GB4021 Strategic Management of IT

The management of Information Technology (IT) within the government and corporate environments has become a critical knowledge area for both IT specialists and General Managers. With so many business functions dependent on IT support, it is imperative to understand the importance of and unique issues related to technology. Network Centric Warfare has been deemed mission critical to the success of the military now and in the future. This course provides the student with a general understanding of the key components and underlying concepts related to the valuation of technology within organizations. Topics include e-business, e-government, strategic outsourcing, software make vs. buy decisions, business process, re-engineering with technology, and the impacts of technology on force transformation. A special emphasis is placed on Enterprise IT support for Supply Chain Management. The course does not focus on the technical aspects of technology, but rather on the impact and importance of technology to support mission critical business functions.

Prerequisite

GB3042 or consent of instructor

Lecture Hours

4

Lab Hours

0

Quarter Offered

  • As Required