Introduction to Business Info Systems

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The Introduction to Business Information Systems examines the intricacies and uses of information technology from a business enterprise perspective. Students will explore the individual components and of business information technology systems, their interconnectivity as well as the development of such components based on particular business types. Students will understand how various information systems are useful to enhance productivity and facilitate management practices. All of these systems work together to speed and improve traditional business practices and should be used in a way that is beneficial to various decision making processes and strategic business actions. Students will understand the need for workable networking concepts, examine the purpose and need for information systems as they pertain to overall function and security and also learn different applications and design techniques for successful business information systems.

This course introduces the various information and communications technologies and explains how information systems are used to solve problems and make better business decisions.

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze the purpose, components, and issues related to common business information systems
  • Explain specific ways an organization uses information
  • Describe the components, purposes, and key issues related to common business computer hardware, operating systems, and application software
  • Identify and describe the components of a database system and how databases are used in business
  • Explain fundamental networking concepts
  • Analyze the purpose, components, and issues related to common business information systems
  • Examine the roles and responsibilities associated with information systems management
  • Analyze the components of a security program for information systems
  • Discuss how information systems concepts are applied in your personal and professional life