Course Description

Introduces the basic framework and key concepts of information systems. Focuses on the strategies and programs needed to manage information as a strategic resource. Explores management and effects of information technology and the Internet on business in an environment of technological and organizational change. Reviews information technology skills needed by managers.

Learner Outcomes

The overall objective of this course is to provide the student with an understanding of opportunities and challenges faced by businesses as they manage and use data, information systems, and information technologies. Specifically, this course will prepare you to:

  • Assess and analyze computer hardware, software, network, database, and security technologies used in today’s organizations (Technical).
  • Understand governance and processes for creating and managing information systems by analyzing the role and governance of data, information systems and technologies within organizations (Organizational).
  • Analyze related ethical, legal, social, global, and future issues within the information technology field, especially as it relates to data collection and analysis (Application).
  • Gain experience with modern software applications, as well as improve critical thinking, problem-solving, and written communication skills (Practical).
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Section Title
Information Systems Management
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Sep 14, 2022 to Nov 16, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (2 units) $1,000.00
Available for Credit
2 Quarter Credits
Reading List / Textbook

Business Driven Information Systems (8th ed.) by Paige Baltzan (2023)
accessed via McGraw-Hill Connect via Canvas Course site  

Section Notes

The registration deadline is September 21, 2022 by the end of the day.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU prior to the first class session will receive a 100% refund. Withdrawals submitted online within 7 days of the first class session will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the last class session. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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