Data Integrity and Security

Modern Information Systems: IT Infrastructure, Part 1

Course Overview
Today's modern information systems are difficult for the general financial person to understand because the business work is largely managed inside a 'black box.' This Part 1 of a two-part program provides an overview of the considerations with respect to the economics of computing and communications and describes a foundation for understanding enterprise resource planning (ERP), banking applications, and supply chain applications that connect the ERP systems of one enterprise with the equivalent systems of another. Also included in this course is a discussion of the concept of the Information Framework along with several of the models used to describe aspects of an organization's business functions and processes.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify what is meant by enterprise resource planning
  • Identify various layers within an organization’s information framework
  • Differentiate between the various models used to describe aspects of an organization’s business functions and processes as well as the benefits of each
  • Recognize the various types of business triggers

  • Content Partner:

    SmartPros Ltd.

    SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
    accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
    content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
    products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
    professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
    ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
    news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and
    provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include
    50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
    of its professional markets.

    Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


    Speaker / Author:

    Roger Grannis - Presenter
    Roger Grannis has a unique blend of creative talents that converge at the intersection of information technology, creative writing, and media. His career roots are in radio, where he began as a disk jockey and later became a commentator for National Public Radio. His foray into information technology began at Osborne/McGraw-Hill, a publisher of computer guides based in Berkeley, California, where he was National Sales Manager. Then, combining his radio and IT experience, he joined Gartner Group, where he was “The Voice of Gartner” for 17 years. At Gartner, he focused on simplifying complex content and making it accessible to a broad audience. First he was the head of sales training, where he built the entire sales training curriculum, including New Hire Training, Value Selling, and Tech 101. Then, he created and hosted the popular audio news magazine, “Talking Technology,” heard around the world by 22,000 senior technology executives. During his tenure, Gartner revenues grew from $25 million to $850 million. Roger has worked with dozens of technology companies, from small start-ups to IBM and AT&T, to increase revenues via sales training, channel development, lead generation and marketing. He is a published short story author and has moderated panels with business luminaries such as Steve Ballmer, President and CEO of Microsoft, and interviewed celebrities such as Joe Montana, Larry Bird and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. He holds a B.A. degree in Speech and Psychology from Willamette University and did graduate studies in Broadcasting and Theater at San Francisco State University.

    Software & Hardware Requirements:

    • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
    • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
    • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
    • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
    • Ram: 256 MB minimum
    • Sound card with speakers/headphones
    • Windows or Mac OS


    Price (USD)

    Standard Rate: $24.95


    Course Code : 99WIT02

    Release Date : 02/03/2017
    Expire Date : 01/15/2020
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00
    QAS 1.00

    Length : 50min
    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : Self-Study
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Information Technology

    Theme : Data Integrity and Security

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