Course Description: An overview of the functional areas of business and the importance of information technology to the success of the organization with coverage of essential communication, problem solving and productivity tools employed in the modern enterprise. Prerequisites: Business Administration major.
Section Description: Businesses face increasing pressure to perform. Information technology is essential to the operations and management of businesses in the 21st century. Information technology (IT) both causes change for businesses and provides solutions for businesses addressing these challenges. To be effective in business, students must be educated in technology. This course examines the rise of information-enabled enterprises and the role of information technologies/information systems (IT/IS) and e-commerce as key enablers of businesses and social changes globally. An overview of the functional areas of business and the importance that information technology brings to the success of the organization with coverage of essential communication, problem solving and productivity software employed in the modern enterprise is covered. This course is 100% online, asynchronous and utilizes a McGraw-Hill simulated lab environment (SIMnet) for learning Excel and Access software tools. There are 15 weekly modules which will require 6-9 hours of work each week
Instructor(s): Sherry Roulston
Meeting Dates: 26 Aug 2019 - 06 Dec 2019