ACCG32006D
Information Systems Strategies
Sheridan
 
  I: Administrative Information   II: Course Details   III: Topical Outline(s)  Printable Version
 
Section I: Administrative Information
  Total hours: 42.0
Credit Value: 3.0
Credit Value Notes: N/A
Effective: Fall 2020
Prerequisites: INFO20000D
Corequisites: N/A
Equivalents: N/A
Pre/Co/Equiv Notes: 45 credits including INFO20000D

Program(s): Bach Bus Admin Market Manage, Bach Business Admin Accounting, Bach Business Admin Finance, Bach Human Resources, BachBus Admin Spply Chain Mgmt
Program Coordinator(s): Lorraine Alyea, Sathy Sritharakumar, Carol Bureau, Maryam Hafezi, Mark Weaver
Course Leader or Contact: Matthew Dinian
Version: 20200914_02
Status: Approved (APPR)

Section I Notes: This course will be delivered in hybrid format.

 
 
Section II: Course Details

Detailed Description
Students examine essential information technology, information systems and data analytics concepts to provide a fundamental understanding of the integration of information systems into business processes, the impact and value of data, information and information systems on organizational decision making and competitive advantage in the context of cultural, ethical and risk issues facing managers and users of information systems. Students learn through interactive lectures, classroom activities, system development and comprehensive research work.

Program Context

 
Bach Bus Admin Market Manage Program Coordinator(s): Carol Bureau
This course can be used as an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. This course is an advanced level elective course in information systems and further develops the use of management information, applications, processes and decision-making and enhances the concept of control from an information systems perspective.

Bach Business Admin Accounting Program Coordinator(s): Lorraine Alyea
This course can be used as an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. This course is an advanced level elective course in information systems and further develops the use of management information, applications, processes and decision-making and enhances the concept of control from an information systems perspective.

Bach Business Admin Finance Program Coordinator(s): Mark Weaver
This course can be used as an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. This course is an advanced level elective course in information systems and further develops the use of management information, applications, processes and decision-making and enhances the concept of control from an information systems perspective.

Bach Human Resources Program Coordinator(s): Sathy Sritharakumar
This course can be used as an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. This course is an advanced level elective course in information systems and further develops the use of management information, applications, processes and decision-making and enhances the concept of control from an information systems perspective.

BachBus Admin Spply Chain Mgmt Program Coordinator(s): Maryam Hafezi
This course can be used as an elective course in BBA Accounting, BBA Finance, BBA Human Resources, BBA Marketing and BBA Supply Chain Management. This course is an advanced level elective course in information systems and further develops the use of management information, applications, processes and decision-making and enhances the concept of control from an information systems perspective.


Course Critical Performance and Learning Outcomes

  Critical Performance:
By the end of this course students will have demonstrated the ability to implement information management strategies using appropriate emerging techniques and technologies.
 
Learning Outcomes:

To achieve the critical performance, students will have demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Understand the value of information and information systems to organizations and the impacts on organizational decision making.
  2. Acquire fundamental information systems knowledge including basic systems concepts, technology infrastructure/architecture and systems development.
  3. Understand how the quality of data and information and the presentation of information impacts decision making at organizations.
  4. Describe basic data and information modelling concepts including data standards, data analytics, data models and database management systems.
  5. Develop a working accounting based relational database system consistent with fundamental relational data management principles and concepts.
  6. Apply various data analytics concepts, skills and tools to develop business intelligence information and visualizations.
  7. Understand how the different types of information systems provide the information required for organizations to meet their objectives.
  8. Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of emerging accounting technologies including the impacts they have on the accounting field.
  9. Examine the various information systems risks and the controls and strategies required for information systems risk management.
  10. Demonstrate professional behaviors including: a. work effectively in a group environment b. meet due dates c. produce professional quality assignments d. use reference materials responsibly.

Evaluation Plan
Students demonstrate their learning in the following ways:

 Evaluation Plan: IN-CLASS & ONLINE INSTRUCTION
 Group Assignment15.0%
 Individual Assignments25.0%
 Quizzes (Best 5 of 8 @ 1%)5.0%
 Tests(2 @ 5%)10.0%
 Midterm Exam20.0%
 Final Exam (Comprehensive)25.0%
Total100.0%

Evaluation Notes and Academic Missed Work Procedure:
The Midterm, Final exam, Quizzes and Individual Assignment are individual assessments. In addition to achieving a minimum 50% overall grade, a student must have a combined average of at least 50% on the non-group components of the evaluation plan in order to receive credit for this course.

Provincial Context
The course meets the following Ministry of Colleges and Universities requirements:


 

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
PLAR Contact (if course is PLAR-eligible) - Office of the Registrar

  • Not Eligible for PLAR

 
 
Section III: Topical Outline
Some details of this outline may change as a result of circumstances such as weather cancellations, College and student activities, and class timetabling.
Instruction Mode: In-class & Online Instruction
Professor: Multiple Professors
Resource(s):
 TypeDescription
RequiredTextbookCustom Textbook, McGraw Hill, see professor for additional details
RequiredOtherReadings as assigned by professor

Applicable student group(s): Bachelor of Business Administration
Course Details:

Module 1 - Information and Information Systems

  • Systems concepts
  • Quality of information for decision making
  • Presentation of information for decision making
  • Value of information and information systems to organizations

Learning Outcomes: 1, 2, 3, 10
Assessment: Quiz 1 and 2 (1% each);Test #1 (5%)

Module 2 - Data and Databases

  • Data and information modelling
  • Database management systems
  • Building a Microsoft Access database

Learning Outcomes:  4, 5,10
Assessment: Quiz 3 (1%)
Individual Assignment-Database (10%)
Mid Term Exam, Modules 1-2 (20%)

Module 3 - Types of Information Systems, Information Systems Infrastructure and Architecture

  • Types of systems organizations need to provide information to meet their objectives
  • Management of information systems infrastructure and architecture

Learning Outcomes: 2, 6, 7, 8, 10
Assessment: Quiz 4 and 5 (1% each),Test #2 (5%)
Group Assignment (15%);
Individual Assignment-Data Analytics (15%)

Module 4 - Information Systems Development, Risks and Control

  • Systems life cycle
  • Risks and controls

Learning Outcomes: 2, , 9, 10
Assessments: Quiz 6, 7, and 8 (1% each);
Final Exam (Cumulative) (25%)

 

 



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