Business Systems Analysis Certificate

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Accelerated Business Systems Analysis Certificate Course List

  • Enterprise Resource Reporting
  • Data Warehousing
  • Advanced Relational Databases for Business Applications I
  • Business Process Reengineering
  • Advanced Relational Databases for Business Applications II
  • Advanced Business Process Management
  • Database Security Management
  • MIS Techniques
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Information Technology Project Management

In this course students will develop an understanding of advanced enterprise resource reporting and business intelligence and how businesses can use them to support decision-making. Major electronic techniques and tools for classifying, segmenting, and analyzing business information will be examined. Students will learn how to integrate enterprise resource tools into standard business processes.

Prerequisite:none

Course ID: IDC 3152
Credits: 4


This course is a study of methods used to centralize data and provide meaningful business reporting based on this aggregated data. This course focuses on designing, building, managing, and maintaining data warehouses.

Prerequisite:none

Course ID: IDC 3309
Credits: 3


In this course, students learn to lead the management and implementation of enterprise relational database solutions within a corporate environment. Students will learn about leading relational solutions, how to assess the business needs for an enterprise database solution, and how to create the business requirements for the selected solution. Key decision-making criteria like performance, compliance, security, and scalability requirements will be addressed. Students will present their solution recommendation in a written document and oral presentation.

Prerequisite:none

Course ID: IDC 3688
Credits: 4


This course explores business process reengineering in the context of high and low performing organizations. Students will examine the productivity and output of an organization as it relates to revenue and growth. Students will then analyze and strategize on how to create and implement processes that enable organizations to continuously improve performance. Evaluation and assessment of management process and production will be analyzed. Key topics such as the cost/benefit analysis, creating stakeholder teams, and creating a service-oriented culture will also be examined.

Prerequisite:none

Course ID: IDC 4088
Credits: 4


This course builds on the knowledge and skills learned in Advanced Relational Databases I. Students will utilize the business requirements they created in Advanced Relational Databases and simulate an implementation of the outlined solution. Virtual implementation teams will conduct stakeholder project meetings and work together to implement and test the database solution. Students will learn to identify, assess, and solve typical implementation challenges as part of the course. At the end of the course, students will deliver the results of the implementation in a written document and oral presentation.

Advanced Relational Databases for Business Applica

Course ID: IDC 4111
Credits: 4


This course is a study of the characteristics and functions of business process management systems as a tool to improve business performance. This course explores the installation of a BPM system and the specialized tools and advanced techniques made available from such a system.

Prerequisite:none

Course ID: IDC 4291
Credits: 4


In this course students learn how to design database strategies and security processes for business databases. The course addresses IT security architecture, user access policies, and auditing. Students also learn how databases are used to support business intelligence. As part of the course, students will complete an exciting project in which they act as a Database Administrator and design a network security strategy for a business.

Prerequisite:none

Course ID: IDC 4733
Credits: 4


This course is an introduction to computer use required of users and developers of management information systems. This course includes educational resources from Harvard Business Publishing.

Prerequisite:Computer Applications and Business Systems Concepts

Course ID: ISM 3005
Credits: 3


Students are introduced to the foundations of management information systems. This includes current trends, fundamental MIS technology concepts, applications for business functions, and management practice. Students will gain exposure to analyzing, utilizing, and supervising integrated management information systems.

Prerequisites: none

Course ID: ISM 3015
Credits: 4


This course will introduce students to the processes of project planning from the early stages of brainstorming through project planning including creating timetables, resource management, implementation, along with the basics of writing project proposals. Students will learn to select appropriate planning techniques and software. Students will plan and propose a project appropriate to their fields of study.

Prerequisite:Computer Applications and Business Systems Concepts

Course ID: ISM 3314
Credits: 4

Total Certificate Credits: 38*

* Total credits above assume students enter in with a conferred Associate's degree which grants them a transfer block inclusive of lower division general education and lower division major and core courses. Students without a conferred Associates degree will likely require additional credits.

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