Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

Date of Award

Spring 2013

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

Department

Department of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

Advisor(s)

Thomas Dillon

Diane Lending

Michel Mitri

Abstract

Information Technology Consulting is an exciting and faced paced field where teams of professionals combine their expertise to help businesses reach their goals by improving their information systems. An information system is a combination of hardware, software, infrastructure and trained personnel organized to facilitate planning, control, coordination, and decision making in an organization. Consultants in this field employ a composite skillset consisting of business and technology proficiency in order to solve complex business problems. Many students are interested in entering the I.T. consulting field but do not know where to begin or what they need to focus on in order to succeed. Students find themselves asking: “What do I need to be able to do?” This question is a difficult one as the answer typically has not been a simple or concise one. While there is no definitive “list” of these skills, the goal of this thesis is to provide a transferable, general skillset that is required in order to distinguish oneself as an excellent I.T. consultant. This research will focus mainly on the breadth of the subject while highlighting a few key areas of depth.

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