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National Paralegal College | Evaluated Learning Experience

Management Information Systems (MIS-201)

Location: 
Various, distance learning format.
Length: 

Varies; self-study format.

Dates: 
May 2010 - Present.
Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 
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.
Instruction: 

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.

Credit recommendation: 

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). 

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