Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Information Systems
TMGT 3856 Information Systems
Prerequisites:Third year standing in either the BBA or BComm program.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
This course explores the importance of timely and reliable internal and external information to management of both profit and not-for-profit sector organizations. Processes for evaluating and controlling information are explored. The evaluation and design of new and updated computer-based management information systems (MIS) are covered. Other major topics include feasibility studies, information systems analysis and design, data bases, networking, LANs, and information resource planning. The course looks at how information systems can be evaluated, designed, and modified in both smaller and larger organizations. A combination of cases, lectures, and hands-on applications comprises the main methods of instruction. FINC 3116 is recommended prior to taking this course.