Information Systems (ITIS) Courses
Managing Information Systems in Organizations
Key issues in managing of information systems in organizations. Business and information technology challenges faced by managers and how decisions are made about acquiring, deploying, and using information technologies to achieve business objectives.
ICT for Development
Conceptual frameworks to understand the prospects and challenges and roles of information and of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in social and economic development; knowledge and skills to help in the effective planning, development, implementation and management of ICT for development initiatives; case studies.
The process, tools and techniques necessary to acquire, clean, and analyze text that has been generated on social platforms. Social network analysis, sentiment analysis, topic extraction, and co-occurrence analysis.
Prerequisite(s): ITIS 5401, MKTG 5200, BUSI 5801.
Also offered at the undergraduate level, with different requirements, as BUSI 4408, for which additional credit is precluded.
IT Service Support
Management of IT processes crucial to business operations. IT service management (ITSM) best practices including service desk management, incident management, problem management, change management, release management, and configuration management.
IT Service Delivery
Service level management, services reporting, service continuity and availability management, budgeting and accounting for IT services, capacity management and information security management. Service level agreements (SLAs) and information technology security techniques or subjects.
Enterprise Architecture and Governance
Exploration and analysis of enterprise architecture frameworks used to guide organizations in aligning business and IT strategies and goals while enhancing organizational efficiency in the adoption and use of IT. Models of IT Governance.
Emerging Information Technologies and Business Innovation
Examines the emerging information technology trends and how new technologies can be incorporated to drive process innovation and improve operational performance.
Strategic Management of Technology Concentration Integration
Components and aspects of technology strategy formulation and its successful implementation in an organization. Technology strategy from a general management perspective, designing and developing technology strategy for sustaining competitiveness. Project-based course.
Prerequisite(s): ITIS 5401, ITIS 5411, ITIS 5412, ITIS 5413.
Business Analytics for Managers
Decision support systems in organizations; moving from business intelligence to business analytics; big data trends in organizations; theories and trends in data analytics.
Prerequisite(s): ITIS 5401 or permission of the School of Business.
Business Analytics Methods
Tools for data analytics; analyzing data beyond statistics; data mining and predictive modeling; time series analysis and forecasting; neural networks algorithms in business analytics.
Precludes additional credit for ITIS 5433.
Prerequisite(s): ITIS 5431 and BUSI 5801 (or equivalent).
Business Analytics Methods
Tools for data analytics; analyzing data beyond statistics; data mining and predictive modeling; decision trees; logistic regression; neural networks; time series analysis and forecasting; algorithms for business analytics.
Precludes additional credit for ITIS 5432.
Prerequisite(s): ITIS 5431 and BUSI 5801 or equivalent.
Data Visualization for Business Analytics
Principles, techniques, technology and applications of data visualization for decision making; cognition and visual perception; types of visual analysis; interactive dashboards; story telling; infographics.
Prerequisite(s): ITIS 5431 or permission of the School.
Note: Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca.
Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca