ISM142- Introduction to Business Computer Systems Dr. Viet Dao

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What do businesses use IT for?
- Business
- Retail
- Shipping
- Arts
- Computer gaming
- Education
- Law enforcement
- Legal system
- Agriculture
- Automotive technology
- Medicine
- Sciences
The U.S. Department of Labor predicts that by 2010, 70
percent of the U.S. workforce will be using computers at
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…to businesses?
…to your future career?
◦ Non IT-related majors
◦ IT-related majors
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What is an Information System?
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MIS = Management Information Systems
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Accounting, finance,
inventory, etc.
Data/
Information
What is MIS?
Computers, networks,
software , etc.
Technology
MIS
People
Management
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IT continues to grow as a fundamental
component for doing business
Information management is key to business in
the 21st century
People who can help businesses develop,
operate, and maintain complex information
systems will be in high demand.
Fastest Growing Occupations
Employment**
Occupation
^*Computer software engineers, applications
^*Computer support specialists
^Computer software engineers, systems software
^*Network and computer systems administrators
^*Network systems and data communications analysts
^*Desktop publishers
^*Database administrators
Personal and home care aides
^*Computer systems analysts (Computer & IS manager)
Medical assistants
**employment figures in thousands
* Suitable for an MIS major in CBA
^ MIS related
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Change
2008 2016 Percent
380 760
100
506 996
97
317 601
90
229 416
82
119 211
77
38
63
67
106 176
66
414 672
62
413 689
60
329 516
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http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ecopro.t06.htm
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MIS majors:
◦ Management of technology
◦ Managing organizations using technology
To develop and manage complex information systems
for businesses requires a combination of
◦ Broad business background
◦ Sound technical knowledge and skills
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2010 Entry level job salaries:
 http://www.computerworld.com/spring/salarysurvey/2010/job_level/3
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General Education: 44 credits
Business College: 42 credits
MIS major classes: 18 credits
Elective: 16 credits
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Double-major.
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