Tim Shea

Timothy Shea, DBA

Professor

Decision & Information Sciences

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Charlton College of Business 322

Education

1994Boston UniversityDBA
1983Indiana University
1976Boston CollegeBS

Teaching

  • Business Analytics
  • Advanced Projects
  • Digital Economy

Teaching

Courses

Introduction to the management and use of information systems (IS) in organizations. Topics such as functional information systems, enterprise information systems, e-business, system design, implementation and evaluation, and ethical issues related to information systems will be covered. In addition to concepts and theories, students will develop an Access database project to enhance their understanding of information systems in general and get familiar with database technology in particular.

Introduction to the management and use of information systems (IS) in organizations. Topics such as functional information systems, enterprise information systems, e-business, system design, implementation and evaluation, and ethical issues related to information systems will be covered. In addition to concepts and theories, students will develop an Access database project to enhance their understanding of information systems in general and get familiar with database technology in particular.

Analytic component of Business Intelligence, especially real world deployment of BI. Course study includes SAP's ERP application including reporting, monitoring, querying, dashboarding, in-memory analytics, Big Data, and predictive analytics. In addition, the Business Intelligence Lifecycle and Architecture will be introduced through the BI Development Phases and an Introduction to Data Warehousing.

Introduction to the information technology used in modern organizations. The course is designed to provide a technical understanding of information technology, practical experience and management perspectives on its utilization in organizations.

Fundamental knowledge of business analytics & information visualization combined with extensive opportunities for developing hands-on skills for applying business analytics to managerial decision making. Topics include the major categories of business analytics - descriptive, prescriptive, & predictive analytics. Students will gain experience in designing & evaluating information visualizations, especially dashboards, storytelling & other forms of visual presentation.

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

Capstone course in the Management Information Systems program. The course incorporates concepts and skills from throughout the MIS curriculum and introduces concepts in project management and teamwork. Students, working in teams, design and implement information technology-based solutions to real business problems in real companies. More specifically, the course assists the student in developing an understanding of the purpose and benefits of project management by examining the concepts, practices, processes, tools, techniques and resources used by the project manager throughout the project lifecycle. Students will also learn to use project management software.
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Analytic component of Business Intelligence, especially real world deployment of BI. Course study includes SAP's ERP application including reporting, monitoring, querying, dashboarding, in-memory analytics, Big Data, and predictive analytics. In addition, the Business Intelligence Lifecycle and Architecture will be introduced through the BI Development Phases and an Introduction to Data Warehousing.
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Timothy Shea, D.B.A., is an Associate Professor of Management Information Systems. Dr. Shea first worked in management consulting developing large systems applications and providing IT as well as analytic support for a Social Science Research firm. His recent research has focused on cybersecurity, technology, and food security and web-based teaching and learning technologies. He has over 25 journal articles published, 7 book chapters, 4 training manuals, and over 70 conference presentations.

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