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  • 1. Course Syllabus School of Business BIS/219 Version 3 Business Information Systems Center: Honolulu Campus HBM-0810S 05/10/2011 - 06/07/2011 Course Location/Times: Week 1: Week 2: Week 3: Week 4: Week 5: Course Meetings: Tuesday Course Time : 6:00 p.m. to Tuesday 10 May 2011 Tuesday 17 May 2011 Tuesday 24 May 2011 Tuesday 31 May 2011 Tuesday 07 June 2011 10:00 p.m. Please print a copy of this syllabus for handy reference. Whenever there is a question about what assignments are due, please remember this syllabus is considered the ruling document. Copyright. Copyright ©2009 by University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. University of Phoenix© is a registered trademark of Apollo Group, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft©, Windows©, and Windows NT© are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Use of these marks is not intended to imply endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation. Edited in accordance with University of Phoenix© editorial standards and practices.
  • 2. Course Description This course provides an overview of Business Information Systems. This includes a broad foundation for both technical and non-technical business professionals. Special emphasis is placed on how information is used by different types of businesses across different industries. Policies Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents: • • University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum. University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality. Course Materials Rainer, R. K., Jr., & Turban, E. (2009). Introduction to information systems (2nd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Pearlson, K. E., & Saunders, C. S. (2006). Managing and using information systems: A strategic approach (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. All electronic materials are available on the student website. Week One: Overview of Information Systems Details Objectives Read Ch. 1 & 2 and Technology Guides 2 & 5 of Introduction to Information Systems. Read Introduction of Managing and Using Information Systems. Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Participation Participate in class discussion. Learning Team Instructions Select classmates to be on your Learning Team. Create the Learning Team Charter. Individual Information Systems and Software Applications Research software applications and information systems available for the various organizational departments within a company, such as accounting, finance, human resources (HR), marketing, and management. Points 1.1 Identify information systems used in organizational departments. 1.2 Explain how information resources are managed. 1.3 Describe roles of the information systems department. Readings Due Choose three of the aforementioned organizational departments 3 10 May 2011 5
  • 3. and prepare a 350- to 700-word essay that provides an overview of these applications and systems. Discuss how your selected applications relate to the organizational departments. Include an introduction and a conclusion. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Week Two: Data Gathering, Storage, and Uses Details Due Objectives 2.1 Recognize data management issues. 2.2 Identify components of a database. 2.3 Describe the relationship between data, information, and knowledge. 2.4 Compare e-business and e-commerce. Readings Points Read Ch. 4 & 6 of Introduction to Information Systems. Read Ch. 4 of Managing and Using Information Systems. Read Ch. 7 of Managing and Using Information Systems. Stop at “Evolution of E-business” and continue at “Threats on the Internet” to end of the chapter. Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Participation Participate in class discussion. Learning Team Instructions • Resource: Ch. 1 of Introduction to Information Systems • • Begin working on the Amazon.com® Evolution paper by reading Amazon: From Book Seller to Service Provider in Ch. 1 of Introduction to Information Systems. • Discuss whether the company is moving away from its core competency of being a leading online retailer. Evaluate the offerings of Google™ and Microsoft®, identify in which areas Amazon.com® is competing, and discuss whether this is a wise strategy. Individual Club IT, Part One • Resource: Club IT, Part One reading supplement • Read the Club IT, Part One reading supplement. Prepare a 700- to 1050-word essay that addresses the following: • Club IT’s mission and primary clientele • Club IT’s information resources include intranet resources; for example, the password to log-in is clubit. Resources also 3 17 May 2011 10
  • 4. include the role of the information technology (IT) department and how its information resources are managed. • Choose one of the different strategies for competitive advantage listed in Ch. 2 of the Rainer and Turban text, which presents cost leadership, differentiation, innovation, operational effectiveness, and customer orientation. Describe the kinds of information Club IT would need to pursue that strategy. Include an introduction and a conclusion. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Week Three: How Businesses Use Information Details Objectives 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Readings Participate in class discussion. Learning Team Amazon.com® Evolution • Resources: Ch. 1 of Introduction to Information Systems • Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word essay describing Amazon®’s strategy in which you address the following: • • Discuss whether the company is moving away from its core competency of being a leading online retailer. Points Read Ch. 8 of Introduction to Information Systems. Read Ch. 2 & 5 of Managing and Using Information Systems. Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Participation Due Describe enterprise resource planning systems. Explain how functional areas use information systems. Identify uses of customer relationship information systems. Identify supply chain components. • Present areas where Amazon.com® is competing with Google™ and Microsoft®, and whether competition is a wise strategy. • Address the uses of the Amazon.com® database; possible data management issues; and the relationship amongst Amazon®’s data, information, and knowledge. • Describe how Amazon.com® uses e-business and ecommerce for B2B and B2C. • Include an introduction and a conclusion. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. 3 24 May 2011 15
  • 5. Week Four: How Managers Use Information Details Objectives Read Ch. 9 & 10 of Introduction to Information Systems. Read Ch. 10 of Managing and Using Information Systems. Read Ch. 11 of Managing and Using Information Systems. Stop at “Managerial Influences”. Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Participation Participate in class discussion. Learning Team Instructions • Resources: Case Study 7-1 of Managing and Using Information Systems; http://www.amazon.com and http://barnesandnoble.com • • Begin working on the Where Did You Find That Book? Project by reading the Amazon.com® Case Study 7-1 of Managing and Using Information Systems and visiting http://www.amazon.com and http://barnesandnoble.com. • Compare three booksellers: Amazon.com®, Barnes & Noble®, and a local bookstore in your city. Evaluate their business models and websites regarding ethical, legal, and security issues. Also, evaluate how they use communication technologies. Individual Club IT, Part Two • Resource: Club IT, Part One; Club IT, Part Two • • Evaluate the IT status of the business using the information you have gathered from your review of the Club IT website and interviews with Ruben and the staff. • • Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word essay including the following: • • Identify three business problems that you see at Club IT. • Evaluate Club IT’s resources, customers, and supply chain. • Provide three detailed IT solutions to resolve the three problems. • Incorporate ERP, CRM, and SCM into your solutions. • Discuss how the various departments within Club IT may use your solutions. Points 4.1 Explain how managers use information systems. 4.2 Explain information technology project development methodologies. 4.3 Identify information tools for managers. 4.4 Identify the phases of the system development life cycle. Readings Due Include an introduction and a conclusion. 3 31 May 2011 10
  • 6. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Week Five: Ethics and Trends Details Objectives Read Ch. 3 & 7 of Introduction to Information Systems. Read Ch. 8 of Managing and Using Information Systems. Review this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Participation Participate in class discussion. Points 5.1 Identify threats to information security. 5.2 Identify communication technologies used in business. 5.3 Recognize ethical and legal issues in information technology. Readings Due Individual Final Examination Individual Club IT, Part Three 3 Resource: Introduction to Information Systems Click the link to the Final Examination on the student website available from the end of Week Four through the end of Week Five. Complete the Final Examination. You have one attempt to complete the exam, which is timed and must be completed in 3 hours. Results are auto-graded and sent to your instructor. • Note. This exam contains third-party copyrighted materials. Portions are: Copyright © 2010 University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons. All rights reserved. 07 June 2011 (must be completed prior to class) 15 • Resources: Club IT, Part One; Club IT, Part Two; Club IT, Part Three • Prepare a 4- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation addressing the following: • • Identify the ROI and NPV of the wireless order-taking system. Discuss some of the intangibles Lisa needs to consider and make a recommendation as to whether Lisa should order such a system. 07 June 2011 15 • Research some executive dashboard products, identify information that Lisa and Ruben would likely find useful presented in a dashboard, and how they would use the information. Make recommendations as to which product you would recommend for Club IT. • Choose one of the technology project development methodologies described in the readings and explain how you would go about the systems analysis effort. Identify what information is needed for whom, when, and in what format. Additionally, consider what major stakeholders you would interview, and how you would proceed to gather information to make an informed decision.
  • 7. • Provide a description of how you envision this project would proceed through the SDLC—what would happen in each phase? Learning Team Where Did You Find That Book? • Resources: Case Study 7-1 of Managing and Using Information Systems 07 June 2011 • Prepare a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes based on the comparison of the three bookstores in which you address the following: • • KODI Define the business models of all three of the bookstores and discuss how all are competing with each other. • TAWNS Contrast the websites of the three bookstores. • EDWARD Discuss how all three of the book stores address ethical, legal, and security issues. • CELINE Identify the communication technologies used by each bookstore. • Include appropriate graphics to highlight major points. Format your slides with bullets and use no more than seven sentences per slide. Copyright University of Phoenix® is a registered trademark of Apollo Group, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft®, Windows®, and Windows NT® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other company and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Use of these marks is not intended to imply endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation. Final exams contain third-party copyrighted materials. Portions are: Copyright © 2010 University of Phoenix. All rights reserved. Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons. All rights reserved. Edited in accordance with University of Phoenix® editorial standards and practices. 15

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