Upon successful completion of this course, students are expected to be able to: identify and explain the principles and the use of IT/IS concepts in business; identify and explain the fundamental behavioral, technical, business and managerial concepts in IT/IS; describe and explain issues related to the application of IT in business processes related to IS components, operations, decision making and the creation of competitive advantage; explain the processes and strategies in acquiring and implementing systems; identify and explain the process of problem identification and the solutions related to IT in business processes; apply effective and ethical management of IS functions and IT resources in creating good business performance and business value to support business strategies of the enterprise; explain IT concepts, terminology, principles, management, and strategies for organizations; compare new and emerging technologies; discuss IT issues and their impacts on business; discuss the challenges of living in the digital age; use programming logic and different programming techniques to produce innovative computing practices; apply the fundamental idea of dividing a program into components that can be independently debugged, maintained, and reused; and relate the application of IS in business process concepts to algorithm development.
This course introduces the foundation concepts of information systems (IS), information technology (IT), business applications, development processes, and management challenges. This course is designed to give students a multi-faceted appreciation and knowledge of how business-computing and information systems in a world of knowledge-based economy today are designed, built, implemented, and maintained. This course also introduces the fundamentals of Information Technology (IT) components and their major roles in business. This course is designed to give students a multi-faceted appreciation and knowledge of how business-computing and information systems in a world of knowledge-based economy are designed, built, implemented, and maintained. It also provides students with an introductory overview of the Internet, World Wide Web, impact of computers on society and business, the historic development of data processing, the basic functions and use of computer hardware, software applications, system software, basic skills in the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation systems and desktop publishing software applications, basic skills using a web browser and search engine, and careers in the field of Information Technology. This course also develops skills in program design and implementation by applying the concepts of computer fundamentals and logic formulation. It also covers the study of the different tools and techniques available in developing computer program logic such as flowcharts and pseudo-code. Drones can be used as a support for this course and programmed by group of students in order to develop their logical skills.
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