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BIT 206 - IT for Service Industries

This course examines technology strategies for service industries using case studies, interactive exercises, software tutorials, and service industry projects.  Students will gain experience with industry specific software as well as spreadsheets for business planning, modeling and analysis.  Topics will include service industry technology, meeting and event technology, planning, modeling, and analysis using spreadsheets and the application of emerging technologies to business strategies.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Define the core terminology associated with computing essentials.
  2. Identify the characteristics of information technology and information systems.
  3. Identify the different types of information systems used in service industries.
  4. Use analysis tools in spreadsheet software to solve problems throughout the business.
  5. Use modeling tools in spreadsheet software to value inventories and current assets, summarize transactions, calculate working capital, analyze cash flows, estimate profitability and perform break-even analysis.
  6. Apply emerging technologies to business strategies.
  7. Complete an information technology project related to their field of study.