Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
ISAS 600 Information Systems for Managers (3)
(Designed for managers without a technical background in computers and information systems.) Prerequisite: Basic microcomputer skills. An investigation of different types of hardware and software and their application in organizations from a systems perspective. Case studies are used to reveal technical and organizational issues, along with operational considerations. Emphasis is on determining managers' needs for information and procuring and using appropriate computer systems.
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82719 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Merchant, Sylnovie Syllabus Course Materials
ISAS 610 Information Systems Management and Integration (3)
A study of the life cycle of the information system, from inception, through systems development and integration, to system operation and maintenance. Emphasis is on the integration of information systems with management systems of an organization. Major phases, procedures, policies, and techniques in the information system life cycle are discussed in detail.
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82720 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bouvin, David D Syllabus Course Materials
ISAS 620 Information Systems Sourcing Management (3)
A study of how best to make and implement appropriate decisions in providing information systems to an organization, as well as how to manage the outcomes of such decisions. Focus is on the frameworks, tools, and techniques for making sourcing decisions. Topics include "make or buy" decisions, the use of off-the-shelf package software (including enterprise resource planning software), various models of outsourcing, and the outsourcing of entire business processes. The implications of whether to source domestically or offshore are evaluated. Discussion also covers contemporary issues related to cloud computing and the options it offers.
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82721 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Agarwal, Kamal N Syllabus Course Materials
ISAS 630 Systems Analysis and Design (3)
A study of current techniques and practices in requirements specification, software application selection, project management, and analysis and design of information system applications. Emphasis is on a management perspective in the specification of the information system's logical and physical analysis and design.
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82722 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Eugster, Ernest Syllabus Course Materials
ISAS 640 Decision Support Systems and Expert Systems (3)
An investigation of computer applications for management support. The technologies of decision support systems and expert systems and the organizational factors leading to the success or failure of such systems are introduced. Topics also include group decision support systems, integration and implementation issues, and related advanced technologies such as neural networks.
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82723 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shirani, Ashraf I Syllabus Course Materials
ISAS 650 Information Technology, the CIO, and Organizational Transformation (3)
An examination of how information technology can affect the strategic direction of an organization, how IT enables new ways of operating, and how the Chief Information Officer can serve as a trusted member of the organization's top management team to help it exploit information technology effectively.
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82724 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Nicolay, John A Syllabus Course Materials
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