[Course Description]

Calculus 1 ( 210101 )

Introduction to Probability & Statistics ( 210231 )

Applied Probabilities ( 210232 )

Introduction to Management ( 330101 )

Principles of Marketing ( 330160 )

Project Management ( 330221 )

Human Resources Management ( 330311 )

Operations Research (1) ( 330330 )

Operations Research (2) ( 330331 )

Commercial Promotion ( 330365 )

Computer Skills (1) ( 710101 )

Computer Skills ( 2 ) ( 710102 )

Introduction to programming & to C++ ( 710111 )

Introduction to Information Technology ( 710271 )

Multimedia Systems ( 710272 )

Internet and Web ( 710273 )

Organization Information and Access ( 710371 )

Introduction to Information Systems ( 730181 )

Human Computer Interaction ( 730182 )

Electronic Commerce ( 730221 )

Software Systems Analysis and Design ( 730281 )

Information Management ( 730311 )

Information Technology Management ( 730312 )

Business Information Sources ( 730322 )

Managing Information Services ( 730342 )

Enterprises Systems ( 730372 )

Database Systems and Data management ( 730381 )

Programming For Database Applications ( 730382 )

Management Support Systems ( 730411 )

Electronic documents management ( 730441 )

Information Technology in Organizations ( 730471 )

Enterprise Resources Planning Systems ( 730472 ))

Information Systems Security ( 730481 )

Decision support Systems ( 730482 )

Information Systems Development Practices ( 730484 )

Managing Legacy Systems ( 730486 )

 

Calculus 1 ( 210101 )

Preliminaries, Functions and limits, Derivatives, Applications of differentiation, Integrals Logarithms and Exponential Text book: Salas and Hilles, Calculus, one and Several Variables, Prentice-Hall, 7th ed., 2000.

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Introduction to Probability & Statistics ( 210231 )

Introduction, Statistical Measures of Data, Statistical Description of Data, Probability, Correlation and egression Distributions of Random Variables, Some Discrete Probability Distributions, Normal Distribution, Sampling Theory, Estimation of Parameters. Text book: Miller Freund, Probability and Statistics for Engineers, Prentice-Hall, John Wiley and Sons, 5th Ed, 2000

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Applied Probabilities ( 210232 )

Modeling & Simulation 710371 (Prerequisite 210101 + 710101) Introduction: Physical model, symbolic model, mental model. Modeling methodology: analysis, formulations, solution strategy, verification, validation and certification. Discrete simulation. Continues simulation. Event, activity and process. Montecarlo Simulation. Process oriented approach. Random number and random variables. Simulation Languages. Unified modeling language (UML).Text book: Modeling & Simulation Communications Networks : A hand-on approach using OPNET, Mil 3 , Inc, Prentice Hall 1999.

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Introduction to Management ( 330101 )

Introduction: definition and the need for management, The scientific method in studying management, The importance of management, Evaluation of management theory and management schools Planning and management decision -making Organizational charts and the organizational structure ,The importance of directing, Leadership forms and theories ,Motivation ,The communication process Control forms, methods ,and fields of application ,Management evolution and characteristics of poor management .Text book: Principles of Management, Fconstainin, Appleton - Century - Croftes. Latest Ed.

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Principles of Marketing ( 330160 )

Definition of marketing, The modern concept of marketing, Consumer behavior, Behavioral factors affecting consumer demand Consumer behavior approaches, Buying decisions and buying steps of the ultimate consumer, Market study and fundamentals of market segmentation, Commodities study, Organizing distribution: direct and indirect distribution channels, Marketing functions, Managing marketing functions, Planning in marketing, Marketing strategy and the marketing mix (product differentiation, packaging and pricing) Marketing research. Text book: Principles of Marketing, Philip Kotler. Marketing, Pride Ferrell, Boston: Houghton mifflin, 1997.

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Project Management ( 330221 )

The concept of project management, Stages of the life cycle of the project, Location of project management on the organization chart. Selection of the project manager, planning for project implementation: project scheduling: CPM and PERT, Acceptance or rejection of the project, Budget and cost control of the project, Feasibility study of the project. Text book: Project Management, M.K.1996

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Human Resources Management ( 330311 )

Manpower and planning at the micro level, Placement and selection, Job analysis and classification, Job evaluation, Compensation & benefits policies, Training of employees, Incentives for the employees. Text book: Scholar, R.S."Managing human Resources", 5th Ed.West Publishing Company, 1995 N.Y.

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Operations Research (1) ( 330330 )

Introduction to quantitative analysis: its importance and uses, Introduction to probability distributions, Decision theory, The utility theory and decision - making Linear programming methods: Text book: Operation Research, Taha, N.Y: Macmillan, 1992.

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Operations Research (2) ( 330331 )

Linear programming applications of the dual solution and sensitivity analysis ,The problem of duplicity and its application in the allocation of limited resources, employment of manpower production , planning and the optimum use of resources, Markov chains and processes, The transportation and assignment problems, Network models, Process of Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT),Inventory models, Input and output analysis. Text book: Operation Research, Taha, N.Y: Macmillan, 1992.

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Commercial Promotion ( 330365 )

The definition of promotion, the importance of promotional activities, promotion: a communication process, Persuasive communication, Planning of the promotional activities, Setting promotion objectives, Evaluation and control of the promotional performance, Advertising decisions, Publicity decisions, Personal selling decisions, Public relations decisions, Sales promotion. Text book: Marketing, Bovee, Thill, Mc Graw-Hill 1995

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Computer Skills (1) ( 710101 )

Introduction, MS-DOS, MS-Windows, WinWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet. Text book: 1) Joseph S. Akasheh et al, ntroduction to computer science and programming in basic chapter 1, chapter 10, Second Edition, 19932) Robert T. Grauer et al, Exploring Microsoft windows 98 and essential computing Concepts, Prentice Hall, 1998 (3 Robert T. Grauer et al, Exploring Microsoft Office 97 Professional, Volume 1, prentice Hall, 1998

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Computer Skills ( 2 ) ( 710102 )

Introduction to programming and algorithms, flow chart, introduction to visual programming, lists, data types, input output xpressions, mathematical and logical functions, strings, controls expressions: If, for, Do while. Arrays, files, functions and procedures, advanced programming applications, introduction to Microsoft access, files accessing, data storing in files and processing, input output windows and reports designing. Text book: Deitel & Deitel, Visual Basic, How to program, Prentice Hall, 1999.

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Introduction to programming & to C++ ( 710111 )

Problem solving: data, algorithms and programs. Programming languages and compilers. Structure of C program. Constants, variables, operators, expressions. Simple data types and declarations, functions: prototype, definition, and argument passing. Recursion. Input and output of values. Control statements, writing simple programs. Automatic, static and external variables. Structured types: structures and union, arrays and pointers. Files. Text Book: Deitel & Deitel, C++ How to Program, Prentice-Hall, 2nd Ed, 1998.

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Introduction to Information Technology ( 710271 )

Introduction, representation, storage, processing and transmission of information by mechanical means, development of digital devices through valves, transistors and integrated circuits to fundamentals of computer design, software packages, word-processing, spreadsheets, presentations, Networks and Internet, Present and possible impacts of IT on society. Text book: Turban, Rainer, Potter, Introduction to Information Technology, John Wiley, 2001

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Multimedia Systems ( 710272 )

Multimedia: media and data streams. Sound and audio. Image and graphics. Video and animation. Data compression. Optical storage. Computer technology. Multimedia communication systems. Data base systems. Documents, hypertext and hypermedia. User interface. Synchronization. Abstractions for programming. Multimedia applications. Text book: R. Steinmetz & K. Nahrsedt, " Multimedia : Computing, Communications Applications", Prentice Hall 1996.

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Internet and Web ( 710273 )

Introduction to the Internet and the World Wide Web, Introduction to Client/Server, How the Internet works? (Packet switching, Introduction to TCP/IP, ) , Internet services and resources, Browsing the World Wide Web, Search engines, World Wide Web documents, introduction to HTML, Developing web pages using HTML, Scripting, Active Server Pages (ASP) and Common Gateway Interface (CGI). Textbook:Deitel, and Deitel, Internet and World Wide Web - How to Program, Prentice Hall, 2000

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Organization Information and Access ( 710371 )

Data, metadata, and information. Data structuring. Files organization. Database organization. Files management and database management. Information accesses and control.

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Introduction to Information Systems ( 730181 )

General systems theory. Dynamic systems: concepts and applications in business organizations. Information theory and applications. Information systems. Information systems in management. Information systems management. Information Technology Computer Information System.

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Human Computer Interaction ( 730182 )

Foundations, The human, The computer, The interaction, Design practice, Usability paradigms and principles, The design process, Model of the user in design, Task analysis, Dialog notations and design, Model of the system, Implementation support, Evaluation techniques, Help and documentation, Application areas, Groupware, CSCW and social issues, Out of the glass box, Hypertext and multimedia, WWW. Text book: A.J. Dix et al. Human Computer Interaction, Prentice Hall, 1998

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Electronic Commerce ( 730221 )

Introduction to e-commerce, sales and marketing, globalization, company profiles, architecture, commerce server, vendor solutions, payment systems, and security, auction technology, project deployment. Text book: S. Corpora et al. The E-Commerce Book: Building the E-empire, 1999.

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Software Systems Analysis and Design ( 730281 )

Introducing systems analysis and design. The systems analyst roles, attributes, and place. The systems development life cycle (SDLC). Introduction to systems analysis, feasibility studies. System study and system design, implementation and control. Tools for systems analysis and design.

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Information Management ( 730311 )

Information definition, information and communication principles, information and message semantics, fundamental elements of communication system, the mathematical semantics of information, information control, information case, information systems in organizations, operating systems, business information systems, secession support systems, database and database systems. Text book: Alter Selver. Information Systems: a Management Perspective. Benjamin Publishing, Inc., 1996.

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Information Technology Management ( 730312 )

Introduction to information technology. Basic functions of information technology. Information technology as a corporate resource. Hardware, software, and communications. Managing information technology in the organizations. Information technology planning. Impacts and trends of information technology.

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Business Information Sources ( 730322 )

Fundamental types of business information, different management areas and private management goals, recent areas (markets, robots, international companies accounting).Text book: L.M Daniel's, Business information sources, revised. University of California Press. 1994.

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Managing Information Services ( 730342 )

The manager role, environment, managing environment with integrated planning, unified environment development, taking thing from unified environment, information management in unified environment, people managing, risk management, services providing. Text book:J. Bryson. Managing information services: an integrated approach. Ashgate publishing company, 1998.

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Enterprises Systems ( 730372 )

Integration drivers, integrated architectures, enabling technologies, development in an integrated environment, integrated databases, data warehousing, enterprises resource packages, networking, electronic messaging, internet, WWW, projects and systems management. Textbook: J. Wazalak (editor), Wysalek (editor). Enterprise systems integration (best practices in series), 1999.

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Database Systems and Data management ( 730381 )

Fundamentals principles, database architecture, databases models, relational model, relational algebra, SQL, database designing, functional dependencies and normal forms, algorithms, training in database designing. Text book: R. Elmasri, SB Navarath. Fundamentals of Databases Systems, Addison Wesley 2000.

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Programming For Database Applications ( 730382 )

System implementation techniques, Introduction to implementation, Data storage, Representing data elements, Database recovery techniques, Database security and authorization, Advanced database applications, Enhanced data models for advanced applications, Temporal database, Deductive database, Database technology for decision support applications, Distributed database and client server architecture, Emerging database technologies and applications. Text book: R. ElMasri, SB Navarath. Fundamentals of database Systems. Addison-Wesley, 2000.

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Management Support Systems ( 730411 )

Technology life cycle, emerging technologies: Decision supporting technologies, Cooperation facilitating technologies, and infrastructure enabling technologies. Recommendation systems, Hypertext, Artificial Intelligence, E-commerce, Executive Information Systems. Text book: K.E Kendall (editor). Emerging information technologies: improving decision, cooperation and infrastructure, Crown Press, 1999

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Electronic documents management ( 730441 )

Documents computing: e-documents management technologies, appropriate processing for creating, accessing and publishing documents, descriptions of the nature of documents, their components and structure, and how they can be represented; how documents are used and controlled. Text book: Ross Wilkinson (Editor), Timothy Arnold-Moore, Michael Fuller. Document Computing : Technologies for Managing Electronic Document. Collections (The Kluwer International Series on Information Retrieval, 1998.

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Information Technology in Organizations ( 730471 )

Organization of policies and theories in technologies evolution, technology social development as policy treatment, the response to the complexity question: development managing and use of information technology. Specialization in information system: organization, development and culture, overview on user relations. Application software in business: software production, policy and the problem of information management systems. Technology development: Systems, organization and systems application. User relations policy: Division in information systems. Text book: D. Knights and F. Murray. Mangers divided: organization politics and information technology management. John Wiley & sons Publisher, 1999.

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Enterprise Resources Planning Systems ( 730472 ))

Introduction, how works ERPS, ERPS projects, end user training, ERPS integration, components based ERPS, extended ERPS, ERPS investments benefits. Text book: E. Callaway. Enterprise Resource Planning: Integration Applications and Business Processes Across the Enterprise, 1999.

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Information Systems Security ( 730481 )

Ciphering, Internet and networks bases, ciphering block development, private virtual networks, security goals real development, protected e-mail, Internet security, and wall with fire propagation in Internet. Text book: Richard Smith, Internet Cryptography, Addison Wesley, 1997

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Decision support Systems ( 730482 )

Decision support systems background, comparison between decision theory, operation research and artificial intelligence. Introduction to decision theory, decision and research operation and AI, Multi criteria decision, thinking and case-based decision making, decision making cases and causes, interactive decision support systems.

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Information Systems Development Practices ( 730484 )

Information systems planning. Methods for building information systems. Information systems security and control. Information systems project. Information systems evaluation techniques.

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Managing Legacy Systems ( 730486 )

Problems and possibilities of system immigration, immigration of decomposable systems, Case study (1): immigration of a management of central finance system. Immigration of partial decomposable systems, case study (2): immigration of a telephone communication system. Immigration of non decomposable system, immigration of legacy information systems, general case , distributed processing and incremental processing, the tool Wishlist, practical development with immigration tools. Text book: M.L. Broodie and M Stonebroker. Migrating legacy systems: gateways, interfaces, and the incremental approaches. Morgan Kaufmann Publisher, 1994

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