May 21, 2019  
2013-2014 Academic Catalog 
    
2013-2014 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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MOIS 423/3501 - Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3 cr.)



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Description
This course provides an introduction to the use of the geographic information systems (GIS) and its applications for business decision support. It builds working knowledge and skills in applying and managing GIS by focusing on business and people related issues. Students learn to set up geo-referenced databases, to design maps, to analyze data, to extract information. This course exposes students to the functional areas in the technology management stream and gives them a practical hands-on experience for business applications. By the end of the class students will have mastered sufficient introductory concepts and practical skills to use GIS for business decision making improvement.



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