This course aims to provide students with a management perspective of IS. The course takes an organizational as opposed to a technological approach, focusing upon the interdependence between the demands of the enterprise and IT, and how they can together deliver value.

Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  • Recall the theoretical underpinnings of strategy
  • Determine how IS can be deployed to gain strategic and tactical advantage.
  • Identify and evaluate the key organizational dimensions for IT governance.
  • Explain what is Information management
  • Describe the role of business process modeling and simulation for business change management
  • Illustrate how innovation can contribute towards competitive advantage through IT.
  • Explain and exemplify the importance of business risk and its assessment through business metrics