|MIS 241 - Operations Research|
The main objective of this course is to introduce the students to the basic concepts of operations research, and evaluating the different operation research models while stressing on the importance, need and role of operations research in improving the competitive position of business organizations. Topics to be covered include: operation research methodology in problem solving, the role of quantitativetransportation and assignment, forecasting models, project scheduling like (PRT,CPM), inventory models, and queuing models. In addition, the students will use the lab to apply some of the concepts covered in the lectures.
|MIS 381 - Production Information Systems|
The main objective of this course is to provide students with an overall understanding of how computers are being applied in production ( in both the physical systems of the organization and its conceptual system). Topics to be covered include: production control systems’ analysis such as inventory systems, MRP and JIT, monitoring the production function practically by means of networked data collection terminals and how systems like CAD, CAM,CUM, etc help to optimize the production process.
|MIS 654 -E-government|
This course aims at the introduction of the major topics in the area of e-government, and the issues that lead to adopting the utilization of such concept. The course covers issues of the Internet and government services like staffing, licensing, and database access. Also, the major functions of egovernment and its models, evaluation of initiatives and specific applications to improve the productivity of the e-government area.
|MIS 630 Managing Information Systems|
The course will cover MIS: Foundations & Basic Concepts; Types of Information Systems and Information Systems in the Enterprise; the Organizational Context of Information Systems; ECommerce & E-Business; Understanding the Business Value of Systems & Managing Change; Managing Knowledge; Decision Support Systems;. Teaching and Learning strategy in this course is highly dependent on case studies related to the course main contents and topics. There will be one Midterm exam, a Final exam and assignments. As the body of· knowledge in the IS field keep changing in a very fast pace, the course will motivate the students to bring up-to-date treatment of the topics related, to the course, through cases assignments and projects.
|MIS 691 - Special Topics in Management Information Systems|
The objective of this course is to provide an in-depth study of current topics in information management systems that are not covered in any other course and approved by the department.
|MIS 250 - Electronic Commerce|
The main objective of this course is to examine critical information technologies that provide the basis for electronic commerce, and their application in a variety of sectors and industries. Topics to be covered include: business opportunities, challenges, E-commerce strategies, business and technical implications of e-commerce architectures, competitive advantage, current and emerging technologies, pricing, distribution channels, promotion, and advertising. Students will use the lab to apply some of the concepts covered in the lectures.
|MIS 421 - Legal Issues in Information Management|
The main objective of this course is to familiarize students with the legal concepts, legislation, and laws related to the information systems. Topics to be covered include: interaction between information management and law; rights and responsibilities of those involved or affected, copyright, confidential information, freedom of speech and information privacy.
|MIS 361 - Software Project Management|
The main objective of this course is to provide students with the principles of managing the development of software projects, from requirements definition to successful delivery. Topics to be covered include: key generic project management concepts and , techniques, projects planning , WBS development, projects tracking, and effective management of software projects. This course is supplemented by practical components covered in MIS 362)
|MIS 492 - Special topics (for bachelor)|
This course aims at introducing the basic concepts of e-government and the major topics in the area. The course a foundational coverage of e-government, explore e-democracy, e-participation, e-consultation, e-elections and e-voting. The major steps of implementing e-government projects will be explored. Other topic related to e-government can be discussed in the course