KERRY E. AUGUSTINE, I.S.P., ITCP/IP3P
Introduction to Information Systems
Introduction to Information
This is the course syllabus home page for the Introduction to Information Systems (ACS-1803-050). This course provides an introduction to the field of Information Systems (IS).
The Fall Class Session 2020 is hosted by the University of Winnipeg, Faculty of Applied Computer Science (ACS). Classes are scheduled 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Tuesday evenings from September 8 to December 1, 2020. This course will be offered via Zoom.
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Meeting ID: 919 197 5001
Please note that there are no classes during Reading Week, October 11 - 17, 2020.
In this course the student will develop information systems literacy. He / she will develop a thorough overview of the different ways information systems can be used in organizational management and operations.
The course provides students with a basic conceptual understanding of Information Systems and
computers as a tool, including the basics of database and telecommunication technology. The
course also addresses the question: “how can computers help a business (or other organization)?” Highlights of business application systems that support the functions of accounting, finance, marketing, human resource management and manufacturing will be provided.
Enterprise Resource Planning Systems, Customer Relationship Management Systems, Executive Information Systems, Decision Support Systems and Expert Systems are also covered. Further, topics of eBusiness and eCommerce are covered. The final section of the course introduces the student to the process of developing a customized computer-based information system, presenting the system development life cycle and outlining the work of a systems analyst.
In this course students will develop a thorough overview of the different ways computers can be
used in organizational management and operations.
Kerry E. Augustine, I.S.P., ITCP/IP3P
Instructor, Applied Computer Science
University of Winnipeg
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