NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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IMGT 2400 - Introduction to Information Management

This course introduces business students to the fundamentals of managing information systems and covers the role of information systems in managing organizations to make them more competitive and efficient.  Specifically the course looks at the organizational and technical foundations of information systems and building and managing systems. This course is a sophomore level class intended for all business and computer students and helps the student understand the effective and competitive use of information technology. 

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

Comments: Prior to Spring 2008, IMGT 2400 was listed as BMIS 2000 - Computer Information Systems





Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of IMGT 2400 Introduction to Information Management, the student will:

  1. Define an information system and the components of management information systems
  2. Evaluate the Systems Development Life Cycle, i.e. the process of initiating, planning, analyzing, designing, testing, developing, and installing information systems.
  3. Discuss the impact of information technology on decision making along with identifying the different decision support and artificial intelligence tools and the applications of these tools
  4. Identify the manager’s role in protecting people and information along with the risk associated with information and information technology
  5. Contrast the models for e-commerce, e-business, and e-government with regards to business strategies, marketing approaches, financial issues, and security concerns
  6. Define the key characteristics of relational databases, business intelligence, databases, data warehouses, data marts, and analytical tools as they apply to organizational roles and business processes
  7. Explain how a competitive advantage is built through business intelligence and the use of CRM, SCM, ECE, and ERP systems
  8. Discuss the differences among the various types of IT infrastructure along with the need for integrated enterprise systems and explain the effective use of backup, recovery, and disaster recovery plans
  9. Analyze spreadsheet data using appropriate analysis tools such as filtering, conditional formatting, and graphs

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