American Heritage University of Southern California

MB-520 Management Information Systems

 This is a comprehensive course in design and analysis of computer-based information systems in business organizations. Criteria for the design of the system and the selection of related hardware and software, installation, implementation, and administration of the computerized information s...more

  • Course ID: MB 520
  • Start Date: 02/05/2018
  • Duration: 8 weeks
  • Method of Instruction: Online

Units: 3

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 This is a comprehensive course in design and analysis of computer-based information systems in business organizations. Criteria for the design of the system and the selection of related hardware and software, installation, implementation, and administration of the computerized information systems are discussed. Focus is on studying the process of the system development life cycle. This course is presented at the master’s level and writing assignments will be treated as such. 

Mr Farooq Khan Adjunct Faculty

M.B.A., Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Middle Eastern Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering and B.Sc. Physics, Middle Easte

  • Understand the basics of computer and communication architecture and distinguish between physical and virtual systems.
  • Describe how business applications have evolved from an initial emphasis on accounting data to the current emphasis on information for problem solving.
  • Develop enterprise resource planning systems and design information systems tailor to the needs of managers and their location in the organization.
  • Identify the eight-element environmental model for business organization.
  • Understand supply chain management and explain how physical resources flow from suppliers, through the firms and to the firm’s customer.
  • Examine the concept of value chains and value systems and recognize the dimension of competitive advantages.