20323 - IT MANAGEMENT
CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
Some of the issues discussed in the course are
- Financially and strategically justifying an ICT investment.
- Assessing ICT outsourcing for projects and services.
- Software and ICT partner selection.
- Defining the organisational structure for the I.S. Department.
- Assessing the skills and profile of ICT specialists.
- Interacting with the top management and the peers for a CIO.
- Introducing technology innovation to support business.
• ICT decisions in organizations: financial and organizational implications.
• The so called return of ICT investments.
• Outsourcing and offshoring of I.S. processes.
• Job profiles and skills in ICT.
• Organising the I.S. unit.
• Innovation in the I.S. department.
Attending students receive an individual evaluation at the end of the course composed as follows:
• Group project (teamwork activity) = 35%.
• In-class presentation and contribution (individual) = 5%.
• Final exam (individual) = 60%.
A pass course is issued ONLY in case each one of the above grades is >= 18/30.
For non attending students
Written exam, open questions.
- T.D. AUSTIN, R.L. NOLAN, S. O'DONNEL, The Adventures of an IT Leader, HBR Press, 2009.
- Reading package for attending students (web learning).
- T.D. AUSTIN, R.L. NOLAN, S. O'DONNEL, The Adventures of an IT Leader, HBR Press, 2009, (Kindle edition available).
- M. HELLER, Be the Business: CIOs in the New Era of IT, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016, (Kindle edition available).