Metropolitan State University

MIS 662 : Management of Distributed Computing

A. Course Description
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: MIS 600 Management Information Systems unless it is waived by permission of the coordinator or the course instructor. Review course descriptions and prerequisites at the MMIS Web site, then navigate to the MMIS graduate program.  
Lab Hours/ Weeks: Corequisites: None
Lecture Hours/ Week :  
MnTC Goals: None
Surveys of the skills desired by potential employers of graduate management students indicate that use and understanding of technology and its impact is highly valued. In this course you have the opportunity to examine technical architecture and build your skills while learning how to incorporate technology into your management "portfolio." The course uses case studies to review state-of-the-art equipment in each of the basic software and hardware families, while emphasizing management models and higher-level analysis using the computer. Practical projects are assigned giving students real-world opportunities to use these tools to enhance their work and build productivity. Participants will complete a comprehensive and highly practical class project and final exam.
B. Course Effective Dates: 08/24/2002 - 05/03/2017 05/04/2017 - Present
C. Outline of Major Content Areas:
See Course Description for major content areas.
D. Learning Outcomes (General)
E. Learning Outcomes (MN Transfer Curriculum)
This contains no goal areas.
G. Special Information