CE/CPE Course Information

Business Information Systems

CPE Credits: 4
Subject Area: Consulting Services
Field of Study: Information Technology
Program Level: Overview
Lesson Version: 12-1
Publication/Revision Date: February 10, 2016
Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation: None

    After completing this course, you will be able to
  • Distinguish the functions of the different types of business information systems, such as data warehouses, decision support systems, and executive support systems
  • Recognize the risks that distinguish an automated system from a manual one
  • Recognize the importance of proper segregation of duties within the IT function
  • Identify phases and features of the systems development process
  • Recognize aspects of the program change control (application maintenance) process
Course Topics
  1. Systems that Support Routine Processes
  2. Systems that Support Decision Making
  3. Systems that Support Long-Range Planning
  4. Risks Associated with Business Information Systems
  5. Roles and Responsibilities within the IT Function
  6. Application Development
  7. Program Change Control

This self-study course consists of an Audiovisual presentation, a 20-question True/False Introductory quiz, a Knowledge Transfer Outline with multiple-choice questions for study and review, and a Qualified Assessment of 20 questions.

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