Howard University
Foundations of Information Systems for Business
Howard University

Foundations of Information Systems for Business

This course is part of Introduction to Information Systems for Business Specialization

Taught in English

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Carlos Buskey
Alton Henley

Instructors: Carlos Buskey

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
19 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Explain key concepts and frameworks in information systems and cloud computing.

  • Identify and apply different business applications to solve problems in different business domains.

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17 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(14 reviews)

Intermediate level
Some related experience required
19 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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This course is part of the Introduction to Information Systems for Business Specialization
When you enroll in this course, you'll also be enrolled in this Specialization.
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There are 4 modules in this course

This module establishes the importance of information systems for businesses. It explores basic concepts in information systems, including roles and responsibilities. It also discusses data, information system technologies, and information technology. Finally, it provides a foundation for applying these concepts to develop an IS-related initiative for a business problem.

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11 videos1 reading4 quizzes4 discussion prompts

This module describes basic hardware and software components, as well as the essential networking and hardware businesses use to support and secure their information systems. It provides an overview of operating systems, data warehousing, and network systems.

What's included

12 videos6 quizzes4 discussion prompts

This module introduces business applications and explains how they support e-commerce. It describes the use of ERPs, CRMs. and supply management systems. Finally it establishes a foundation for analyzing the use of e-business systems.

What's included

5 videos4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This module introduces IT strategies and ethical challenges in information systems. It covers the SDLC and MIS models, as well as the concept of fault tolerance. It provides an overview to prepare you for applying strategies and design to address an ethical and security challenge.

What's included

6 videos3 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Instructors

Carlos Buskey
Howard University
3 Courses2,673 learners

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