Welcome to the Desautels Faculty of Management’s Information Systems discipline website. This website is an introduction to our discipline, our members, and our teaching and research programs.
About Information Systems
Information Systems is an exciting and challenging field of study that continues to evolve and provide a multitude of career opportunities. The U.S. Department of Labor has identified Information Technology jobs to be among some of the fastest growing occupations this decade.
Be they technology firms like CISCO and Oracle, financial institutions like the Royal Bank and Goldman Sachs, consulting firms like CGI and Accenture, or retail companies like the Aldo Group, Home Hardware, and Wal-Mart, all organizations make use of information systems and need qualified people with a background in Information Systems.
Desautels professors of information systems conduct research on a number of cutting-edge topics. Learn more about current research projects in our discipline.
In addition to our individual pursuits, our faculty members are also affiliated the Business and Management Research Centre. The BMRC is a research incubator that plays a range of catalytic roles in developing and partially funding a number of research initiatives through seed grants, travel grants, and lecture and teaching support, etc.
The faculty in our discipline provide our undergraduate, graduate, and practitioner students with expertise in multiple domains:
- Bachelor of Commerce major in Information Systems
- Bachelor of Commerce concentration in Information Systems
- Master of Business Administration concentration in Technology and Information Management
- PhD specialization in Information Systems
- A range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels
We are also well-connected to industry. Members of our Faculty’s Expert Panels contribute to our classrooms through guest lectures.