COMM 226: Business Technology Management

Required Material

Process, Systems and Information Experiencing, 3rd Concordia Ed.

Authors: Earl McKinney Jr, David Kroenke

Concordia Bookstore


Publisher: SAP SE

Will be provided by the teacher.

Teachers for This Course

Gregory Kersten
Professor, Supply Chain and Business Technology Management

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Course Description

The objective of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the role of information  technology in business organizations. Students learn how information technologies can be used to create within a business to achieve its objectives.

Core Learning Materials

  • Introduction to Management Information Systems
  • Business Processes, Information Systems, and Information
  • Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN)
  • Supporting Processes with Enterprise Systems (SAP)
  • Database management: Theory, Design (ERD), Implementation (Access)
  • Business Intelligence (DI)
  • E-Commerce, Social Networking and Web 2.0
  • IT Structure, Ethics and Governance
  • Information Tech Security, Management. and Privacy

Course Outline

Prerequisite: None

NOTE: This is a prerequisite for most BTM classes, take as soon as possible.


  • Learning the basic usage of Microsoft Access and Visio is recommend