Student Essay

937 Words Sep 30th, 2011 4 Pages
In the last four decades, there has been a significant growth in the service and information sectors of the economy. This growth explains the increasing importance of the Management Information Systems (MIS) discipline which studies the development, use and management of information systems (IS). Computer and IS skills have become required for most professions. This course is an opportunity for the students of the TBS to be introduced to such an important field.

One of the main objectives of the course is to provide the students with basic IS skills (at the conceptual level) and to familiarize them with the technical jargon in order to bridge the communication gap that may exist between them and IT professionals. Good communication
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|Grade ≥ 90 |A |4.0 |
|87 ≤ Grade < 90 |A- |3.7 |
|83 ≤ Grade < 87 |B+ |3.3 |
|80 ≤ Grade < 83 |B |3.0 |
|77 ≤ Grade < 80 |B- |2.7 |
|73 ≤ Grade < 77 |C+ |2.3 |
|70 ≤ Grade < 73 |C |2.0 |
|67 ≤ Grade < 70 |C- |1.7 |
|65 ≤ Grade < 67 |D+ |1.3 |
|60 ≤ Grade < 65 |D |1.0 |
|Grade < 60 |F |0.0 |

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:
|Week |Section 3 |Section 4 |Topic |
|1 |6 Oct |6 Oct |Chapter 1 – Information Systems in Global Business Today |
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