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Management 4322 - Management
Welcome to Management
Information Systems! This field of study has applications in every area
especially accounting, finance,
marketing, and actuarial science.
The innovations in information technology are enabling
business professionals to create new products (goods and services), develop new
business models, and transform the day-to-day performance of business processes.
objective for you is that you will apply at least three of the course topics in the first
five years after graduation and significantly advance your career because of these
applications. To do this, you must study the assigned material before class, until the concepts are familiar to you.
As a result, we can have meaningful discussions in class about how to apply the topics.
Laudon, Kenneth C. and
Jane P. Laudon,
Management Information Systems:
Managing the Digital Firm,
Prentice Hall (of Pearson Education),
Upper Saddle River, NJ, 07458, copyright 2010,
ISBN-10: 0-13-607887-7, ISBN-13: 978-0-13-607887-6.
On reserve at St. John's library.
Go to third floor service desk and request call number PCR-773. If any
problems, call Dorothy McGovern at 718-990-6069.
- Topic Sequence
- Part I: Organizations, Management and the Networked
- Chapter 1: Information Systems in Global Business
- Chapter 2: Global E-Business: How Businesses Use
- Chapter 3: Information Systems, Organizations,
- Chapter 4: Ethical and Social Issues in
- Part II: Information Technology Infrastructure
- Chapter 5: IT Infrastructure and Emerging
- Chapter 6: Foundations of Business Intelligence:
Databases and Information Management
- Chapter 7: Telecommunications, the Internet and
- Chapter 8: Securing Information Systems
- Part III: Key System Applications for the Digital Age
- Chapter 9: Achieving Operational Excellence and
Customer Intimacy: Enterprise Applications
- Chapter 10: E-Commerce: Digital Markets, Digital
- Chapter 11: Managing Knowledge
- Chapter 12: Enhancing Decision Making
- Part IV: Building and Managing Systems
- Chapter 13: Building Information Systems
- Chapter 14:
- Contact Information
- Office: Room 404 Bent Hall
- Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday,
Friday 9:40AM-9:55, 11:35-12:05, 2:30-2:45; Other times - by appointment.
- Phone: (718) 990-6476 or 990-7404; E-mail:
Include "Mgt 4322" and your name in the Subject
- 20% - Exams I & II
- 30% - Final Exam
- 20% -
- Set I - 4%, Set II -
4%, Set III -
8%, Set IV - 4%.
- 10% - Portfolio Website
- 20% - Class Participation - subjective evaluation of
your contribution to the class. While there is no magic formula to
determine your Class Participation grade,
contributing to class discussions, volunteering to present results of
your Portfolio Website, Career Exercises, and Application of MIS
Database provides a solid foundation for an excellent grade.
On the negative side, engaging in (perceived) private conversations
during class is penalized.
Click here for details.
The grade will be determined for each half of the semester as:
First Half Participation
Second Half Participation
Click here to download an Excel worksheet to
compute your grade.
- Attendance - Students with more
than nine unexcused absences may be denied credit for the course.
- Class Discussions
- To clarify concepts of management
information systems (MIS),
- To reinforce the wide applicability of
- Print a copy of my Chapter Outline available on
the Internet at www.patlyons.com.
- Read the assigned chapter before class, using
my Chapter Outline as a guide.
- Think about how you could
apply the material.
- Bring the assigned Chapter Outline and textbook to class.
- Participate in class discussions. Feel free to ask questions and
hypothesize new ideas (The Internet is revolutionizing how we produce goods and services).
You'll learn faster and it will be more enjoyable for everyone involved.
Partial audio clip of "What Fifty
Said" by Robert Frost.
- Please remember that AACSB (Association to
Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) recommends that you
spend 2 hours outside of class studying for every hour in class.
- Career Exercises
- Objective -
for you to determine a
meaningful career strategy for the next five years.
- Portfolio Website
- Objective - to create a website of
your work that will be helpful in achieving the above career strategy.
here for details.
- Application of MIS Database
- Objective - to create a database
that will be helpful in achieving the above career strategy.
Click here for details.
Wednesday & Friday -
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February 25, 2010.)