Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Malaysia First semester 2014 (Day)|
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
This unit provides students with an understanding of how to manage and govern the IT function in business organisations. It builds on themes relating to managing IT as an organisational resource and discusses IT function from strategy and governance perspectives. The unit also emphasises the relationship between theoretical knowledge and its practical application using cases and real examples.
Core concepts discussed in this unit include the strategic context of IT management, alignment between business strategy and IT strategy, IT governance processes, various types of IT processes, organising and managing the IT function (including the role of the CIO), legal and ethical concerns of IT, evaluating IT portfolio management, IT provisioning issues, including outsourcing.
At the completion of this unit student will have -
A knowledge and understanding of:
Developed attitudes that enable them to:
Developed the skills to:
Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Additional requirements (all students):
Completion of 24 points of second year IT units