Computer Science  |  Format: Flash

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
    Catalog Number: 99WIT02
    CPE Credits: 1 Registry / 1 QAS
    Author: Roger Grannis - Presenter
    Advanced Preparation:
    Course Level: Basic
    Field of Study: Information Technology
    Content Partner: SmartPros Ltd.
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Feb 03, 2017 / Feb 15, 2020