Course Descriptions


Course Code Course Name Credit
MIS 505 Project Management for MIS (3+0+0) 3
Designing models for efficient and economical resource allocation. Building value adding, cost aware information systems with the help of MIS techniques.
MIS 517 Principles of MIS (3+0+0) 3
Detailed examination of computer algorithms, operating systems, computer architectures, artificial intelligence. Providing hardware and software familiarity for efficient utilization of currently available commercial products. Technology trends and limits, economics, standardization, intellectual property, government policy, and industrial organizations. Focusing into protocols, security and networking.
MIS 521 Systems Analysis and Design (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to systems analysis and design. In depth examination of each specific stage (planning, analysis, design, implementation, systems operations and support). Focusing on structured analysis and object oriented analysis.
MIS 522 Business Process Analysis (3+0+0) 3
Analysis of the workflow of the business environment between departments and organizations.
MIS 523 Financial Analysis and Decision Making (3+0+0) 3
Concepts in planning, controlling, and managing the operations function of manufacturing and service firms. Operations strategy, process choice decisions, production planning and control, capacity planning, quality management and application of advanced analytical decision making techniques such as linear programming, forecasting, and decision theory.
MIS 531 Business Intelligence (3+0+0) 3
Information of business intelligence as a support tool for the managers, top executives, and analysts. Independent tools and technologies for a systematic, unified software suite understanding. Business strategy, business performance management, data warehousing, business analytics and data visualization, data, text and web mining, content management, OLAP cubes and decision support systems.
MIS 532 Electronic Commerce (3+0+0) 3
Introduction to electronic commerce. Electronic commerce technologies: client side and server side web programming. Database technology. Internet security. Payment systems. E-services. Web advertising and publishing. Building an e-commerce service.
MIS 534 Business Value of Software Development (3+0+0) 3
Execution of best quality software development and testing while maximizing business value. Managing globalization of software development. Return of Investment (ROI) and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) in the context of agile methodologies such as Scrum, extreme programming (XP), as well as traditional methodologies. Formulation of a comprehensive methodology for quantifying the costs and benefits to create innovative software products. Complete business value comparison between traditional and agile methods.
MIS 535 Mobile and Ubiquitous Commerce (3+0+0) 3
Fundamentals of electronic commerce, transformation and convergence of hi-tech industries and infrastructure to enable services bundled across industries such as infotainment (information and entertainment) industry. The effects of new generation mobile devices on business along with different forms of commerce in social networks including e-commerce. Enabling infrastructure and disruptive business applications requiring new underpinnings for ubiquitious commerce. Ambient intelligence, Context Sensitive Services (CSS), Location Based Advertising (LBA).
MIS 536 Information Technology Outsourcing (3+0+0) 3
Analysis of models and stages of IT outsourcing. Managerial, operational and technical issues and approaches. IT offshoring, multisourcing. Methods and tools. Relationship management and coordination issues. Agile methods and global IT development. Analysis of project contextual factors and readiness assessment.
MIS 544 Leadership and Innovation in Information Technology Management (3+0+0) 3
Identifying, motivating, and organizing innovative people into highly productive technology teams. Management of technical people and demonstration of leadership for project leaders and managers. Recognizing and recruiting talented people for the right job, and effectively managing those people and coaching them with effective leadership techniques.
MIS 545 Information Services Management in Multinational Organizations (3+0+0) 3
Up to date guidelines for information professionals responsible for maintaining information services production environment. Theoretical and practical aspects of system and service management for local and multinational enterprises. Improvement of business value of information systems and services in organizations. Information services organizations, key services management, measures of information services values to the business, customer services, information service metrics, availability and business continuity, COBIT, ITIL, change management, problem management, developing processes, information services outsourcing and information services project management.
MIS 552 Online Social Networks (3+0+0) 3
Dynamics and structures of Online Social Networks (OSN). Measurement, analysis and representation of OSN. Socio-cognition, behavioral and design science on OSN. Characteristics and social patterns for modeling OSN. Appropriate information architecture, analysis of open graph and databases. Emerging applications and cases in various domains.
MIS 580 Dönem Projesi (Term Project) (Non Credit)
In depth study of a topic of management information system issues by MIS students in the non-thesis program under the guidance of a faculty member.
MIS 581-589 Special Topics in Management Information Systems (3+0+0) 3
Study of special topics in Management Information Systems.