The responsibilities of the strategist for choosing, developing, and managing an overall e-business firm strategy in uncertain market, technology, and policy environments.Topic 24: Global E-Business: Theory and Cases. Analyzes the competitive dynamics of platform-mediated networks explores innovations like cloud computing in supporting network-based competition, the implications of information technology-enabled global sourcing, and business intelligence for business value and competitive advantage and discusses the role of information technology in business transformation and making a case for information technology investments.Topic 28: Data Management. Data modeling and information management for investment analysis and financial systems.Topic 2: E-Business Change.Topic 3: E-Business Application Development.Topic 4: Cross-Functional Systems Integration. Explores foundations of business analytics related to database management, data analysis techniques, and business decision making to solve a business problem of a client. An introduction to social network analysis for business value using statistical optimization and decision theory, including the foundation for analyzing online search and conversation data for market sensing, sentiments, product quality, reputation, recommendations, and brand awareness. Management Information Systems 382N and and 382N may not both be counted.Topic 14: Business Data Science. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in information, risk, and operations management and consent of the graduate adviser for 698B, Management Information Systems 698A. Additional prerequisite: Operations Management 380 or the equivalent.Topic 11: Graduate Seminars. Restricted to students admitted to the Master of Science in Information, Risk, and Operations Management program. Examination of theories underlying risk management techniques for business and insurance mechanisms theoretical analysis of problems and practices in risk management.Topic 5: Managing Environmental Risk.Topic 6: Risk Analysis and Management.Topic 7: Managing International Risk. Selected topics in the applications of statistical methods to business problems. Development of forecasting techniques for use in business applications. Additional prerequisite: Business Administration 386T or the equivalent.Topic 8: Cybernetics and the Law: Societal, Economic, and Other Problems.Topic 9: Applied Linear Models. Theory and application of linear models in empirically oriented research in business. Additional prerequisite: Business Administration 386T or the equivalent.Topic 10: Mathematical Statistics for Applications. Additional prerequisite: Business Administration 386T or the equivalent.Topic 12: Applied Multivariate Methods. Additional prerequisite: Business Administration 386T or the equivalent, and familiarity with statistical software.Topic 13: Statistical Decision Theory. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and Business Administration 386T. Restricted to students admitted to Master of Science in Information, Risk, and Operations Management program. Introduction to some of the basic concepts in quantitative business analysis that are used to support organizational decision making over various time frames.