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. (3.0 Credits)
This course forms part of the Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management Degree Program. You may proceed to register for these courses online, or by contacting Student Information and Enrolment Services (SIES) at 604-434-1610 or 1-866-434-1610 Toll-Free (Canada and US only). You may register for the TMGT courses prior to applying to the program, with the understanding that taking these courses prior to applying does not guarantee you acceptance into the program. If you wish to apply to the program, please submit in your application, resume and transcripts directly to the Program Administrator. Enquiries may be directed to the Program Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org IMPORTANT COURSE MATERIAL INFORMATION: Course material for the CLASSROOM TMGT courses are accessed through Desire2Learn (D2L). To access your course material, go to the following link: www.bcit.ca/learn/ You are encouraged to take The Desire2Learn - Guided Tour of D2L (found on the right side of the page) prior to the start of your course. Your USERNAME is your student ID (A00... number), and your PASSWORD is the same as your myBCIT password. If you experience technical difficulties during this course, please contact the Technology Service Desk at email: email@example.com or phone: 604-412-7444 (option 1), or Toll Free at 1-800-351-5533. NOTE: Your course material will be available for downloading 3 days prior to the start of your class. PLEASE BE SURE TO BRING YOUR COURSE MATERIAL TO YOUR FIRST CLASS.
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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.
TMGT 7155 is offered as a part of the following programs: