MSCI 615 Business Process Engineering (3.00)
Focuses on the strategic and organizational issues of process management and the use of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERPs). Topics include major strategic approaches used to understand, analyze and implement efficient business processes, workflow modeling techniques, process modeling techniques and procedure models. Employs SAP R/3 Enterprise Application Software to examine the issues encountered in a typical business organization.
MSCI 625 Supply Chain Management (3.00)
Focuses on supply chain management from order through delivery, encompassing the interactions of suppliers and customers in a systematic process while utilizing the SAP platform to illustrate concepts and facilitate hands-on learning for students.
MSCI 640 Enterprise Technology Management (3.00)
Introduction to Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Emphasizes impacts on organizations, development of practical skills associated with Enterprise Resource Planning systems, and the SAP platform.
MSCI 681 Enterprise Project Systems (3.00)
Focuses on the total Program Management lifecycle. Introduces skills required to define, configure, plan and track different types of projects. Topics include overview of project management and fundamentals; SAP project system; project structures, planning and execution; logistics, accounting and human resources interfaces; budgeting; period end closing and reporting. Microsoft Project will be used to illustrate and execute Enterprise Project Management.
MSCI 682 Agile Systems Development (3.00)
Explores systems development utilizing Lean, Agile methods to meet goals of timely delivery, meeting budgetary constraints, delivering products frequently, maintaining predictable and reliable outcomes/products. Compares/contrasts traditional methods for delivering and managing projects with evolutionary approaches.
MSCI 692 ITM Practicum I (3.00)
Includes a real world information technology strategic project using knowledge and skills developed in previous ITM courses.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*630;
MSCI 696 ITM Practicum II (3.00)
A continuation fo ITM Practicum I. Includes a real world information technology strategic project using knowledge and skills developed in previous ITM courses.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCI*692;
MSDS 600 Introduction to Data Science (3.00)
Introduces foundational topics of data science including data manipulation, data analysis using statistics and machine learning, techniques for working with Big Data, communication of analysis using information visualization, and ethical use of data analyses.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSCC*610
MSDS 610 Data Engineering (3.00)
Presents techniques for designing, building, and managing information with relational databases, NoSQL databases, and big data infrastructure. Provides a hands-on experience running the MapReduce algorithm on Hadoop ecosystem.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSDS*600;
MSDS 650 Data Analytics (3.00)
Examines techniques for the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data. Techniques include experimental design, statistical modeling, machine learning, computer programming, operations research, and data visualization. Introduces classification, clustering, and recommender systems.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSDS*600;
MSDS 692 Data Science Practicum (3.00)
Provides a hands-on Data Science lab experience that covers all phases of a typical data science project--data discovery, data preparation, model planning, model building, and communicating results. Concludes with a mock presentation to stakeholders--senior management or investors.
Pre-requisite: TAKE MSDS*650;