Business Information Systems Professional

Price: $3,799.00

The Business Information Systems Professional

As technology becomes more and more a part of everyday business, the systems and programs used by different organizations and the people who understand the ins and outs of these systems are in higher and higher demand.  Business Information Systems Professionals are experts in the various technology and programs used by businesses all of over the globe.  These professionals take care of the technology to ensure it works seamlessly for executives, management and business professionals at all levels.  By keeping a watchful eye on the technology successful companies use every day and devising solutions to increase productivity and efficiency, the rest of an organization’s professionals can focus on their specific roles, not having to worry about technology malfunction or difficulty.   


The Business Information Systems Professional Program
The Business Information Systems Professional program examines the intricacies and uses of information technology from a business enterprise perspective. Students will explore the individual components and of business information technology systems, their interconnectivity, as well as the development of such components based on particular business types. Students will understand how various information systems are useful to enhance productivity and facilitate management practices. This program also introduces the various information and communications technologies available and explains how information systems are used to solve problems and make better business decisions.

All of these systems work together to speed and improve traditional business practices and should be used in a way that is beneficial to various decision making processes and strategic business actions. Students will understand the need for workable networking concepts, examine the purpose and need for information systems as they pertain to overall function and security and also learn different applications and design techniques for successful business information systems. 

    

 

Program Objectives
At the conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Analyze the purpose, components, and issues related to common business information systems
  • Explain specific ways an organization uses information
  • Describe the components, purposes, and key issues related to common business computer hardware, operating systems, and application software
  • Identify and describe the components of a database system and how databases are used in business
  • Explain fundamental networking concepts
  • Analyze the purpose, components, and issues related to common business information systems
  • Examine the roles and responsibilities associated with information systems management
  • Analyze the components of a security program for information systems
  • Discuss how information systems concepts are applied in your personal and professional life
  • Use Microsoft Office

Note:  In order to qualify for an externship, students must successfully complete the program, including all quizzes and final exams, and be available for a background check and/or a potential drug screen.  This program can be completed in 6 months.  However, students will have online access to this program for a 12-month period. 


Education and Certifications

  • Business Information Systems Professional Program candidates should have or be pursuing a high school diploma or GED.
  • National Certification AvailableStudents who complete this comprehensive course would be prepared to sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam.


Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity

Students who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience.  As students progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note:
Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.