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Decision, Operations &
Information Technologies
Department


Selective/Elective Courses &
Career Tracks

DO&IT Selectives & Electives

Offered in Fall’10 + Spring’11 (will be offered again in Fall’11 + Spring’12):


BUSI 621 “Strategic and Transformational IT”


BUSI 622 “Managing Digital Business and Markets”


BUDT 733 “Data Mining for Business”


BUDT 750 “Game Theory for Managerial Decisions”


BUDT 775 “Pricing and Revenue Management”


BUSI 785 “Project Management”


BUDT 758I “Financial Information Systems”


BUDT 758R “Operations and Supply Chain Strategy”


BUDT 758V “Social Computing and Web 2.0”


New offerings in the future (likely starting Fall’11):


BUDT 758L “Database Management Systems”


BUDT 703 “Business Process Analysis for Information Systems”


BUDT 758x “Health IT”


BUDT 758x “IT Security”


Electives for IS Career Tracks



IT Manager / CIO / IT Consultant



BUSI 621: Strategic and Transformational IT


BUSI 622: Managing Digital Business and Markets


BUDT 758V: Social Computing & Web 2.0


BUDT 703: Modeling and Designing IT Systems


BUSI 785: Project Management


You may also want to take:


BMGT 758I: Financial Information Systems


BUDT 758L: Database Management


BUDT 758X: IT Security


Electives for OM Career Tracks


Operations Manager/Director/Executive Officer



BUDT 758R: Operations and Supply Chain Strategy


BUDT 775: Pricing and Revenue Management


BUDT 750: Game Theory for Managerial Decisions


You may also want to take:

--

BUDT 733: Data Mining for Business



Supply Chain / Logistics / Procurement Manager



BUDT 758R: Operations and Supply Chain Strategy


BUDT 775: Pricing and Revenue Management


BUDT 750: Game Theory for Managerial Decisions


BUDT 785: Project Management


Electives for OM Career Tracks


Product Manager / Director



BUDT 785: Project Management


BUDT 758R: Operations and Supply Chain Strategy


You may also want to take:

--

BUDT 733: Data Mining for Business


BUDT 775: Pricing and Revenue Management

Electives for Other Career Tracks


Management Consulting (Strategy / Marketing / Operations)



BUDT 785: Project Management


BUDT 750: Game Theory for Managerial Decisions


BUDT 758R: Operations and Supply Chain Strategy


BUDT 733: Data Mining for Business


BUSI 621: Strategic & Transformational IT



General Management



BUDT 750: Game Theory for Managerial Decisions


BUDT 758R: Operations and Supply Chain Strategy


You may also want to take:

--

BUSI 621: Strategic and Transformational IT


Electives for Other Career Tracks


Finance (Corporate finance, investment banking, asset
mgmt)


BUDT 758I: Financial Information Systems


BUDT 733: Data Mining for Business


BUDT 750: Game Theory for Managerial Decisions



Business Development / Marketing Research



BUDT 750: Game Theory for Managerial Decisions


BUDT 733: Data Mining for Business


BUDT 775: Pricing and Revenue Management


You may also want to take:

--

BUSI 622: Managing Digital Business and Markets


Electives for Other Career Tracks


Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Mgmt



BUDT 785: Project Management


BUDT 750: Game Theory for Managerial Decisions

BUDT733: Data Mining for Business

Data Mining for Business is a second level elective course in
managerial data analysis and data mining.


Topics:


In this course the students,


Learn how to identify and formulate business questions as data
mining problems


Learn to use a set of data mining tools


Become literate, critical user


Experience running a real project


Career Opportunities:

Data mining offers plenty of career opportunities in the fields of
IT, data analytics and statistics. Qualified candidates are
recruited by large MNCs like Microsoft, Google and IBM, as
well as by online businesses (e.g., eBay), bioinformatics firms,
manufacturing firms and others.

BUDT 750: Game Theory

Topics


Strategic interaction: your payoff depends on another player’s actions


Conflict + Cooperation = Coordination


Economics of reputation, commitment, credibility, trust


Incentives; economics of contracts


Applications in


Pricing, capacity, entry/exit decisions; deterrence; product proliferation; strategic
bundling; signaling and screening; incentive contracts; human resources; supply
chain relationships; renegotiation; procurement auctions; capital structure and
corporate governance


Career Options


Course about strategic thinking; not restricted to one particular
function


Critical for: consulting, strategy, general management, marketing,
operations

BUDT 775: Pricing and Revenue Mgmt


What this course is about:


Pricing strategy


Economic principles and basic price optimization


Pricing with supply constraints


Dynamic pricing


Managing networks and products bundles


Markdown optimization


B2B pricing


Managing pricing processes



Career opportunities related to this course:


Pricing and revenue manager/director


Product/category manager/director


Pricing and sales strategy consultant



BUDT758I


Financial Information
Systems


About the Course:


Case
-
based class introduces financial services industry
(financial services firms, organizations, markets, regulators)


Considers, from a business executive’s perspective :


The types and varieties of financial services business
models


Financial information and transaction processing systems


Focuses on non
-
technical details of these systems


Guest speakers include senior executives from financial
services organizations


Career Opportunities:


Targeted at professionals, managers, and consultants


Organizations studied include:


Banks, Insurance Companies


Stock and Bond Broker
-
Dealers


Mutual Funds


Stock and Bond Exchanges and Markets


Government Agencies

BUSI785


Project Management


About the Course:


Skills required by successful managers in increasingly
competitive and faster
-
moving environments


Fundamental concepts of successful project management


Technical and managerial issues


Techniques of project management, and of managing
project managers


Why? Organizations need PM’s to reduce:


Current high rate of project failures


Resultant loss of very large amounts of time and money


Offers opportunity

to learn how to effectively plan
and manage projects that:


Meet their organization's business goals


Effectively apply capital


Obtain the desired return on investment.

7/26/2010

BUDT758V: Social Computing & Web 2.0


Introduce concepts and principles of web 2.0


Review successful examples of business
involvement in web 2.0 & discuss ways business
can leverage web 2.0 technologies to:


Connect and communicate with customers


Engage employees and encourage innovations


Sharpen your social media knowledge and skills


“Social media skills become crucial for
job hunters”


Atlanta Business News,
2009

BUDT758R


Operations & Supply
Chain Strategy


Topics:


Newsvendor model, Mismatching costs


Quick response; Planning under uncertainties


Risk pooling strategies


Supply chain coordination; Contracts


Value of information, Bullwhip Effect



Career Opportunities:


Supply chain & logistics manager / consultant /
director


Operations manager / Chief operating officer (COO)


Procurement /purchasing manager

BUDT 703: Business Process Analysis for
Information Systems


The
analysis, design, operation, and management of information systems

to support business processes have become crucial to organization
survival. The objective of this course is to help students gain a solid
foundation in the concepts, processes, tools, and techniques needed in
analyzing business processes and conducting information systems
projects. Students will learn about the systems development life cycle,
explore different techniques for researching system requirements, develop
skill sin analyzing and modeling organization processes and data, and
develop an understanding of the challenges of successfully managing the
development and implementation of systems in organizations.



Textbook


Modern Systems Analysis and Design. 5th edition. By Jeffrey A. Hoffer, Joey F.
George, and Joseph S. Valacich (ISBN: 0132240769)

Likely to be offered in the future

BUDT 758L: Database Management Systems


Individuals are to demonstrate the ability to read a “business problem
statement” and develop a conceptual system design using entity
-
relationship
diagrams (ERDs). These diagrams are to follow proper notation including
degree and cardinality and will also follow proper relational
-
model design
principles such as the use of primary/foreign keys and normalization. Individuals
will also demonstrate their understanding of advanced database design
concepts that allow systems to function properly in the real world. These
include:


Performance: be able to design index tables and define the advantages and
disadvantages of this technique.


Recovery: be able to describe how the backup techniques of snapshots and
journaling work and the advantages/disadvantages of each method.


Concurrency: be able to define mutual exclusion and the problems that occur when
this is not enforced. In addition, be able to describe the techniques of locking and
versioning and their advantages and disadvantages. Students will also demonstrate
the ability to create a “time line” chart of concurrent transactions.


Client/Server: students will be able to describe different client/server architectures
and the advantages/disadvantages of each arrangement.


Data Warehouse: students will be able to describe the (a) steps and issues involved
with building a data warehouse, (b) the different types of data warehouse
architectures including data marts, and (c) how the business intelligence techniques
of OLAP and data mining work.


Likely to be offered in the future