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CIS 500 – Information Systems for Decision Making Information Systems for Decision Making – CIS 500   

Quarter : WINTER 2013  Meeting : Saturdays/8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Instructor : Prof Prem Jadhwani  Instructor Phone : 703‐554‐3827 Instructor E‐mail: prem.jadhwani@strayer.edu Instructor Office Hours/Location : Saturday 7:45 AM – 8:00 AM (By Appointment) Academic Office Phone Number : 703‐729‐8800 COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course examines the information requirement of an organization. It emphasizes the difference in the kinds of information needed at the operational, administrative, strategic, and organizational levels. It discusses planning and implementing a comprehensive information system and methods to measure its effectiveness.

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS
Required Resources Turban, E., & Volonino, L. (2011) Information technology for management (8th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Supplemental Resources Committee on National Security Systems. (n.d.). Issuances. Retrieved from http://www.cnss.gov/issuances.html Hu, W.-C., & Zuo, Y. (2010). Handheld computing for mobile commerce: applications, concepts and technologies. Hershey, PA: Information Science Reference. Magal, S. R., & Word, J. (2011). Integrated business processes with ERP systems. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Mulholland, A., Pyke, J., & Fingar, P. (2010). Enterprise cloud computing: a strategy guide for business and technology leaders. Tampa, Florida: Meghan-Kiffer Press.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1. Explain how the components of an information technology system interrelate in an organizational context. 2. Compare and contrast the strategic and operational use of data management systems. 3. Summarize the complexities of information technology and practices. 4. Describe the role of the information technology professional. 5. Compare and contrast operational and enterprise systems. 6. Describe the use of network management, Web, wireless, and mobility technologies. 7. Outline the strategic implications of information assurance and security in an information technology environment. 8. Outline the challenges and strategies of e-Business and e-Commerce technology. 9. Explain how information technology systems influence organizational strategies.

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CIS 500 – Information Systems for Decision Making
10. Describe and identify the uses of business process management and systems development. 11. Evaluate the ethical concerns that information technologies raise in a global context. 12. Develop an information technology strategic plan to address and solve a proposed business problem. 13. Use technology and information resources to research issues in information systems and technology. 14. Write clearly and concisely about topics related to information systems for decision making using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.

CIS 500 1128 (1156 – 7/30/2012) 

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CIS 500 – Information Systems for Decision Making
WEEKLY COURSE SCHEDULE
The standard requirement for a 4.5 credit hour course is for students to spend 13.5 hours in weekly work. This includes preparation, activities, and evaluation regardless of delivery mode. Week 1 (Jan 12, 2013) Preparation   Reading(s) o Chapter 1: Information Systems in the 2010s Preparation, Activities, and Evaluation Points

e-Activity o Businesses have used barcodes to store product and price information on product tags readable via specialized scanners. Quick Response (QR) tags are the latest technology for storing and publishing product information readable using smartphones. There are no specialized scanners required to read QR codes. Visit the Website, located at http://www.qrstuff.com/, to generate a QR code. Follow these instructions and be prepared to discuss:  Under the Data Type column (column 1), click on the Email Address radio button.  Under the Content column (column 2), type your email address in the...
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