Sep 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Graziadio Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ISTM 603 Information Resources and Technology (2)


This course introduces students to information as a resource for business decision making. Students will become familiar with both organizational information systems and systems that supply external secondary data, focusing on both the informational aspects of these systems and the technology that supports them. Students learn how to conceptualize their information needs; how to locate, retrieve, and interpret data and information; and how to apply this information in making decisions. In addition, students will be introduced to key concepts and technologies involved in collecting primary data including metrics, statistical sampling, and research designs.