BUS-K 330 Contemporary Topics in Information Technology (3 cr.)
Focuses on key information technology issues that exist in the business world that must be managed, dealt with, and resolved. Such issues include running IS like a business, technology leadership and partnership, outsourcing, IS resources and staffing, client server systems management, telecommunications, and the IT infrastructure to support business initiatives. Spring sem.
BUS-K 335 Information Systems Analysis and Design (3 cr.)
In-depth treatment of the theory and practice of management information systems including information requirements analysis, design methodology, and system implementation considerations. Fall sem.
BUS-K 400 Information for Operating Control and Data Management (3 cr.)
Introduces students to the issues related to designing and using database management systems. Students learn how to design and construct a database that has real-life application through hands-on experience. Students gain an understanding of the many roles that database management systems can play in managing information in organizations. Spring sem.
BUS-P 330 Project Management (3 cr.)
This course will introduce the student to the full range of project management topics, concerns, problems, solution methods, and decision processes. These areas include: project selection, project organizational structures, negotiation, project planning, project scheduling and resource loading, project budgeting, project monitoring and control, project auditing, and project termination.
BUS-P 430 Total Quality Management (3 cr.)
Introduces students to concepts of total quality management. Methods and application of quality control techniques commonly used in manufacturing and service organizations are presented. Research and theory relevant to quality concepts such as the economics and measurement of quality, the evolution of total quality management, team building and employee empowerment, vendor relations, elementary reliability theory, customer relations and feedback, quality assurance systems, statistical quality control, preventive maintenance programs, and product safety and liability are discussed.