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National Paralegal College | Evaluated Learning Experience
Management Information Systems (MIS-201)
Varies; self-study format.
Various, distance learning format.
Instructional delivery format:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: identify the organization of information systems in general and their roles of the modern organization in a web-based environment; describe how businesses generally use information systems; assist in the management of both data and knowledge in managing an organization; describe the infrastructure of the information technology system; discuss the roles of e-business and e-commerce in today's business environment; determine the extent to which wireless and mobile computing must be taken into account when managing an organization's delivery of information over the internet; explain how information systems can be acquired and applied; and manage information systems as they relate to ethical and social issues, especially those unique to the information age.
This course is an introduction to Information Technology and its applications to the business world. Students explore issues related to conducting business in a web-based environment and how to achieve a competitive advantage in a successful digital information system. Major topics include: information technology infrastructure; wireless and mobile computing; and building and management of systems from the organizational and managerial perspective. Evaluation criteria include: required readings, essay assignments, class participation, and final exam.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Information Systems, Information Sciences, or Business Management (1/13) (3/18 revalidation).