ISM-INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
ISM 3011 e-Business Systems Fundamentals 3
and application of information system technology in the business environment,
with emphasis on the fundamental e-Business models, technology concepts and
systems used to enable and conduct electronic business. Concepts include the
components of an I.S., the systems development process, the functions of the
various types of communication networks, hardware, and software, including
practical, hands-on projects designed to enhance e-Business analytical skills.
Completion of 45 semester hours of college course work is required prior to
ISM 3235 Business Development Environments 3
the concepts involved in the development of event-driven business applications.
Concepts covered include GUI application design and development,
object-oriented systems linking business objects, and client-server
environments. Uses Visual Basic to demonstrate the concepts. Prior programming
experience preferred but not required.
ISM 3948 Service Learning Field Study II 1-3
in community agency or other social organizational setting related to field of
study. Supervision by faculty and agency. Students and faculty “customize”
courses to fit a full range of services that are available in the setting.
Student must be able to draw correlation between the discipline and field
study. Journal and reflective experience paper are required. With the agreement
of the student’s faculty sponsor, a minimum of 4-6 hours per week must be done
at the field site per semester hour of credit. Permission is required.
ISM 4113 Business Systems Design 3
ISM 3011 and ISM 3235.
project-based introduction to the principles of business information systems
design, including the basic methods and procedures involved in planning and
controlling the development and modification of a computer- based information
system in an organization. Students use modern microcomputer-based,
computer-aided systems design tools and techniques to complete design projects.
Focuses on the importance of end-user specifications for information systems
ISM 4300 Systems Planning, Design and Control 3
for the planning, design and control of information systems. Stresses link
between strategic planning of the organization and strategic planning of the
management information system.
ISM 4400 Decision Support and Expert Systems 3
tools and techniques available to support managerial decision-making. Analysis
and practice in the building and use of decision support systems and
ISM 4481 Knowledge Management for e-Business 3
ISM 3011 and ISM 3235.
the complexities of knowledge management in the e-business era. Uses software
tools to analyze data and create business intelligence.
ISM 4483 e-Business Infrastructure Management 3
ISM 3011 and either ISM 3235 or COP 2120.
the technology and management concepts, issues and decisions related to the
infrastructure required to support end-to-end, partner-to-partner electronic
ISM 6026 Management of Information Systems and
ISM 3011 or GEB 5870.
the M.B.A. student with a contemporary managerial perspective on the effective
use of information systems in global organizations through case analyses and
class discussions. Topics include the business value of information systems,
integration of information systems with enterprise strategy, the use of
information systems to achieve organizational redesign for strategic advantage,
and applying the processes of leadership and management to information systems
planning and implementation. Contains a portfolio project.