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Courses - Spring 2018
INFM
Information Management
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.
INFM620
Introduction to Strategic Information Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INFM612; or LBSC631; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Strategic management is the comprehensive collection of tasks, activities, and processes organizations use to coordinate and align resources and actions with its mission, vision, and strategy. Due to changes occurring in our global landscape, the integration of business and technology is compelling organizations to move beyond traditional, reactive, and silo-based data management approaches to a managed, predictive approach that treats information as a strategic asset and uses it to create business value. To meet challenges of this hyper-competitive environment, this course will provide you with an introduction to the strategic management of information assets for competitive differentiation and sustained business success.
INFM700
Information Architecture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INFM603; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Principles and techniques of information organization and architecture for the Web environment. Structured description of digital resources, including data modeling techniques, metadata schemes, and user-oriented navigation systems.
INFM711
Financial Management of Information Projects
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: INFM600; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in INFM612. Or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of INFO-College of Information Studies.
Techniques and strategies of planning and executing successful projects. Project budgets, work breakdown structures and scheduling techniques, earned value, tracking and reporting project costs, risk management, best practices, and cost/benefit analysis.
INFM719
Independent Study
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
INFM737
Information Management Capstone Experience
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: S-F
Prerequisite: INFM736; and must have earned a minimum of 27 credits in the MIM Program. 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.
INFM799
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.