Undergraduate Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt
2015 Fall Term
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Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 105
This course explores the transformative power of technology through a series of hands-on labs, activities, and lectures. Students will learn about the history of technology, explore Web 2.0, use cutting edge software tools, and gain insight into today's disruptive technologies. This class is appropriate for all levels of technology experience.
INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 180
This course introduces the essentials of object-oriented programming for business application. Students will learn programming fundamentals, object-oriented design, file i/o, and fundamental data structures within the context of building tools for business end-users. Topics related to the business environment, such as eliciting software requirements and effective technical communication are also covered.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 221
This course includes a detailed investigation of the primary infrastructure components of modern information systems. In particular the course focuses on computer hardware and networking components, infrastructure troubleshooting methodologies and tools, and networking protocols.
INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 280
This course introduces students to information systems, and details how and why they are critical to the functioning of modern organizations. The course provides technological, organizational, and managerial foundations of information, and explains how successful systems are built. Students also learn to develop and use a database system for personal productivity.
BUSINESS WEB APPLICATION DESIGN
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 285
Students will learn web design and maintenance, graphics development, prototyping, design methodologies, and usability testing. Students are guided through a hands-on, step-by-step process of creating an attractive, well-designed Web site for an enterprise. Also e-business technologies and practices will be overviewed.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 306
The study of contemporary theory, methods and procedures used to manage the production/operations (P/OM) function in service and manufacturing organizations. Included is a thorough overview of the qualitative and quantitative methods used by managers in making the decisions needed to effectively and efficiently transform resource inputs into goods and services.
ENTERPRISE SYSTEMS & BUSINESS PROCESS INTEGRATION
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 310
This course introduces students to enterprise/ERP systems and their importance for business process integration. Managerial and technical issues in planning, designing, and implementing such systems are also discussed. Students have the opportunity of practicing course concepts in an industry used ERP system.
DATABASE DESIGN AND ADMINISTRATION
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 314
This course teaches students how to analyze, design and implement a computerized database. It further teaches students how to use a database to answer questions and support analyses. Students learn the basics of administering a database including providing security, performance tuning, backup and recovery, and other administrative tasks.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 320
The basic role of a business analyst is to serve as a liaison between business divisions and the technical staff by translating business goals into information-system requirements and communicating those requirements to the technicians. This course provides students with the knowledge and techniques to perform this service.
BUSINESS SYSTEMS DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 321
In this course students learn to design business applications using industry standard methodologies and technologies. Topics include system design, program design, user interface design, data storage design, designing for security, testing and alternative development methodologies.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 325
This course teaches students how to develop business applications using web technologies. Topics include web design, server-side programming, client-side programming, database access, web development environments, and web application testing.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 331
This course provides in depth coverage of the best practices for administering network systems. Students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to administer network operating systems (NOS) and applications.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 332
This course provides in depth coverage of the best practices for managing wide area network (WAN) components. Students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to manage network interconnection devices, such as routers and switches. The course will focus on designing appropriate data link (OSI Layer 2) and Internet layer (OSI Layer 3) architectures.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE: CONCEPTS, METHODS AND TECHNOLOGIES
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 380
Business Intelligence (BI) is the application of information processes, methodologies, and technologies to support analysis and decision making in organizations. This course will provide students with an understanding of: the basic concepts of BI, the role of BI in today's organizations, the methodologies involved in creating effective BI systems, and the tools that are available to support BI applications.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT: METHODOLOGIES, TECHNIQUES & TOOLS
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 385
This course is designed to allow students from all business disciplines to understand how to manage projects. PM presents a methodology for managers to balance their time, cost, risks, resources, and people while ensuring quality goals are built into the project. The genesis of PM is covered using specific cases and examples.
BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT & SIMULATION
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 410
This course introduces students to the various concepts and techniques in business process management and simulation including modeling, measuring and evaluating, and redesigning business processes. Students will learn to work with a business process simulation software to model, analyze and improve business processes.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 445
A comprehensive study of contemporary perspectives on Total Quality (TQ) theory and practice applied to operations systems. Includes a thorough discussion of statistical and quality methods including process control, acceptance sampling, and variance reduction. Explores Quality Function Deployment and the customer-focused implications of quality.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 450
Study in depth of the planning processes performed in the operations setting integrating the topics of systems modeling, forecasting, production planning, capacity planning, capacity requirements planning, master scheduling, and material requirements planning. Emphasis is on concepts and their application.
MANAGING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 451
This course covers material appropriate for individuals who may be expected to manage IT people and resources. Topics include business continuity planning, developing service level agreements, change management / revision control, capacity planning, impact analysis, testing, communication with vendors, customers and other constituents, and managing IT professionals.
INFORMATION ASSURANCE AND SECURITY
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 452
This course provides an in depth investigation into meeting the security needs of modern IT systems. Students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to establish security policies and configure security devices and software.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 456
The course uses a supply chain management framework to study flow of material through global enterprises. Topics include supply chain metrics, supply chain drivers, supply chain risk & resilience, and network design/coordination.
SUPPLY CHAIN INTEGRATION AND REVIEW
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 457
In this course students will understand and integrate a body of knowledge related to international supply chain management, metrics, mitigation methods for risk/uncertainty, scheduling and planning, strategic/master planning of resources, customer and supplier relations management and quality and lean manufacturing.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 460
Examines the role of Computer Integration of Operations. Topics may include Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Computer Aided Design/Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) and project management methodology. Students will be exposed to operational decision support systems through the use of macros and visual basic. This course may require visiting/working with local firms in setting up such systems.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 462
This course provides an understanding of the business role of purchasing and procurement in relation to both operational and strategic organizational goals. Students will be able to identify alternative terms and conditions of sale, source suppliers and build supplier relationships. In addition, exposure to the bidding and auction process, negotiating with suppliers and total cost of ownership will be provided.
MANAGEMENT OF SERVICE OPERATIONS
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 466
An overview course which applies production techniques and concepts to service organizations through the case study method. Problems of producing services will be compared and contrasted to manufacturing. Special demands for organization and control will be reviewed, as well as the identification of elements of success.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 485
This course provides students with the opportunity to participate on a student project team under the management of a faculty member and industry practitioners. The project will be sponsored by a partnering business firm or organization and may involve a wide array of technologies, functional areas and geographically dispersed teammates. This course will only be offered when projects are available. Students will be carefully chosen through an interview process. The number of credits will be determined by the complexity of the project and the level of student involvement.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 493
The student is to work as an information technology infrastructure professional in a business or government organization for the prescribe number of hours and report on the experience to the IT faculty and fellow students. Prereq: Consent of IT Internship Coordinator required.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 493S
This course is a structured-supervised work experience within the area of Supply Chain Management. The internship experience offers the student an opportunity to merge suppy chain metrics, scheduling/planning, strategic/master planning, supplier/buyer relations, and/or quality & lean concepts with real-world activities in business, government or the non-profit sector.
Info Tech & Supply Chain Mgmt 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Offered on a satisfactory/no credit basis only. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree. Department Consent required.