IS Curriculum, Education and Teaching Cases


Research shows that information technology adoption in healthcare continues to lag behind many other industries, Inresponse to this challenge tThis paper outlines a graduate course designed to give students a hands-on experience in buildinga data mart in a healthcare setting. Students will learn technical skills as well as team work, communication and problemsolving skills. The structure of the course requires students to apply classroom concepts. For example, students use multiplemethods to collect information for multidimensional modeling techniques as they identify various InfoObjects, such ascharacteristics, units, key figures and time characteristics. This course design presents an opportunity for students to gainvaluable experience in building a healthcare-related system in SAP and thereby developing highly marketable skills.