code IS372
credit_hours 3
title Information Systems Theory And Practice
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prequisites IS171
credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes Dealing with the Information Systems as it is being practiced in organizations today, the emphasis of this course is on the current issues that information systems executives find important its organization is around a framework that students can understand. The course includes the rising societal risks of IT, digital convergence, messaging, and instant messaging, wireless technology, outsourcing and information security. The course merges theory with practice through real-world case examples.
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objectives Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
1. Understand how to manage operational Information Systems.
2. Understand and use different technologies for IS planning and development.
3. Be familiar with the distributed system overall architecture.
4. Explain the management system development.
5. Explain the systems for supporting knowledge-based work.
6. Explain and develop a real world case study.
7. Identify and explain the information system management future challenges.
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ref. books Monk E. and Wagner B., Concepts in Enterprise Resource Planning, 3rd Edition, Course Technology, 2009.
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textbook Pearlson K. and Saunders C., Managing and Using Information Systems: A Strategic Approach, 5th Edition, Wiley, 2012.
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Course Content
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1 • Identify External business environmentrn• Identify internal organizational environmentrn• Define the business strategies in the new work environment. • Compare different technology environment. • Build simple model on MeadWestvaco corporation.rn
2 • Define the escalating benefits of IT.rn• Identify traditional s of IS.rn• Identify CIO`s responsabilitiesrn• Define governing of IS.rn• Identify investing of ISrn• Define Managing of IS • Compare between traditional and new roles of CIO.rn• Compare between three computing Eras • Experiment American Airlines and the SABRE system.rn
3 • Define working inward:Business to Employeern• Define working outward:Business to Customer.rn• Define working Across:Business to Business. • Compare between the cheap and disruptive revolution • Experiment the shippy industry case study.rn
4 • Explain why planning is so difficult?rn• Define business goals and system plans.rn• Explain why technologies are changing rapidly.rn• Identify what are the responsibilities that need to be joint.rn• Identify the critical success factors.rn• Identify the competitive forces model.rn• Identify the linkage analysis planning. • Analyze the eight planning techniques.rnrn • Apply today`s sense and respond approach to IT planning.rn• Use Microsoft case study.rn• Use shell oil case study.rn
5 • Define IT architecturern• Define IT infrastructurern• Explain the evolution of distributed systemsrn• Define distributed processingrn• Identify corporate policy for distributed computingrn • Compare and analyze the types of enterprise distributed systems • Implement General Motors case examplern
6 • Explain the evolving telecommunications scenern• Identify role of the IS department. • Implement Toronto Pearson International airport case study.rn
7 7th week exam
8 • Define three level database model.rn• Define four data models in business.rn• Identify four types of information • Implement Owens & Minor case examplern
9 • Define operation.rn• Define operational measures.rn• Identify the importance of good management.rn• Define outsourcingrn
10 • Define foundations of system development.rn• Identify software prototyping.rn• Define ERP systems.rn• Identify Internet Based systems • Build a web servicern
11 • Define infrastructure managementrn• Explain what is project management?rn• Identify risk management. • Distinguish between the different roles of systems.rn • Implement trucking company case study.rn
12 12th week Exam
13 • Define threats.rn• Identify the scope of security management.rn
14 • Define real time enterprise • Design a problem solving scenario • Demonstrate the ability to make use of a range of learning resources and to manage one`s own learning.
15 • Define systems to support collaborationrn• Identify managing IT –Enabled workflowsrn