GBUS 8301 EMERGING INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES SEMINAR

 

 

Knowledge of emerging information technologies will generate new business strategies utilized by students in their careers. This course is based upon an introduction to and discussion of these emerging information technologies and the companies that are bringing them to market. This seminar is being offered to students interested in actively participating in research and discussion about a set of current emerging information technology topics. Students will be organized into six groups for research activities and presentations.

 

Academic course objectives:

 

         Challenge students to develop a strategic-analystís perspective about emerging information

         Encourage students to develop a point of view concerning who will be the winners and survivors and the implications of that point of view for managers and entrepreneurs

 

Elements of the course grade:

 

Class contribution†††††††††††††††††† 40%

Individual paper/project††††††††† 20%

Group paper/project††††††††††††††† 40%

 

Web address for additional course information:

 

http://faculty.darden.virginia.edu/smithr/index.htm