Undergraduate Level:

This course covers the first phase of the systems development life cycle, which culminates in the systems proposal. Topics include the preliminary survey, analysis of existing systems and identification of deficiencies, the development of functional specifications, feasibility, and cost/benefit analysis, and the development of a recommended course of action. In addition, various diagramming techniques are examined.

The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the role of information technology in business organizations. Students learn how information technologies can be used to create business value, solve business problems, accomplish corporate goals, and achieve and maintain a competitive advantage.

Graduate Level:

This seminar is offered as a Ph.D. research seminar in three modules with Suchit Ahuja and Mahdi Mirhosseini. The conceptual aspects of digital innovation, digitalization, and digital transformation are covered in Module I. Module II focuses on digital entrepreneurship and innovation. Individual and societal impacts of digital technologies and innovation are discussed in Module III. The integrative coverage of topics provides students in various disciplines, such as management information systems, management, marketing, and finance with the necessary knowledge to conduct conceptual and empirical research on interdisciplinary topics in digital innovation. The seminar focuses on key literature, research questions, research methodologies, and opportunities for future research, as well as challenges associated with this emergent research area. The seminar will utilize both leading academic journals and leading practitioner journals to provide comprehensive coverage of topics and expose students to contemporary and emergent issues.

This course is designed to provide graduate students with an overview of the business technology management (BTM)/Management Information Systems (MIS) literature in a range of research areas, exposing students to classic and modern BTM literature that has been influential in the development of the field. Foundational articles and more recent articles are reviewed to highlight the role/impact of digital technologies in organizations.  

This course is offered as an MSc research seminar in three modules. Module I will cover the individual and societal impacts of digital technologies and innovation. Module II will cover the conceptual aspects of digital innovation, digitalization, and digital transformation. Throughout the course, we cover theoretical and practical papers in each module to help students become familiar with the latest progress in this area.