Jim Kiddoo

Full Lecturer, Alberta School of Business - Department of Accounting and Business Analytics

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Full Lecturer, Alberta School of Business - Department of Accounting and Business Analytics
Email
jkiddoo@ualberta.ca

Courses

BTM 311 - Management Information Systems

Introduction to all major areas of information systems. Technology and file systems, organizational and behavioral issues, datamodeling, databases, expert systems, systems analysis, systems development life cycle, etc. Development of analytical skills which can be brought to bear on BTM problems. Notes: Students are expected to have basic familiarity with microcomputer applications (word processing, spreadsheets, personal data base, presentation graphics, personal information manager, email, web browser). The lab component will be taught for up to 10 weeks.


BTM 441 - Managing Information Systems: A Senior Management Perspective

Intended as a capstone course to the BTM Major. Issues, opportunities, and problems involved in the management of information system resources in organizations. These include human resource, financial, policies, standards, and strategic alignment concerns relating to the information systems department. The role of the CIO (Chief Information Officer) will be explored as the focal point for the course. Integrative cases of information systems issues in small, medium and large organizations will be discussed. Prerequisites: BTM 311 and a minimum of one 400-level BTM course, or consent of Department. Open only to fourth year students. Credit will be granted for only one of BTM 414 or 441.


BTM 611 - Seminar in Information Systems

Introduction to all major areas of information systems. Technology and file systems, organizational and behavioral issues, data modeling, databases, expert systems, systems analysis, systems development life cycle, etc. Development of analytical skills which can be brought to bear on BTM problems. Notes: Students are expected to have basic familiarity with microcomputer applications. There will be a lab component during the term.


BTM 641 - Information Systems Management

Issues, opportunities, and problems involved in the management of information system resources in organizations. These include human resource, financial, policies, standards, and strategic alignment concerns relating to the information systems department. The role of the CIO (Chief Information Officer) will be explored as the focal point for the course. Integrative cases of information systems issues in small, medium and large organizations will be discussed.


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