Offered by Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems
College of Business and Technology

MIS Courses

MIS 802 - Management Information Systems Seminar - 3 hours
The case-based course provides the application of principles of management of information systems (MIS) in various organizational functions. This course will familiarize students with the techniques for evaluating the critical roles of information and information systems in support of organizational operations, decision-making processes, quality management, and strategic activities. It also covers management of information systems functions and professionals, as well as relevant global, ethical, societal and legal/regulatory issues. Focus is placed on the impact of rapidly changing technologies, such as the Internet, on organizations leading to new paradigms, like e-commerce and business-to-business applications, and the subsequent reengineering of organizations.
MIS 803 - Independent Study - 3 hours
MIS 810P - Advanced Business Intelligence Using Neural Networks and Advanced Data Mining - 3 hours
Prereq: MIS 350* or permission of instructor
This course provides an understanding of advanced techniques to extract business intelligence. Neural networks and data mining tools are covered extensively.
MIS 821P - Business Process Redesign and ERP - 3 hours
This course provides an understanding of business processes and usage of various methods and computerized tools to redesign these processes. The redesigned processes will assist organizations in providing cost-effective quality products and services to consumers. Further, this course provides an overview of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems which are widely used by corporations for automation of their processes.
MIS 830P - Knowledge Management and Expert Systems - 3 hours
Prereq: MIS 350* or permission of instructor
This course provides a set of practical and powerful tools to ensure the understanding of knowledge management systems and expert systems. The exposure to computerized tools facilitates development of expert systems.
MIS 840P - Systems Audit - 3 hours
This course provides an understanding of many types of audit needs, such as organizational IT audits (management control over IT), technical IT audits (infrastructure, data centers, data communication), application IT audit (business, financial, operational), development/implementation IT audits (specification/requirements, design, development, and post development phases), and compliance IT audits involving national and international standards.
MIS 850P - Software Quality Assurance - 3 hours
The software industry has witnessed recently a dramatic rise in the impact and effectiveness of software quality assurance (SQA). SQA has become integrated into all phases of software development. This course provides an overview of various concepts/techniques such as inspection, Pareto principles, software configuration management, capability maturity models, statistical testing methods, software reliability, and software safety. It also distinguishes the variations in SQA applications for mission-critical software and commercial software.
MIS 881P - Systems Analysis and Design II - 3 hours
Prereq: MIS 380*, MIS 381* OR proficiency in Systems Analysis and Design I and Programming using ASP
Students use several software packages as they work through the steps of systems development life cycle with business cases.
MIS 885P - Information Systems Strategy and Management - 3 hours
This course provides a set of practical and powerful tools to ensure the understanding of strategic, tactical, and operational responsibilities of the chief information officer (CIO). The strategic responsibilities include the strategic alignment among information technology and business functions of the organizations.
MIS 899P - Management Information Systems Topics - 3 hours
Independent investigations of business problems. Topics to be investigated may be tailored to meet the needs of the student. A case study course designed (1) to integrate the knowledge acquired in other courses in business administration, and (2) to emphasize analysis and decision making.

* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.

25 May 2010