Lindenwood University Course Syllabus
Management Information Systems Capstone
Time: Tuesday, 6-10 PM (First Class – Tuesday, July12, 2011)
Instructor Michael A. Henry
Phone 314-374-6102 (cell/pager) 6:00am-11:00pm Daily
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636-922-9605 (FAX) Anytime
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Course Title and Description
IIT499.80 Information Tech Capstone (3 hours)
As an overview of Information Technologies in general, this course will cover the history and basic design features of computers including the major components of a computer system and the impact of developing technologies on business. Topics will include an overview of hardware, software, operating systems, operating environments, system development methodologies and emerging technologies. It will also explore concepts of information management and production systems as they apply to Office Automation and problem solving using microcomputer based solutions.
The class will consist of class discussions, lectures, student presentations and simulations including computer lab time with attention to step-by-step problem solving as it applies to Information Management Technologies.
• Identify ways to use IT to leverage business opportunities in different areas of responsibility.
• Identify and evaluate current technology trends and IT-enabled business application trends.
• Define key concepts of an IT infrastructure and suggest alternative approaches for providing and managing this infrastructure.
• Locate and utilize IS Specialists – both internal and...