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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MIS 446 - Systems Analysis and Design in Business

Methods for the analysis and assessment of business processes and subsequent planning, configuration and implementation of supporting enterprise system modules. Incorporates systems development tools, modeling, process redesign; applications configuration. Course will be offered every year. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Prerequisite: MIS 320.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Differentiate between the role of configuration and customization in the design and implementation of an enterprise resource planning system (ERP).
  • Explain how processes, structure, data and business rules affect how to configure an ERP system to address requirements of an organization.
  • List the most common functional areas of an organization addressed when designing and configuring an ERP system.
  • Formulate the requirements to configure each component of an enterprise resource planning system to meet the needs of a specific organization.
  • Perform the actions necessary to configure an ERP system to support the management structure and operation requirements of a specific organization. 
  • Evaluate how changes in an organizations structure and/or operations may require changes to an ERP system configuration.
  • Implement changes to an ERP system configuration to match changes in a specific organizations structure and operations.
  • Outline the steps to properly test, debug and document changes in ERP systems configuration.

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