National CAE Designated Institution
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Information Systems (IS) Management provides comprehensive and integrative coverage of essential new technologies, information system applications, and their impact on business models and managerial decision-­‐making in an exciting and interactive manner. This course helps students understand the connection between IS and business performance through its use of relevant and current business cases and examples from Google, Facebook, Apple, The New Yorker, Yankees, Procter & Gamble, and Wal-Mart.

The emergence of cloud computing will be covered, as well as the growth of a mobile digital business platform based on smartphones, big data management technologies, social business, and the use of social networks by managers to achieve business objectives. Students can apply the concepts discussed in the class through hands-­on team-based collaborative projects.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the importance of information systems in global e-business and collaboration,
  2. Strategize on the use and adoption of information systems and the criticality of ethical and social issues,
  3. Identify information systems infrastructure in the adoption of emerging technologies for social e-Commerce business,
  4. Recognize analytic platforms for big data, and integrate new data management technologies,
  5. Manage business intelligence to enhance decision-making using global enterprise applications,
  6. Elaborate on the importance of securing information systems in the cloud-based computing environment.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Program/Project Management and Acquisition
  • Strategic Planning and Policy
  • Systems Requirements Planning