Course Outline - Business Administration Program - Year 2 - Accounting Specialization CMIS 200 Computer & Management Information Systems

Brief Course Description

Computer Management Information Systems is a hands-on course that explores the various methods, procedures, and systems used to manage data proficiently. Through the use of real-world case studies and interactive activities, students are provided the opportunity to explore a key aspect of organizational effectiveness in the business world today. Information Management is a dynamic component of everyday business and the ability to apply it to today’s rapidly changing environment gives businesses a competitive advantage. Students will gain foundational knowledge in creating and maintaining flexible and efficient database systems. This course explores how Information Management relates to business process and productivity, e-commerce, and social media and prepares students to work with Enterprise Resource Planning, Customer Relationship Management, and Supply Chain Management systems.

Course Prerequisites

COMM 121

Learning Objectives*

On completion of the Unit the candidate will be able to:
  1. Identify what information systems are and how they are used in business.
  2. Explain how information systems support business processes and decision making.
  3. Describe how business technology systems are related to productivity and innovation.
  4. Examine social networks and Web 2.0/3.0.
  5. Create related database tables to store, organize, and update large amounts of data.
  6. Design reports, forms and queries in a database to provide information in an organized format.
  7. Assess options for acquiring information systems.
  8. Examine IT projects and why they can be risky.
  9. Describe information systems governance.
  10. Explain the ethical, security and privacy issues in information systems.

Required course materials*

Kroenke, D., Boyle, R, Gemino, A., & Tingling, P. (2019). Mylab MIS with Pearson eText and Looseleaf Print for Experiencing MIS (Fifth Canadian ed.). Toronto: Pearson Education Canada. Gardonio, S. (2016). Access 2016 Basic Functions. Brossard, QC: Logitell.

Course Duration

The Course Duration is 64 Hours

Homework Hours

Course Homework Hours will be 10 hours per week approximately.

Delivery Methods

Indicate how the course is delivered: X In-class instruction
  • Distance education
  • Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)

Teaching Methods*

Teaching Methods will Involve Seminar Format, Lecture format and Laboratory Format depending upon the course demand

Method(s) of Student Evaluation*

Type of Assessment Value
Assignments 45%
Quizzes 15%
Exams 40%
TOTAL 100%

Completion Requirements*

A Candidate has to attain a minimum score of 50% overall to ensure successful course completion