PBM703 Information Technology and Strategy

Code PBM703
Name Information Technology and Strategy
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Post-graduate Studies, Professional
Field of study Computer Science
Faculty Riga Business School
Academic staff Sanita Meijere
Credit points 4.0 (6.0 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Course explores information technology strategies of an organization from the perspective of a Chief Information Officer and it provides conceptual frameworks for the development and deployment of information technology strategies. Course covers technology concepts and trends, underlying current and future developments in information technology, and fundamental principles for the effective development of computer-based information systems..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
There are several objectives of this course. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of the role and responsibility of a Chief information\Chief Technology Officer and the CIO’s role in guiding the development and implementation of enterprise wide Information Technology strategies. In addition the students will also gain an understanding of how Information Technology units fit into the strategic and management operations of complex organizations.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able to Explain the role of IT and strategy in organizations - Class discussion, Exam
Able to describe how IT units fit into the strategic and management operations of organizations - Group Presentation, Exam
Course prerequisites To understand the role of information technology in organization in order to become effective and efficient. To understand the main paradigms of MIS development..

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