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Course Name: Business Information Systems (BUS 1500)

Academic Period: 2021 - 2022

Faculty:


Faculty Availability:

Associate Dean:
Paul Griffin
paul.griffin@humber.ca

Schedule Type Code:

Land Acknowledgement

Humber College is located within the traditional and treaty lands of the Mississaugas of the Credit. Known as Adoobiigok [A-doe-bee-goke], the “Place of the Alders” in Michi Saagiig [Mi-Chee Saw-Geeg] language, the region is uniquely situated along Humber River Watershed, which historically provided an integral connection for Anishinaabe [Ah-nish-nah-bay], Haudenosaunee [Hoeden-no-shownee], and Wendat [Wine-Dot] peoples between the Ontario Lakeshore and the Lake Simcoe/Georgian Bay regions. Now home to people of numerous nations, Adoobiigok continues to provide a vital source of interconnection for all.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Humber College and the University of Guelph-Humber (Humber) are leaders in providing a learning, working and living environment that recognizes and values equity, diversity and inclusion in all its programs and services. Humber commits to reflect the diversity of the communities the College serves. Students, faculty, support and administrative staff feel a sense of belonging and have opportunities to be their authentic selves.

Faculty or Department Longo Faculty of Business
Program(s)
Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce (22211)
Digital Business Management, Bachelor of Commerce (DB411)
Fashion Management, Bachelor of Commerce (22101)
Finance, Bachelor of Commerce (22271)
Healthcare Management, Bachelor of Commerce (HM411)
Human Resources Management, Bachelor of Commerce (22111)
International Business, Bachelor of Commerce (22121)
Management Studies, Bachelor of Commerce (22291)
Marketing, Bachelor of Commerce (22281)
Supply Chain Management, Bachelor of Commerce (22261)
Course Name: Business Information Systems (BUS 1500)
Pre-Requisites none
Co-Requisites none
Pre-Requisites for

BUS 2500, SCM 4015

Equates none
Restrictions none
Credit Value 3
Total Course Hours 42
Developed By: Prepared By: Approved by:
Paul Griffin

Course Description

This course provides students with an overview of information technology and its use in the achievement of organizational goals and strategic objectives. Students examine the role of information technology in managing operations, achieving a competitive advantage, and on organizational structure and employees. They also study the dynamics of information technology systems specific to various industry sectors. Category and Level: Society, Culture and Commerce, Lower Level Restrictions: All Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of International Development students are restricted from taking this course as a breadth elective.

Course Rationale

This course introduces the main Information Systems available for businesses, explaining their main differences and applications in the enterprise.

Program Outcomes Emphasized in this Course

Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce (22211)

  1. Explain key theories and concepts in financial and managerial accounting, finance, taxation, audit and ethics.

  2. Compare and contrast key trends impacting Canadian and international accounting industry.

  3. Employ quantitative and qualitative research methods, accounting and tax software, and accounting frameworks to support accounting and management decisions.

  4. Interpret and prepare financial statements and assess the overall financial performance of an organization.

  5. Analyze an organization’s costs, control systems and financial and non-financial data to support strategic and operational management decisions.

  6. Assess an organization’s internal control systems, accounting policies and procedures, financial records’ accuracy and compliance utilizing auditing principles and standards.

  7. Calculate and report personal and corporate tax in accordance with Canadian Tax Law.

  8. Make professional accounting recommendations including possible alternatives supported by appropriate disclosures informed by principles of transparency, ethics and professional standards (General Accepted Accounting Principles and International Financial Reporting Standards).

  9. Communicate concisely and effectively in oral, written, digital and visual forms, appropriate to external and internal stakeholders.

  10. Use persuasive language and active listening to communicate effectively with individuals, team members and /or businesses with diverse skills, expectations and behaviors.

  11. Reflect critically on personal competence and confidence to identify gaps in professional knowledge and to plan for continuous learning.

  12. Interpret opportunities, constraints and challenges in accounting industry in the context of a changing environment.

  13. Integrate personal responsibility, global mindset, different contextual frameworks and professional accounting standards in collective decision-making.

Digital Business Management, Bachelor of Commerce (DB411)

  1. Explain the key concepts, principles, and practices of digital business management functions, processes, and systems.

  2. Describe current technological alternatives to support solving specific business problems in various industries.

  3. Research the online presence of a business in its key functional areas in the context of the competitive landscape.

  4. Employ digital tools, data science, business analytics, and research methods to improve digital organizational decision making.

  5. Propose appropriate strategies and methods to improve the online performance of an organization, utilizing current technologies.

  6. Create a development plan for e-business applications to support an organization's strategic and operational goals.

  7. Communicate effectively and persuasively in oral, written, digital and visual forms, appropriate to external and internal stakeholders with diverse skills, expectations and behaviours.

  8. Identify current and future opportunities and challenges in the fast- changing digital environment.

  9. Reflect on personal competence and professional skills to identify gaps and plan for ongoing learning.

  10. Make business decisions, integrating personal responsibility, diverse global perspectives, and professional standards in collective decision-making.

Fashion Management, Bachelor of Commerce (22101)

  1. Explain key theories and concepts in textiles, colour, trends and fashion history.

  2. Compare and contrast the Canadian and international fashion industries.

  3. Use various problem solving and empowerment approaches, inquiry, analytics and research methods and creative strategies to inform marketing, supply chain, operations and business decisions.

  4. Evaluate marketing and sales strategies and assess their impact on consumers and the achievement of business goals.

  5. Formulate business strategies that assess costs, benefit, risks, opportunities and that address organizational goals and external trends.

  6. Use persuasive language, evidence-based arguments and active listening to communicate effectively with individuals, team members and/or business with diverse skills, expectations and behaviours.

  7. Communicate effectively in oral, written, digital and visual forms, appropriate to external and internal stakeholders.

  8. Acknowledge ambiguity and uncertainty of the fashion industry.

  9. Work effectively within increasingly diverse and dynamic environments integrating leadership attributes with a global mindset.

  10. Conduct sustainable fashion management business with consideration for environmental, human and financial issues.

Finance, Bachelor of Commerce (22271)

  1. Explain key concepts in strategy, ethics and finance, informed by general business principles.

  2. Use valuation tools, risk measures, analytics, business frameworks, and other qualitative and quantitative research methods to inform business and financial decisions.

  3. Analyze a company in terms of its industry, competitive position, management, and financials to evaluate performance, and develop forecasted results.

  4. Assess the risk, return, and suitability of a variety of financial instruments for investment purposes.

  5. Prepare and defend an integrated financial plan that addresses the needs and goals of a client.

  6. Present effectively, verbally and in written form, financial plans, strategies, and reports including the rationale and implications for a business and/or individual.

  7. Use plain language, active listening, and evidence-based arguments to effectively communicate with individuals and/or businesses with diverse skills, expectations and behaviours.

  8. Integrate personal responsibility, diverse perspectives, and professional standards to work effectively on a team.

  9. Reflect on personal competence and confidence relative to employer requirements to identify areas for improvement and plan for lifelong learning.

Healthcare Management, Bachelor of Commerce (HM411)

  1. Analyze the impact and long-range global challenges of economic, environmental, ethical, legal, political, sociological and technological factors upon the strategy, management and behaviour of organizations, with particular emphasis on health services organizations.

  2. Discuss contemporary health policy issues from political, social and economic perspectives and analyze current debates in health policy.

  3. Compare and contrast the structure of the Canadian healthcare system with systems in other countries.

  4. Critically analyze the forces that shape values, ideas, personal and societal circumstances, and business decisions.

  5. Evaluate the contribution of human resources management to organizational effectiveness and to other key functions within the organization.

  6. Evaluate marketing strategies and assess their impact on consumers and the achievement of business goals.

  7. Explain the management and use of business information systems, including health informatics, for organizational and personal success.

  8. Assess strategies of operations management and their impact on domestic and international organizations.

  9. Analyze, evaluate and solve business and economic problems, using diverse economic frameworks and relevant business models, creativity, analysis, independent judgment and critical self-awareness.

  10. Explain how economics can be used to understand and improve health and healthcare.

  11. Examine the factors the affect the health of population groups and explain the methods used to assess health differences between populations and design programs to respond to them.

  12. Explain the concept of value in health care and describe the use of quality indicators for quality improvement, public reporting and payment.

  13. Collect, interpret, analyze, evaluate and employ data, both qualitative and quantitative, from primary and secondary sources.

  14. Make reasoned judgments on issues based on an informed understanding of common business models and concepts.

  15. Present an academically structured, sustained and well-supported argument.

  16. Develop a business plan.

  17. Identify current strategic challenges in the healthcare system and formulate business strategies that assess costs, benefits, risks, opportunities and that address organizational goals and external trends.

  18. Interpret and prepare financial reports, calculate standard healthcare financial benchmarking and indicators, and assess the overall financial performance of an organization.

  19. Apply the techniques and methods used to evaluate health information systems and identify current threats and opportunities associated with the management of information systems.

  20. Develop and implement project plans and schedules that make efficient use of resources and achieve organizational goals.

  21. Communicate ideas using the most suitable medium for the message, audience and purpose, speaking or writing clearly, concisely, correctly and coherently.

  22. Evaluate the explanatory power of, limitations, and external influences on business concepts, methodologies, models and theoretical processes and identify areas requiring further study.

  23. Reflect critically and evaluate whether they have sufficient depth of knowledge to handle an issue on their own and determine when to seek additional support.

  24. Adhere to professional, ethical and legal codes of conduct.

  25. Consolidate and extend learning in different contextual frameworks and situations, both within and outside the field.

  26. Demonstrate self-awareness, self-confidence, self-direction, self-management and use resources to plan for and attain personal, career and work-related goals, within the context of a changing environment.

  27. Work effectively and assertively in groups or teams to achieve desired goals and resolve differing and/or opposing ideas and points of view.

Human Resources Management, Bachelor of Commerce (22111)

  1. Explain the key concepts, principles and practices of strategic human resources management in the areas of recruitment and selection, compensation and benefits, training and development, employment law, labour relations, occupational health and safety, HR planning, performance management, HR policies, HR data metrics/analytics as well as project management and HR managerial accounting.

  2. Employ effective quantitative and qualitative research methods and data analysis strategies to inform Human Resource Management decision-making.

  3. Research emerging and established best practices in the administration and management of human resources.

  4. Evaluate Human Resource processes and strategies to assess their impact on employees and the achievement of organizational goals.

  5. Create human resource management plans with recommendations for strategies to resolve key human resource challenges and address key internal and external considerations.

  6. Communicate effectively in oral, written, digital and visual forms, appropriate to external and internal stakeholders.

  7. Use persuasive language, evidence-based arguments and active listening to communicate effectively with individuals, team members and stakeholders with diverse skills, expectations and behaviours.

  8. Reflect on personal competence and confidence to identify gaps in professional knowledge and to plan for on-going learning.

  9. Interpret current and future opportunities, risks, constraints and challenges in the management of human resources.

  10. Collaborate in team settings, integrating diverse perspectives and constructively resolving conflicts to develop effective solutions within an appropriate timeframe.

  11. Achieve both personal and team goals while adhering to the highest standards of professional integrity and ethical behavior.

International Business, Bachelor of Commerce (22121)

  1. Explain the key concepts, principles, and practices of the three pillars of international business: operations, finance and marketing.

  2. Describe and compare international business theories and conceptual perspectives to generate questions, recognize problems and applications, and develop solutions relating to international markets.

  3. Outline various tools, models, processes, and qualitative and quantitative research methods to inform strategic, operational, marketing and financial decisions in international business.

  4. Employ critical thinking, problem solving, and creative approaches to current and emerging international business issues and trends.

  5. Prepare and defend a strategic international business plan that addresses the needs and objectives of a small or medium sized enterprise.

  6. Assess the ethical, legal, social, and environmental implications of international business decisions in order to identify challenges opportunities and risk.

  7. Communicate strategic international business plans effectively, both verbally and in written form.

  8. Use persuasive language, evidence-based arguments and active listening to communicate effectively with individuals, team members and/or businesses with diverse skills, expectations and behaviours.

  9. Evaluate professional skills against employer requirements in order to identify areas for improvement and plan for lifelong learning.

  10. Cultivate relentless curiosity and tolerance for both for ambiguity and uncertainty.

  11. Work effectively within increasingly diverse and dynamic environments, integrating leadership attributes with a global mindset.

Management Studies, Bachelor of Commerce (22291)

  1. Explain the key concepts, principles, and practices of management and business functions.

  2. Use various tools, models, processes, qualitative and quantitative research methods to inform operational and strategy decisions.

  3. Apply various tools, models, and processes to assess, design, analyze, and manage organizational operations and strategy.

  4. Manage projects, processes, and performance across the key functional area of business.

  5. Manage individuals, teams and cross-functional relationships in order to advance operational goals and implement organizational strategies.

  6. Communicate effectively in oral, written, digital and visual form appropriate to external and internal stakeholders.

  7. Interpret current and future opportunities and challenges for changing organizational environments.

  8. Reflect on personal competence and confidence to identify gaps in professional knowledge and to plan for on-going learning.

  9. Make business and management decisions integrating consideration of professional ethics, sustainability, cultural and social responsibility.

  10. Work effectively within increasingly diverse and changeable environments integrating a global mindset.

Marketing, Bachelor of Commerce (22281)

  1. Explain key concepts and issues in brand management, product development, digital marketing, customer relationship management, marketing analytics, service marketing, advertising and sales promotion, strategic marketing, marketing management and marketing communications, informed by general business principles.

  2. Compare the merits of major marketing theories and conceptual perspectives to frame questions and problems and to develop solutions for domestic and global markets.

  3. Use various problem-solving and empowerment approaches, inquiry, analytics and research methods and creative strategies to inform marketing, supply chain, operations, and business decisions.

  4. Employ current and emerging technological tools and communication channels for marketing analytics, enablement, intelligence, automation, optmization, remarketing and machine learning applications.

  5. Critically analyse arguments, assumptions, and information in order to develop coherent marketing strategies.

  6. Assess the ethical and social implications of marketing decisions within complex business and digital environments in order to identify challenges and reduce risk.

  7. Prepare and defend an integrated marketing strategy that addresses the needs and goals of a local client.

  8. Present effectively, verbally and in written form, marketing plans, strategies, and reports including the rationale and implications for a business and/or brand.

  9. Use persuasive language, evidence-based arguments and active listening to communicate effectively with individuals, team members and/or businesses with diverse skills, expectations and behaviours.

  10. Design amd implement a customer relationship management system, mapping processes and experiences to successfully transform potential customers into loyal advocates.

  11. Integrate personal responsibility, diverse perspectives, and professional standards in collective decision-making.

  12. Reflect on personal competence and confidence in order to identify areas for further consultation and professional development in the context of a changing and dynamic business environment.

Supply Chain Management, Bachelor of Commerce (22261)

  1. Explain the key concepts, principles, and practices of management and business functions in supply chain management.

  2. Outline various tools, models, processes, qualitative and quantitative research methods to inform strategic and operational decisions in supply chain management.

  3. Apply various tools, models, processes and systems to assess, design, analyze, optimize, and manage supply chains.

  4. Assess the cross-functional impact, internally and externally, of supply chain operations.

  5. Optimize end-to-end supply chain performance through the development and management of operational and strategic plans.

  6. Communicate effectively in oral, written, digital and visual form appropriate to external and internal stakeholders.

  7. Interpret current and future supply and demand trends, opportunities, constraints, and challenges for sustainability and changing operational environments.

  8. Reflect on personal competence and confidence to identify gaps in professional knowledge and to plan for on-going learning.

  9. Make supply chain decisions integrating consideration of business and professional ethics, and sustainability.

  10. Work effectively within increasingly diverse and changeable environment integrating a global mindset.

Course Learning Method(s)

  • Lecture

Learning Outcomes

  • Point out when information technology offers viable solutions to business problems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Point out organizational changes required to support new and/or modified business information systems and the need for effective change management. Identify organizational needs for Information Systems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Devise information technology to supplement business activities. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Apply information, information systems and information technology in ethical, legal and responsible manners to ensure appropriate protection of the resources within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Employ knowledge of information technology to support business objectives within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Communicate user requirements to information technology professionals within given constraints.
  • Plan the use of information technology to supplement business activities, integrate the usage of available paper-based and electronic sources to access required information within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Identify next steps in the adoption of Information Systems in the enterprise within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Cooperate in solving business problems through the use information technology. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Verify hardware and software needs to assist in solving business problems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Employ systems life cycle methodologies, data flow diagrams, systems flow charts, data dictionaries, record, screen and report layouts when participating in systems projects within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Develop alternatives within the technology to meet the business requirement within given budgetary and time constraints.

Assessment Weighting

Assessment Weight
Final Exam
   Final Assessment 35%
Midterm Exam
   MidTerm Assessment 30%
Group Project
   Group Work 25%
Writing Assignment
   Individual Assignment 10%
Total 100%

Modules of Study

Module Course Learning Outcomes Resources Assessments
Introduction to Information Systems; Hardware; Software
  • Point out when information technology offers viable solutions to business problems within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: MidTerm Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Individual Assignment
Organizational Strategy, Competitive Advantage, and Information Systems
  • Point out organizational changes required to support new and/or modified business information systems and the need for effective change management. Identify organizational needs for Information Systems within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: MidTerm Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Individual Assignment
Ethics and Privacy
  • Apply information, information systems and information technology in ethical, legal and responsible manners to ensure appropriate protection of the resources within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: MidTerm Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
Information Security and Controls
  • Devise information technology to supplement business activities. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Apply information, information systems and information technology in ethical, legal and responsible manners to ensure appropriate protection of the resources within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: MidTerm Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Individual Assignment
Data and Knowledge Management
  • Apply information, information systems and information technology in ethical, legal and responsible manners to ensure appropriate protection of the resources within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Employ knowledge of information technology to support business objectives within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: MidTerm Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
Telecommunications and Networking; Cloud Computing
  • Devise information technology to supplement business activities. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Apply information, information systems and information technology in ethical, legal and responsible manners to ensure appropriate protection of the resources within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Employ knowledge of information technology to support business objectives within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Communicate user requirements to information technology professionals within given constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: MidTerm Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Individual Assignment
Mid-Term Assessment
  • Point out when information technology offers viable solutions to business problems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Point out organizational changes required to support new and/or modified business information systems and the need for effective change management. Identify organizational needs for Information Systems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Devise information technology to supplement business activities. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Apply information, information systems and information technology in ethical, legal and responsible manners to ensure appropriate protection of the resources within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Employ knowledge of information technology to support business objectives within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Communicate user requirements to information technology professionals within given constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: MidTerm Assessment
E-Business and E-Commerce
  • Employ knowledge of information technology to support business objectives within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Plan the use of information technology to supplement business activities, integrate the usage of available paper-based and electronic sources to access required information within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
Wireless, Mobile Computing, and Mobile Commerce
  • Apply information, information systems and information technology in ethical, legal and responsible manners to ensure appropriate protection of the resources within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Plan the use of information technology to supplement business activities, integrate the usage of available paper-based and electronic sources to access required information within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Identify next steps in the adoption of Information Systems in the enterprise within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Individual Assignment
Social Computing Information Systems Within the Organization
  • Plan the use of information technology to supplement business activities, integrate the usage of available paper-based and electronic sources to access required information within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Identify next steps in the adoption of Information Systems in the enterprise within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Cooperate in solving business problems through the use information technology. within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Individual Assignment
Customer Relationship Management and Supply Chain Management Business Intelligence and Analytics Intelligent Systems
  • Plan the use of information technology to supplement business activities, integrate the usage of available paper-based and electronic sources to access required information within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Identify next steps in the adoption of Information Systems in the enterprise within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Cooperate in solving business problems through the use information technology. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Verify hardware and software needs to assist in solving business problems within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
Acquiring Information Systems and Applications
  • Identify next steps in the adoption of Information Systems in the enterprise within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Cooperate in solving business problems through the use information technology. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Verify hardware and software needs to assist in solving business problems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Employ systems life cycle methodologies, data flow diagrams, systems flow charts, data dictionaries, record, screen and report layouts when participating in systems projects within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Develop alternatives within the technology to meet the business requirement within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
  • Written/Online Assessment: Individual Assignment
Final Group Project Presentations
  • Employ knowledge of information technology to support business objectives within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Communicate user requirements to information technology professionals within given constraints.
  • Plan the use of information technology to supplement business activities, integrate the usage of available paper-based and electronic sources to access required information within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Identify next steps in the adoption of Information Systems in the enterprise within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Cooperate in solving business problems through the use information technology. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Verify hardware and software needs to assist in solving business problems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Employ systems life cycle methodologies, data flow diagrams, systems flow charts, data dictionaries, record, screen and report layouts when participating in systems projects within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Develop alternatives within the technology to meet the business requirement within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book and Internet Research.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Group Work
  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment
Final Assessment (Comprehensive)
  • Point out when information technology offers viable solutions to business problems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Point out organizational changes required to support new and/or modified business information systems and the need for effective change management. Identify organizational needs for Information Systems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Devise information technology to supplement business activities. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Apply information, information systems and information technology in ethical, legal and responsible manners to ensure appropriate protection of the resources within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Employ knowledge of information technology to support business objectives within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Communicate user requirements to information technology professionals within given constraints.
  • Plan the use of information technology to supplement business activities, integrate the usage of available paper-based and electronic sources to access required information within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Identify next steps in the adoption of Information Systems in the enterprise within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Cooperate in solving business problems through the use information technology. within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Verify hardware and software needs to assist in solving business problems within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Employ systems life cycle methodologies, data flow diagrams, systems flow charts, data dictionaries, record, screen and report layouts when participating in systems projects within given budgetary and time constraints.
  • Develop alternatives within the technology to meet the business requirement within given budgetary and time constraints.

Text Book.

  • Written/Online Assessment: Final Assessment

Required Resources

Name

Rainer, R.K. (2020). Introduction to Information Systems – Supporting and Transforming Business – Fifth Canadian Edition. John Wiley & Sons Canada, Ltd

Supplemental Resources

Name

Gaskin, S. & Vargas, A. (2014). GO! With Microsoft Excel 2013 Brief. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR)

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) is the formal evaluation and credit-granting process whereby candidates may obtain credits for prior learning. Prior learning includes the knowledge competencies and skills acquired, in both formal and informal ways, outside of post-secondary education. Candidates may have their knowledge, skills and competencies evaluated against the learning outcomes as defined in the course outline. Please review the Assessment Methods Glossary for more information on the Learning Portfolio assessment methods identified below.

The method(s) that are used to assess prior learning for this course may include:

  • Challenge Exam (results recorded as a % grade and added to student’s CGPA)
  • Learning Portfolio (results reflected as SAT and not added to student’s CGPA)
  • Interview

Please contact the Program Coordinator for more details.

Academic Regulations

It is the student's responsibility to be aware of the College Academic Regulations. The Academic Regulations apply to all applicants to Humber and all current students enrolled in any program or course offered by Humber, in any location. Information about academic appeals is found in the Academic Regulations.  

Anti-Discrimination Statement

At Humber College, all forms of discrimination and harassment are prohibited. Students and employees have the right to study, live and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. If you need assistance on concerns related to discrimination and harassment, please contact the Centre for Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion or the Office of Student Conduct.

Accessible Learning Services

Humber strives to create a welcoming environment for all students where equity, diversity and inclusion are paramount. Accessible Learning Services facilitates equal access for students with disabilities by coordinating academic accommodations and services.  Staff in Accessible Learning Services are available by appointment to assess specific needs, provide referrals and arrange appropriate accommodations. If you require academic accommodations, contact:

Accessible Learning Services

North Campus: (416) 675-6622 X5090

Lakeshore Campus: (416) 675-6622 X3331 

Academic Integrity

Academic integrity is essentially honesty in all academic endeavors. Academic integrity requires that students avoid all forms of academic misconduct or dishonesty, including plagiarism, cheating on tests or exams or any misrepresentation of academic accomplishment.

Disclaimer

While every effort is made by the professor/faculty to cover all material listed in the outline, the order, content, and/or evaluation may change in the event of special circumstances (e.g. time constraints due to inclement weather, sickness, college closure, technology/equipment problems or changes, etc.). In any such case, students will be given appropriate notification in writing, with approval from the Dean (or designate) of the School.

Given the circumstances due to COVID-19, Humber reserves the right to alter the mode of delivery and examinations/assessments in this course.

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See the Humber Libraries website for additional information regarding copyright and for details on allowable limits.


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