COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

Course Descriptions for all courses I have taught.

Monmouth University:
IT 100 Information Technology

Introduction to computer-based information business management that provides an integrated approach to personal computer software in a Windows environment. This includes fundamental technology literacy; operating systems, word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics, and electronic communication applications; computer and network security; troubleshooting; information retrieval from the Internet and on-line library resources; intranet and extranet systems; and the ethical, societal, legal, and economic implications of computer technology. Hands-on experience with a microcomputer on a networked system is provided.

IT 150 Information Technology for Business

Introduction to computer-based information business management that provides an integrated approach to personal computer software in a Windows environment. This includes fundamental technology literacy; operating systems, word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation graphics, and electronic communication applications; computer and network security; troubleshooting; information retrieval from the Internet and on-line library resources; intranet and extranet systems; and the ethical, societal, legal, and economic implications of computer technology. Hands-on experience with a microcomputer on a networked system is provided.

BM 250 Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior

This course examines the primary functions of management, namely planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. The course integrates theory with practice, as both are relevant to the behavior of people as well as organizational performance.

CO 225 Business and Professional Communication

Principles and techniques for oral and written communication skills within business and professional situations; emphasis on job interviewing with resumes and cover letters, professional emails and social media posts, informative and persuasive presentations, and listening skills.

Ocean County College:
BUSN 170 Small Business Management

An entrepreneurial approach to small business management with emphasis on the importance of manage-ment skills, industry knowledge, and strategic planning. Specific topics will include small business creation, business plan develop-ment, marketing, operations, personnel, finance, business law, and community responsibility. The primary course objective is to provide students with a realistic formula for successfully operating a small business.

Bowling Green State University:
TECH 4320 Evaluation and Assessment within Technology

Principles and procedures used in the measurement, evaluation, and assessment of educational programs involving individuals, groups, programs, and systems within a technology setting.

Rowan University:
MIS 02234 Management Information Systems

Information systems are an integral part of all business activities and careers. This course is designed to introduce students to contemporary information systems and demonstrate how these systems are used throughout organizations. This course focuses on the key components of information systems – organizations, people, software, hardware, data, and telecommunications – and how these components can be integrated and managed to create competitive advantage. Students will gain hands-on experience with business software tools commonly applied to business data analysis and database management.

CS 01104 Introduction to Scientific Programming – Python

This course emphasizes algorithmic solutions of problems. The syntax of the programming language is also studied, as well as the writing of structured code. Proficiency equivalent to Basic Algebra II.

CS 04430 Database Systems: Theory And Programming

This course focuses on the design of DBMS and their use to create databases. The course covers both the theoretical concepts and the implementation aspects of database systems with a special emphasis on relational database systems, SQL, programming (in a modern programming language such as C++ or Java) using a real database Application Programming Interface (such as JDBC or ODBC)

Seton Hall University:
BITM 2701 Management Information Systems

Role of technology in the management process. Introduction to the basic concepts of computer hardware and software. A significant part of the course deals with the use of Windows applications, spreadsheets, database, word processing and Internet-related tools. Emerging ethical issues in technology are treated.

BITM 3727 Advanced Business Software Tools

This course will teach advanced topics in spreadsheet (Excel) design/programming. The course will show students how to use Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) to build functionally rich spreadsheets. In addition, the course will show how VBA can also be used with a database tool (Access) for building user-friendly applications.

BITM 3730 Developing Web Applications

The course will focus on the development of web pages enhanced with live data from databases, adding interactivity, user preferences, and storage. The course will start out with a simple example and end with a “sophisticated” project that uses all the techniques and technology examined in the course.

Fairleigh Dickinson University

INFO 2105 Internet and Web Applications

This course provides an introduction to the Internet services, the World Wide Web, accessibility, search engine optimization (SEO), multimedia and social networking. Students learn how to create and publish web pages using eXtensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML)and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and construct and maintain a web site.

INFO 2106 Website Design and Management

This course introduces students to the principles of website design and management, business applications and security, and e-commerce. Students study graphic web design concepts such as usability and scalability. They learn how to create interactive web applications, enhance web pages with dynamic images, implement a web server and integrate the website with a database management system.

INFO 3205 Digital Media Publishing

This course provides an overview of the design principles of desktop and multimedia publications. Students study the proper rules and procedures for creating publications. They learn how to create interactive multimedia content for both CD-ROM and the World Wide Web using authoring software packages. Topics covered include audio, image and video processing and compression.

Kean University

MGS 3100 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Operations Management is the management of the processes that transform inputs into finished goods or services. The course objective is to familiarize the future business manager with the core aspects of operations management including process design, quality management, capacity management and inventory management. In addition to operations management concepts, the course has a strong emphasis on problem solving using analytical and quantitative methods.

MKT 3720 LOGISTICS & TRANSPORTATION

The course focuses on the study of logistics and transportation services in the marketing of goods and services. Topics covered include customer service, distribution operations, contracts, order processing, carrier selection, transportation costing, and negotiation. The role of information technology and the application of various techniques used in establishing and enhancing customer value as well as maintaining relative cost advantage are emphasized.

Bloomfield College

CMP 211 MOBILE APPLICATIONS

This course will provide instruction on developing, deploying and maintaining applications for mobile devices that use the Android and IOS platforms. Students will develop applications that function solely on the device and applications that integrate with Web Services.

CMP 226B PROGRAMMING II

A continuation of CMP 126. Continued development of design, coding, debugging, and documentation. Topics covered include Servlet, Java Server Pages, Web Application, polymorphism, overloading along with the most common aspects of Java.

CMP 108 Spreadsheet Essentials

Students will develop essential spreadsheet skills to solve business problems. Students will learn how to create and format a workbook and work with formulas, functions, charts, and graphics. Students will also learn to use PivotTables and PivotCharts, advanced formulas and functions, how to manage multiple worksheets, and other advanced techniques.