Graduate Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt
2013 Fall Term
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Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 691
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.
TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 715
A graduate business course that provides a fundamental understanding of technology and information systems in organizations. The course surveys a wide range of information topics covering management, organizational, and technology foundations of information systems. Emphasis is placed on how organizations plan, implement, and use information systems for operational and strategic excellence.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 719
A survey course focusing on the performance of managerial activities entailed in selecting, designing, operating, controlling, and updating productive systems. This life cycle approach will include treatment of non- manufacturing activities, and will draw heavily upon latest developments in the field.
STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION MANAGEMENT
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 745
A graduate business course covering technology led strategic innovation designed to provide an understanding of the dynamic links between technology and innovation strategy. Students will acquire essential managerial and critical thinking skills to develop competitive technology enhanced business strategies and models.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 768
A course focusing on strategic implications of operations decisions facing the top manager, such as the operations vice-president or plant manager. Cases are used to identify, analyze and recommend solutions to specific problems resulting from corporate decisions taken in the areas of processes and infrastructure. Current trends in selected industries are discussed.
QUALITY ISSUES IN OPERATIONS
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 769
A course focusing on qualitative and quantitative techniques used to study and improve quality of operations in manufacturing and service organizations. It covers topics such as quality philosophy, statistical process control (SPC), acceptance sampling, tools for quality improvement, product and process design. The role of quality in the entire cycle including product/ service design, development, production, delivery, and customer support is emphasized. An individual research paper covering the topic of interest will be used.
FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 770
This course develops a basic understanding of a project management methodology through lectures, case analyses, problem solving and discussions. Topics covered include planning, budgeting, scheduling, resource allocation and controlling of projects. The course provides a good background for students interested in pursuing certification in the area of project management.
DATA ANALYTICS AND BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 774
A graduate course covering the use information technology to assist decision making in today's business environment. This course provides an overview of decision making theory, data warehousing, data mining, business intelligence and analytics. The course also surveys contemporary framework, tools, and techniques for BI and data analytics.
DISASTER RECOVERY AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 780
The course covers Business Continuity Planning, a methodology used to create and validate a plan for maintaining continous business operations before, during, and after disasters or disruptive events. It also covers Disaster Recovery, which is aimed at stopping the effects of disasters as quickly as possible, and addressing the immediate aftermath.
APPLIED PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 785
This course utilizes a formal project management process to convey the key competencies that project managers must develop. Students will apply project management tools and techniques to execute a full project from initiation through closure for a community partner. Topics covered in the course include project management and organization; planning; budgeting; scheduling; resource management; project control; project termination; project management tools; and project completion hours. Emphasis is on hands-on application and practice with project management software tools.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 798
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member.