Management Information Systems (MIS) evolved from essentially an organization's support operation to a strategic element of an organization's life and survival. This course explores information systems' new and expanding roles in the enterprise. Models examined showing how new technologies are assimilated into the organization, how to plan for systems within the overall strategic management process, assess the risk in system development projects, and become a "sophisticated user" of information systems. Traditional and new technologies are utilized. The course also includes a solid review of the strategic and tactical impact of computers, networks and new technologies. . This course broadens understanding of the design and implementation of various computerized information systems to support management decision making and evaluation, and prepares the student to integrate new technologies and configurations into the management process.Note: MIS 600 is a prerequisite for all MIS graduate classes, unless it is waived by permission of the coordinator or the course instructor. Review course descriptions and prerequisites at the MMIS Web site, http:www.metrostate.edu/com then navigate to the MMIS graduate program.
4 Graduate credits
Effective August 24, 2002 to present