School of Business
OPIM 3103C: Business Information Systems
Check your grade
Waterbury: Rm. 339
Tel: (Office)203-236-9922; (Cell)646-327-2789
|Class Web Page||http://users.business.uconn.edu/whuang/opim3103|
|Class Time||Tue 12:30pm - 3pm (Hartford)
Wed 3:35pm-6:05pm (Waterbury)
Tue 3pm-3:45pm (Hartford)
|Software||We will be using Microsoft Office 2013 as an integral tool in this course. You are expected to work through the in-class exercises and a self-paced learning experience.|
|Course Objective||This is an introductory course in management information systems. The course focuses on both the concepts
and hands-on development practice.
Upon completion of this course, students should understand the
concept, learn to analyze business problems, develop system solutions, and manage business systems in the digital firm.
The course will cover the following fundamental
concepts and techniques:
For all assignments, you must properly cite sources of information as
well as the ideas and words of others.
Misrepresenting someone else's work as one's own is a serious offense in any academic setting and it will not be condoned. Cheating of any sort will not be tolerated and will result in a failure of the exam or assignment, deduction in the class participation grading component, and potential failure of the course.
A student who knowingly assists another student in committing an act of academic misconduct shall be equally accountable for the violation, and shall be subject to the sanctions and other remedies described in The Student Code. For details refer to http://www.dos.uconn.edu/student_code.html, appendix A.
Student expectation during exams/quizzes and class Assignments
Students are required to be available for their exams. Students must inform the instructor in advance if they cannot make their exams.
Please note: vacations, previously purchased tickets or reservations, weddings (unless part of the wedding party), and other large or small scale social events, are not viable excuses for missing an exam. Please contact the Dean of Students office with any questions. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
There is a group project consist of no more than 3 students in each group.
The project provides an opportunity for students to conduct a
case study on a topic of emerging information technologies.
The case study requires students to analyze real world business problems,
perform online researches and
provide a technology solution/receommendation,
its business value and applications.
Support your reserch with factual data.
The deliverables include a 20 minute presentation to the class and 10 minutes Q/A from field experts.
Case Presentation Sample 1
Case Presentation Sample 2
|Grading||Assignments -- 16% (4% for each homework)
Quizzes -- 16% (8% each quiz)
lab practical homework - 15% (3% for each LP homework)
Lab practical exams -- 22% (12% for Excel, 10% for Access)
Project (rehearsals & presentation) -- 27%
participation -- 4%
Students are responsible for checking their grade through the online grade reporter regularly. Any missing or incomplete grade should be reported to the instructor.
Tentative Schedule (subject
Lab practical- Excel 1
Formulas and Functions
Lab practical video
Case Topic Discussion
Lab practical -Excel 2
Project Rehearsal(10 slides)
Lab practical - Excel 3
Lab Q&A / Project Meeting
Lab Practical Exam 1
Tables & Forms
Lab Practical - Access 1
Project Rehearsal(15 slides)
Lab practical - Access 2
Reports & Queries
Project Rehearsal(20 slides)
Lab Practical Exam 2
Lab practical Q/A
Project roll-out rehearsal
Case Project Presentation