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HOW I SURVIVED MINF3650 AND
LEARNED TO LOVE INFORMATION
SYSTEMS
Spring 2015 Edition
Course Objectives
Students develop and demonstrate knowledge and skills enabling them
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To apply standard approaches in using and developing information
systems;
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To relate managerial issues from other courses to information systems;
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To apply management techniques particular to information systems;
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To use information systems concepts and terminology accurately and
effectively;
To apply information systems technology.
Course Materials
All study materials will be available on the internet including … as it turns out … links
provided to materials from other sites. Key materials provided are
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Our main text Business Processes and Information Technology (no cost PDF e-book)
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Access to Microsoft Dynamics GP software and documentation, a $25 license fee
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Installation software for some required Microsoft products
Hardware & Software
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Course syllabus has details
A reliable Windows 7, Windows 8 computer is needed
Virtualization opportunities for Mac & Linux users
Software is available free except core Microsoft Office
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint) & Dynamics GP License ($25)
Contacting the Instructor
Instructor: Todd A. Schultz, Ph.D.
Office: Allgood Hall office E131.
Office Hours: Mon & Wed Noon to 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm; Tue Noon
to 2:30 pm. Otherwise, check my schedule at
http://spots.gru.edu/tschultz/calendar/ for my general availability and make
an appointment.
Office Phone: 706-667-4534
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://spots.gru.edu/tschultz
Assignments
 7 StudyChks @ 50 pts (300 pts total or 30% of the grade) Quizzes
on content from reading and study (7 will be assigned but the worst
one will be dropped).
 7 TechPrac's @ 100 pts (700 pts total or 70% of the grade)
Technical or analysis hands-on assignments which expose students to
a variety of at computer and reporting skills.
Grading
Course grades are based on a 1000 point scale with grades assigned
as follows (of course any errors in grades reporting or calculation will
be addressed before final grades are determined):
 901 points and higher earn a course A
 801 to 900 points earn a course B
 701 to 800 points earn a course C
 601 to 700 points earn a course D
 600 points or below earn a course F
Your course value chain
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Right items
Right place
Right time
Right count
Right condition
Rules & Regulations
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Academic honesty
Collaboration
Attendance
Late work
One work day a week
Scheduling your time
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