This course is an introduction to the language and world of business. Basic concepts of Accounting/Finance, Sales and Marketing, and Management/Operations will be covered. An explanation of current states of IT as a business and a service place will be investigated along with the future of IT and careers in IT. Rural, remote and Aboriginal perspectives will be examined. A definition of Management Information Systems (MIS) and its role in business will be explored in relationship to its place within the culture of an organization and its place within the culture of an organization and its potential as an agent of change. The definition and role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) will be examined.
English 12 or ENGL 050 or ENGL 055 or ENGL 053 or equivalent, or successful placement on CAT 3 Assessment Test, and Principles of Math 10 or Foundations of Math and Pre-Calculus 10, or MATH 031/0302 or MATH 032 or MATH 033, or successful placement on a CAT 3 Assessment Test, or equivalent, and Computer Skills: Information Technology 11, Business Computer Applications 11, or CPST 040, or BCPT 150 or CPSC 111.