Dr. David W. Letcher
Profesor of Information Systems Management
My Professional Activities during 2001
- Nominated and Inducted as an Honorary Member into Golden
national honorary society. This ceremony took place on the campus of The
College of New Jersey on March 4, 2001.
- Introduced SAP R/3 into my sections of INFO 110 and INFO 210,
the Information Management Practicum courses.
My students did practical exercises in displaying sales summaries,
using the human resources information system, and creating, displaying,
and changing a purchase requisition.
- Completed SAP 101, R/3 Overview,a three-day training course
offered by SAP, America in Newtown Square, PA on May 21 - 23, 2001.
- Presented a three-hour seminar/workshop on database modeling,
planning, design, and Implementation to TCNJ's Seminar Series for
directors of Non-Profit organizations. This workshop occurred on
Tuesday, June 19, 2001.
- Presented a workshop on SAP R/3, along with Dr. Al
faculty members of our School of Business on Thursday, June 21, 2001.
Other attendees included the
Dean, an adjunct faculty member and the business liaison from the
library. This workshop covered navigating the SAP menu, a viewing of
a video of a speech at SAPPHIRE, 2001, illustrations of a number of
SAP-related web sites, generating reports in SAP, and some of the
new-dimension products from SAP.
- Taught Visual Basic Programming to tenth and
eleventh grader students who are attending the 2001 College-Bound program
at The College of New Jersey. We are using Visual Basic 6.0,
Professional Edition. This program started on June 25th ended
on July 26th.
- Completed BC400, ABAP Workbench and Concepts a five-day SAP
course that introduced the ABAP programming language that is used in
developing applications for the SAP R/3 Enterprise Resource Planning
software system. August 20th to August 24th, 2001. This course was
held at the SAP training center in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania.
- Presented a statistics workshop to senior finance majors that
dealt different approaches to hypothesis testing. Each finance major is
required to write a thesis during their senior year. Many of these theses
involve analysis of variance and of regression and correlation. This
workshop reviewed basic concepts of these statistical procedures.
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