School of Business
OPIM 3103C: Business Information Systems
Waterbury: Rm. 339
|Class Web Page||http://users.business.uconn.edu/whuang/opim3103
online office hour: Sunday 5-6pm http://www.gvolive.com/conference,51978748 (login with your name, no passowrd needed)
W 11:15AM-1:45pm (Waterbury Room 317)|
TH 6:30pm - 9pm (Hartford Lab 116)
W 2:45pm - 3:45pm (Waterbury)
|Software||We will be using Microsoft Office 2007/2010 as an integral tool in this course. You are expected to work through the inclass exercises and a self-paced learning experience.|
|Course Objective||This is an introductory course in managemnt 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 foundamental
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/quizes and class Assignments
Final exam week for Spring 2013 takes place from Monday, May 6, through Friday, May 11. Students are required to be available for their exam during that time. Students must visit the Dean of Students Office if they cannot make their exam. The DOS will give the student his or her instructions thereafter.
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 a final 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 solution for a desirable technology,
its business value and applications.
Support your reserch with company cases and factual data.
The delivables include a 20 minute presentation to the class.
The structure of the presentation should contains
Case Presentation Sample 1
Case Presentation Sample 2
|Grading||Assignments (including Inclass discussions & participation) -- 27%
Project (presentation & report) -- 23%
Quizes (8% each) -- 24%
lab practical exercises - 8%
Lab practical exam -- 18%
Students are responsible for checking their grade through the online grade resporter regularly. Any missing or imcompleted grade should be reported to the instructor.
Tentative Schedule (subject
Ch 3 slides
Ch 3 lecture
Ch 5 slides
MS lab practical
Group project discussion
Lab practical working file
Ch 6 slides
Quiz 1(ch. 3, 5, 6)
Case proposal presentation
IT portal site
Ch 7 slides
MS lab practical
Ch 8 slides
Ch 10 slides
Case progress report
Quiz 2 (ch. 7,8, 10)
LP2 (due 3/31)
Ch 12 slides
Lab practical Q/A
Ch 13 slides
Lab Practical Exam
MS Office Task list
lab practical sample page
Ch 14 slides
* Assignments due on Sunday 11pm of the week for all sections.