Information Technology Systems Management
The course investigates the concept of the electronic marketplace and an analysis of information management in rapidly changing environments. Research topics include contemporary information technology theories, practices and systems that influence productivity, sales and development. Studies focus on how management of information technology systems and new technology enable business teams to keep pace with ever-changing economic forecasts and current changes in the workforce and marketplace.
Quality Control: Systems and Accountability
Students will analyze control systems for quality assurance throughout all operational phases within a range of industries. By examining project management concepts throughout the life cycle of an operation, students will prepare to design quality control solutions to reflect management accountability across all phases of a process. They will also explore the impact of intra- and inter-departmental collaboration.
Case Studies in IT Security Management and Ethics
This course reviews accountability issues related to control and security of data and information management systems. Students examine contemporary case studies in ethical management of knowledge and decision-making systems and analyze outcomes and effects of those systems on the organizations and the public. Finally, students present implications of their analyses.
Case Studies in IT Personnel Management
Students review case studies in leadership in corporate, private and public IT organizations. They examine current human resource theories and models and published studies on IT department personnel organization, management, use of outsources IT personnel and related issues. Students then develop simulations and formulate innovative solutions.
Applications in Project Management
Students examine project management case studies and implement models that maximize project outcomes, basing selection of strategies on project scope and control, estimates, schedules and costs. They then develop reports that address project assessment, enhanced revision and re-planning.