ISM142- Introduction to Business Computer Systems Dr. Viet Dao
Transcript ISM142- Introduction to Business Computer Systems Dr. Viet Dao
What do businesses use IT for?
- Computer gaming
- Law enforcement
- Legal system
- Automotive technology
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 your future career?
◦ Non IT-related majors
◦ IT-related majors
What is an Information System?
MIS = Management Information Systems
What is MIS?
software , etc.
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
^*Computer software engineers, applications
^*Computer support specialists
^Computer software engineers, systems software
^*Network and computer systems administrators
^*Network systems and data communications analysts
Personal and home care aides
^*Computer systems analysts (Computer & IS manager)
**employment figures in thousands
* Suitable for an MIS major in CBA
^ MIS related
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
2008 2016 Percent
◦ 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
2010 Entry level job salaries:
General Education: 44 credits
Business College: 42 credits
MIS major classes: 18 credits
Elective: 16 credits