Strategic Management of IT
60 hp Computer and Systems Sciences
Due to the higher competition in today’s business environment the managers need more and more knowledge about strategic use of the IT for increasing their business performance and about how their organization could add more business value from the investments in IT. After the course the student will be able to:
- Analyze the strategic use of IT in an organization.
- Assess the strategic alignment maturity.
- Analyze the IT strategy and the way it supports the organizational and business strategy.
- Analyze the IT impact on business operations and business strategy.
- Apply the methods for evaluating of IT investments.
- Measure the organization performance and the way its supports the business strategy using balanced scorecard.
- Explain the CIO/IT manager role in managing IT function, and the IT outsourcing and IT governance concepts.
- The information systems strategy triangle
- The strategic use of information resources
- Strategic Alignment Maturity
- Organizational Strategy
- Managerial considerations regarding IT architecture and IT infrastructure
- Managing IS organization
- IT Governance
- Funding IT
- Sourcing IS