and concerns related to information system research.COURSE OBJECTIVES:Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:1. Define the basic characteristics of existing information systems within an organization2. Identify and classify various types of systems applications3. Understand the need for the integration of telecommunications and office systems with traditional data processing4. Understand the advantages/disadvantages of using 4GLs5. Appreciate the potential for using Decision Support Systems, Group Decision Support Systems, Artificial Intelligence, and Expert Systems with traditional data processing6. Define a strategic plan for developing information systems resources7. Identify the basic processes in systems development and the role a manager plays in ensuring that organizational objectives are met8. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of different system development methodologies.9. Understand the ethical and legal concerns associated with information systems.10. Understand the importance of computer security11. Understand the concepts and practices related to the different facets of e-business.INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGYLecturesHomework ProblemsClass ProjectsExaminationsResearch PaperComputer AssignmentsJournal Articles and ReadingsGrading PolicyStudents will receive a course grade based on various aspects of work weighted as follows:Item PointsFirst Exam 100Second Exam 100Research Paper* 50Homework Assignments/Quizzes 100Final Comprehensive Exam 150Total possible points 500* Research paper is due at the beginning of the last regular scheduled day of class.Points Earned Course Grade463 - 500 A450 - 462 A-438 - 449 B+413 - 437 B400 - 412 B-388 - 399 C+363 - 387 C350 - 362 C-338 - 349 D+300 - 337 DHomework: While homework will be assigned on a regular basis, it may or may not be collected and graded.Make-Up Exams: Any absence in any test or a quiz is an automatic zero, unless the student provides a legitimate reason in writing. Then, a make-up may be considered.Attendance Policy: Students are expected to attend class regularly, and will be responsible for any work or material missed. Unannounced quizzes will be given to keep track of attendance.Special Needs’ Students: Should check with instructor.TENTATIVE TEXT SCHEDULEINTRODUCTIONCHAPTER 1 Foundations of Information Systems in BusinessCHAPTER 2 Competing with Information TechnologyCHAPTER 3 Computer HardwareFIRST EXAMCHAPTER 4 Computer SoftwareCHAPTER 5 Data Resource ManagementCHAPTER 6 Telecommunications and NetworksSECOND EXAMCHAPTER 7 Electronic Business SystemCHAPTER 8 Electronic Commerce SystemCHAPTER 9 Decision Support SystemCHAPTER 10 Developing e-Business SolutionsCHAPTER 11 Security and Ethical Challenges of e-BusinessCHAPTER 12 Enterprises and Global Management of e-Business TechnologyFINAL COMPREHENSIVE

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