INFS2470-A Decision Support Systems    (Summer 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details


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: 7 (06/03/2013 - 07/27/2013)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 9 Seats

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

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.

Prerequisite: INFS1020, INFS1030 or INFS1050

About The Instructor

Donna L. Cellante, Ed.D.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems
 Computer and Information Systems

cellante@rmu.edu
412-397-6021 phone
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 311

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