• The course is intended primarily to help business executives and information systems/computer professionals protect the computer and data from a wide variety of threats. Security concerns have heightened in the recent years. News events about computer related data errors, thefts, burglaries, fires, and sabotage dominate. Weak computer security and lack of internal controls increases an organization's vulnerability. The major steps in managing computer security are discussed in this course. The course helps business executives identify resources in their organizations that need to be protected. Purchase this course.
  • The course covers information systems in all phases of business and in all functional areas to analyze and solve business problems in the "real world." The practical and efficient use of computer technology, both software and hardware, are highlighted. All types of business applications are covered. The importance of databases, networking, and telecommunications are clearly presented. Popular accounting, tax, finance, management, manufacturing, and marketing software are explained for easy use. Software for decision support systems (DSS), Executive Information Systems (EIS), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) such as financial modeling, budgeting, strategic planning and control, forecasting, data analysis, inventory planning, and optimization software are covered with real-life examples. "What-if" analysis and the effects of changing assumptions are discussed. Purchase this course.