SI 627: Managing the IT Org
In this course, students will develop skills and techniques in the areas of strategic planning, budgeting and finance, human resources administration, vendor relationships, and leadership. The course also explores alignment of IT initiatives with business objectives, simultaneous management of operational and development environments, and the impact of virtual and nodal organizations on IT infrastructure and services. This course is designed to be cross-disciplinary, with examples and activities drawn from information services, manufacturing, health care, public administration, higher education and other areas. A variety of instructional methods are used to engage students and help identify similarities and differences between IT applications in various professional fields.