Ifsm 300

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Chapter 1: Management Information Systems: Business Driven MIS Learning Outcome 1.1: Describe the information age and the differences between data, information, business intelligence, and knowledge. Learning Outcome 1.2: Identify the different departments in a company and why they must work together to achieve success. Learning Outcome 1.3: Explain systems thinking and how management information systems enable business communications. Learning Outcome 1.4: Explain why competitive advantages are temporary. Learning Outcome 1.5: Describe Porter’s Five Forces Model and explain each of the five forces. Learning Outcome 1.6: Compare Porter’s three generic strategies. Learning Outcome 1.7: Demonstrate how a company can add value by using…show more content…
Learning Outcome 5.2: Identify the three primary areas associated with an information MIS infrastructure. Learning Outcome 5.3: Describe the characteristics of an agile MIS infrastructure. Learning Outcome 5.4: Identify the environmental impacts associated with MIS. Learning Outcome 5.5: Explain the three components of a sustainable MIS infrastructure along with their business benefits. * Explain the manner in which an IT solution supports a business process improvement project for the areas identified above in Chapter 2. Chapter 6: Data – Business Intelligence Learning Outcome 6.1: Explain the four primary traits that determine the value of information. Learning Outcome 6.2: Describe a database, a database management system, and the relational database model. Learning Outcome 6.3: Identify the business advantages of a relational database. Learning Outcome 6.4: Explain the business benefits of a data-driven website. Learning Outcome 6.5: Define a data warehouse, and provide a few reasons it can make a manager more effective. Learning Outcome 6.6: Explain ETL and the role of a data mart in business. Learning Outcome 6.7: Define data mining, and explain the three common forms for mining structured and unstructured data. Learning Outcome 6.8: Identify the advantages of using business intelligence to support managerial decision making. * Relational Databases
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