Course Descriptions - Information Technology Management


A hands-on course designed to introduce the student to the software they will be using at Nichols and beyond. Students will become fluent with Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, Excel) and digital media.

1 Hour, 1 Semester

ITM 202 Advanced Excel

ITM 202 prepares students to analyze data and solve real-life business problems, using spreadsheets, databases, and other technology tools. This course introduces students to the problem solving, decision-making, and presentation skills they will need to be successful both at the College and in a business environment. Using intermediate/advanced functions in Excel and beginner/intermediate functions in Microsoft Access, students will complete exercises and case studies to solve problems in a variety of business disciplines that include accounting, finance, marketing, management, and information systems.

Prerequisite: ITM 123               3 Hours, 1 Semester

ITM 209 Information management and analytics

This course introduces students to the world of information systems from a manager’s perspective. The modern business relies on hardware, software, networks, and databases. This class will delve into those technologies and learn how they support a firm’s operations. We will pay particular attention to analytics and how data informs business decisions and predict future trends. Modern case studies and issues relating to technology in business, like ethics and cyberthreats, will also be discussed. Formerly ITM 309 - Principles of Information Systems.

Prerequisite: ITM 123               3 Hours, 1 Semester

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Catalog of Nichols College
July 2016