Read current events and think critically about them as an IS professional. You'll be given a weekly quiz on current events, and we'll routinely discuss them in class.
Develop Information Systems in Group Setting
Learn to develop information systems within group settings. The entire semester is based around INTEX II, an intense, group project. You'll need to develop a complex information system clear through implementation and testing.
Work as Leaders and Group Members in Development Teams
Work as leaders and as group members in development teams. You should have opportunity during the semester to work as leader of your team as well as a regular group member. For each phase of the project, pick a leader who will make sure things happen as they should.
Develop Time Management Expertise
Develop time management expertise within intense development projects. The project this semester will be intense--just like projects are in the real world. The semester will give you a chance to further develop your time management skills.
Learn Enterprise System Development Principles
Learn enterprise system development principles and patterns. We'll use best practices models and methods of enterprise development, such as business objects, data layers, and object-relational mappings to develop the project.