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Cis Presents Apr2008


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Cis Presents Apr2008

  1. 1. Preparing for Careers in Business-IT: CIS Major and IT Minor CIS Presents Tamara Babaian, Monica Garfield, Wendy Lucas, Doug Robertson, and David Yates CIS Department Thursday, April 3, 2008
  2. 2. <ul><li>As a CIS professional, You can work anywhere in the world For any kind of an organization, In a variety of sectors, such as </li></ul><ul><li>Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>Public accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Information technology </li></ul><ul><li>Aerospace </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul>
  3. 3. Impact of IT is everywhere <ul><li>Cheap, Ubiquitous Computing is Changing Lives </li></ul>Motomen in Cambodia
  4. 4. Impact of IT is everywhere <ul><li>Cheap, Ubiquitous Computing is Improving Lives </li></ul>E-Choupal in India
  5. 5. What Corporations are Saying … <ul><li>Leonard Morrison, Executive Director of Corporate Relations at Bentley says: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ CIS majors are among the most highly sought after students in this market” </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Bentley Fact <ul><li>In 2007, CIS majors received starting salaries between $52,500 and $102,000 </li></ul><ul><li>CIS and IT are back! … Signing bonuses are back! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Bentley CIS graduates in 2007 <ul><li>Entered jobs in world-class companies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cantata Technology Inc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commonwealth Financial Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deloitte Consulting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IBM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>KPMG </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liberty Mutual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PricewaterhouseCoopers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Paul Travelers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UBS Financial Services </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Some Bentley CIS jobs, 2005-2008 <ul><li>Great programs and positions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership Development Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Development Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Development Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Performance IT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systems Analyst </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Technology Analyst </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software Engineer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ERS Consultant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT Risk Consultant </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Business-IT Programs at Bentley <ul><li>CIS Major </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This major prepares you for a successful business career as a technology expert </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows you to provide immediate value for your employer by integrating business and technology into business solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focuses on application development, IT infrastructure, data management, and modeling with the intent to create high-value adding business solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forms an excellent foundation for a versatile long-term business career </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Start the CIS Major With: <ul><li>CS150 Introduction to Data and Information Management </li></ul><ul><li>CS180 Programming Fundamentals </li></ul><ul><li>CS240 Business Processing and Communications Infrastructure </li></ul>Take these as early as possible – CS150 and one of the others can be used toward the minor The entire major consists of eight courses
  11. 11. Additional Courses in CIS Major <ul><li>Two more required </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Data management: CS350 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systems analysis & design: CS360 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Plus three electives from </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Object-oriented systems development: CS280 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software development for the Web: CS380 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT infrastructure: CS440 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Software project management: CS460 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure management/Linux: CS420 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internship: CS421 </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Business-IT Programs at Bentley <ul><li>CIS Minor (formerly IT Minor) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An excellent combination with any major </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthens your value for prospective employers in any profession </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improves your skills in data and systems analysis and business problem solving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps you understand how technology can be used in your area(s) of expertise </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. The Minor Has These Courses <ul><li>CS150 Introduction to Data and Information Management (A&S elective) </li></ul><ul><li>CS213 World Wide Web (A&S elective) </li></ul><ul><li>CS359 Business Information Systems Analysis & Design (or substitute) </li></ul><ul><li>CS476 E-Business Infrastructure and Policy (or substitute) </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility to create your own CIS minor – CS180, CS350, and others can substitute for some or all of the above </li></ul>
  14. 14. Welcome to CIS! <ul><li>It builds a great foundation for a long-term business career </li></ul><ul><li>It will help you understand the core of modern business </li></ul><ul><li>The jobs pay well </li></ul><ul><li>It’s fun, interesting, and exciting! </li></ul>
  15. 15. CIS Major
  16. 16. Ten Best Jobs in America <ul><li>Software Engineer </li></ul><ul><li>College Professor </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Adviser </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resource Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Physician Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Market Research Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Computer IT Analyst </li></ul><ul><li>Real Estate Appraiser </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacist </li></ul><ul><li>Psychologist </li></ul>Source: Money Magazine and
  17. 17. An Interesting Fact <ul><li>7 out of 10 fastest growing professions in 2004-14 (according to the U.S. Department of Labor) are in IT </li></ul>
  18. 18. And the Jobs are Paying Well… 2004 median pay Computer systems analysts $66,640 Computer and information systems managers $92,570 Computer software engineers, applications $74,980 Database administrators $60,650 Network systems and data communications analyst $60,600
  19. 19. Number of Computing Jobs Is Going Up Quickly 2004 2014 % change Computer systems analysts 487 640 31.4% Computer and information systems managers 280 353 25.9% Computer software engineers, applications 460 682 48.4% Network systems and data communications analyst 231 357 54.6% Total, all professional-level IT occupations 3,403 4,440 30.5% Total, all occupations 145,612 164,540 13.0%