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Graduate Studies Calendar 2018-2019 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions B Business Technology Management BTMA
Business Technology Management BTMA

Instruction offered by members of the Haskayne School of Business.

Graduate Courses
Business Technology Management 601       Business Technology Management
The fundamentals of how to use information technology (IT) innovatively to create competitive firms, to manage global interdependencies, and to provide and support quality products and services efficiently and effectively. Topics covered include trends in IT and how they may affect organizations, how organizations and the value chain can be redesigned using IT to encourage and facilitate better performance, how the Internet and electronic commerce impact organizations and markets, how IT-based platforms drive the network economy.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Management Information Systems 601)
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Business Technology Management 725       e-Business
The fundamental theories and practices in e-Business. Topic includes economic motivations for e-Business, the underlying information technologies and applications that enable e-Business, and e-Business strategies.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Business Technology Management 601.  
Also known as:
(formerly Management Information Systems 725)
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Business Technology Management 731       Data Management and Business Analytics
Covers organizing, storing, and managing available data using relational database technologies and generating insights through business analytics techniques.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Business Technology Management 601.
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Business Technology Management 735       Enterprise Analysis
Course focus is on enterprise analysis and management of IT-enabled solutions to business problems. Emphasis is placed on problem identification, requirements determination, process analysis, enterprise architecture design and IT auditing using the COBIT framework.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Business Technology Management 601.
Also known as:
(formerly Management Information Systems 735)
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Business Technology Management 736       Data Analytics I
Covers tools and methods used in data analytics to discover, collect, organize, and clean data to make it ready for analysis. Software packages used to clean and organize the data for analysis will be introduced, as well as software to enable users’ understanding of the data that is collected.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Business Technology Management 601.
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Business Technology Management 737       Data Analytics II
Covers tools and methods used in data analysis. Focus is on analytic and mapping methods, such as data mining, text mining, machine learning, social network analytics and preference mapping, and their application to business data analytics.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Business Technology Management 601.  
Also known as:
(formerly Management Information Systems 737)
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Business Technology Management 743       IT Platform Strategy
Basic characteristics of industries based on network and information goods. Topics include platform-mediated networks, network effects, versioning, pricing, and compatibility, discussed through analytical models and business cases.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Business Technology Management 601.  
Also known as:
(formerly Management Information Systems 743)
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Business Technology Management 797       Advanced Seminar in Business Technology Management

Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Haskayne School of Business.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Business Technology Management 799         Doctoral Seminars in Business Technology Management
799.01. PhD Seminar I in Business Technology Management
799.02. PhD Seminar II in Business Technology Management
799.03. PhD Seminar III in Business Technology Management
799.04. PhD Seminar IV in Business Technology Management

Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Also known as:
(formerly Management Information Systems 799)
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