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  • QST IS 717

    Systems Architecture in Management and Applications

    Grad Prereq: MSDi students only

    The objective of this course is to provide an overview of the concept of systems architecture and how it has evolved from a technical notion to an important business issue. The course has several themes: (1) Students develop an appreciation of how a business may leverage architectural design choices for operational and competitive advantage, both at a technical and business level. (2) Students obtain insight into how interface driven systems (those using APIs) enable flexibility and increased innovation. (3) Students are confronted with the difficult aspects of modern systems, such as parallelism and concurrency, and how these technical challenges are managed. An introduction to programming in Python provides a context to help students develop a hands-on understanding of these concepts. Care is taken to not just apply the technical material to management contexts, but also inform business strategy and organization and operations through these architectural principles.

    [ 3 cr.]

    Offered: 2nd sem.

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CAS College of Arts & Sciences
CFA College of Fine Arts
CGS College of General Studies
COM College of Communication
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ENG College of Engineering
EOP Center for English Language & Orientation Programs (CELOP)
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