Rapid technological changes put pressure on MIS programs in the nation to modify their course offerings. Limited budgets and increased demands on faculty mean that these faculty have to be highly innovative in obtaining resources to support their programs. The authors provide insight into how such limitations can be overcome. They also recommend that teaching theoretical concepts and methodologies should take precedence over merely training students on specific software tools. Flexibility in MIS programs must ensure that MIS graduates join the marketplace with relevant skills-both technical and soft
Holmes, Monica C. and Hayen, Roger L., "Putting Muscle Into The "M" In An MIS Program" (1997). AMCIS 1997 Proceedings. 224.