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MNGTĀ 330 Management Information Systems 3 Cr.

Students examine the information technology solutions and systems available for use in the management of organizations. The focus will be is on what managers and executives must know and understand about technology to be successful in business. Topics covered include: the strategic use of information resources; organization and work design issues; the business of IT with a discussion of hardware and software components, database technologies, enterprise systems, telecommunications and networking, decision support systems and trends in technology; governance and projects. Emphasis is placed on the importance of information technology as an enabler for the enterprise as well as the efficient use of IT dollars in a rapidly changing world. Students conclude with an examination of the ethical and human resource challenges of the use of management information systems.