Introduction to a Course in Advanced Enterprise Integration

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Outlines course content and teaching philosophy. Used for a senior level class at Penn State, College of IST.

Outlines course content and teaching philosophy. Used for a senior level class at Penn State, College of IST.

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  • 1. IST 421 Advanced Enterprise Integration Introduction Sandeep Purao, Ph.D. Associate Professor of IST
  • 2. Agenda
    • Introduction to the Class
    • Preview of the Semester
      • Class Sessions
      • Deadlines and Deliverables
      • Roles and Responsibilities
    • Your Introductions
  • 3. Course Website
  • 4. Class Sessions
    • Attendance : Required
    • Anticipated Trajectory in Class Sessions
      • Brief Overview
      • In-class Activities e.g. Problem-solving with others
      • Quizzes (generally, alternate sessions)
    • Underlying Philosophy
      • I read, I gloss over
      • I hear, I do NOT remember
      • I see, I remember a little
      • I do, I understand somewhat
      • I teach, I get it
  • 5. Deadlines and Deliverables
    • Quizzes (six graded quizzes)
      • Individual effort
      • In-class
    • Exams (two graded exams)
      • Individual effort
      • In-class or Take-home (to be decided)
    • Project
      • Team effort
      • Projects assigned in Week 2
    Details at -> Course Evaluation
  • 6. Deadlines and Deliverables
    • Project
      • Working with a company as consultants
      • Some aspect of enterprise integration
      • Initial and Intermediate Deliverables
        • Statement of Work
        • Plan
        • Report
      • Weekly Status Reports
      • Final Report and Project Expo
      • Individual Grade
        • Team Grade adjusted by Peer Evaluation
  • 7. Roles and Responsibilities
    • Banish Senioritis
    • I cannot do what you can
    • I can and will help
  • 8. Introductions
    • Sandeep Purao, see
    • Originally from Mumbai, India
    • Education: Accounting, Law, MBA, PhD in Management Information Systems
    • Like to read, do research, travel, foods from different cultures
    • Introduce yourself to the person next to you!