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TMGT 7155 - Information Technology Management Issues

Technology Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course provides candidates with knowledge of management issues in areas such as the evaluation, acquisition and development of systems, systems integrity and ethics, and the alignment of IT with business goals. Candidates will gain the knowledge necessary to understand how an Information Technology infrastructure is developed and how it can be used to manage information and technology throughout the organization.

Prerequisite(s)

TMGT 7123 is a REQUIRED course for TMGT 7155.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$581.79

Spring/Summer 2014

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2014 term.

CRN 51867

Wed Apr 09 - Wed Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Wed 18:30 - 22:15 Online

Instructor

Neil Wieler

Course Outline

Cost

$581.79

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. This course forms part of the Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management degree program. You can proceed to register for this Instructor-Led Distance Education course. As part of this class, we will be using On line Rooms within Desire2Learn (D2L) to conduct some virtual online sessions. These sessions are optional but will be recorded for playback later in case you are unable to attend the live session. The dates and number of On line Rooms sessions are still to be confirmed but will be scheduled starting at 6:30pm on a Wednesday during the course schedule – April 9, 2014 to June 25, 2014. TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: computer, access to Internet, cable, xDSL or faster. Dial up speeds may not be adequate for Power Point, VoIP conferencing and group presentations. MS Word, MS Excel and Power Point or equivalent, Web browser; Internet Explorer, Firefox or equivalent, Email client and an email address that can accept attachments. Access to a library, telephone conferencing or one of the many free or low cost VoIP conferencing services so your team can discuss material and possibly present remotely to other teams. Speakers and a microphone are required to attend the virtual online sessions. If you have a laptop computer, the built-in speakers and microphone will be acceptable but a headset with attached microphone is preferred. The headsets are available at your local computer supply store such as Staples, BestBuy, or Future Shop. IMPORTANT COURSE MATERIAL INFORMATION: Your course material will no longer be available through the BCIT Bookstore. To obtain your course material, go to the following link: https://www.bcit.ca/learn Your Username will be your student ID (A00...), Your Password will be the same as your MyBCIT Password. Students MUST be registered into the course at least THREE DAYS PRIOR TO THE START OF THE COURSE. Access to the course material will then be ensured. If you register beyond the two days prior to the start of the course, you may experience a delay in accessing your course material.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the candidate will be able to:

  • define an Information Technology infrastructure, showing how it is comprised of hardware, software, networks and processes.
  • demonstrate the ability to manage the investment in Information Technology via calculation of benefit cost and return on investment budgetary and financing estimates.
  • manage organizational changes arising from introduction of information technologies by demonstrating understanding and leadership in implementation and training processes.
  • develop processes that shorten systems development and software/hardware acquisition lifecycles.
  • evaluate, select and impose standards for interoperability in strategic systems development initiatives.
  • select Information Technologies to restructure and manage the business through structured business process reengineering (BPR) analysis.
  • explain the need for information systems architectures as the essential basis for design, development and operation of effective information systems integrated into the fabric of the organization.

Related Programs

TMGT 7155 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Technology Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

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