Info Syst Management (QM)

QM 2332. Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). 3 Semester Hours.

This course is an introduction to computer programming which will cover variables, conditions, loops, procedures and functions using VBA. VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) is a language related to Visual Basic that runs through a host application such as Microsoft Excel or Access. VBA is used to improve, extend, combine and automate existing features in Microsoft Office products.

QM 3320. Business Statistics. 3 Semester Hours.

An introduction to basic statistical theory and applications to business problems. Emphasis on probability, averages, and dispersion, time series and index numbers, estimation and testing, regression and correlation. Introduction to computer packages. Prerequisites: EC 2301 or EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310 or AC 2320. (Fall; Spring).

QM 3321. Business Analytics. 3 Semester Hours.

This hands-on, intensive course in Business Analytics will introduce a range of tools and techniques that can help business professionals uncover important information and make better decisions based on data. Topics are covered under course modules and include: presenting data using visuals and descriptive statistics, measuring and understanding the relationships between variables, making the most of customer feedback, and developing skills for effectively explaining the role quantitative reasoning plays in business decision making. Applications for the business environment include supply chain, marketing, pricing, and finance. Prerequisites: MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 2306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, EC 2301, EC 2303.

QM 3330. Management Infor Systems. 3 Semester Hours.

An introduction to the use of computers and information for problem solving and decision making in management environments; introduction to essential computer technology, information systems development methodology, and management of computer and information as strategic resources; spreadsheet and database applications for management. Prerequisites: MT 1305 or MT 2303 or MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310 or AC 2320, EC 2301 or EC 2303. (Fall; Spring).

QM 3340. Project Management. 3 Semester Hours.

This course provides a management perspective on managing projects. It examines the basic nature of managing business, public, engineering, and information systems projects, including the specific in sights and techniques required. Issues such as the selection and management of the project team, project initiation, implementation, and termination are addressed. Prerequisites: MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, EC 2301, EC 2303, QM 3330.

QM 3342. Database Management. 3 Semester Hours.

Introduction to theory of database management systems as applied in private and public, profit and non-profit organizations. Balance of managerial and technical issues. Strategic aspects of information as a corporate resource and database planning. Database design, development, and administration using commercial database management systems for personal and multiuse computers and fourth generation languages. (Fall). Prerequisites: MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, EC 2301, EC 2303, QM 3330.

QM 3360. Enterprise Resource Planning. 3 Semester Hours.

This course is intended to explain how fundamental business processes interact using ERP in the functional areas such as Sales and Distribution, Production Planning, Cost and Financial Accounting, and Human Capital Management. Students should gain an understanding of the impact ERP systems have on organizations using SAP as a working example. Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, QM 3330 or AC 3331. (Fall).

QM 4100. Special Studies in Information Systems Management. 1 Semester Hour.

A study of selected topics of Information Systems Management. Specific subject indicated each time the course is offered. May be used as elective credit and repeated when specific subject changes. (Fall; Spring) Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, QM 3330 or AC 3331, Consent of Instructor.

QM 4200. Special Studies in Information Systems Management. 2 Semester Hours.

A study of selected topics of Information Systems Management. Specific subject indicated each time the course is offered. May be used as elective credit and repeated when specific subject changes. (Fall; Spring) Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, QM 3330 or AC 3331, Consent of Instructor.

QM 4300. Special Studies in Information Systems Management. 3 Semester Hours.

A study of selected topics of Information Systems Management. Specific subject indicated each time the course is offered. May be used as elective credit and repeated when specific subject changes. (Fall; Spring) Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, QM 3330 or AC 3331, Consent of Instructor.

QM 4320. Systems Analysis & Design. 3 Semester Hours.

An introduction to the use of current methodologies for the analysis and design of various types of systems. Methodologies studied involve the traditional approach as well as the object-oriented approach to analysis and design, which includes use of Universal Markup Language. Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, QM 3330 or AC 3331. (Fall; Spring).

QM 4330. Operations Management. 3 Semester Hours.

The management of the production and operations functions will be examined. Qualitative and quantitative methods will be used to analyze forecasting, system design, quality, inventory management, scheduling, supply chain management, and project management. (Fall) Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310 or AC 2320, QM 3330 or AC 3331, QM 3320. (Fall; Spring).

QM 4340. Business Intelligence. 3 Semester Hours.

Development and application of the strategies, methods, and techniques used in data mining, predictive analytics, and other decision support systems. The course employs testing, documenting and using software programs in functional areas of business such as Finance, Production, Marketing, and Accounting. The use of SAS software is employed for hands-on experience. Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, QM 3320, QM 3330 or AC 3331. (Fall; Spring).

QM 4361. Financial Modeling. 3 Semester Hours.

This course is intended to provide a seminar of the principles associated with the application of information technologies in business organizations. It will cover hardware technologies, software applications, personnel, procedures, and issues associated with management of an information systems function. It will also address the challenges IT managers face managing IT enables organizations. (Fall). Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320.

QM 4365. IS Strategy, Management and Acquisition. 3 Semester Hours.

This course aids in the understanding and building of end-user applications using Excel and elements of VBA. This course helps expand knowledge of the built-in functions with a focus on financial and statistical needs. Other Excel tools for macros and data analysis will be introduced. (Spring).

QM 4367. Information Systems Controls and Audit. 3 Semester Hours.

An in-depth study of the techniques, systematic procedures, and tools available for conducting IT audits. Demonstrates the use of audit software to assist in the audit process. Utilizes ACL software for hands on experience. (Spring) Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, QM 3330 or AC 3331.

QM 4370. E-Business. 3 Semester Hours.

The course provides an introduction to eBusiness in a global environment. The material covered includes: (1) technologies, infrastructures and mechanisms that enable the development of eBusiness, (2) business models that include foreign outsourcing and their impact on organizational culture and diversity, (3) issues that are being raised in the areas of privacy, intellectual property, and security, and (4) the impact of the digital divide and other ethical and political topics.

QM 4375. Internship in Information Systems Management. 3 Semester Hours.

The opportunity to gain knowledge through work experience activities in professional life. Prerequisites: Consent of the associate dean, faculty supervisor, major adviser, and department chairperson, minimum overall GPA of 2.5, successful completion of QM 3330, and completion or concurrent enrollment in an Information Systems Management major course. Pass/No Pass credit is given. (Fall; Spring; Summer). Prerequisites: MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, EC 2301, EC 2303, QM 3330 and completion or concurrent enrollment in a QM major core course.

QM 4380. Senior Project. 3 Semester Hours.

Application of information systems software techniques to a comprehensive information systems development project. Prerequisites: EC 2301, EC 2303, MT 1305 or MT 2303, MT 1306 or MT 2412, AC 2310, AC 2320, QM 3320, QM 3330 or AC 3331, Consent of the instructor, Senior Standing .