Information Technology Management

ITM 321 Project Management (3)

Project management application and techniques such as planning methods; PERT/CPM forecasting; risk analysis; application in information technology projects and other areas. Pre: BUS 310 and 311.

ITM 322 Supply Chain Processes (3)

Improving organization productivity with an emphasis on analyzing supply chain processes and principles in terms of scheduling, inventory, quality control techniques, through most current practices. Pre: BUS 310 and 311.

ITM 352 Programming Application Systems (3)

Introduction to applications programming. Fundamentals, essential logic, file handling, report writing. Emphasis on systems development and disciplined programming. A-F only. Pre: ICS 101(Alpha) or equivalent, or consent.

ITM 353 Information Systems Analysis and Design (3)

Analysis and design of systems in organizations. Includes role of general systems concepts, systems development life cycle, identifying systems requirements, logical and physical design. A-F only. Pre: 352 and BUS 311.

ITM 354 Database Systems (3)

Introduction to database management and data structures, including database planning and design, normalization, relational and network data models, and physical organization and implementation. A-F only. Pre: 353.

ITM 385 Electronic Commerce (3)

Survey of electronic commerce technologies and business strategies, with an emphasis on technology and application development. The development of web-based and multimedia applications; the impacts of EC on business strategy; legal and ethical issues. A-F only. Pre: BUS 311 or consent.

ITM 387 (Alpha) Advanced Topics in Information Systems (3)

Computerized management information systems, operations research or business statistics: (B) software systems economics; (C) advanced topics in programming; (D) web-based application development; (E) advanced technology in MIS; (F) systems development; (G) database systems; (H) advanced business applications; (J) ethics of technology; (K) business intelligence. Repeatable with permission of department chair. Pre: varies with topic.

ITM 399 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in special area of major under direction of faculty member(s). Project must include statement of objectives, outline of activities planned, results expected, and how they are to be reported and evaluated. Must be approved in advance by the department chair and the faculty advisor.

ITM 431 Networking and Security (3)

Basic concepts in networking and security. Network standards and technologies. Network planning and design. LANs and WANS, wireless networking. Security threats and countermeasures. Security planning and policies. A-F only.

ITM 433 Advanced Security (3)

Designed around the plan-protect-respond cycle. Security threats, cryptographic security, access control, identity management, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, host hardening, and application security. Repeatable one time. Pre: 431 or consent. (Once a year)

ITM 680 Project Management, Information Technology and Change (3)

Lectures and discussions to contextualize knowledge and techniques of project management in organizational change, globalization and outsourcing, global teamwork, intercultural awareness, negotiation and leadership. Semester long group project. Open to all graduate students. (Once a year)

ITM 683 Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (3)

Addresses business intelligence and data analytics at operational, tactical, and strategic levels using basic data science techniques, including visual, descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive analytics methods and hands-on learning using current software tools. A-F only. Pre: 619 or consent.

ITM 685 Electronic Commerce (3)

Overview and discussion of the latest developments in e-commerce, hardware and software developments to support e-commerce, cases studies of successes and failures, and e-commerce applications with special emphasis on developing countries in Asia. A-F only. Pre: BUS 630 or consent. (Once a year)

ITM 688 Management of Health Information Technology and Population Health (3)

Covers latest trends/innovations in HIT designed to reduce costs, improve quality/access, and reduce outcome disparity through population health management. Includes management of financial, organizational, and professional barriers to effective HIT. A-F only. Graduate students only. Pre: BUS 630 and BUS 631. (Alt. years)

ITM 799 Directed Reading and Research (V)

Reading and research in an area of information technology management under the direction of faculty member(s). A-F only. Pre: PhD student status in international management or consent.