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How to Successfully Develop a Blueprint for a Career in MIS. Fall 2009 MIS Orientation. Agenda. Demand for IS majors Career management How to get ahead MIS offerings & electives Class expectations ConocoPhillips Speaker. Find yourself in IS!. Demand for IS Majors. Demand for IS Majors.

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How to successfully develop a blueprint for a career in mis

How to Successfully Develop a Blueprint for a Career in MIS

Fall 2009 MIS Orientation


Agenda

Agenda

  • Demand for IS majors

  • Career management

  • How to get ahead

  • MIS offerings & electives

  • Class expectations

  • ConocoPhillips Speaker

Find yourself in IS!


Demand for is majors

Demand for IS Majors


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Demand for IS Majors

  • More than 40% of the technology workforce will reach retirement age by 2010

  • On average, universities are producing only 30% of the IT graduates that they did in 2001

  • Obama administration plans to develop over 200,000 IT jobs in healthcare


Career management

Career Management


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Career Management

  • Enhance your résumé with Career Services

  • Register with Hire A Bear

    • https://myinterfase.com/baylor/student

  • Attend the Career Fair

    • Fall ‘09 Fair – September 29th from 12:30-4:30 at Ferrell Center

  • Sign up for on-campus interviews

  • Be proactive with your career!


  • How to get ahead

    How To Get Ahead


    How to successfully develop a blueprint for a career in mis

    AITP

    • Association of Information Technology Professionals

    • Events

      • Fall 2009 Orientation

      • 2010 IS Summit

      • Fall/Winter/Spring Premieres

      • End of semester party

    • Contact our officers or visit our website

      • http://aitp.baylor.edu


    Internships

    Internships

    • Normally taken summer between junior and senior year

    • A high percentage of interns take fulltime positions

    • Option of receiving course credit (BUS 4395)

      • See Professor Roland Eichelberger regarding internships for credit


    Special opportunities

    Special Opportunities

    • Leadership Class

      • Applications

      • Criteria

      • Upper level business elective (3 hours)

    • IS Scripting Challenge

      • Cash prizes!

    • ConocoPhillips Leadership Awards


    Mis offerings and electives

    MIS Offerings and Electives


    Mis offerings

    MIS Offerings

    • A meaningful student organization (AITP)

    • Many opportunities to get involved

    • A great career

    • Relationships with prominent businesses


    Mis electives

    MIS Electives

    • Information Systems

      • MIS-4343 Advanced Database Management

      • MIS-4344 Data Mining

    • Preferred non-IS electives

      • MGT-4320 Negotiating and Conflict Resolution

      • MGT-4335 Management Consulting

      • MGT-4310 Team Development and Management

      • ENT-4330 Initiating and Sustaining Innovation 

      • MKT-3310 Professional Selling and Communication


    Class expectations

    Class Expectations


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    Class Expectations

    • A balance of technical and conceptual courses

      • Programming, database, networking, cyber-security

      • Analysis & design, project management

    • Focus on relevance

    • Experienced, caring faculty


    Concluding remarks

    Concluding Remarks

    • We want you to be successful

    • Great opportunities lie ahead

      • Strength of IT ob market

      • Wide range of job types in IS – technical to managerial

      • Opportunity for upper management career path

      • Opportunity for entrepreneurship

    • Make the most of your opportunity

      • Maintain your focus – stick to the vision of what you want to achieve

    • We stand ready to help you achieve your goals!


    Contact information

    Contact Information

    • Dr. Timothy KayworthOffice: 254-710-4751

      Email: [email protected]


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