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Courses - Fall 2017
INFM
Information Management
INFM600
Information Environments
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
An exploration of various models and methodologies used to capture and deploy internal and external information and knowledge in a number of settings; organizational analysis in terms of information creation, flow, sharing, conservation, and application to problem solving; internal and external influences on the management of information and knowledge; various information flows; information management in a variety of settings.
INFM603
Information Technology and Organizational Context
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Must not have completed LBSC671 or LBSC690; and permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Application of communication and information technologies to support work processes, including technology-enhanced communication networks, computer-supported collaborative work, decision-support systems, interactive systems, and systems analysis. Acquisition of information systems and their integration into the organization.
INFM605
Users and Use Context
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Use of information by individuals. Nature of information. Information behavior and mental models. Characteristics of problems, task analysis, problem solving, and decision making. Methods for determining information behavior and user needs. Information access. Information technology as a tool in information use.
INFM612
Management of Information Programs and Services
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Key aspects of management - focusing on planning, organizing, leading and controlling. The evolution of management, innovative management for the changing world, management styles and leadership, managerial planning, goal setting and decision making. Ethical issues, designing adaptive organizations responding to change, global environment, diversity, and utilizing the appropriate technology to provide effective management of information programs and services.
INFM714
Principles of Competitive Intelligence
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INFM600; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Credit only granted for: INFM714 or INFM718W.
Formerly: INFM718W.
Intelligence process and how to build business advantage by the collection and analysis of the capabilities, vulnerabilities, market positioning and strategic planning of competitors using open source information.
INFM719
Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
INFM736
Information Management Experience
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: S-F
Prerequisite: INFM600; and INFM612; and INFM605; and INFM603. Or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Must be in Information Management (Master's) program; and permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
The Information Management Capstone Experience I and II are the culminating experience of the Master of Information Management program, taken in the students final two semesters. The capstone experience provide students with the opportunity to integrate and synthesize the knowledge and skills acquired throughout their MIM course work while working in a real world Information Management project. These courses must be taken in succession.
INFM743
Development of Internet Applications
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INFM603, LBSC690, LBSC671, or INST733; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Mark up languages and methods for manipulating marked-up content. Techniques for adding interactivity to web pages. Installing and running servers. Server-side applications. Application programming interfaces for third-party content and tools. Extension development.
INFM747
Web-Enabled Databases
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INFM603, LBSC690, or LBSC671; and INST733. Or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Credit only granted for: INFM747 or INFM718N.
Formerly: INFM718N.
Basic methods and tools for developing dynamic, database-driven web sites. Acquiring, installing, and running web servers, database servers, and connectability applications. Developing web interfaces and application-layer components.
INFM750
From Data to Insights
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INFM603 and INST737; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Credit only granted for: INFM750.
Application of data science techniques to unstructured, real-world datasets including social media and geo-referenced sources. Techniques and approaches to extract information relevant for experts and non-experts in areas that include smart cities, public health, and disaster management.
INFM799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Prerequisite: INST701; or permission of instructor. Restriction: Must be in Information Management (Master's) program; and permission of instructor; and permission of INFO-College of Information Studies. Repeatable to 9 credits.
Contact department for information to register for this course.