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Course Outlines

TMGT 7154 Trends in New and Emerging Information Technologies

School School of Transportation
Program Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management
Course Credits 3
Minimum Passing Grade 50%
Start Date January 05, 2021
End Date March 23, 2021
Total Hours 45
Total Weeks 12
Hours/Weeks 3.75
Delivery Type Other
Pre-requisites TMGT 7123
CRN 46857

Acknowledgement of Territories

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam).

Instructor Details

Name Megan Alford
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Location
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Course Description

This course provides candidates with the knowledge to understand trends in new and emerging information technologies and identifies strategies for managing the introduction of these technologies in today’s organizations. This course covers advances in data management, data communications, electronic commerce, social media and other computer / communications technologies, all examined from a strong business applications and management perspective.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

Upon successful completion, the candidate will be able to:

  • Make and influence decisions on the use of new and emerging information technologies through analysis of requirements, identification of solutions and formation of actionable business cases.
  • Develop effective ongoing processes for monitoring emerging technologies.
  • Select a strategy to manage key technologies, and initiate risk assessments to design risk mitigation and management strategies.
  • Evaluate, select and integrate new technologies into an existing technology framework.
  • Generate planning processes to identify business opportunities for the effective use of new technologies.
  • Manage the integration of legacy and newly introduced technologies through analysis of practical examples and case studies.

Learning Resources

All course material is available on The Learning Hub for downloading. Instructions for course readings will be released at the discretion of your instructor via email or on The Learning Hub.

Evaluation Criteria

Criteria % Comments
Assignment 115

Minimum course mark required for pass is 50%.

Assignment 215

Minimum expected GPA for TMGT student is 65%.

Assignment 325
Assignment 430
Assignment 515
TOTAL100

Participation in online discussions will be used as the graded student participation component of this course. The grade will be determined from the number of posts, usefulness and technical accuracy of discussion postings. Students must participate in the discussion topics and post their comments prior to the closing date/time provided with each discussion topic to obtain a grade.

Course Schedule and Assignments

Assignment due dates will be determined and communicated on The Learning Hub.

BCIT Policy

Any student who needs special assistance in the event of a medical emergency or building evacuation (either because of a disability or for any other reason) should promptly inform their course instructor(s) and Accessibility Services of their personal circumstances.

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Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion is a supportive resource for both students and employees of BCIT, to foster a respectful learning and working environment. Any student who feels that they are experiencing discrimination or harassment (personal or human rights-related) can confidentially access this resource for advice and support. Please see Policy 7507 – Harassment and Discrimination and accompanying procedure.

Students should make themselves aware of additional Education, Administration, Safety and other BCIT policies listed at https://www.bcit.ca/about/administration/policies.shtml

Guidelines for School of Transportation

Attempts:
Students must successfully complete a course within a maximum of three (3) attempts at the course. Students with two attempts in a single course will be allowed to repeat the course only upon special written permission from the Associate Dean. Students who have not successfully completed a course within three attempts will not be eligible to graduate from their respective program.

Approved

I verify that the content of this course outline is current.
Megan Alford, Instructor
October 08, 2020

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed.
Terry Yau, Program Head
October 16, 2020

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed and complies with BCIT policy.
Sanja Boskovic, Associate Dean
October 19, 2020

Note: Should changes be required to the content of this course outline, students will be given reasonable notice.