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Course Description & Learning Goals
 Textbooks & Course Materials
 Computer Facilities
 Computer Software Requirements
 Course Outline
 Grading
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 Exams and Academic Honesty
 Contact Info and Office Hours

 

      

Welcome Fall 2014 IS 451 Students!
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08/26/2014


 
COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prerequisites: A grade of "C" or higher in *two* of the following courses: IS 441, IS 431, IS 435 and a passing score on the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam.

An introduction to enterprise-level system development concepts, principles and practices.  Evaluate and set up comprehensive system development projects for enterprises.  Student teams will analyze, design and plan systems of moderate complexity, using current technologies and the appropriate project management methods in the solution.

LEARNING GOALS

This course shall contribute to achieving the following learning goals:

  • Each student shall have a conceptual understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning software.
  • Each student shall have a conceptual understanding of IT project management tools and techniques.
  • Each student shall understand the concepts required to develop a proposal for an enterprise-wide IT project.

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TEXTBOOKS & COURSE MATERIALS
REQUIRED:
  • Monk/Wagner, Concepts in Enterprise Resource Planning, 4th Edition, Cengage Learning, 2013.  ISBN10: 1-111-82039-2
ERP text
  • Schwalbe, K., Information Technology Project Management, 7th Edition, Cengage Learning, 2014.  ISBN10: 1-133-52685-3

ITPM book

  • Some type of storage media (USB Flash drive or Cloud/Network drive).
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COMPUTER SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS

If you plan to do the assignments from home, you will need Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project (a trial version comes with the "ITPM" book), and a Web Browser.

Microsoft DreamSpark Site License Software: The following Microsoft software is available (for currently enrolled IS students) free for download, including:  MS Project, MS Visio, MS Visual Studio.net, MS Windows 7 & 8 Professional.

Other Licensed Software at the 
Due to an agreement between Microsoft Corporation and California State University, students can now purchase Microsoft Software at a discount.  Microsoft Office is available here!  Many other software packages are also available at an educational discount price (about 50% off of regular retail).  In order to be eligible to purchase these software, students must show proof of enrollment in a degree-granting program at CSUN and a photo ID

 

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COURSE OUTLINE (this schedule is tentative)
Date
Topics
Readings and Assignments
Aug. 26
  • Introduction to the course
  • Business Function and Business Processes
  • Development of ERP Systems
  • ERP Chapter 1
  • ERP Chapter 2
Sept. 2
  • Marketing Info Systems and the Sales Order Process
  • Production and Supply Chain Management Info Systems
  • ERP Chapter 3
  • ERP Chapter 4
Sept. 9
  • Accounting in ERP Systems
  • Human Resources Processes with ERP
  • ERP Chapter 5
  • ERP Chapter 6
Sept. 16
  • RFID, Business Intelligence (BI), Mobile Computing, and the Cloud
  • Systems Development Project Part A
Sept. 23

    MIDTERM EXAM 1 (7:00 to 9:00 pm)

  • Covering ERP Chapters 1-6,8
Sept. 30
  • Project Library Session : Charissa Jefferson, Business and Data Librarian
Oct. 7
  • Introduction to Project Management
  • The Project Management and IT Context
  • ITPM Chapter 1
  • ITPM Chapter 2
Oct. 14
  • Project Integration Management
  • Project Scope Management
  • ITPM Chapter 4
  • ITPM Chapter 5
Oct. 21
  • Project Time Management
  • Introduction to MS Project
  • Systems Development Project Part B

  • ITPM Chapter 6
  • ITPM Appendix A
Oct. 28
MIDTERM EXAM 2 (7:00 to 9:00 pm) Covering ITPM Chapters 1,2,4-6
Nov. 4
  • Project Cost Management
  • Project Quality Management
  • ITPM Chapter 7
  • ITPM Chapter 8
Nov. 11
VETERAN'S DAY  No Classes
Nov. 18
  • Project Human Resources Management
  • Project Communication Management
  • ITPM Chapter 9
  • ITPM Chapter 10
Nov. 25
  • Project Risk Management
  • Project Procurement Management
  • ITPM Chapter 11
  • ITPM Chapter 12
Dec. 2

GROUP PROJECT MEETING DAY

 No Classes

Dec. 9
  • GROUP PRESENTATIONS
  • Group Projects due at the beginning of class

Go to Presentation Link

Dec. 16
FINAL EXAM ( 8:00 to 10:00 pm)

Covering ITPM Chapters 7-10


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GRADING
Your final grade for the course will be a whole letter grade.  No plus or minus grades will be given.  Your final grade will be based on a system of 1000 points, distributed among the project and exams as shown in the table below:
PROJECT OR EXAM POINTS
Systems Development Group Project 150
Group Project Oral Presentation 50
Midterm Exam 1 250
Midterm Exam 2 250
Final Exam 300
Total Points: 1000
PROJECT
  • Systems Development Group Project: The project is due on the last day of class.  No late projects will be accepted.  
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EXAMS AND ACADEMIC HONESTY EXPECTATIONS
All exams will consist of both objective and subjective questions. There will be assigned seating during the exam.  Please wait outside of the classroom on exam day and be prepared to leave all items at the front of the room.  You will not be permitted to leave the room during the exam.

IMPORTANT: The use of any "electronic device" (such as Cell Phones, Smart Phones, Tablets, Calculators, or Computers) during an exam is strictly prohibited.  If you are caught using such a device during an exam your test will be taken away from you and you will receive a score of ZERO (this includes Phones ringing during the exam). 

Any other forms of Academic Dishonesty will not be tolerated.  If you are caught cheating (on an exam or project), you will be given a grade of "F" for this course and you will be subject to disciplinary action, which may include suspension and/or expulsion from this University.  Please read the Academic Honesty Policy in the Schedule of Classes.
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  DOWNLOAD POWER POINT SLIDES FOR EACH CHAPTER
The Power Point Slides used for each book/chapter are available for you to download.  Please print the slides for each chapter before coming to class.  Thank You!
Chapter Number
Power Point File
ERP Chapter 1
ERP_01.ppt
ERP Chapter 2
ERP_02.ppt
ERP Chapter 3
ERP_03.ppt
ERP Chapter 4
ERP_04.ppt
ERP Chapter 5
ERP_05.ppt
ERP Chapter 6
ERP Chapter 8
ERP_08.ppt
ITPM Chapter 1
ITPM_01.pptx
ITPM Chapter 2
ITPM_02.pptx
ITPM Chapter 4
ITPM_04.pptx
ITPM Chapter 5
ITPM_05.pptx
ITPM Chapter 6
ITPM_06.pptx
ITPM Chapter 7
ITPM_07.pptx
ITPM Chapter 8
ITPM Chapter 9
ITPM Chapter 10
ITPM Chapter 11
ITPM Chapter 12
ITPM Chapter 13
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Paul J. Lazarony, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Accounting and Information Systems

 Office: Juniper Hall 3123
Walk In Hours: Mon & Tues 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Phone:  (818) 677-2461  Fax:  (818) 677-2456

 

The best way to reach me (and to get a quick response) 
is through E-MAIL.


paul.lazarony@csun.edu

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