Faculty of Information Technology
|Faculty||Faculty of Information Technology|
|Offered||Sunway First semester 2013 (Day)|
Clayton Second semester 2013 (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 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%
2 hrs lectures/wk, 2 hrs tutorials/wk
Completion of 24 points of second year IT units