INFS2470-A Decision Support Systems (Fall 2012)
About The Instructor
Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 3 (10/20/2012 - 12/15/2012)
Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another
The following additional fees apply to this section:
Fully Online Fee
This course provides the student with theoretical and practical experience in applying microcomputer software (such as spreadsheet, database, graphics, and/or traditional programming
languages) to support organizational decision-making processes. The concepts addressed include: analyzing business problems; identifying the information needed to make strategic and functional decisions; identifying software best suited to the problem solution; and designing, developing, and implementing the solution. Case studies that address information processing problems from various business and other disciplines are used throughout the course. The course builds on fundamental
spreadsheet and database management skills, and provides for the development of additional technical, systems design, and problem-solving skills.