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2016-2017 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Graziadio Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ISTM 476 Information Systems for Business and Management (4)

This course will provide an understanding of information systems and their use in achieving strategic advantage in business practice. In this regard, this class will explore the technology itself, focusing on the primary business application of this technology, what problems it can address, and the organizational importance of these systems for remaining competitive in a global economy. Students will become familiar with the wide range of business processes that must be managed effectively for success. The class will demonstrate the many types of information systems supporting business processes and the specific ways they can improve responsiveness and productivity for particular processes. Specific attention will focus on the pitfalls of information systems in both application and implementation. In addition, students will be required to apply information systems to decision making in critical areas during this course.