Introduction to concepts and application of information technology for solving business problems and supporting organizational functions. Includes hands-on instruction on use of computer-based productivity tools.
An integrative approach to learning how projects contribute to the strategic goals of the organization. Major issues: selecting projects, project management techniques and tools, budgeting, monitoring, risk mitigation, and interpersonal skills.
Internet business applications in entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, and marketing. Assessing business problems, planning Internet-based solutions, and understanding web tools. Students interested in further studies can continue with IDS 413.
Theory of analysis, design and development of information systems; information management and database management systems; data management and analysis; case studies in systems implementation and evaluation.