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MBAD 6202. BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS: ANALYSIS DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT :
MBAD 6202. BUSINESS INFORMATION SYSTEMS:
ANALYSIS DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT
INSTRUCTOR: DR.RAM L. KUMAR
OFFICE: 203 B FRIDAY BUILDING /Faculty Offices7th floor Center City Building
OFFICE HOURS): M, W: 4.30-5.30 PM. AND BY
APPOINTMENT
CLASSROOM: 502, CENTER CITY BUILDING
CATALOG DESCRIPTION
Examination of managerial issues associated with the study of business processes
and the development of supporting information systems. Emphasis on the
application of appropriate methodologies, techniques, and tools to analyze, design
and implement business information systems. Study of relevant IS project
management and quality management concepts.
COURSE OVERVIEW
This course is intended for graduate students who expect to work with
information systems in organizations. Some examples of positions that involve
interaction with business information systems include systems analyst, business
analyst, systems consultant, management consultant, IT manager/director, IT
auditor. Students who expect to work in companies that develop or market ITrelated products or services will also find this course useful. The course will
focus on the following major topics:
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information systems and business processes
selecting and justifying IT projects
system requirements determination, modeling, and specification
database design
managing systems development projects
sourcing information systems
managing information systems quality
COURSE MATERIALS
REQUIRED BOOKS AND ARTICLES*
A) Hoffer, George, Valacich. Modern Systems Analysis and Design. 6th edition. Prentice
Hall.
B) The following articles :
1. Kohli,R., and Devaraj, S. Realizing the Business Value of IT
Investments, An Organizational Process. MIS Quarterly Executive,
March 2004, pp. 53 – 67.
2. Kohli,R. Innovating to Create IT-based New Business
Opportunities at UPS, MIS Quarterly Executive, December 2007,
pp. 199-207.
3. Ward, J., Daniel, E. and Peppard, J. Building Better Business Cases
for IT Investments. MIS Quarterly Executive, March 2008, pp. 114.
4. Application Service Provision: Risk Assessment and Mitigation,
MIS Quarterly Executive, June 2002, pp.113-125.
5. Nelson, R. IT Project Management: Infamous Failures, Classic
Mistakes, And Best Practices, MIS Quarterly Executive, June 2007,
7-78.
6. Kahn, B., Strong, D, and Wang,R. Information Quality
Benchmarks: Product and Service
Quality ( http://web.mit.edu/tdqm/www/tdqmpub/KahnStrongWan
gCACMApr02.pdf)
7. Ranganathan, C., and Balaji, S. Critical Capabilities For Offshore
Sourcing of Information Systems. MISQ Executive, September
2007, pp. 147-164.
8. Iyer, B. and Henderson, J. Preparing for the Future: Understanding
Seven Capabilities of Cloud Computing. MISQ Executive, June
2010.
C) Case
1. Wilson, S. and Kambil, A. Open Source: Salvation or Suicide. Harvard Business
Review .
http://hbr.org/product/open-source-salvation-or-suicide-harvard-business-/an/R0804APDF-ENG
C. Other References
1. http://www.cio.com/
2. http://www.computerworld.com/
3. http://whatis.techtarget.com/
GRADING AND COURSE POLICIES
GRADING
IT Business Case and Presentation (GROUP)
100
Process Model / Use Case(GROUP)
100
Data Model(GROUP)
100
Architecture(GROUP)
50
Exams (Exam 1 – 250- Exam 2 -250)
500
Article Summaries (1page) & Assignments
75
Participation
75
TOTAL
1000
Academic Integrity
As a program that helps to create business and government leaders, the College of
Business has an obligation to ensure academic integrity is of the highest
standards. Standards of academic integrity will be enforced in this course.
University regulations will be strictly enforced in all cases of academic
irregularities, cheating or plagiarism. Students assume full responsibility for the
content and integrity of the academic work they submit. The guiding principle of
academic integrity shall be that a student's submitted work, examinations, reports,
and projects must be his/her own work.
All UNCC students have the responsibility to be familiar with and to observe the
requirements of The UNCC Code of Student Academic Integrity (see the Catalog
and also http://integrity.uncc.edu/).
Disability Accommodations
If you have a disability that qualifies you for academic accommodations, please
provide a letter of accommodation from the Office of Disability Services during the
first week of class. For more information regarding accommodations, please
contact the Office of Disability Services at 704.687.4355 or stop by their office in
230 Fretwell.
Diversity
The Belk College of Business strives to create an inclusive academic climate in
which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Therefore, we
celebrate diversity that includes, but is not limited to ability/disability, age, culture,
ethnicity, gender, language, race, religion, sexual orientation, and socio-economic
status.
Incomplete Grade Policy
An incomplete grade can be given only when a student has a serious medical
problem or other well-documented extenuating circumstance that legitimately
prevents completion of required work by the due date.
Course Changes Policy
The instructor reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the course
content, schedule, and policies.
TENTATIVE COURSE SCHEDULE
(Modifications may be made at the discretion of the instructor)
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Topic(s)

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Reading(s)
Introduction to
Systems Analysis and
Design
Technology Review
ASSIGNMENTS (for future classes):
A 1, 2,4, 6
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
Assignment(s)
Use of IT in the value
chain
IT-Enabled Business
Process Design
1. Briefly describe any one commercially a
software product and identify how it relates
value chain of prospective customers. Docu
the vendor URL (Due 7/3) (<1 PAGE))
ASSIGNMENTS 1,2 DUE
ASSIGNMENTS (for future classes):

Making the Business A (4,5)
Case for Information
B(1,2,3)
Systems
2. Identify at least ONE example where IT
significantly changed a business process in
organization (Due 7/8)
3. Identify an IT project for a detailed Busin
Case
(3.1 Title and brief description due 7/8, 3.2
due 7/15)
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ASSIGNMENTS 3

Data Modeling, System
Design

5
7
Process Modeling & A(5)
Use Case Modeling
4. PREPARE A DATA MODEL FOR
PROJECT ASSIGNED IN CLASS
A(7)
IT Business Case
Presentation
ASSIGNMENT 3.2 DUE :
A(9,10)


Data, Process, and
Use Case Modeling
Catch-up & Review
4. PREPARE A PROCESS MODEL/U
CASE FOR A PROJECT ASSIGNED I
CLASS
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
2

4
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
9
1
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
Exam 1
Database &
Architecture Design
A(9,12)
ASSIGNMENT 4 AND 5 DUE
Data and Process
Model Presentations
Outsourcing ,
Application Service
Providers, Cloud
Computing
Open Source
Object-Oriented
Analysis and
Design
Data Quality,
Implementation

Catch-up & Review
5. Prepare an architecture design for th
system in 4&5 (due 7/31)
A (2)
B(4,7,8), C1
A(3, 13)
B(3,5,6)
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