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					Introduction to Management
    Information Systems


       Edgardo Mendoza



  Course Introduction
Agenda
   Checking attendance (and self-introduction)
    •   To officially register the class, you have to show up in
        the first class


   Overview of this course
    •   About the content
    •   How the course is organized
    •   My teaching and my expectations




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Self Introduction
   About myself
    • Enrolled in DIT
    • Web Developer, Programmer
    • Collecting, jogging, computer games,
      badminton


   About you …


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About This Course




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           What is Information Systems?
                Information Systems (IS)
                Management Information Systems (MIS)
                Computer Information Systems (CIS)
                Information Management
                Business Information Systems
                Information Science
                Information Technology
                Informatics
                Information Resources Management
                Information Technology Resources Management
                …


John T. Gorgone et al. "IS 2002 Model Curriculum and Guidelines for Undergraduate Degree Programs in Information Systems",
http://www.aisnet.org/Curriculum/
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What is Information Systems?
   A broad survey of many topics in the field of
    Information Systems

   What is this field about?


                          (Business)          Society
Information          Systems/Applications
Technology                                  Organization
                      System Development    Person




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          Course Content and Schedule*


         Phase 1            Test 1        Phase 2                  Test 2   Phase 3            Test 3   Phase 4              Final


                Ch.1                               DB Ch.1                       Ch. 3                        Ch.8
          Information Age                     Introduction to DB             Database and               Protecting People
                                                                            Data Warehouse               and Information
                                                 DB Ch. 2
              Ch.2                             Rational Model                     Ch.4
          Strategic and                                                                                         Ch.7
                                                                            Decision Support
         Competitive Opp.                                                                                IT Infrastructure
                                                  DB Ch. 3                       and AI
                                                   SQL
              XLM A.                                                            Ch.5
                                                                                                             Ch.9
           Hardware and                        DB Ch.4 +Ch.5                  Electronic
                                              Database Design                                              Emerging
             Software                                                         Commerce
                                                                                                        Technologies and
                                                                                                            Trends
                                                                                Ch.6
            XLM B.                                                             Systems
         WWW and Internet                                                    Development

                                     Textbooks
                                          •      Haag (2003), Management Information Systems for the information Age,
                                                 (5th edition)
                                          •      Database book: a customized book for the database section

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* Refer to the handout; check online schedule for updates
Why This Course?
   To understand the role of information technology in
    today's business and social environment

   To understand common concepts and practices in the
    information systems field

   To apply the knowledge to analyze information systems
    and common business problems

   To build and use small databases to solve business
    problems


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Course Organization
   Organized consistently across all sections

   Prerequisite (recommended)
    • Basic computer proficiency
   Technology
    • Email account and Internet access
    • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Access
      (database), WinZip, PDF Reader


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Teaching
   Teaching beliefs
    •   Teaching and learning is interactive
    •   Learning by participating and experiencing

   Expectations
    •   Before the class
         •   read the textbook
         •   scan lecture slides, additional readings and other materials
             posted
    •   In the classroom
         •   come to the class, on time
         •   bring the textbook, and database files (phase 2)
    •   After the class
         •   self-study

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Lecture Coverage

Issues Not Covered by the Textbook   Issues Covered by the Textbook
                                          Self-study




                                      Lecture




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Communication
   In-class communication is most effective and
    efficient

   Office Hour
    • Thursdays 9:00 to 12:00PM (i-net lab)
   !! Email
    • mitsoftware@yahoo.com(directly email to this
        account)
    •   Begin with “IT19:” in the subject line

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Communication

SPEAK ENGLISH!




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