MIS 320 Management Information Systems

This course is an overview of Management Information Systems and their use to support business operations. Students are exposed to current information systems technology used in the business decision-making process.  Emphasis is placed on business initiatives first and how technology supports those initiatives second; the premise being that business initiatives should drive technology choices.  Topics include information systems concepts and planning; value chain analysis; competitive advantage; databases and data warehouses; business intelligence; e-business; information security and ethics.